Samantha Renke is an actress, presenter, speaker, writer and disability rights campaigner.
She has appeared on How To Beat Ageing (Channel 4), Celebrity Antiques Road Trip (BBC Two), Sunday Morning Live (BBC One), Rip Off Britain (BBC One), Loose Women (ITV), Good Morning Britain (ITV), Jeremy Vine on 5 (Channel 5), Front Row (BBC Radio 4) and Badass Women’s Hour (talkRADIO). She has also been interviewed on ITV News, Channel 4 News, Channel 5 News, Sky News and BBC Radio 5 Live.
Samantha is a columnist for the Metro as well as having written for The Huffington Post and PosAbility magazine. She also featured in the highly successful series of adverts for Maltesers based on real-life experiences of disabled people.
Samantha is an ambassador for Scope and a patron of Head2Head Theatre. She was named in The Shaw Trust’s Power 100 lists of 2018 and 2019 of the UK’s most influential disabled people as well as being nominated as Campaigner of the Year at the 2019 European Diversity Awards and Celebrity of the Year at the National Diversity Awards 2020.
Her memoir, You Are The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread was published in 2022: 'A powerful book on how to live boldly and love your fabulous self' - Fearne Cotton
Twitter - @samrenke
Instagram - @samantharenke
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Represented by: Diana Beaumont
You Are The Best Thing Since Sliced Bread (Ebury, 2022)