The Multi Talented One
Dubbed The Hostess with the Mostess, Allison always loved Entertaining, Singing, Acting and Presenting unable to decide on just one career she decided to do all and more!! A true humanitarian , community activist and an educator by day - Multi tasking seems to be her motto. Inspired, Driven, Motivated, Passionate and Dedicated her Scorpio traits are put to use in her versatility and accredited to her success. For over 25 years Allison has remained in the Entertainment Industry in various capacities. In 2015 she co founded Shining Stars and as CEO is a real Boss Lady Boss.
2016 - 2020 GN RADIO I present a popular weekly show interviewing a different Guest Artist, Musician, Actor, Producer or Promoter each week.
1996 -1998 BRI FM, ROCKERS FM co-presented 28 day restricted licensed radio with Sugar Dread for the late great Tony Williams
1991-1999 POWERJAM 92FM
co-presented Award winning weekly radio show with Sugar Dread, Allison did Black History, Poetry, Hosting Talent Shows, Jingles and Special Requests. The Wicky Wacky Club was the Children and Youths part of their popular Family Show.
From 1994 to the Present I have appeared regularly, all over the UK in various Theatre productions. From Caribbean comedy tours with Blue Mountain Theatre at Hackney Empire and Catford Broadway, to a six night per week ; 2 month run of Black Spartacus at The Courtyard Theatre to script in hand productions of Kwame Kwei- Armah’s - Elmina’s Kitchen at Bristol Old Vic . Directed by Hyacinth Brown, Pablo Hoillet, Joe Charles, Cameron Jack and Anton Phillips to name a few , I have acted , amongst others with - Oliver Samuels, Audrey Reid, Terri Salmon, Charles Tomlin, Lovena Brown, Calvin Morris, Lavern Archer, Trevor Thomas, Chris Tummings, Wayne Rollins. Ian Pryce, Richie Campbell, Geoff Schumann, Angie Greaves, Ben Onwukwe, Jim Findley, Ray Sesay and Jade Fearon .
2020 -Present SHINING STARS TV SHOW I present a weekly show interviewing Artists, Musicians, Actors, Authors, Producers and Community Giants. The Shining Stars TV Show is on Channel 7 SKY TV 182
2017-19 BEN TV Caribbean Gateway Guest Presenter
2011 MALIBU WEBISODES Publicis
2006 - 2008 WINWIN TVJ JAMAICA I presented LIVE show 3 nights per week
2007-2008 QUIZ TIME TV6 TRINIDAD and TOBAGO I presented LIVE once a week
1997 NUTTY DREADFUL IC3 Cable TV comedy sketch show
2021 GET IN Nothing to Something Films
2020 THE ESSENCE part 3 Island Records/Universal
2013 IT'S A LOT Kaleidoscope Entertainment
2011 ANUVAHOOD Revolver Entertainment
1998 NOTTING HILL 20/20 Casting
I have filmed with Richie Campbell, Femi Oyeneran, Ashley Chin, Michael 'Buck' Maris, Charles Tomlin, Levi Roots . Adam Deacon, Owen Frost, Curtis Walker, Felicity Ethnic, Erina Mashate, Sordyl Jamie.
1991- Present I have voiced countless adverts and jingles for community radio stations and DJs - POWERJAM, VIBES FM, THE ROCK , VENTURE FM, GALAXY RADIO etc...
April 2016 BBC RADIO 4 Radio Play
June 2016 BBC TV NEWS / BBC RADIO NEWS I provided the VOICE of MARY SEACOLE when her statue was raised outside St Thomas's Hospital.
2019 Voiced musical documentary for REGGAE REGULARS
2019 - Present I interview various Artists for Don Sinclair Reggae Vibes You Tube Channel
1994 Recorded album for TWINKLE BROS - WAILING
1996 Recorded album for TWINKLE BROS - ISM SKISM
1996 Recorded for ARIWA -DIVAS EN ROOTS - ONE POT and MOTIVATION
1994 - 1999 I toured USA, UK and Europe with BERRIS BASSA , VIVIAN JONES, TWINKLE BROS, CULTURE, MAX ROMEO, MIGHTY DIAMONDS, LITTLE ROY, GREGORY ISAACS, ERROL DUNKLEY
I currently host LIVE events/stage shows calling Artists on stage. I'm blessed to have hosted Stage Shows in Jamaica and UK and have called to stage RICHIE STEVENS, MAX ROMEO, BIG YOUTH, EEK A MOUSE, FREDDIE McGREGOR, MARCIA GRIFFITHS, SUPA CAT, SANCHEZ, ROMAIN VIRGO, ADMIRAL TIBET, LITTLE ROY, TWINKLE BROS, JAH 9, LUKIE D, and ALL the UK ARTISTS including TIPPA IRIE, PETER HUNNINGALE, JANET KAY, CARROLL THOMPSON, EARL 16, LURINE CATO, STYLO G, SHINING STARS ARTISTS etc
ARTIST MANAGEMENT/ PROMOTION
I co-founded SHINING STARS ENT/MANAGEMENT with Andrew Sloley , I am CEO and I currently manage 16 acts,( artists, dancers and poet) Legendary SuperStar BARRY BIGGS, ANDREW SLOLEY, SESE FOSTER, CHUCKY BANTAN, ABKA KABA (formerly sheldon snr), CLARKZ, DANNY SPRANG, URKLE, SYDNEY PRINCE, AYODI, CANDY SILK, ROB RADIX BAILEY, D'ADRIAN TOMLIN, LEANNA FERGUSON SMOOCHY LOU , ASTON ESSON with Myself as Host/MC
2015 – Present SHINING STARS ENT have promoted several of our own successful events at HOOTANANNY and UPSTAIRS at THE RITZY, being innovative since May 2020 we have held Zoom, You Tube and FB Live Streams concerts, one of which was partnered by French Media House, PARTY TIME FR Our Zoom Episodes have featured top Artists GLEN WASHINGTON, DENNIS ALCAPONE, LITTLE ROY, BARRY BIGGS, WINSTON REEDY, GENERAL SAINT, TWINKLE BROS, AL CAMPBELL, SYLVIA TELLA, TRILLA JENNA, VIVIAN JONES , MIKE ANTONY, SATIVA D BLACK 1, RAS CHARMER , MANDEE, SIS TA RUBY and JJ BORN TO SING amongst so many others. Shining Stars also had a World Sound System Link Up on Zoom with Sound Systems from Africa, America, UK, Jamaica, Antigua, Barbados and Trinidad with our special guest Lloyd Coxsone.
SHINING STARS ENT are a dynamic force of diverse entertainment, a complete stageshow ready to thrill any crowd/ warm up acts.
2005 - Present
Dressed in traditional Jamaican folk costume,like Miss Lou, I visit BEN TV, schools, nurseries, clubs and cultural events to do traditional poetry, songs, games and Anancy Stories.