This year we have 32 fantastic models ready to rock the catwalk at The Show 2019!
We are delighted to introduce to you the 32 fantastic women and men who will be taking to the catwalk for the first time at Breast Cancer Now's The Show, following their own diagnosis of breast cancer. Read on to find out more about each of our wonderful models before the big day.
Alison Hunter, 51
'I’m so overjoyed and extremely happy to be a model in The Show, and be part of a wonderful group of people.'
Alison Rooney, 41
'I’m so excited to be a model in The Show because since my diagnosis I decided to do more things to challenge myself. Applying for The Show was the first thing I decided to do but I never imagined I would be picked!’
Alison Szewczyk, 58
'I’m very grateful to be here with my brilliant husband and two beautiful daughters nine years after my diagnosis. I’m fit, healthy and excited to be raising funds for such a fantastic charity.’
Beverley Griffiths, 50
'A friend encouraged me to apply for The Show. Although this takes me outside my comfort zone, recovering from breast cancer has made me want to do exactly that. I’m very excited.'
Beverley Nash, 55
'I’m excited, nervous and inspired to be part of The Show. Comfort zone be gone! I can’t wait to join my fellow models on the catwalk and to share in this brilliant day.'
Beverley Rogerson, 46
'Since diagnosis my body has changed significantly, but I’m still here and going strong. Life is for living and I’m very much looking forward to modelling in The Show!'
Caroline Humber, 48
'I’m excited to be part of The Show! Being diagnosed with breast cancer was like a lightning bolt – I was fearful for my family. I want to prove that it’s possible to still love life.'
Catherine Gallagher, 63
'Although I'm scared about taking to the catwalk, it'll be a dream come true. I'm excited and thankful that Breast Cancer Now has given me the opportunity to fulfil this dream.'
Craig Hartley, 49
'I feel very privileged and excited to be given the opportunity to take part as a model in The Show. I aim to raise awareness of breast cancer and funds for Breast Cancer Now'
David Aggett, 49
'Four years ago I never thought I’d be stepping out on a catwalk in London; then again I never thought I’d get breast cancer.'
Debbi Ashley, 61
'This year is my 10-year cancerversary and I’ve finally got my ‘happy’ back. Being a model is my way of celebrating such milestones and I can’t wait to strut my stuff down the catwalk.'
Eila Petty, 51
'As a single mum, I was devastated when I was diagnosed and worried for my daughters, Melissa and Brittany. I’m happy and excited to be one of the models as I have a passion for fashion.'
Eve Boyd-Payne, 29
'I’m excited to be joining this inspirational group of people to remind myself what cancer gave me, not what it’s taken away. It proves I can learn to love the new me.'
Heather Willows, 61
'I’m determined to enjoy life to the full, try new things and experiences, and push the boundaries of my comfort zone. I’m nervous, excited and so thankful to be modelling in The Show.'
Helen Blackmore, 44
'What an opportunity! It's been a long time since I’ve put on my heels and lippy. I’m very excited to be taking part in an amazing event for such a worthy cause.'
Jacqueline Scheuringer, 66
'I had amazing support from my husband, friends and family. Tucked into my ‘going home information’ was a leaflet about Breast Cancer Now. I’ve tried to support the charity as much as possible since.'
Jazz Cooper, 50
'Having volunteered at six shows, I am absolutely thrilled, and ever so slightly nervous, to be modelling this year. A fantastic way to celebrate my 10-year cancerversary and turning 50.'
Jennifer Sheard, 61
'I’m thrilled to be taking part in this wonderful event and to be able to spread the word concerning the importance of positivity and encouragement from family and friends in addressing this disease.'
Joanne Herridge, 52
'Being told I had breast cancer was devastating, but I got up, brushed myself down and took everything it threw at me. I’m still here, stronger and loving life.'
Kally Dhaliwal, 54
'It’s just over one year since I was diagnosed. One of my missions is to help as many people as I can survive breast cancer, that’s why I’ve signed up to do The Show.'
Kathryn Taylor, 62
'Having breast cancer has made me appreciate how precious life is. I’m living it to the full, visiting new places and doing things that I would never have done before.'
Keely Joseph, 36
'Going through treatment changed me and took away the little self-confidence I had. Modelling in The Show is a chance for me to prove to myself just how amazing I actually am.'
Leanne Pero, 33
'I found the breast cancer diagnosis difficult but also life transforming. I can’t wait to strut down that catwalk and represent all the underrepresented BAME female cancer warriors who often feel excluded.'
Mary Martin, 72
'Being part of The Show with my daughter, Beverley, is such an amazing opportunity. It’s something positive following our awful 2018 when we were both diagnosed with breast cancer.'
Natasha Singh, 36
'Having dreamt of being model since a young age, it’s pretty cool that my dream is coming true, something I would have never considered after my breast cancer diagnosis.'
Rebecca Acutt, 37
'Diagnosed aged 34, at the same time as my mum having ovarian cancer, mum of three children. When I heard the words ‘triple negative breast cancer’ my world tumbled on its head.'
Samantha Bell, 31
'I’m really proud to be part of The Show, raising awareness (and money) alongside other incredible models. Although I haven’t worn heels since being diagnosed – I best get practicing!'
Sarah Gaeta, 46
'I'm thrilled to be modelling in The Show and want to prove that you can regain your confidence after the physical and emotional rollercoaster of a breast cancer diagnosis.'
Sarah Mills, 39
'I was diagnosed at 37, 9 months after my baby was born. Diagnosis shortly after the birth of my baby was extremely tough. The Show represents a celebration of courage for all breast cancer survivors, I’m proud to be part of this.'
Sharan Sinclair, 44
'Diagnosed at 43, my word fell apart. Having to tell my teenage daughters about my diagnosis was something I never dreamed would happen.'
Susan Katz, 75
'I was diagnosed with breast cancer aged 55. After the shock of diagnosis and subsequent surgery, I just want to get back to being me.'
Yola Garawal, 49
'I feel honoured and overjoyed to be a model at The Show. It’s an incredibly positive event that highlights life through the participation of all the amazing people who model in it.'