The Company

M P Promotions is a Regional Radio (ILR & BBC Radio) and Regional Press PR Agency that specialises in all aspects of Entertainment Media, including UK Tours / Greatest Hits / Best Ofs / Compilation CDs & DVD releases and computer gaming.

At M P Promotions, we pride ourselves on getting the best results for our clients and artists when promoting to local media. Our secret is simple; we look after our acts and make sure we do a good job.

The Artists

Our roster of incredible and varied artists we have worked closely with over the years includes everyone from The Eagles, M People, Hugh Cornwell, Hazel O’Connor, Seth Lakeman, Thea Gilmore, Gretchen Peters, Marillion, The Mission, The South (featuring members of The Beautiful South), The Rat Pack Vegas Spectacular Show, Chris Connor as Elvis, The Pretenders, Ray Charles, Adam Ant, 911, Elkie Brooks and Eddi Reader amongst others.

The Founder

Maria Philippou began her media career in Radio in 1989 before gaining experience at various major record labels. This experience led to Maria securing her much loved position at London based Independent Music PR company Sharp End Promotions in 1993. Here she worked as part of a successful TV, Radio & Press team organising promotional campaigns for some incredible artists such as Dannii Minogue, 2 Unlimited, N-Trance, Sybil, Elton John, Mike Reid, Sonia and Rozalla. Maria was then offered to opportunity to work for Pete Waterman in Manchester, managing his studio and remix team Loveland. With this experience under her belt, she decided to move back to Sharp End in London in 1995 as Head of Regional Radio, TV & Press, working with artists including Ant & Dec, Cat Deeley, The Woolpackers & John Alford (for Simon Cowell), Jennifer Paige, Cliff Richard, Randy Crawford, Chris De Burgh, Samantha Fox, Pulp, Andrea Bocelli, Errol Brown & Leo Sayer as well as promoting Compilation CD's for Marks & Spencer including Jazz, Motown, Rock N Roll & Classical music.

In August 2000, M P Promotions was formed.