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Flo & Joan are the multi-award winning British musical comedy duo, and sisters, Nicola and Rosie Dempsey
Flo & Joan
Lee Ridley AKA Lost Voice Guy may not be able to talk, but he definitely has something to say, and his comedy will leave you speechless!
Lost Voice Guy
Up and coming comedian who has supported the likes of Milton Jones and performed around the world. On TV James has appeared on Mock the Week, Have I Got News For You, Qi, Live at the Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Nevermind the Buzzcocks, Russell Howard’s Good News, Dave's One Night Stand, The John Bishop Show and Josh.
Michelle is a broadcaster who made her name with popular shows on CBBC and then went on to present a wealth of shows across multiple genres including Entertainment, Children’s, Factual & Current Affairs.
Maisie is a young comedian hailing from Yorkshire whose anecdotal material and witty charm have quickly won her praise up and down the country. She also is a writer and appears on many TV panel shows such as Mock the Week. –co hosted an event for us with Josh Widdicombe last year to great acclaim
Kaye anchored the ITV daytime talk show Loose Women for 7 years, where her journalistic training, incisiveness, and humour combine with the rest of the female panel to create a popular and engaging mix of topical issues and entertainment.
Jayde Adams is an Award-winning comedian, actress and proud Bristolian. She will star in her first major acting role this year in a BBC 2 series called "Alma's Not Normal" and has also appeared in Good Omens on the BBC this year.
Ade Adepitan is a paralympian basketball player, television sports commentator and actor. He contracted polio as a young child and is now a champion of disability sports. A fine role model.
BBC Test Match Special commentator affectionately known as 'Aggers'. A former professional cricketer with Leicestershire, Aggers is very much voice of summer for many!
Former Athlete and renowned motivational speaker. Kriss is a 3 x Olympic medallist, World, European and Commonwealth Champion.
Ayo is an incredibly versatile BAFTA nominated and RTS award winning broadcaster. With an array of credits to his name, Ayo has worked across several genres and shows, starting his presenting career on the iconic national institution that is Blue Peter.
Sometime actor and comedian who's been on McIntyre's Roadshow and Live at the Apollo. Terry's act is unique: a mixture of the surreal, part physical comedy, part beatbox, infused with clever satire and even the odd observation. Was on Let's Dance for Sport Relief as Tina Turner and has been in Eastenders.
Sameena is the friendly ITV Central newsreader with the big smile who loves hosting events. She has won the "RTS Best On Screen Personality" three times and is an ambassador for Breast Cancer Research.
Comedian, writer and presenter renowned for his withering, Joan Rivers-eque put downs! Can currently be seen on Bake Off Extra Slice, plus the Professionals spin off
Popular property presenter best known for Channel 4's Location and Relocation shows. A lively personality for corporate events.
A brilliant voiceover and impressionist (he was a semi-finalist on Britain's Got Talent) who has good corporate /awards experience. As a Voice of God he can either present it straight, or add some voices and comedy as required.
Stephen K Amos is supremely warm and wickedly funny with an ability to charm onlookers right into the palm of his hand. A natural for corporate events he is always in demand. TV appearances include "Mock The Week", "Have I Got News For You" and "QI".
Stephen K Amos
Main presenter for BBC World News’ flagship news and discussion programme Global. He joined the international news channel in 2014 after being a lead presenter on the BBC’s UK rolling news network for 16 years.
Popular impressionist from the BAFTA award winning show The Big Impression (BBC1) as well as her highly acclaimed sketch show Ronni Ancona & Co, also for the BBC. She’s also an accomplished actress most recently appearing in Last Tango in Halifax.
Clive Anderson presents Loose Ends and Unreliable Evidence on Radio 4. He is a former lawyer who is a popular corporate host and after dinner speaker.
Alistair Appleton is a TV presenter who is known for presenting Escape to The Country (BBC),Cash In The Attic (BBC) and House Doctor (Ch5) to name but a free.. However he has another string to his bow as he has trained as a Buddhist meditator. Since 2004 he has been a great proponent and teacher of Mindfulness - a form of Buddhist meditation which has had proven success in reducing stress and mental suffering.
Actor and comedian who presents Pointless on BBC1 and has a daily show on Classic FM. He is one half of the comedy duo Armstrong and Miller but he has also found fame in dramas and sitcoms. A regular host on Have I Got News for You.
Richard Arnold is the Entertainment Editor for ITV's breakfast show Good Morning Britain. Richard has also taken part in a number of television shows including 71 Degrees North, Let's Dance for Comic Relief and Strictly Come Dancing.
Katy has performed lead roles in major UK pantomimes and theatre shows including the West End. She is a very familiar voice and face on the BBC’s pre school channel CBeebies, presenting daily links in the CBeebies house, their flagship cookery show ‘I Can Cook’, appearances in ‘Justin’s House’ and the CBeebies pantomimes.
Mike enjoyed an illustrious career that saw him graduate from Cambridge University to England captain via Lancashire CCC, accumulating 115 Test caps and 7,728 runs (at 37.69) in the process.
Mike Atherton OBE
High energy musical comedian who was a semi finalist on BGT. Won Best Kids Show at the 2021 Leicester Comedy Festival.
Best known for The IT Crowd, he has presented numerous travel documentaries and has recently become the new host of The Crystal Maze.
Shaista Aziz has worked as a communications specialist for a number of international organisations including Amnesty International, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Oxfam. She has also worked extensively across the Middle East, Pakistan, East and West Africa. Also a stand up comedian!
Former Blue Peter presenter who was famously sacked after confessing that he had used cocaine. He survived the setback and has gone on to present The Big Breakfast, reality shows and The Big Painting Challenge.
Experienced TV current affairs presenter on BBC World News Today. Previously presented Channel 4 News and The World Tonight on Radio 4.
Came to fame on TV as one half of the comedy duo Baddiel & Skinner, with Frank Skinner. As well as being a highly successful post-alternative comedian and TV personality, David has written numerous books for both adults and children as well as a comedy film "The Infidel".
Bill is one of the country's best loved comedians. His unique brand of stand-up and musical comedy has taken him around the world and earned him a huge international fanbase. Bill is also a TV presenter, personality and was Winner of Strictly Come Dancing 2020.
Stephen's friendly and open brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the UK's most exciting up and coming comedy acts. He also has been a series regular on "Weekend with Aled" (ITV) and "Big Brother's Bit On The Side" (C5)
Professional conference and event host who is also an experienced speech writer.
Cognitive psychologist and one of the foremost specialists in leadership performance. Javier helps organisations to build powerful alignment between their beliefs, intentions, promises and actions.
Popular countryside presenter best known for Blue Peter, Countryfile and the One Show, not forgetting Strictly Come Dancing.
Stand up comedian, actor, singer and musician and a regular on panel shows including Buzzcocks. His debut show in Edinburgh was a hit, with his own brand of observational comedy, mixed with Jazz outbursts.
Poet, comedian and maths geek. Harry brings a fresh approach to comedy and poetry.
Clare is a broadcaster, journalist, and author. She currently presents for BBC Sport, Channel 4, BT Sport and was even the president of the Rugby Football League! She is a popular and versatile choice for the corporate market who is comfortable hosting, chairing or speaking. Really impressed us when she was in our studio last year for a virtual.
Clare Balding OBE
Zoe Ball is best known to be the first female DJ to host her own breakfast show on Radio 1. Zoe has also presented and narrated a range of prime time television shows, including Strictly Come Dancing and It Takes Two. She now hosts the Breakfast Show on Radio 2 every week day.
Ed Balls was UK Shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and served in the UK Cabinet as Secretary for Children, Schools and Families. He was the UK Minister for Financial Services and the Chief Economic Adviser to the UK Treasury during which time he was Chair of the IMFC Deputies and UK G20 Deputy. While Shadow Chancellor he was co-Chair with Larry Summers of the Centre for American Progress Inclusive Prosperity Commission. Appeared on "Strictly".
Matt Barbet is a news broadcaster and journalist. He presented 5 News Tonight on Channel 5 for a decade. Matt has also previously presented Breakfast, BBC London News (BBC 1), The Cycle Show (ITV 4), The Wright Stuff, The 5 O'Clock Show (Channel 5) and News Hour (Daybreak). A popular conference presenter and awards host.
Sue's bubbly personality and professionalism have made her the UK's leading female sports presenter. Over the last twelve years she has established herself as a key figure on the BBC Sports team, fronting such television coverage as The Olympics, Grandstand and of course, Wimbledon. She is also the presenter of the ever-popular sports quiz A Question of Sport.
Sue Barker OBE
One of the first high profiles black footballers who made his name at Watford before moving to Liverpool in 1987. His international career with England started at the age of 19 and he went on to win 79 caps before retiring and becoming a TV pundit.
Brilliant comedian in the style of Jo Brand. Good all round fun.Has been on Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week.
Jeni Barnett is an English actress and arguably one of the UK's leading food presenters. Jeni's career spans thirty five years but she is best known for hosting UKTV Food's flagship food show, Great Food Live
Tech journalist and television presenter, best known as a presenter on The Gadget Show, Channel 5
Alistair Barrie is a comedian, actor, writer and MC. Member of The Cutting Edge team at The Comedy Store. In addition to performing his own stand up he writes regularly for TV and radio comedy shows.
Popular all round entertainer whose credits take in the West End, small screen and TV shows. Has broad appeal.
Keith Barry is a world-renowned Mentalist, Magician & Subconscious Mind specialist. His entertaining keynotes and live performances inspire audiences to break through performance barriers and re-programme their subconscious minds to accomplish their biggest goals.
Helen Bauer is a brilliant comedian and award nominee for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer in 2019.
Former Rugby player who has gone on to have a multi faceted career taking in roles in Harry Potter and presenting World’s Strongest Man and Crimewatch, as well as Rugby. At 6”10, he certainly has presence, and has become a fixture on the corporate circuit.
Brilliant Irish comedian, writer and actor whose credits include QI, Live at the Apollo and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
Brilliant comedian, raconteur and mind coach. Cally is a senior media exec by day, and stand up by night, so understands events from both client and performer side.
Popular comedian who plays on his working class roots. An ever increasing number of credits including 8 Out of 10 Cat, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week.
TV and radio presenter whose career began in Mumbai, Nikki became widely known via the BBC Asian Network. She co hosts Radio 4’s Saturday Live and has presented programmes including Bollywood Britain for BBC Radio 2 and presents the property series To Buy or Not to Buy on BBC1.
Well known property developer and presenter of Channel 4's Property Ladder among many other property related programmes.
Olympic skier, TV presenter, adventurer and journalist, regarded as one of the finest downhill skiers the UK has ever produced. Five time Olympian, he was named Ski Champion of Britain eight times during his competitive career.
Sports presenter who has covered some major events including the Burghley Horse Trials, British Touring Car Championships, Royal Ascot and the Grand National. Lead presenter on ITV Racing.
Regular contributor to BBC's The One Show and has guest presented Something for the Weekend with Tim Lovejoy (now Sunday Brunch on C4). Started out on Blue Peter. She won Celebrity Masterchef!
Rob Bell is an engineer, adventurer and TV presenter. He has presented travel, lifestyle, engineering and history shows on Channel 5, the BBC and the Travel Channel. He is an exciting speaker and even more of a thrill seeker!
Engineer, TV & radio broadcaster whose credits include Tomorrow's World and The Big Bang. A popular science presenter, committed to promoting science to young people through the STEM campaign.
Presented the legendary Playschool for 12 years on TV . Author of Coming to England exploring the challenges a child faces in a new country with a different culture which was also made into a documentary. In 2021 she received an OBE for her contribution to TV.
Scott is one of the fastest rising stars on the UK stand up circuit. Likeable, with a warm and engaging delivery, he is a Yorkshire live wire with an undeniable no nonsense logic. Also an established writer who has written for the likes of Jason Manford. Scott appeared on Live at the Apollo back in November.
Sanchia Berg is a senior BBC reporter/correspondent on Radio 4's Today Programme and on BBC2's Newsnight, specialising in Education and Social Affairs
Bob is probably the only person ever to have been awarded an MBE by the Queen for after dinner speaking. Has made appearances on Countdown and has lots of sporting stories …always a hit with men of a certain age!
