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DCD Signs U.K. Talent

DCD Publishing has expanded its newly created talent division with its appointment as global agent for a range of artists and celebrities.

DCD now represents The Duchess of Northumberland, who created the poison garden at her home, Alnwick Castle, visual artist Alison Jackson, journalist Kate Spicer, Japanese chef Yuki Gomi, parenting coach Commando Dad, Vincent and Flavia of “Strictly Come Dancing,” boxer Glen McCrory and entertainer Russell Grant.

“We are thrilled to have such exciting talent on board, both established and up-and-coming personalities whom we believe fill a gap in each of their respective markets,” says Adrian Sington, director, DCD. “Our expertise and extensive contacts in publishing, TV and radio, retailer and social media will be put to the best use in building a complete brand identity across all profitable avenues for everyone we represent.”

DCD has already signed a range of deals for its newest clients including:

  • The Duchess of Northumberland: A health and beauty range, a marmalade and heritage food range with book tie-ins based on the oldest marmalade recipe in the world from the archives of Alnwick Castle, and a license with Alan Paine for a range of country clothing.
  • Yuki Gomi: Publishing deal with penguin for Sushi at Home and two brand ambassador deals with knife maker Kai and organic foods company Clearspring.
  • Alison Jackson: Discussions are underway for a book based on her weekly Sunday Times magazine photographs, as well as t-shirts, paper products and jewelry.