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TV Favourite Jo Brand Puts Her Best Foot Forward for Macmillan Cancer Support
Date:8/8/2011

LONDON, August 8, 2011 /PRNewswire/ --

Britain's best-loved comedienne and TV favourite Jo Brand has joined forces with her co-star Joanna Scanlan and director Peter Capaldi, for a brand new comedy film (54 seconds) to launch Macmillan Cancer Support's new 'Move More' campaign.

The film sees Jo Brand running around South London, in what looks like some hardcore marathon training. She eventually runs into her kitchen with Joanna Scanlan and produces a pint of milk; it then becomes clear she only ran to the corner shop.

Renowned actor and director, Peter Capaldi, joined the funny twosome, and provided the voiceover for the film reuniting him with the two lead stars of his Bafta award winning nursing comedy, 'Getting On'.  

Jo Brand said: "People will look at me and go, 'why's that fat, unfit, menopausal, middle-aged woman telling us what to do? She surely never takes any exercise.' Well you're wrong there, because I do.

"I'm just trying to spread the word and upturn the myth that actually you should be resting after cancer treatment. You shouldn't, you should be getting out and doing any kind of exercise you can. You don't have to run a marathon, but you just have to up your activity levels."

As part of the 'Move More' campaign, Macmillan Cancer Support is publishing startling new research that shows health professionals are not telling cancer patients about the many benefits of physical activity post-treatment. Doing enough physical activity after cancer reduces effects of treatment and can even reduce the risk of mortality and recurrence.

A free 'getting started' pack to help ease people into physical activity after cancer treatment, including a  seed pack from The National Gardens Scheme, to encourage gardening as a way to get active, is now available from http://www.macmillan.
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