Bob 'the Cat' Bevan MBE
Best known for his roles in Goodness Gracious Me and The Kumars At No. 42, Sanjeev is an experienced actor and screenwriter who is chancellor of Canterbury University . A popular awards host, presenter and speaker.
Simone Bienne is a sex and relationship therapist, media personality and lifestyle host.
Diana is a trained journalist and presents British Formula 3 and GT Championship in conjunction with Channel 4 and Hay Fisher Productions. She is also the face of 'Motorsport UK for ITV1 and currently fronts the 'Late Night Sport' for Channel 5.
Andrew Bird is a top headline comedy act, up and down the country and has performed all round the world.
Iconic former cricket umpire with a nice line in anecdotes that underline his status as a professional Yorkshireman
One of the best-known faces on television in Scotland, presenting the BBC's Reporting Scotland and a regular on their election and Hogmanay coverage.
Markus Birdman is a brilliant stand up who works across the Globe telling jokes, stories and anecdotes. A hit at all the major Comedy Festivals. Markus spoke at our Speaker Drinks on in January 2019.
Liverpool comedian with his own BBC 1 Show whose break through came on Michael McIntyre's TV show. His gift for storytelling and his own unique brand of observational humour make him a top choice for corporate events
Born in Besancon, France in 1949, Raymond Blanc is acknowledged as one of the finest chefs in the world. His exquisite cooking has received tributes from every national and international guide to culinary excellence.
Legendary actor who trained at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School before beginning a distinguished and varied career, which has encompassed all media. Brian is now one of this country's best known and most highly respected actors.
Brian Blessed OBE
Henry Blofeld is an Eton-educated former cricket commentator dubbed Blowers by the Test Match Special team. An authority on cricket, he's written several books on the subject and is an entertaining after dinner speaker.
Henry Blofeld OBE
Former BBC journalist and Communications Director at the Bank of England, Nils Blythe has extensive experience as a keynote speaker and conference chairman.
New Zealand born Erin Boag is a professional dancer who has shot to international fame through her partnership with Anton du Beke exemplified by their frequent appearances on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing.
A stand-up comedian and speaker who was also a professional footballer. A regular on Sky Sports, and son of legendary club comedian, Stan.
A runner up on ITV1's "I'm a Celebrity...Get me out of here!", Jennie Bond is one of the most familiar faces on British television having been the the BBC's Royal Correspondent for over thirteen years.
Rob Bonnet presents sports on a variety of BBC programmes across radio and TV the including Radio 4 Today Programme, main evening news on One and BBC World News. Away from the studio he is a popular choice for corporate events.
Liz Bonnin studied biochemistry at Trinity College, Dublin. She later completed a Masters in wild animal biology with the Royal Veterinary College and Zoological Society of London and went on from this to become a well known and loved presenter of science and natural history programmes.
Susan is a media trainer, having been a broadcast journalist for over 20 years. She presented the early morning business show on LBC radio having previously worked for the BBC, Sky and ITV. Experienced host, VOG and presenter.
Sir Ian Botham, OBE is a former England Test cricketer and Test team captain, and current cricket commentator. He was a genuine all-rounder and remains well known by his nicknames "Beefy" and "Guy the Gorilla". He is a committed charity fund raiser.
Award winning reporter/presenter on Sky News, Anna has been in the thick of things, presenting news live from Tripoli (conflict in Libya), Baghdad, Iraq, Portugal (Madeleine McCann), Israel and Poland and Rome (death of Pope John Paul II.
American businesswoman, model, actress and television personality. She lives in London where she runs her company, ByCaprice Lingerie. Passionate about business she is a role model for women in business.
Journalist and broadcaster who was the first woman to edit a broadsheet. Rosie was Boris Johnson's food Tsar and also involved in social and sustainability issues - she once lived rough for a week for a BBC documentary.
An established and memorable name in the world of comedy, he is the sometimes controversial comedian best known from BBC2's Mock the Week and 8 out of 10 Cats. He's appeared on many comedy shows including They Think It's All Over and Have I Got News For You.
One of the triumphant members of the World Cup winning England team. Since retiring he's taken part in Dancing on Ice and is a regular sports pundit.
Julia is one of television's most experienced and versatile presenters. She co presented Countryfile for many years and has presented numerous consumer programmes such as Watchdog and Are We Being Served? Recently has concentrated on the great outdoors, nature and walking programmes!
Jason Bradbury - Popular Gadget Show presenter, technology geek and children's author.
Ray is an exciting comedian who created a ground breaking show performing in both sign language and English which enabled hundreds of deaf people to come to a comedy show for the first time. Recently toured with John Bishop.
Melvyn Bragg, Baron Bragg, FRSL, FRTS (born 6 October 1939) is a British author and broadcaster best known for the London Weekend Television (LWT) arts programme The South Bank Show, which he wrote and produced for 30 years. He is also known for his many programmes on BBC Radio 4, including Start the Week, which he presented for ten years, In Our Time, and The Routes of English, a history of the English language.
Popular comedian and actress who has been on everything from Question Time to Have I Got News For You, Live at the Apollo etc. A safe pair of hands for corporate events who knows the boundaries.
Katy Brand is a Comedian, Actor and writer. She has been writing and performing from a very young age and starred in her own award winning ITV sketch show “Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show” which ran for three series. Since then has published three books and written a film screenplay.
Author and One Show contributor, not to mention former MP, actor and all round polymath. A hugely popular choice for corporate events such as after dinner speaking, awards hosting and more. Particularly good for international audiences.
Benet is an expert on persuasion - the power of language to move, to delight and to teach. An accomplished performer, his workshops and keynotes on putting that power in your hands are as entertaining as they are educational, and work equally well in an after dinner setting. Son of Gyles, they share both looks and a similar sense of humour…
Benet Brandreth QC
Realising the need for something new and exciting in the Corporate Entertainment scene, Chrissy Bray has developed a series of Immersive Events which create meaningful interactions between clients and colleagues. A unique and unforgettable party experience with a difference!
One of the UK's most popular TV presenters, Jeff presented Channel 5's daily magazine show OK!TV and the X Factor finals. He reached the quarter finals of Dancing on Ice and has been on a host of programmes such as Come Dine with Me.
Everyone's favourite impressionist who is a popular choice for corporate events.
Glaswegian comedian who has been on many TV shows including Michael McIntyre and Stand Up for the Week and now has his own show.
Popular VoG best known as the voice of Siri and The Weakest Link. Also an experienced interviewer, presenter and conference host.
A regular on TV and radio with credits including Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You and QI. He has also had his own show on Radio 4.
Fern Britton is one of Britain's best-loved television presenters having made her name alongside Philip Schofield on This Morning as well as on BBC 2's Ready Steady Cook before moving to Channels 4 and 5. Also a very poplar author and host.
Lord Brocket first hit the headlines when he was sent to prison after being found guilty of conspiracy to defraud an insurance company. He served two and a half years in seven prisons. The former army lieutenant says his time in prison was something which, whilst he wouldn't wish to repeat it, made him a much better person, with a much greater tolerance of others.
Co host of The Last Leg with Adam Hills and Josh Widdicombe. Alex is a sports journalist by trade who burst onto TV when he successfully auditioned for Channel 4 in their search for disabled talent to present the London 2012 Paralympics. Other appearances have included 8 Out of 10 Cats and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Adger Brown is one of the most versatile comedians on the mainstream circuit of cabaret and variety. A veteran of the after-dinner circuit and a consummate professional, he has performed with many sports stars and celebrities at events up and down the country.
Beginning life as an underground rapper Doc Brown, Ben Bailey Smith has diversified profoundly, moving into mainstream TV and film acting, stand up, screen writing and children’s books. He has a host of notable television performances under his belt including a starring role in ITV’s Law & Order, C4’s The Inbetweeners and Derek, BBC thriller Hunted, BBC comedies Rev, Miranda, Russell Howard’s Good News, Live at the Apollo and ITV’s Midsomer Murders, and is highly regarded for his ongoing work with Ricky Gervais.
Presenter of Small Talk on Radio 4, The creator of The Guardian's Office column and author of a collection of best-sellers, his latest book is 'The Pocket Guru', a brilliantly accessible guide to enterprise. Guy's expertise lies in the use of creativity in business. He now runs the Smokehouse consultancy, helping companies conceive more innovative products, services and processes.
Fiona is a regular presenter of the BBC Ten o'clock news, which she has done since 2003, before which she hosted the 6 O’Clock news. She also presents Antiques Roadshow and Fake or Fortune.
Frank Bruno is possibly the most popular boxer Britain has ever produced. A loveable personality, he sprung to prominence during his interviews with BBC Television's Harry Carpenter.
Rob Brydon is a welsh actor, writer, singer and comedian. His characters include Marion and Geoff and Keith Barret amongst others! Known for performing with Steve Coogan on the hit BBC TV series "The Trip".
Up and coming award winning Scottish comedian.
Veteran BBC journalist and broadcaster, who presents programmes for the corporation, and is a popular chairman/interviewer/facilitator for corporate events.
Sally Bundock is a presenter and Journalist who focuses on Business matters. She is a keen proponent for part time working, having successfully built up her career while working part time.
arriving on our TV screens in 2010 Paul cemented a career of over twenty years hard work as an impressionist and comedian with the exposure and recognition he had always wanted, reaching the final of ITV's Britain's Got Talent.
Brilliant silhouette artist. Perfect for corporate events, drinks receptions and dinners.Also a great after dinner speaker on the history of Silhouette Artistry.
Greg Burns is a Radio DJ, Comedian and a brilliant host for any corporate event. Also a very popular voice of god.
Vicki presents Fifth Gear on Channel Five and was a former Top Gear presenter alongside Jeremy Clarkson. She is an extensively published journalist in national magazines and newspapers anda regular contributor to TV and Radio.
Popular Irish comedian with big followings in the UK and Australia. A team captain on Mock the Week who has appeared on everything from Question Time to Live at the Apollo.
Popular Irish comedian who is a regular at comedy festivals such as the Edinburgh Fringe, Montreal and Melbourne.
Andrea is a journalist and is the face of Wales Tonight. She presented the arts programme The Wales Show and also guests presents on Good Morning Britain.
Combining off-beat jokes with songs about dying pets and choice fatigue, Pat Cahill's unpretentiously surreal and absurd outlook has seen him win a fistful of awards. His speciality is dry, absurd philosophical theories and silly songs.
Actor, theatre director, writer and biographer. Renowned for his mastery of Dickens and Shakespeare.His films include Four Weddings and a Funeral, A Room with a View, Amadeus and Shakespeare in Love.
Feisty Glaswegian who gave up a lucrative career in corporate law to become a comedian. She is a stand up comic, writer, TV Presenter and actress who hosts a number of events and custom write after dinner speeches for corporate events. Most recently seen hosting Great British Menu on BBC Two.
Versatile and well travelled factual presenter who has filmed in some of the world's most extraordinary and challenging locations. From presenting the Gadget Show to Stargazing Live, he makes science accessible for all ages.
A young and bubbly presenter, always worth watching, Torie has presented "The Honda 4-Stroke Power Boat Championships" on ITV4 and has been one of the regular presenters for ˜Price-Drop TV" on Sky. A great sports presenter too.
Brian Capron played Richard Hillman in Coronation Street and was a regular in Where the Heart Is.
Brilliant comedian and writer with deadpan delivery and superb observations he spins into flights of fancy.
Jimmy hosts 8 out of 10 Cats on Channel 4 and is a regular on many panel shows. He tours tirelessly, while in the corporate market he is in constant demand as a speaker and host.
Brilliant comedian who started out as a folk singer. Has had numerous programmes on TV over the years, including most recently as host of Golden Balls. Lesser known is he owned the production company behind Who Wants to be a Millionaire?!
Todd Carty - best known for his roles in EastEnders, The Bill and Grange Hill.
Andrew Castle is one of the most experienced live broadcasters in the UK. After retiring from professional tennis in 1992, the former men’s singles UK No. 1 has gone on to work with the UKs most respected broadcasting companies including Sky, the BBC, ITV, Smooth radio and LBC. Castle currently hosts LBC’s weekend breakfast show covering a range of major stories both in the UK and worldwide.
