Melanie Sykes, 48, shows off her legs in a minuscule mini-skirt at glittering Stan & Ollie photocall


She juggles being a mother of two with being a regular on the showbiz circuit. 

And Melanie Sykes commanded attention when she attended the Stan & Ollie photocall held at The Soho Hotel, in London on Tuesday.

As a lover of the gym, the television personality took the opportunity to show off the fruits of her fitness labours as she put her legs on display in a teeny miniskirt. 

Commanding attention: Melanie Sykes, 48, showed off her legs in a minuscule miniskirt at glittering Stan & Ollie photocall, in London on Tuesday

Commanding attention: Melanie Sykes, 48, showed off her legs in a minuscule miniskirt at glittering Stan & Ollie photocall, in London on Tuesday

Commanding attention: Melanie Sykes, 48, showed off her legs in a minuscule miniskirt at glittering Stan & Ollie photocall, in London on Tuesday

In steep heels, the fitness guru made her legs appear even longer when she sauntered across the wooden floor to have her picture taken. 

The mother tucked her long straight brunette bob behind her ears and she added a dusting of make-up to her age-defying looks. 

Mel exuded confidence as she smiled for the camera with her hands on her hips while she posed in an elegant striped blouse.

Sensational in stripes: The mother tucked her long straight brunette bob behind her ears and she added a dusting of make-up to her age-defying looks

Sensational in stripes: The mother tucked her long straight brunette bob behind her ears and she added a dusting of make-up to her age-defying looks

Sensational in stripes: The mother tucked her long straight brunette bob behind her ears and she added a dusting of make-up to her age-defying looks

Pin-credible sense of style: In steep heels, the fitness guru made her legs appear even longer when she sauntered across the wooden floor to have her picture taken

Pin-credible sense of style: In steep heels, the fitness guru made her legs appear even longer when she sauntered across the wooden floor to have her picture taken

Stand out in stripes: She posed in an elegant striped blouse

Stand out in stripes: She posed in an elegant striped blouse

Pin-credible sense of style: In steep heels, the fitness guru made her legs appear even longer when she sauntered across the wooden floor to have her picture taken

Reunited! Mel was overjoyed to be joined by her radio personality pal Alan Carr who showcased his signature style in a corduroy coat

Reunited! Mel was overjoyed to be joined by her radio personality pal Alan Carr who showcased his signature style in a corduroy coat

Reunited! Mel was overjoyed to be joined by her radio personality pal Alan Carr who showcased his signature style in a corduroy coat

The radio personality joined a slew of recognisable faces for the upcoming movie Stan & Ollie photocall.

Stan & Ollie tells the story of the world’s most famous comedy duo Laurel and Hardy as they attempt to restart their film careers against the backdrop of post-war Britain.

Steve Coogan steps in to fill Laurel’s shoes while John C. Reilly plays his sidekick Hardy in the comedic drama.

Good company: The radio personality joined a slew of recognisable faces for the upcoming movie Stan & Ollie photocall

Good company: The radio personality joined a slew of recognisable faces for the upcoming movie Stan & Ollie photocall

Good company: The radio personality joined a slew of recognisable faces for the upcoming movie Stan & Ollie photocall

Two's a crowd, three's a party! Mel was having a great time when she joined Alan and John Thompson inside the bash

Two's a crowd, three's a party! Mel was having a great time when she joined Alan and John Thompson inside the bash

Two’s a crowd, three’s a party! Mel was having a great time when she joined Alan and John Thompson inside the bash

On the ball: Every inch the social butterfly, the fitness guru sought out the company of the star of the film Steve Coogan

On the ball: Every inch the social butterfly, the fitness guru sought out the company of the star of the film Steve Coogan

On the ball: Every inch the social butterfly, the fitness guru sought out the company of the star of the film Steve Coogan

Storytelling: Stan & Ollie tells the story of the world's most famous comedy duo Laurel and Hardy as they attempt to restart their film careers against the backdrop of post-war Britain

Storytelling: Stan & Ollie tells the story of the world's most famous comedy duo Laurel and Hardy as they attempt to restart their film careers against the backdrop of post-war Britain

Storytelling: Stan & Ollie tells the story of the world’s most famous comedy duo Laurel and Hardy as they attempt to restart their film careers against the backdrop of post-war Britain

Good fun: Steve Coogan steps in to fill Laurel's shoes while John C. Reilly plays his sidekick Hardy in the comedic drama

Good fun: Steve Coogan steps in to fill Laurel's shoes while John C. Reilly plays his sidekick Hardy in the comedic drama

Good fun: Steve Coogan steps in to fill Laurel’s shoes while John C. Reilly plays his sidekick Hardy in the comedic drama

Mel’s outing comes after rumours she enjoyed secret meet ups with Big Brother’s Ziggy Lichman at her house in London, after being introduced by a mutual friend.

The TV personality and the reality star, 37, have allegedly been meeting up at her house, sparking romance rumours.

The pair are believed to share similar passions in life, including a mutual love of fitness which they have bonded over.

Star of the show: Steve looked sharp for the occasion in a tweed jacket and matching tails as he posed for the photocall

Star of the show: Steve looked sharp for the occasion in a tweed jacket and matching tails as he posed for the photocall

Star of the show: Steve looked sharp for the occasion in a tweed jacket and matching tails as he posed for the photocall

All the banter: The actor couldn't stop laughing in the company of Frank Skinner when they enjoyed chatting over a couple of drinks at the venue

All the banter: The actor couldn't stop laughing in the company of Frank Skinner when they enjoyed chatting over a couple of drinks at the venue

All the banter: The actor couldn’t stop laughing in the company of Frank Skinner when they enjoyed chatting over a couple of drinks at the venue

A source told The Sun: ‘Ziggy is a very attractive guy and Mel has the house all to herself when it’s her ex-husband Daniel Caltagirone’s turn to have their kids.’

Ziggy, who is thought to currently work as a doorman for a West End club, rose to frame during his Big Brother stint in 2007 where he was romantically involved with Chanelle Hayes.

Mel was married to actor Daniel Caltagirone from 2001 to 2009; the couple share two sons, Roman, 16, and Valentino, 14.

Power dressing! Alex McLeish and wife Gill McLeish looked equally smart in their two-piece suits on attending the bash among the stars

Power dressing! Alex McLeish and wife Gill McLeish looked equally smart in their two-piece suits on attending the bash among the stars

Power dressing! Alex McLeish and wife Gill McLeish looked equally smart in their two-piece suits on attending the bash among the stars

The TV personality married second husband, toyboy builder Jack Cockings, in May 2013 following a whirlwind romance after meeting on Twitter.

The union was not to last; in November 2013, Mel was arrested and cautioned by police over claims of assaulting her husband. She filed for divorce soon after the incident.

Mel was romantically linked to Olly Murs but she vehemently denied the gossip as she claimed to be a ‘single, independent mother of two’.

Denim days: Iain Lee opted for comfort when he kept warm in his grey hoodie and jeans

Denim days: Iain Lee opted for comfort when he kept warm in his grey hoodie and jeans

Denim days: Iain Lee opted for comfort when he kept warm in his grey hoodie and jeans

Out and about: John Thomson joined the slew of stars at the photocall

Out and about: John Thomson joined the slew of stars at the photocall

Cheeky! Les Dennis showed off his sense of fun when he larked about during the photoshoot

Cheeky! Les Dennis showed off his sense of fun when he larked about during the photoshoot

Out and about: John Thomson joined the slew of stars at the photocall



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