Antique dealer and a furniture expert on BBC's Antiques Roadshow. He is on the governing body of the British Antique Dealers' Association.
Nathan Caton is one of the most exciting young comedians on the scene. Gigging since the tender age of 19, over the last decade he has established himself both as a circuit headliner, and a name on TV and radio. Within his first few years on stage, he had picked up various accolades and coveted plaudits including the Chortle Student Comic of the Year award and Broadcast Hotshot and written and starred in a pilot for Paramount Comedy (now Comedy Central) entitled The Nathan Caton Show.
Currently rugby Attack coach who played a crucial role in winning the 2003 Rugby World Cup. He went on to successfully coach London Irish. He writes for the Sunday Telegraph and is Brand Ambassador for Clydesdale Bank. An inspirational after-dinner and motivational speaker.
The minute Jo Caulfield hits the stage you know you’re in for a good time. A brilliant and versatile comedian, Jo is particularly adept at tailoring her material to the event in hand. TV Credits include Apollo and HIGNFY.
Scottish TV Presenter and Former Royal Marine Commando with a remarkable story of rehabilitation and new beginnings. His media career took off by accident, after he competed in the Invictus Games and has led to roles on Channel 4’s Paralympic coverage, and even Strictly Come Dancing. Wowed us at a recent Speaker Taster Session.
Now the main football presenter on Sky Sports, since replacing Richard Keys, Ed has worked at the 2010 World Cup, has presented for Sky on both domestic and international rugby as well as 'Sports Sunday' on Sky Sports News.
A successful jockey who was given just 6 months to live when he was diagnosed with cancer. But after chemotherapy he returned to racing, most famously winning the Grand National on Aldaniti in 1981. His incredible story of courage and endurance was portrayed in the film Champion.
Son of a Malawian government minister, his comedy career began in Canada, before moving to South Africa and he now lives in Manchester. Came 3rd in Britain's Got Talent 2017, but don’t hold that against him, he is a great comic! Has had 3 series of his own comedy show on Radio 4 plus the usual panel shows, and has appeared on quite a few news programmes over the last year, being seen as a go to for when the press want the view of “an outsider”…he’s the first to admit he often doesn’t have a view on what he’s being asked about, but all publicity is good publicity!
Comedian and actor who started out as a performance poet. He is possibly best known as Dave Lister in Red Dwarf, and Lloyd in Coronation Street. Now a renowned DJ, with a show on 6 Music.
Brilliant Chinese Comedian. Having dropped out of a Cambridge Mathematics degree, he became a professional poker player and bring an analytical approach to comedy.
A highly popular member of the 1980's English Rugby Team, as a prop forward he played for Bath Rugby Football Club winning a host of medals.
Adrian Chiles - Former host of The One Show and Match of the Day 2 who is now back on 5 Live. A popular corporate presenter.
British comedian and actor of Indian descent. Host of Ch4's Stand Up for the Week and has appeared on Live At The Apollo. Described by Eastern Eye as a "dangerous comic genius".
Winner of the 2013 Foster's Comedy Award for the best show at Edinburgh with her feminist comedy show 'A Bic for Her'. A regular on TV and radio comedy shows.
New Zealand born stand up comic and host. Also part of the Cabernet of Comedy which he presents with vintner Giles Walker Smith.
Rylan Clark-Neal first burst onto our screens in the 2012 series of X Factor. Since then he has firmly established himself as one of Britain’s biggest and most loved TV & radio personalities.
Veteran Conservative MP and former cabinet minister who has served in a number of administrations as Chancellor, Home Secretary, Lord Chancellor and Justice Minister; keen jazz fan
Popular Scottish comedian who presents Capital FM in Scotland's breakfast show, a regular at the Edinburgh Fringe and regular contributor to Youth TV.
During 25 years in show business he's turned his hand to comedy, acting, presenting, writing and even dancing on the BBC's 'Strictly'. Was a recent subject of Piers Morgan.
Best known as the voice of Saturday Night Takeaway - a highly experienced voice over artist and live Voice of God announcer
Relaxed yet authoritative TV presenter, radio broadcaster, newspaper columnist and event host. Champion of the underdog - football and consumer.
Winner of The Apprentice 2014, Mark Wright is now CEO of a highly successful digital marketing agency, Climb Online, which he launched with Lord Alan Sugar’s backing after winning in 2015.
Mark Wright Climb Online
Kathy is a voiceover artist who specialises in being the Voice of God at corporate events.
Alun Cochrane is a no-nonsense comedian who specialises in funny nonsense. He’s been on Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow and is also often seen on Eight out of Ten Cats and Mock The Week.
Registered sport and exercise psychologist who is the head of the London Sport Institute at Middlesex University. An expert on the psychology of enhancing performance, she has worked for the likes of Tottenham Hotspur and Saracens and has appeared on the BBC's Inside Sport programme.
TV News presenter who is now a main presenter on QVC, Marverine has been in the media business for over 25 years. A experienced awards and event host, she is also a beer expert and beer sommelier.
Dancer best known as a professional dancer on Strictly Come Dancing.
BBC Legal Editor and Law in Action presenter who is also a comedy writer! Can speak seriously about Brexit, but equally comfortable with a witty anecdotal speech.
Former musician with The Communards who left the went on to become a Church of England Vicar in rural Northamptonshire! Now best known for hosting R4's Saturday Live, and even appeared on Strictly Come Dancing a few years’ back.
Golden Globe winner and Emmy-nominee, actress Joan Collins has international star quality. An icon and a living legend, her career has evolved into superstar status. She has appeared in over 60 films and dozens of TV series, including Dynasty - the highest rated TV drama of all time.
Canadian comedian, now living in the UK, with a unique story telling style. He has appeared on Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow and received rave reviews in Edinburgh.
Professional racing car driver, ex-Stig, writer, TV presenter, world record breaker and Hollywood stunt driver. Ben is most famous for his role as the Stig, but is now a respected and successful businessman.
Geoff is an award-winning thinker, author, broadcaster, and speaker on today’s most significant trends in business. As a longtime editor and columnist for FORTUNE, he has become one of America’s sharpest and most respected commentators on leadership, globalization, wealth creation, the infotech revolution, and related issues.
The Comedy Store Players are the improvisational team that inspired the hugely successful Channel 4 series Whose Line Is It Anyway? hosted by Clive Anderson.
The Comedy Store Players
Stand Up Comedian & Awards Host, Roisin Conaty is a rising star comedian - recently appearing on 8 Out of 10 Cats, Taskmaster and Have I Got news For you. She was also winner of the Fosters Comedy Award in 2010.
Brian Conley is one of the UK's most versatile and popular performers. He has become a household name thanks to such diverse characters as Dangerous Brian, Nick Frisby "It's a puppet", Doug Digby and the legendary Al Jolson.
Paul Connolly is an investigative broadcast journalist, television presenter and documentary maker. Specialising in covert filming and undercover work. His new series "Undercover: Nailing The Fraudsters" started in February 2018 on Channel 5.
A charismatic keynote and after-dinner speaker, Alexis employs his personal knowledge of hustling, pickpockets and con-artists to speak candidly on the risks and security threats constantly faced by businesses and consumers. Alexis is an assured host, and also an actor having had roles in The Durrells.
Former boxing champion and one of Britain's great sporting characters. He had 39 fights with 34 wins and was British and European Champion. He had three successful defences before retiring in 1980 and as an actor has appeared in the West End in â€œBlood Brothersâ€.
Modern ventriloquist and stand up, who has a host of puppets including old favourite Monkey. Absolutely brilliant, great fun and a bit different.
Popular comedy actor whose Alan Partridge character has entered popular consciousness. Runs his own production company, Baby Cow. Doesn't do many corporates, but can be persuaded on occasion to do a turn as Alan.
A highly experienced broadcaster who has presented TV and radio programmes including You and Yours, Making History, Nationwide, Breakfast Time and Crimewatch.
Presenter on BBC5 Live’s Wake Up To Money and BBC Radio 4’s Money Box Live.
A fantastic comedian who has performed all across the UK as well as in the US. Brilliant choice to host corporate events – did our Speaker Drinks back in ’19, and one of our most booked comics over the last 18 months
An acclaimed writer, critic, columnist and television presenter. He regularly writes for The Times and most recently he co-presented Amazing Hotels: Life Beyond The Lobby.
TV presenter, writer and poker player. Host of Only Connect. She is married to David Mitchell
Victoria Coren Mitchell
Radio 1 DJ and former Breakfast host
Comedian, writer and actor who won the Hackney Empire New Act of the Year in 2009. Now a regular on TV and on the stand up circuit, Fergus supported Russell Kane on tour in 2011.
Seasoned broadcaster and print journalist. Prior to being Chief Political Correspondent for Sky News, he was at the BBC and before then he had been political editor of the Sunday Express, the Daily Express and Home Affairs correspondent at the Sunday Times.
British middle distance runner from the Coe Ovett era who is now a commentator on BBC Sport and popular motivational speaker. Very good at relating sporting success to commercial success, and in particular developing teams working towards a shared goal. For my money, one of the best value Olympic speakers.
Danny Crates is a Paralympic gold medallist, World champion, European champion, Paralympic World Cup winner and world record holder. He lost an arm in an accident when he was 21. An inspiring speaker and a top motivator.
John Craven is the presenter of "CountryFile" having made his name on Newsround.
Presented Channel Five News at 5pm and the channel's news and current affairs programmes. She previously co-anchored GMTV, the breakfast news show.
Norman Croucher is a powerful motivational speaker who has proved that teamwork and persistence do indeed pay. Despite having lost both legs in a railway accident, he decided to seek adventure in the mountains - and he certainly found it.
Hal Cruttenden - Popular stand-up comedian who has been on Michael McIntyre and had his own show on Radio 4 as well as being a highly accomplished writer, presenter and actor. Great host for corporate events.
Star of The Impression Show with Debra Stephenson and Dead Ringers on BBC, Jon has a catalogue of over 350 impressions and is regarded by many to be the best impressionist in the UK. He is brilliant for award ceremonies, after-dinner speaking and personal appearances.
Former MP and minister who is now a popular broadcaster and author. Recently appeared on Strictly Come Dancing.
Actor and presenter whose credits include Blue Peter and Catchphrase.
Former BBC Financial presenter (credits include 'Working Lunch', BBC Breakfast and 5 Live) who is a popular presenter and speaker at corporate events. As well as chairing, he can provide economic analysis/reviews of the economy.
Emma Dabiri is a social historian and writer whose bestselling debut book "Don’t Touch My Hair "has been critically acclaimed. She speaks out on diversity, inclusion and cultural-appropriation.
Iain Dale is one of Britain’s leading political commentators, with a daily show on LBC. He has been a contributing editor for GQ Magazine and currently writes for various national newspapers and magazines, including the Guardian, the Independent, the New Statesman, the Spectator and Attitude. In 2019 he chaired the Tory Leadership hustings between Boris Johnson and Jeremy Hunt.
Camilla Dallerup became Strictly Come Dancing champion in 2008, GMTV's Dancing Queen in 2010 and has also appeared on 'I'm a Celebrity, get me out of here.' The fashion icon and TV presenter also hosts live events.
It all started by making friends and family laugh after changing the lyrics to songs. Josh's style and material is much admired in the comedy clubs, appearing at Jongleurs and the Comedy Store. He's equally appreciated by corporate audiences - funny and entertaining but not offensive.
His 1976 New Faces win propelled him to TV, followed by his own show and a couple of sitcoms before becoming a game show host with Big Break and The Generation Game.
Former World, Commonwealth and Olympic swimmer, Sharron is now a popular commentator and sports journalist across the media.
He continues to work for the BBC on a freelance basis, covering the Olympics and Commonwealth Games and in the summer of 2012 could be heard commentating on the women's hockey. He has also appeared as a guest panellist on the long-running BBC game show, Call My Bluff.
Comedian, actor and QI panellist. An assured presence at corporate events.
Writer and performer 6' 8" Greg is fast becoming one of the UK's most popular comics. Best known as the psychotic head of sixth form in The Inbetweeners he has also appeared on Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo, Buzzcocks, Opinionated and Would I Lie to You.
Originally called to the bar, Graham has forged a great reputation as a corporate presenter, facilitator and speaker. Has provided media and presentation training to most of the Cabinet.
LLB (Hons)Barrister and author of 'How to be Great at the Stuff you Hate: the straight-talking guide to persuading, selling & networking Nick established The Really Great Training Company in 2008.
Marlon Davis is a talented comedian, improviser and actor whose recent TV appearances include BBC’s Live At The Apollo and Comedy Central’s Comedy Store Live.
Legendary snooker player who is renowned for his dry wit. Steve has also been a successful pool and poker player. He's also a radio DJ, and has played at Glastonbury!.
For over thirty years Jacquie Davis has survived as one of the top operators in a male-dominated profession — the secretive, often dangerous world of being a bodyguard. Her story became a highly acclaimed Netflix film last year.
His possibly best known for playing Tristan in the BBC's "All Creatures Great and Small," and the fifth Doctor Who.
Jason Dawe co presents Used Car Roadshow on ITV and is a Sunday Times journalist and motor industry expert.
Part of the England squad that took the country to victory in the 2003 World Cup, and now a popular motivational speaker. He is immediately recognizable as team captain on BBC's 'A Question of Sport' as well as a rugby commentator for the BBC and Radio 5 Live.
Former HR manager who has been in comedy for 20 years. Stand up performer and writer for shows such as Have I Got News For you and Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Winner of Chortle's Student Comedian Award in 2007 Tom has done stand up in Edinburgh taking part in longest running group comedy show the Comedy Zone. He has hosted his own show on Radio One and appeared on BBC2's Rob Brydon Show.
Young Glaswegian Larry who is in hot demand. He won the Amused Moose Comedy Competition in Edinburgh this year having previously been Scottish comedian of the Year.
Former host of Have I Got News For You who is also an actor. Was a stalwart of the corporate season for many years, and is now back after a sojourn.
'Voice of the Balls' announcing the National Lottery since its inception. He has worked across the BBC, and is also voice of Dancing with the Stars in the States. A popular VoG and voice artist.
Esteemed stand up comedian. He chairs Radio 4's comedy quiz "I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue" and started the whole Live at the Apollo phenomenon (originally called Jack Dee Live at the Apollo).
Popular musical comedian famed for his use of a loop pedal (like Ed Sheeran uses) to become a one man band! Great fun and a bit different.
Comedy writer and razor sharp one-liner comedian, widely regarded as being one of the most quotable comics on the circuit.
Ortis Deley is a British television presenter, radio DJ and actor. As of 2016, he is a presenter on The Gadget Show.
Lawyer and businesswoman who has been no stranger to the front pages. Fascinating and enigmatic, this highly intelligent woman is an interesting speaker and host.
Actor and comedian, possibly best known for gameshows but more recently seen in theatre and on Coronation Street.
Popular comedian and actor best known for Mock the Week, Outnumbered and as one half of Punt & Dennis.
A passion for words has taken Susie from Editorial Director at Oxford University Press to Countdown. Her mission is to help people appreciate the power of words in all forms of communication. A bit different, and talks about word usage, and peculiar phrases (it’s more fun and entertaining than it might sound!), and certainly appeals to men of a certain age...
Award-winning journalist and broadcaster, she presents her own news and current affairs show every weekday morning on BBC Radio Five Live. She is also a regular in the One Show and Watchdog.
Popular TV presenter, originally on ITN, who now presents the BBC Proms and various programmes on Radio 2 and 3.
One of the main sports presenters for Sky News. He has fronted coverage of World Rally Championships for Ch 4 and ITV. An excellent awards host and MC, and delivers an after dinner talk on "How Not To Make It In Motorsport"
Children's presenters who have carved out a corner in the CBBC schedule with their whaccky humour
Dick & Dom
David Dickinson was the much loved and highly respected presenter of Bargain Hunt, the incredibly successful BBC1 daytime antiques show. He now presents Dickinson's deals on ITV and has traced his family for the BBC's Who do you think you are?
Best known as the X Factor voice over and popular VOG at corporate events.
Jonathan Dimbleby has a long distinguished career as a TV and radio broadcaster and writer. He has chaired 'Any Questions' since 1987 and presented series including 'First Tuesday' and 'One the Record' as well as being the anchor for General Election coverage.
Charlie is one of Britain's best known and best loved gardeners having first come to the nation's attention on BBC1's incredibly popular Ground Force.
Omid Djalili is a stand up comedian and actor. He has had his own show on BBC One and been featured on Live at the Apollo. On the big screen he has appeared along side the likes of Robert Redford and Brad Pitt.
Lord Michael Dobbs is best known as the writer of House of Cards, the Netflix series that was originally adapted by the BBC. Michael was an advisor to numerous prime ministers including Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron and now sits in the Upper House
Best known as the host of Channel 4’s iconic comedy series Balls of Steel, Mark also fronted three hit series of globetrotting documentaries of The World’s …and Me in which he met the most extraordinary people on the planet. Inspired by the hit series, The World’s Most Extraordinary People …and Me was published in 2010 and became a Sunday Times bestseller. A follow-up edition, Do You Mind If I Put My Hand On It was released two years later.
Host of ITV’s unlikely hit “The Masked Singer” having been a finalist on 2017’s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! Also one of the most exciting comedians in the UK.
Monty's personal story is one of triumph over adversity including overcoming bankruptcy and depression to the glittering career he has now. He's incredibly engaging, charismatic and passionate about how we can all make the world a better place through reconnecting with each other.
Stacey Dooley- Popular Journalist, TV and Radio Presenter known for over 90 documentaries.
Kitrina has won at every level in golf. As an amateur winning 5 County Championships in succession, the Scottish Girls, Portuguese Ladies and British Amateur Championships in 1982. She represented England in three home internationals, the European U23`s Team Championships, the Ladies European Team Championships and represented Great Britain in the Curtis Cup and Vagliano Trophy.
Brian presented SMTV live with Tess Daly and then had his own show on ITV Brian's Boyfriends.
popular Irish TV presenter with numerous credits to his name including Tomorrow's World and the Holiday Programme and ITV rugby shows; excellent corporate host
Anton shot to international stardom through his frequent appearances on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing and his professional partnership with Erin Boag, with his quick wit he is a popular figure on the corporate scene
Anton du Beke
A highly skilled film marketing professional who has worked closely with Steven Spielberg amongst many others. His talk could be entitled "How I Forrest Gumped my way to the top!" Hilarious, moving and motivational in equal measures. His book "50 Things" out now is a beautiful ode to having children and advice we could all give.
The most successful jockey in English National Hunt Racing. Richard has gone on many challenges, including a 350-mile cross-country ski race to the Magnetic North Pole and 2,000 mile hike the length of Japan. A very lively and popular motivational speaker.
Popular and versatile presenter with various TV credits. Always goes down well at corporate events.
Presenter on BBC World News and BBC Radio 4 'The World Tonight'. An experienced conference chair and moderator
Stand up comic, author, actress and the first woman to win the Perrier Award. Regularly featured on TV in Grumpy Old Women, This Morning and Loose Women and in theatre, including the acclaimed Vagina Monologues.
US comedian and writer who splits his time between here and the States. Alex is one of the comedy industry’s fastest rising young stars. Previous winner of the Fosters Comedy Award for best newcomer.
Frances's latest book, "Winning The Game of Life" suggests tools for personal success and motivation and embraces techniques employed by many of Britain's foremost captains of industry and top sportsmen and women. Author and highly talented public speaker who speaks 6 languages.
Huw Edwards - BBC 10 O'Clock news main presenter and popular corporate host/chair.
Winner of the 2018 Amused Moose comedy award, Tania Edwards is a hugely talented stand-up comedian and writer.
Rick Edwards is a presenter and writer who came to prominence on T4 and did a lot of the Paralympics coverage. Has a natural science degree from Cambridge.
Infamous British ski jumper who took part in the Winter Olympics against all odds, the worse he performed, the more the public loved him! His story was made into a film. Really lovely speaker who charms the audience with his story of achieving against the odds. Spoke at our Speaker Taster Session in Dec ’20 to great acclaim. He charms the audience with his story of achieving against the odds.
Eddie 'The Eagle' Edwards
Anarchist Cook and a performer like no other. A unique stand up comedian who often cooks using hotel-room equipment (iron, kettle, trouser-press etc.)
Best known as a Blue Peter presenter she has presented programmes across the networks on gardens, cars, holidays and childcare. She is the mother of singer Sophie Ellis-Bextor.
One of Britain's most high profile presenters and broadcasting entrepreneurs. Shows include the Big Breakfast, TFI Friday, Don't Forget Your Toothbrush. A fan of fast cars and a collector of Ferraris,
BBC Radio Host, DJ and TV Presenter
Ieuan has made seven appearances for the British Lions and is a member of the elite band of Triple Lions Tourists, touring in Australia 1989, New Zealand 1993 and South Africa 1997, where a groin injury ended his trip prematurely.
Commanding a strong stage presence and an excellent audience rapport, John exudes professionalism to captivate audiences everywhere. A regular on the corporate circuit he has spoken for numerous companies and trade associations.
Established act on the stand-up comedy circuit and well known to listeners of Radio 4 comedy programmes. TV includes The Michael McIntyre Roadshow and Celebrity Mastermind; most recently heard on Radio 4's Simon Evans Goes to Market in which he satirised business markets such as property and oil.
Les flew Concorde with British Airways as a Senior First Officer for 4 years between 1999 and its end of service in 2003. He was privileged to fly the last commercial Concorde service from London to New York in October 2003.
Pippa is a very experienced corporate performer. She’s a brilliant stand up and a regular on The Now Show, in addition to other guest appearances on I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue and Just A Minute. Pippa is able to write and perform a song tailored to the awards so there’s a strong element of personalisation available which always goes down brilliantly.
The distinctive voice of Clive Everton has been heard commentating on snooker for the BBC and other broadcasters since 1978.
Pint-sized comedian and writer from Manchester
Venetia is a TV presenter, producer and content creator. After graduating in English Literature and Film from Warwick University, she kick-started her career at MTV, where she produced their flagship show, MTV News.
Brilliant football impressionist who has appeared on Football Focus, Soccer AM and Match of the Day having originally found fame on YouTube.
Legendary former captain of the Australian rugby union team which won the 1991 World Cup at Twickenham
Actress and broadcaster who has starred in Dangerfield, Spooks and Holby City and who won Celebrity MasterChef in 2010. Currently presenting John And Lisa's Weekend Kitchen alongside chef husband, John Torode.
Journalist and sports presenter. She has worked for ITV, CNN, BBC World Service and ESPN, and has interviewed high-profile African figures and football celebrities.
Author and journalist best known for the companion books to the Downton Abbey TV drama series.
Nick Ferrari is the well known personality and radio presenter of the daily breakfast talk show on LBC. He has a media career that spans TV, radio and press. Known for his knowledge and love of tabloid stories, Nick Ferrari is an entertaining after dinner host!
Astrophysicist and the driving force behind one of Europe's newest stargazing facilities, the Kielder Observatory.
Pete Firman is the UK’s leading comedian/magician and a TV regular, most recently seen on ‘The Next Great Magician’ (ITV1), ‘Tonight at the London Palladium’ (ITV1), ‘Let’s Sing & Dance for Comic Relief’ (BBC1) and Tommy Cooper Forever (ITV1).
Michael Fish was Britain's longest-serving TV weather forecaster, and thanks to the 1987 hurrcane, probably the best known, before retiring in 2004. Still a recognisable face, he is an amusing after dinner speaker, and popular face for Personal Appearances.
Best known for taking on the banks in his Channel 4 challenge 'Bank of Dave'. An entrepreneur who now owns the biggest minibus supplier in Britain. A lively after dinner and business speaker.
From local radio to television, and from writing and presenting, David has a host of amusing stories from his diverse media career. A highly entertaining after dinner speaker
Eccentric Englishman who is an actor and performer. He has completed such feats as rowing the Channel in a bath as well as being one half of a Flanders and Swann tribute act.
Cockney comedian who is a regular in the clubs as well as TV appearances such as Michael McIntyre, Mock the Week etc.
Radio 1's resident doctor and also part of the medical team on Radio 5Live. Stuart has appeared as an expert on The Wright Stuff Extra (Ch5) and presented a Radio 4 documentary about antibiotics. He hosted Belfast's World Mental Health Day for the Royal College of Psychiatrists.
A member of the Henry Doubleday Research Association and the Soil Association, Bob practises what he preaches with his own organic garden in Norfolk. He lectures widely and can be heard on Radio 4's Gardeners' Question Time.
BBC Five Live lunchtime show presenter. An experienced radio broadcaster and journalist who has covered many international events and reported on TV for Tonight with Trevor McDonald, The Alan Titchmarsh Show and The One Show.
Ben originally came to fame on BBC series Castaway, and has subsequently made his name as a rural presenter on programmes such as Countryfile. He is also an explorer/adventurer having rowed the Atlantic naked with James Cracknell and also raced to the South Pole.
Popular TV and radio presenter currently on BBC Radio 2. Daughter of Bryan Forbes and Nanette Newman.
Former political adviser, Matt is passionate, opinionated and excitable. Writer, comedy stand up performer and a regular on Talksport radio, Matt's latest comedy show was a hit at the Edinburgh festival.
Former Tomorrow's World and Robot Wars presenter. Philippa has a degree in environmental science and now produces and presents wildlife programmes for the BBC, Discovery Channel and National Geographic.
An experienced journalist with years of live presentation under her belt. Helen read the news for Daybreak as well as covering for the lead presenters. A regular face on both Five and Sky News she is a highly professional corporate host who has chaired conferences and major events, both in the UK and abroad.
Jason Fox is a former Royal Marine Commando and Special Forces Sergeant. He has gone on to work in film and television both behind and in front of the camera, giving the audience a taste of action and adventure around the world.He presents Channel 4's hit show, SAS: Who Dares Wins and, also fronted Meet The Drug Lords: Inside The Real Narcos.
Deborah Frances-White is an award-winning comedian, podcaster, screenwriter, public speaker and activist.
Fashion designer and journalist best known for The Clothes Show.
Caryn Franklin MBE
Matt leads Channel 4's coverage of the Americas on everything from business and culture to US foreign policy and its view of the world. He was formerly anchor for BBC World News America bulletin and the BBC's Washington correspondent.
Presents a daily show on Times Radio and has presented numerous chat shows and programmes across all of the channels over the years. Her inclusion here is due to work she’s been doing on the menopause, both encouraging women to seek the support they require, plus helping employers and colleagues to understand and support their fellow colleagues. Peri and menopausal women are the fastest growing sector of the workforce.
Stephen Fry is one of Bitain's most popular TV presenters, panel show hosts and multi-talented bon viveur
Bernard Gallacher is synonymous with professional golf. He has played in the Ryder Cup eight times, was captain in 1995 and has notched up many victories on the European Tour. He is regarded as a "golf day specialist", is an accomplished speaker and a leading media commentator.
Popular Sky presenter and daughter of golfer Bernard.
Rising comedy stand up star who has become a regular on Mock The Week. He has supported Greg Davies on tour and appeared on Russell Howard's Good News Series.
Actor best known as postman Masood in BBC TV series Eastenders, his other credits include films Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and Bride and Prejudice. An experienced awards host and after dinner speaker.
A prolific county batsman who amassed nearly a hundred centuries over his long career, Mike captained England and was the last English Captain to retain the Ashes in Australia.
Writer actor and director Ricky Gervais became the first British person to write an episode of the The Simpsons.
Best known for her comedy partnership with Sue Perkins presenting everything from Light Lunch to Bake Off! An assured host for corporate events who can right a tailored opening piece.
Welsh comedy sensation who is one of the UK's leading comedy talents. A regular on TV, featuring on Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News for You, Buzzcocks, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Would I Lie to You? as well as hosting his own BBC series Ask Rhod Gilbert and Rhod Gilbert's Work Experience.
A former Digital Security Journalist of the Year, Misha is an author and journalist with a rich background in cyber security, geopolitics, criminology and broadcasting. His non fiction book, McMafia was turned into a thriller by the BBC.
Fi Glover has hosted 'Broadcasting House' and 'Saturday Live'on BBC Radio 4. Described as 'velvet voiced' by The Guardian and voted number 9 in the Radio Times 'Favourite Voice' in Britain, Fi has worked across a wide range of radio and TV programmes. An experienced event host, conference chair and awards host.
The charming straight-talking, quick-witted Kerry Godliman is one of our country’s best performers. Appearances include Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week, while acting credits include Bad Move with Jack Dee, and After Life with Ricky Gervais
Popular South African comedian who has toured extensively.
Stuart has been a comedian for 12 years. He hosts the Comedian’s Comedian podcast, where he has interviewed the good and the great of the comedy world, and has distilled their insights into an inspiring talk, looking at what business can learn from comedy, whether it’s dealing with rejection, developing resilience or even tackling mental health and general wellbeing. Since lockdown he’s had to pivot his whole approach as he tackled the prospect of no income from live events for potentially a year or more!
Will Gompertz is the multi-talented, fabulously recognisable former Arts Editor for the BBC and world-renowned arts expert, imbued with charm and wit which, coupled with his encyclopedic knowledge of Arts and Culture, makes him a uniquely entertaining speaker. Recently has taken the post of Director of Arts and Learning at The Barbican.
Louise Goodman is an award-winning TV presenter and journalist with over 20 years of media and motor racing experience. Her informative and entertaining style has kept her in demand for hosting conferences, Awards ceremonies and live events, working with a wide range of corporate clients.
Renowned stand up comedian and author. Dave’s will write a bespoke piece about the event with accompanying PPT, like his shows.
Broadcaster and journalist. BBC News24 anchor and author of 'Simply Wonderwoman - A Survival Guide for Women with Too Much to Do'
Renowned auctioneer and Channel Five presenter. Jonny Gould is a legend in the corporate market, bringing his unique blend of charisma to events.
Former England Cricket captain, and one of the most naturally gifted players of his generation. Recently retired as a commentator on Sky, he is an amusing speaker, and bit of a throwback to the Gentleman and Players era; David very much the former!
Carrie Gracie was formerly the BBC's China Editor. Now a senior Presenter on the BBC News Channel.
Young, up and coming Eton and Oxford educated award winning comedian. A regular on 5 Live’s Fighting Talk among other programmes.
Probably the best known pop vocal coaches in the UK, appearing on Fame Academy and Pop Idol. Using the medium of music they deliver key messages about strategy, leadership, change management and team building.
Carrie and David Grant
Popular Brighton based comedian who is a regular at the Comedy Store and Edinburgh Fringe.
Actor, screenwriter, writer and director, born in Swaziland. Came to fame as the inebriated Withnail in the 1987 cult film Withnail and I. Has appeared in a wide variety of films.
Richard E Grant
Easy going and confident, he creates a natural rapport with the audience and a comfortable atmosphere with crowds of all ages.
Former Everton & Scottish Footballer, Andy is a Sky Sports Pundit and now based out of Qatar but has returned to commentate for several games for BT Sport - an after dinner speaker.
Comedian who has had his own hit shows at Edinburgh and has supported Russell Kane and Simon Day on tour. Has a noted online and web presence.
Former Rugby player who was part of the World Cup winning squad in 2003. His speaking topics include leadership, teamwork, attitude and the importance of self-belief.
Lloyd Griffith is a comedian, presenter, actor and a choirboy. He has co-hosted "Soccer Am" every Saturday morning for Sky One/ Sky Sports alongside John Fendley and Jimmy Bullard since 2017. He is also one of the hosts of new Netflix comedy action game show "Flinch" with Desiree Burch and Seann Walsh.
Loyd was born in Boston, Massachusetts in 1950 and graduated from Boston University and the London School of Economics. Presented Through the Keyhole and Masterchef.
Emma (@emmaguns) is the host of The Emma Guns Show podcast and an experienced journalist, specialising in beauty, wellness and first-person features who has written for Red, Sunday Times Style, Stylist and Women’s Health. She established her podcast, which has 100+ 5-star rated on iTunes, to create an honest, open resource able to go deeper than the written word and provide inspiration and community for her listeners.
Emma Gunavardhana ‘Emma Guns’
An air traffic controller at Birmingham Airport for 22 years, until he retired in 1992, David's entertaining speech, entitled "What goes up doesn't necessarily come down" draws on his wide experience of near misses and narrowly averted disasters, with his tongue firmly in his cheek!
Polar explorer and an authority on Climate Change, having seen its effects first hand. Pen is unique in combining a business background, and exceptional team leadership experience, with recent, world class, ground-breaking achievements in the Arctic and Antarctic.
Recently retired Foreign Secretary, William Hague was also Leader of the Opposition from 1997-2001. He is perhaps best known for his skill in parliamentary debate, particularly in some 200 exchanges and debates with Tony Blair who considered him his fiercest adversary.
Experienced TV presenter and producer, also a media consultant and trainer. Much in demand as a live event presenter, guest speaker and chair for conferences and seminars, she also is a motivational speaker. Author of 'Positivity'.
Young stand up comedian who has supported Russell Howard on his national tours. Also a writer for Radio 4's Now Show.
American comedian and master of deadpan delivery and absurdist irony, Rich has appeared regularly on Have I Got News for You and Never Mind the Buzzcocks. His own TV shows include How the West Was Lost, Rich Hall's Cattle Drive and Rich Hall's Election Show.
A high-energy, affable and delightful Welsh-Egyptian young comic who makes the personal political and the political personal.
Appears regularly on TV and radio on everything from "Have I Got News for You" to "This Morning", "Any Questions" to "Newsnight". She also writes for various newspapers and magazines and was a finalist in Celebrity Masterchef.
Best known as pint sized co presenter of Top Gear, he has also presented a number of science programmes, and can talk about how modern media engages with audiences of varying age groups not just through programmes, but also through online support.
GP and comedy writer. A regular on BBC comedy as well as on medical programmes, and a very popular after dinner speaker and awards host. He has won the Writers' Guild and a Silver Sony Award for a Radio 4 series. A brilliant speaker.
A presenter, comedian, actor and DJ, Ryan is a jack of all trades and perfect for hosting corporate events.
Former Liverpool and Scotland football international who is now a Match of the Day pundit.
Star of children's TV, best known for playing Tracy Beaker and her own show Dani's House.
Dr Dawn is a part time GP in Gloucestershire, co-presenter of Channel 4's Embarrassing Bodies and regularly appears on TV and in the media, talking and writing on medical issues.
For over a quarter of a century Roger Harrabin has been one of the media's most influential voices on the environment and in particular Climate Change. He is the BBC's outgoing Environment Analyst, working across all media from the Today Programme to the Ten O'Clock News, Newsnight and BBC World
Ainsley Harriott, was presenter of Ready Steady Cook and, arguably, Britain's most popular TV chef.
A confident performer with a captivating charm, Darren’s comedy deals with everything from subverting stereotypes, to everyday observations, to that juiciest of topics, religion – all with a cutting edge. He has appeared on Live At The Apollo and Mock The Week and has hosted Newsjack on Radio 4.
Miranda Hart has forged a niche as a comedy character actress as well as being a writer and stand up comedienne. Best known on TV for her own series Miranda.
Journalist and presenter who has a daily show on Talk Radio (and now simulcast on Talk TV). A former political editor and LBC Radio presenter, she is a regular on TV shows such as Question Time, Have I Got News For You, and on Radio 4’s Any Questions and the News Quiz.
Charlotte Hawkins is an experienced TV presenter who currently anchors on ITVs breakfast show, Good Morning Britain which she joined upon its launch. An experienced arts presenter, she has interviewed stars such as David Beckham and Oprah Winfrey and hosted Sky News BAFTA show.
Popular TV and radio comedian. He is also the author of the bestseller Round Ireland with a Fridge which has been adapted for radio and the big screen, as has the follow up, Playing the Moldovans at Tennis. A popular after dinner speaker and host, he is always well received.
Ayesha Hazarika is a Political Commentator, Comedian, Author and Journalist. She has many strings to her bow including being a round the clock advisor to leading members of the Labour party including Harriet Harman and Ed Miliband. She also performs stand up comedy making her a great humorous and intelligent speaker at corporate events.
Following a successful rugby career, he wowed TV audiences on Strictly Come Dancing. With over 50 international rugby caps and over 200 appearances for Leicester he has become a popular choice on the conference circuit. After retirement from rugby he worked for Credit Suisse.
Polemical columnist in the Daily Mail and formerly Telegraph. Also successful author and media contributor.
Experienced TV presenter (From Countrywise to That's Life, Watchdog and Food and Drink) Paul is an excellent speaker and host, a natural story teller, and also a very experienced sailor. His latest venture is to circumnavigate the treacherous waters around Cape Horn.
Melissa Hemsley is a cook, writer and champion of sustainable, nourishing food. She is passionate about the importance of creating extraordinary food that is sourced from suppliers that care and released her first solo cookbook In January 2018.‘Eat Happy’ was published to great critical acclaim and shows you how to make healthy food in 30 minutes.
Henry's TV work started with his own self-titled show, which has appeared in variant forms ever since. He was also a part-time member of The Comic Strip.
Adam Henson is perhaps the best-known farmer in the UK, presenting his own section on BBC's Countryfile to millions of viewers each Sunday evening. But farming and conservation are Adam's first passions.
Renowned comedian and writer who came to prominence with comedy partner Stewart Lee. Has a successful and popular podcast series.
Popular actress who is best known as Hayley Cropper in Coronation Street.
Best known as Lord Sugar's side kick on the Apprentice who went on to host Countdown.before handing over to Anne Robinson.
Fashion stylist and style expert. She has worked on many feature films and has been stylist to TV stars and celebrities. A style judge and host.
Award winning British comedian, author and television presenter best known for narrating You've Been Framed since 2004, and hosting Harry Hill's TV Burp for eleven years from 2001 to 2012 on ITV.
Popular Australian comedian best known for The Last Leg on Channel 4. Also been on Live at the Apollo and McIntyre's Roadshow.
Chris is a highly respected communicator and driver of positive change; famous surfer, Former sustainability director of The Eden Project, Chris Hines MBE now has a new initiative Grain of Sand.
Lead presenter on BT Sport and 5 Live. She presents BT’s coverage of the Champions League, Europa League & FA Cup, as well as the European Football show.
Editor of Private Eye and known to millions as team captain on Have I Got News For You?
Author and comedian who has appeared on the usual TV and Radio panel shows. He is now best known as the father of Spiderman (Tom Holland ) something he reflects on in his set, while not taking away from Juniors achievements
Popular sports presenter – he was a regular on BBC Breakfast and Watchdog, as well as Cash in the Attic. Won Strictly Come Dancing in 2009.
A judge on BBC 2's BAFTA Award winning The Great British Bake Off, Paul has written best-selling books about bread and baking and is a regular contributor to newspapers, magazines and BBC and ITV. A celebrity chef and popular awards host.
A multi-award winning Broadcasting legend. After 42 years on our screens, and with 28 years of Live Breakfast TV, he is one of the UK’s most respected hosts & interviewer.
Sharon is an Anglo Irish, award winning comedienne, actor and writer. Starred in and co wrote sitcom Catastrophe with Rob Delaney, and wrote sitcom Divorce which featured Sarah Jessica Parker.
Can do stand up, and is renowned for his surreal style, however he also appears with his band The Horne Section with whom he performs on Radio 4 in the 6.30 comedy slot. They can do a full cabaret performance which is very funny and a bit different.
Nina is a presenter with ITV News, working across their network news programmes including the ITV Evening News. She hosted ITV’s Coronavirus Q&A, a weekly programme where the contributors were all remote.
Actor and presenter with numerous credits including Argumental, Thank God You're Here and BBC's Sports Relief, performing as Cheryl Cole. A regular on Radio 4 comedy programmes and has also worked at the Science Museum creating and performing science presentations for kids.
Popular comedian from Mock the Week and Michael McIntyre among others.
Andrea Hubert started out on the comedy circuit in late 2009, and within 20 gigs gained second place in a national competition. She’s since performed alongside some of the UK’s best comedians at prestigious comedy clubs all over the UK.
The face of BT Sport having previously presented F1 for the BBC. Very experienced.
Former Today programme and Mastermind presenter, now on Classic FM. A popular addition to corporate events, he is regularly asked to chair events, host awards and speak after dinner. Always happy to take questions from the audience, so your chance to interrogate the great interrogator!
Gloria Hunniford was born in Northern Ireland and was the first woman to have her own daily radio show on BBC Radio 2 and has presented numerous chat shows on TV.
Reginald D Hunter has become an established headline stand up comedian. His powerful, straight-talking approach, coupled with his unique brand of social commentary has won him awards, acclaim and a fast-growing reputation.
Reginald D Hunter
Best known for Blue Peter, for whom she was one of the longest serving presenters. A Cambridge economics graduate who has presented numerous programmes across the networks.
Popular comedian and comedy club owner, best known for They Think It's All Over. A popular choice on the corporate circuit.
Sir Geoff Hurst MBE. Best known for his hat trick in the 1966 World Cup final. A successful business career followed and he was knighted in 1999 - a popular after dinner speaker
Presents the Infinite Monkey Cage on Radio 4 alongside Prof. Brian Cox. Robin is also a superb comedian.
Gavin is the warm up presenter for some of the biggest shows on British TV. Corporate clients love him because of his natural likability and energy which can change the vibe of a room instantly. With his live broadcasting experience he is able to hold a show together with ease, whilst thinking on his feet and adding humour and personality to any event.
John has presented Five Live's coverage of many major sporting events including Wimbledon, the Olympic Games, World Cups (both football and rugby)and the Ryder Cup.
One of Britain’s foremost and highly regarded television presenters and sports broadcasters. From the Olympics, to Golf to Snooker to BBC news. Could do a speech on women in broadcasting/media drawing on her own experiences and career which has resulted in position as one of the BBC’s senior sports anchors.
A comedian popular on the corporate circuit for dinners and golf days. Originally seen on New Faces, he has supported the likes of Jim Davidson, Bradley Walsh and Elkie Brooks.
Romanian stand up comedian who has successfully made the transition into English speaking comedy.
Renowned comedian and actor
BBC Business editor who was the Business and Economics Presenter on Radio 4's Today Programme for many years
In spite of retiring in 2003, Colin Jackson still holds the world record for the indoor 60m hurdles, He held the outdoor 110m hurdles (12.91 seconds set in the final of the 1993 World Championships) until it was finally bettered by Liu Xiang in 2006.
A popular TV presenter who is currently on Sky Sports News. She has presented football, the Euro Pro Golf Tour, hosted the Beijing Olympics and the Champions League for Al Jazeera Sport. She was also on ITV1's Saturday night show Splash!
Laura is a popular British broadcaster, and now is a very sought after style & home influencer and chef.
Fellow of the Pensions Management Institute, Stanley’s first career was in financial services, specialising in executive pension scheme. After 25 years he made the inevitable leap into show business(!), and has spent the last 25 years as a celebrity booker, chronicled in his acclaimed book, "Get Me A Celebrity!"
Jeremy Jacobs is one of the UK's foremost corporate presenters and event hosts and self-styled Sales Rainmaker! Drawing on cutting edge research, he takes the audience through the necessary skills and psychology to succeed in sales in the modern business environment.
Maya Jama is a TV presenter and radio DJ who has amassed a large following on Instagram, thanks to her bubbly and honest personality
One of Britain's most successful black female singers and entertainers. Won the MOBO award for best UK Act, has modelled and appeared on TV.
'The world of sport will never be the same again once you've listened to him' Taking Stars from a wide range of sports - boxing, athletics, snooker and darts - and adding hilarious comedy, makes Aaron James a speaker not to be missed!
Precociously talented, young up and coming comedian. Can be seen on Mock The Week. We’ve seen him grow and mature over the last few years, and he’s definitely ready for more. Recently did a Great Room gig and made a great job of it. Was the star of our Speaker Drinks back in ’18.
Poppy Jamie is an entrepreneur, TEDx speaker and entertainment presenter. At 25 Poppy founded her first start-up, an accessories brand “Pop and Suki” with best friend and model/actress Suki Waterhouse. At 26 Poppy founded Happy Not Perfect (HNP) a mental well-being start-up application and corresponding product line which is being launched in 2018.
Former Merrill Lynch stockbroker Mark Jeffries has become a trusted adviser and communications consultant to some of the world's largest and most successful corporations, agencies and partnerships.
Simon Jenkins is a journalist and author. He writes a column twice weekly for the Guardian and weekly for the Evening Standard, as well as broadcasting for the BBC.
Veteran Radio and TV broadcaster. David acquired the nickname "Kid" because he was the youngest radio presenter in Europe when he started. Since then he has worked for the BBC, Ted Turner, Capital and can currently be heard on Smooth Radio.
David 'Kid' Jensen
Comedian and comedy host, Julie is down to earth, very quick and a great improviser. She has Northern charm by the bucket load. A regular in comedy clubs round the country and a popular choice for corporates.
Well known weather presenter from the Midlands and a popular corporate presenter. She was actually studying for a science degree at Cambridge when she fell into presenting, and the rest is history!
Ashley John-Baptiste is a young BBC broadcast journalist and presenter who has a remarkable story of how he overcame his troubled childhood to study at one of the world’s best universities. He was nominated for the Young Talent of the Year award at this year’s RTS Television Journalism Awards.
Paul has been the Director of the Institute for Fiscal Studies, the UK's leading economic research institute since 2011; previously he had spells at spells at HM Treasury, the Department for Education and the FSA. A frequent contributor to broadcast media has published extensively on the economics of public policy.
Graham P. Jolley is an extremely engaging mind-reader, psychologist, entertainer, cabaret artiste and conference speaker with a stream of TV credits and a flair for keeping audiences enthralled.
Comedian and writer best known for Trigger Happy TV and his character with the oversized mobile. Will write a specific piece for your event.
Experienced radio presenter whose corporate specialities are awards ceremonies and sporting dinners. An MC, compere and interviewer who has worked alongside sporting legends Beckham, Bruno, Flintoff and Sir Alex Ferguson.
Sports presenter, best known on Sky Sports for his football coverage. He has also hosted international cricket matches and covered the London 2012 Olympics David is a popular host for corporate events and awards ceremonies.
Popular comedian and writer best known for regular appearances on Mock the Week and numerous radio 4 comedy programmes. Clean humour, with lots of one liners and puns, making him an ideal addition to corporate events
Sanderson Jones is far from your average comedian. He knows how to start a business from scratch and all that goes into it and is the Co-Founder of a non-religious church The Sunday Assembly; of which there are now 28 assemblies worldwide.
Gethin Jones is a popular Welsh presenter who presents a range of programmes and is a very lively awards host. Bringing his experience from TV, Radio and personal achievements to corporate events means he is always a great choice for awards or key speaking events.
With her infectious laugh and high energy Rosie Jones brings huge laughs to her audiences and has quickly become a must-see act on the comedy circuit. A regular contributor to the Last Leg, she supported Josh Widdicombe on his last tour.
Dr Kevin Jones has been an after-dinner speaker for 20 years. He has spoken at all types of events - all male, mixed and female. His speech is a completely non-serious look at medicine through the eyes of a hospital consultant.
Ulrika is a popular TV presenter who is almost as well known for her off screen exploits as her TV performances
Currently Diane is a regular face on Songs of Praise (one of the BBC's longest running programmes) and a popular motivational speaker on both sides of the Atlantic. At the start of her television career, Diane initially challenged boundaries by becoming the first black presenter on Blue Peter.
Popular team captain on Never Mind the Buzzcocks and one time breakfast DJ on BBC 6 Music. He also regularly appears on QI on BBC2 and I'm Sorry I haven't a Clue on Radio 4
Popular actor, comedian and writer who plays on his upper class background to self-deprecating effect. A former host of Radio 4’s Newsquiz, he is a regular on panel shows.
Acclaimed stand-up comedian, writer and performer who has won The Edinburgh Fringe Comedy award. Credits include 'Live at the Apollo' and Comedy Roadshow. Has been very active during lockdown, and even helped us with our Lockdown Dine In last Summer.
Former face of Five News and BBC Breakfast. A popular presenter equally at home at corporate events.
Vernon Kay - Popular prime time ITV presenter.
Within a year of launching himself onto stand up circuit, Kay won the 1997 Channel 4 'So You Think You're Funny?' competition. From there his rise to the top was rapid. Along the way there were Perrier nominations, the Big Breakfast, The Peter Kay Thing, sell out tours, British Comedy Awards and, his best work to date, Phoenix Nights.
Anchor for BBC World News America in Washington. Author of The Confidence Code and Womenomics. Katty has interviewed prominant politicians and world leaders including Christine Lagarde.
Award winning comedian, formerly a junior doctor, whose book This Is Going To Hurt is a best seller. Passionate and hugely knowledgeable about his subject matter, whilst unfailingly funny.
Best-known as a journalist specialising in TV columns and celebrity interviews. He has been published in everything from The Sun to The Daily Telegraph, The Mirror's Celeb Magazine to TV Choice. His claim to fame is spotting the potential of Oprah Winfrey in the UK market, leading to a very memorable encounter!
New presenter on the Radio 4 Today programme who moved from the World at One.
Associate Editor and management columnist of the FT, she has poked fun at management fads and jargon and celebrated the ups and downs of office life for the past 15 years in her weekly Monday column.
Katherine Kelly - Popular actress best known as Becky Granger in Coronation Street.
The face of BBC Click â€“ the technology section on News 24
From playing Grant Mitchell in Eastenders, Ross has gone on to become a successful documentary maker with award-winning series on Afghanistan and Gangs. Also a writer of novels and active supporter of service charities including Help for Heroes.
Actor and musician, best known as a founder member of Spandau Ballet and hard man Steve owen in EastEnders.
Luke Kempner has quickly established himself as the UK’s hottest new impressionist for the millennial comedy generation, amassing over 3 million views online, through his viral sketch videos . Luke is part of the new Spitting Image which premiered in Autumn ’20 on Britbox, and was on our virtual New Speaker Drinks in Jan ’21.
Chris Kent is an up and coming comedian. In 2015 he made his UK TV debut on Russell Howard’s Stand Up Central. Shortly afterwards, he moved to the UK to try and establish himself on the UK comedy scene, where he has quickly become a favourite at some of the top clubs.
Film critic, TV and radio presenter, writer, and musician, Mark is a popular awards host and commentator on popular culture
Former Sky Sports presenter who moved to Talksport before working in Qatar with fellow ex-Sky Sports Presenter Andy Gray
Guz Khan is a comedian and writer who first came to prominence through his online videos which are performed in the guise of Guzzy Bear. He has gone on to write and perform for various TV shows.
Comedian, host and social commentator, Shappi Khorsandi is known for her razor-sharp wit and eloquent presenting style. She is also the author of the best-selling book A Beginner’s Guide To Acting English, a memoir of adjusting to life living in London in the 1970’s having fled Iran with her family.
Supermodel, actress, petrol head and polo player. Her modelling career began when she was discovered at 15. A love of cars and speed has led her to compete in races. Co-host of The Classic Car Show.
Established comedian and presenter from Northern Ireland who is married to Cat Deeley. Very solid and reliable pair of hands!
Scottish TV presenter best known as the LA Correspondent for ITV's Lorraine and Good Morning Britain.
Musician, TV & radio presenter, designer, model and singer, Myleene has presented primetime TV and radio shows, released three hit classical albums, designed her own range of baby clothes and fronted some of the UK's highest profile advertising campaigns.
A leading technology journalist and presenter with a real passion for all things tech and over ten years of broadcasting experience. Regular presenter of OS, a 2 hour live global current affairs radio programme on the BBC World Service.
Popular presenter, best known for DIY SOS and the Lottery draws.
Russian comedian who studied computer science in the States. Reflects on being a woman with traditionally male orientated interests such as STEM subjects and comedy.
Nish Kumar - Presents critically acclaimed The Mash Report on BBC. Great comedian and stand up.
Amanda Lamb is one of the UK’s most recognised lifestyle and property presenters. She is well known for her series: Selling Houses with Amanda Lamb, Beat My Build for Channel 4 and is probably best known as the presenter of the phenomenally successful A Place in the Sun which she presented for 5 years and as the face of Scottish Widows, a relationship that lasted for over 10 years.
Jake Lambert fell into a career as a stand up, after gaining a following on Twitter under the pseudonym @LittleLostLad he decided to put down his iPhone and pick up a microphone. It has proven to be a great choice with him making it to the final of many, many stand up competitions!
Amy has a long and successful track record as a leader and collaborator in the cultural and creative industries. She is co-founder of the Olivier Award-winning arts company and club night Duckie, and co-founded RVT Future, a voluntary LGBT+ community group campaigning to preserve the iconic Royal Vauxhall Tavern. She served as Mayoress of Camden in 2010/11 and spent her year highlighting the history and culture of live music and nightlife in the borough. Amy is a familiar presence on TV, in print and on radio. She broadcasted for a decade on BBC Radio London, and now hosts Sunday afternoons on BBC6 Music. She was appointed by mayor Sadiq Khan as London's first 'Night Czar' in November 2016.
Christine Bleakley is a Northern Irish TV presenter who has presented various television programmes with Adrian Chiles, such as The One Show and Daybreak while with Phillip Schofield she has presented Dancing on Ice and This Morning. Lampard has also presented various factual series as well as being a regular presenter on Loose Women on ITV.
Amar Latif lost the majority of his sight by the age of 18. Instead of letting this change his life for the worse he overcame adversity and became inspired to challenge his fears. He became known to millions through the BBC reality show "Beyond Boundaries" a jungle endurance show. He since went on to become a TV presenter and most recently appeared on "Celebrity Masterchef".
6 Music host and popular arts and culture presenter who also presents Desert Island Discs on Radio 4.
Presenter, facilitator and host, Adrienne brings her skills as a journalist and sparkling TV personality to the world of conferences and live events.
Nigella Lawson, famous for her contributions in the food industry, is also a successful writer, broadcaster and well known personality! Nigella has had ten bestselling books over the years and has made a beloved name for herself worldwide.
Journalist, broadcaster and author, Mark presents BBC Radio 4's arts magazine 'Front Row' and has been in conversation with personalities from all walks of life in BBC4's TV series 'Mark Lawson Talks To'.
Helen Lederer is instantly recognisable as one of Britain’s best known comedy character actresses. She is also known for her unique brand of wit and observational humour. Less known, is that she is also a wine expert and conducts light hearted tastings for the corporate market.
Olivia Lee is a female comedian and writer. She got her first big break on Channel 4’s hit comedy show “Balls of Steel” with her own slot called “Prank TV with Miss Lee”, where she demonstrated her fearlessness and ability to boldly go where many others would not dare! A feelgood fun act for corporates.
The comedy creation character of Leigh Francis who featured in Bo Selecta and now hosts Celebrity Juice
Best known for his acerbic parliamentary sketches in the Daily Mail and is also the paper's theatre critic as well as contributing travel pieces. A riveting after dinner speaker with some fascinating political anecdotes.
Popular British TV and radio presenter, and comedian.
Up and coming comedian who presents Top Gear companion programme, Extra Gear. Appeared at our Speaker Drinks on 14th January 2019
Up and coming delightful young comedian who has been a hit at the Edinburgh Fringe.
Rod Liddle is a journalist and broadcaster. He writes for numerous papers and magazines and was the Editor of BBC Radio 4 Today programme. Always outspoken and lively, he is a popular panelist.
Renowned actress and writer. Also a witty after dinner speaker and raconteur. Arguably best known for her role in the BT adverts! Currently in Coronation Street.
Simon Lipson - Impressionist, actor and comedy writer.
Actor and writer best known for television comedy and Death in Paradise, where he plays the fish out of water DI. He played Antony Royle in The Royle Family and Jonny Keogh in the first six series of Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps. Ralf has also been a semi-professional footballer and medical student.-
Popular consumer champion with shows like Don't Get Done Get Dom, Cowboy Builders and is a regular One Show contributor.
The first Mayor of London until he was defeated by Boris Johnson, Ken's biggest challenge was to tackle the capital's aging transport infrastructure and introduced bendy buses, Oyster cards and the congestion charge. A champion of the environment, he is now a regular radio presenter on LBC, covering just about everything.
From 1981-85 Roddy was gardening correspondent for 'The Star', and from 1987-1999 for the 'Mail on Sunday'. In 1982 and 83 he was gardening writer for 'Oracle'. During 1996 he wrote a monthly series for 'Country Homes & Interiors'
Best known for playing Kryten in the popular sci-fi comedy series Red Dwarf and the presenter of Scrapheap Challenge. Robert is also a comedian and writer, with an interest in science and he is a champion of electric vehicles..he has a YouTube series where he interviews people driving around in a Tesla
Laurence Llewelyn-Bowen - Flamboyant designer and and presenter.
Sian Lloyd is probably best known for her distinctive presenting style on ITV National Weather. She was also seen on ITV's second season of I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here. Sian has also appeared on Celebrity Stars In Their Eyes!
QI Creator. John Lloyd created and produced the television programmes Not the Nine O'Clock News, Spitting Image and Blackadder among many others.
Regarded as one of Britain's greatest opera singers, Robert's repertoire as principal bass is vast. He has performed all over the world from Covent Garden to the Kirov, La Scala to the Met. As an after-dinner speaker he is amusing and engaging, regaling his audiences with tales from the world of music and opera.
Geoff Lloyd is a radio and TV broadcaster best-known for his multi award-winning shows for Virgin/Absolute Radio. He is also a podcast consultant at Universal Music Group where he created Reasons to be Cheerful – one of the UK’s most popular podcasts, which he co-hosts with Ed Miliband.
David Lloyd - former England cricket team coach and brilliant after dinner speaker.
Former Daybreak presenter and former tennis professional. A regular presenter on TalkSport
Former International gymnast who is married to Scottish Rugby International Kenny Logan. Gaby presents Inside Sport on BBC and is a popular event chair and host.
Stand up comedian. Named best newcomer in the Chortle awards 2005. Her enthusiasm for the seemingly insignificant things of life, together with a whimsical style, intelligent observations and cutting put downs make her a unique talent.
Jon Long is a stand up and musical comedian, telling jokes and singing songs. A modern day Troubadour, Jon’s laid back, affable style and sharp writing have helped him find success in several new act competitions.
Matthew Lorenzo - Sky Sports and Talk Sport presenter. Also a popular corporate presenter and media trainer.
His working life was dedicated to the loss adjusting profession, with 40 years in the industry. Now extremely well-known as a leading business guru, he is an after dinner speaker who reveals some of the inanities and pure daftness of big business and the people who seem to make it tick.
Straight- talking Judi Love takes everyday situations and makes them hilarious- regular Loose Women presenter and up-and-coming comedian. Was the toast of our Speaker Drinks in Jan ‘21
A talented TV presenter and accomplished live host who hosted Soccer AM on SKY for 11 years. With his trademark dry wit and sense of humour Tim Lovejoy has co-hosted Channel Five's Fifth Gear and Something for the Weekend on BBC2.
Lateef is multi-talented Actor, Stand Up Comedian, and Creator. He is also one of the most distinctive acts on both the black, mainstream and International Comedy circuits.
Matt Lucas is a comedian, screenwriter, actor and singer as well! He first came to prominence in ‘Shooting Stars’ with Vic Reeves and Bob Mortimer. Together with David Walliams, he reaped massive success with the smash hit series ‘Little Britain’. The three BBC series and 2 Christmas specials won nearly every award for which they were nominated including 3 Baftas. He is a charismatic personality and great for corporates in many different forms.
Former winner of the Leicester Mercury Comedian of the Year. Following sell out tours at the Edinburgh Festival, he has supported Jack Whitehall on his UK & Ireland arena tour
Actress, model and presenter possibly best known for Ab Fab. Great choice for corporate events. Has even hosted the BAFTAs.
Chortle Best Newcomer nominee just eight months after her first stand-up, writer and presenter Nat took her debut stand up show to Edinburgh in 2010 and has written and starred in Girl Friday on Channel 4.
Chortle Best Newcomer in 2010, Joe is unaffected, relaxed and natural comedian with am engaging story-telling style. Hilarious, charming and entertaining.
Des Lynam - Renowned sports broadcaster and journalist.
Trish Lynch is an experienced journalist, presenter and voiceover artist. She has presented a variety of programmes for Sky Travel, The Travel Channel and CNN. In the corporate market she is a popular presenter and host.
Elf Lyons is an award winning comedian, actor and writer. She is known for her distinctive and unique voice and mixes stand-up, clowning, drag and astute social commentary to create surreal comedy spectacles on stage.
Brilliant comedian hailing from Brighton who is a regular on Mock the Week and hosts BBC quiz show Lightning. A favourite for corporate events and was the toast of our New Year Speaker Drinks this year.
Christopher Macarthur-Boyd is considered the future of Scottish comedy. Born and bred in Glasgow, Christopher has performed stand-up internationally everywhere from downtown Toronto to the Perth and Adelaide Fringe Festivals in Australia.
Formerly an accountant, Fred is now one of Scotland's best-loved comedians. He has regularly performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and toured with his own stand up show. He's appeared on 'Have I Got News For You' and 'The Newsquiz', and co-hosted the hugely popular show 'McCoist and MacAulay' north of the border.
Jamie MacDonald is a Scottish comedian, writer and voiceover artist.
Former Radio 4 Today Programme and Woman's Hour host. Sue now presents The Reunion on Radio 4.
Renowned Investigative Journalist, Broadcaster and Criminologist. He is Europe's best known reporter, and has worked for all the UK broadcasters, most famously ITV and the BBC where he has won awards for his outstanding and often dangerous work. He has many stories of working undercover and tales of death threats.
Alex Macqueen is an actor, best known for his roles as Julius Nicholson in the BBC’s Thick Of It and Neil’s Dad in the Channel 4 comedy The Inbetweeners.
Best known as one half of Richard and Judy who were the original hosts of This Morning, before moving to Channel 4. They still run their highly successful book club, and Richard is also a novelist. A bit leftfield, but he's got a great sense of humour and almost cult status.
Based on the science of psychology, Mads and Chris combine academia and freestyle rap to demonstrate the mechanisms of creative thinking – the foundation of all human innovation. Their equally thought-provoking and entertaining “lecture-shows” explore exciting issues such as the associative basis of novel ideas, how constraints can facilitate invention and the neuropsychological secrets behind the famous flow state. Mads provides the academic explanation, while Chris demonstrates it with his lightening quick raps!
Mads Korsgaard and Chris Turner
Irish stand-up comedian, writer and podcaster. A regular at the Edinburgh Fringe, she has toured extensively and appeared on Radio 4’s The Now Show, Breaking the News and Stewart Lee’s Alternative Comedy Experience. Writing credits include Channel 4's The Last Leg, 8 Out of 10 Cats, The Alternative Election Show and Radio 4's The News Quiz.
Former TV reporter and presenter. An experienced conference chair and host, adept at getting across issues quickly, asking direct questions in an engaging way, and setting the agenda for debates or interviews
Popular stand up comedian best known for 8 Out of 10 Cats and former One Show presenter who tours extensively.
Popular actor and presenter who is a brilliant awards host.
Veteran character actress of stage and screen. Award-winning performances include The Age of Innocence, Little Dorrit and Oliver Twist. She was Professor Sprout in Harry Potter. A legendary voice in Mulan, Babe and as the Cadbury's Caramel bunny!
Tim Marlow is an art historian and commentator on the contemporary cultural scene with impressive and wide-ranging experience in broadcasting and writing. He is currently Artistic Director at the Royal Academy of Arts.
Having misspent his childhood endlessly watching the Looney Tunes, Alan Marriott has been doing funny voices for as long as he can remember. His voice can be frequently heard popping up in animation throughout the English speaking world.
Gary is a third generation comedian, son of the late great Jimmy Marshall, of Granada TV`s 'The Comedians'. He is a popular choice for corporate events.
A new and exciting act on the comedy circuit. Chris's wholly original social commentary, observations and anecdotes are his trade mark. He has supported Jack Whitehall, Terry Alderton and Milton Jones on tour.
Successful motorcycle road racer, most notably for grabbing the headlines in the Isle of Man TT races, but more recently his TV career has taken off presenting The Boat that Guy Built, How Britain Worked and Speed.
The world of corporate entertainment discovered John's talent early on his career and he has been very much in demand ever since as a stand up comedian.
He was a semi-finalist in the first series of The Apprentice. With a background in business, property and finance, James presents Early Breakfast on Talk Radio every morning and is a columnist for The Financial Times. He regularly appears on Channel 4, Sky News and ITV's This Morning. An accomplished interviewer, after dinner speaker, presenter and awards host.
Award winning Comedian who was our pick of the fringe in 2017. Very well received at the London Venue Awards, recently on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.
Television presenter and award-winning journalist and writer, best known as a co-presenter of the motoring programme 'Top Gear'. He writes a weekly column for The Daily Telegraph`s motoring section.
Journalist, writer and co-founder with Sandi Toksvig) of the UK's fastest-growing new political party, the Women's Equality Party. Speaks on politics, feminist issues, and age - why we don't grow old as we used to and the benefits of age diverse work forces.
Former ITN News presenter and journalist who is a popular conference chair and facilitator.
TV and radio sports presenter and events host, most noted for presenting football programmes. Best known on Sky Sports, he now presents English Premiership coverage from Dubai.
Relative newcomer on the comedy stand up circuit, Paul was a hit at the Edinburgh Festival and has appeared with Russell Kane.
Popular presenter who made her name on Big Brother and now presents Long Lost Family on ITV.
Former motor racing driver and the original Stig on Top Gear. Perry talks about the tiny error of margin in Formula One where millions are spent on finding savings of fractions of a second. On a lighter note, he's also an amusing speaker and host.
Blind comedian, writer and actor who is a regular on the live comedy circuit and recently seen on Live at the Apollo.
Mike McClean is a British Comedian, television presenter and actor. Most notably recognised for presenting on "The Big Breakfast" and being the roving reporter on "Richard & Judy" for 6 years.. He is popular on the stand-up comedy circuit and regularly performs across the UK.
Broadcaster and journalist specialising in technology, gadgets and science. He has appeared on BBC television and radio, as well as on Channel Four, Bloomberg and CNN. He is the regular consumer technology expert on BBC One’s Rip Off Britain.
The greatest jump jockey of all time - 18 times champion jockey who has won the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase, King George V1 Chase and the Grand National. In November 2013 he recorded his 4,000th win.
Anthony McCoy OBE
Sir Trevor McDonald - Former News at Ten presenter who now presents documentary strands on ITV.
Trevor McDonald OBE
Explorer, entomologist, zoologist and TV presenter whose programmes include Ultimate Swarms, Planet Ant and After Life - The Science of Decay.
One of the stars of Strictly Come Dancing 2017 and recently seen on Masterchef, The Chase and Antiques Road Trip. Widow of Paul Daniels.
A highly regarded young stand-up and comic performer, Jimmy performs on the UK and international comedy circuit to great acclaim.
Award winning former BBC Breakfast business presenter who now hosts Channel 4’s “Steph’s Packed Lunch”. Steph is a trained engineer, school governor and renowned for her northern vowels.
Brilliant impressionist and comedian. Popular after dinner speaker.
Former British, European and World Featherweight Champion Barry McGuigan was undisputably one of the best boxers of his generation. Voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year he's now a boxing commentator, writer and driving force behind the Barry McGuigan Boxing Academy.
Popular stand up comedian who has gone from strength to strength from panel shows such as Mock the Week and Have I Got News For You to Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.
Radio 1 entertainment news presenter and reporter. Awards ceremony host, particularly suitable for young audiences.
TV presenter best known for fronting Loose Women. Before that she co-presented on GMTV for 11 years. A regular face on TV, she has taken part in Dancing On Ice and Celebrity Total Wipeout. She is also a journalist and magazine feature writer.
His career took off in Australia as a rule-breaking TV host. From celebrity interviews to game show host Darren has recently leapt onto TV in the UK with Minute to Win It and Love in the Wild.
RTS award winning producer; McQueen is a lead anchor on Sky Sports News & current the presenter of flagship Saturday evening Football First Premier League highlights show Match Choice, she also presents a live 3 o'clock Premier League game which is shown exclusively in Ireland with full build up & post match, as well as Game of the Day for both the UK & Ireland.
Sarah-Jane Mee is a television and radio presenter currently working on Sky News and Sky Sports shows. She is comfortable hosting all types of award ceremonies, charity dinners, Q&As, corporate events and videos.
Popular presenter with numerous credits, including currently presenting Cowboy Builders alongside Dominic Littlewood.
Jayne Middlemiss - Celebrity Masterchef winner and music journalist and presenter.
An hilarious raconteur who spent twenty years on the cricket circuit and who roomed with Ian Botham on tour. Now chairman of selectors.
Her unmistakable north east accent and quirky style make Sarah Millican an unforgettable stand up comedy performer. Appearances on Have I Got News for You and Mock the Week have made her a favourite with audiences.
Adrian is a multi-talented broadcaster, who is currently presenting Sky Travel, contributing to numerous shows on LBC radio, as well as hosting his own weekly show about buying property abroad.
Scott Mills - Popular and versatile Radio 1 host and presenter. As well as being a DJ he has worked on comedy shows and more serious documentaries
Former co presenter of BBC Breakfast who followed it up with a stint on “I’m a Celebrity”! A popular choice for corporate events, both chairing conferences and hosting awards. Released a book charting her journey from the Breakfast sofa to the GB Tri Athlon team a couple of years’ back. Very comfortable speaking after dinner with an uplifting message!
Craig is currently a presenter on The Premier Leagues show Kick-Off and co-hosts content for JD Sports’ online YouTube football channel JD Football alongside Stevo The Madman. Craig has also been named as the Global Representative for New Balance Black Out Squad campaign which went live in July last year.
Popular comedian and presenter, best known for his show with Robert Webb as well as contributions to numerous panel shows.
Britain's only female cricket commentator and has toured to every Test playing nation to cover the England team for Radio Five Live and Test Match Special.
His sharp one-liners, brilliant turn of phrase and clever wordplay has made Stuart a perfect choice as the longest serving panellist on BBC Radio Scotland's satirical comedy show 'Breaking the News'. Stuart is also a regular on BBC Radio Ulster ‘The Blame Game’ and has written for 'Mock the Week' (BBC1), Newsquiz (BBC Radio 4) and The Now Show (BBC Radio 4).
A professional comedian for over twenty years, John has entertained audiences across the globe with his crafted, intelligent and original stand-up routines.
Irish/Iranian stand up comedian from the north east of England. A regular in the comedy clubs and on TV, having won ITV's "So You Think You're Funny" and is always a big hit at the Edinburgh Fringe. A superb awards host.
With a background in music and entertainment and a unique set of compering skills, Tony is a great event host. He uses his experiences as a singer/songwriter, compere, broadcaster, motivational speaker, actor, magician, pilot, entrepreneur and after dinner speaker, coupled with his confidence and quick wit, to communicate on every level whatever the occasion.
Almost single-handedly leading the resurgence of all things mod, comedian Ian has achieved great success on the London and national circuits and is a regular headliner at London's famous Comedy Store.
British women's bobsleigher and sprinter. She competed in the 2-women bobsleigh event at the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea along with Mica McNeill. She also competed for Wales in the 4 × 100 metres relay at the 2014 Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Scotland.
Brilliant up and coming comedian who plays up to his upper class background to hilarious self-deprecating affect - been on Mock the Week and reads the news on Absolute Radio's breakfast show.
Alfie is a police sergeant who is also a popular comedian on the after dinner circuit. His debut Edinburgh show 'I Predict a Riot' was postponed by a year on account of riots in London(!), yet he's gone on to have his own Radio 4 comedy series. His speeches draw on his decades as a Police sergeant, and the often comical experiences he has had dealing with criminals.
One of the brightest stars working on the British comedy circuit, Manchester based Justin Moorhouse is a talented stand-up comedian, writer and actor - not to mention an award-winning radio presenter. A fantastic host!
Best known for playing Philomena Cunk in Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe and the End of Year Review with her own popular Moments of Wonder segment (when she memorably channelled Professor Brian Cox.
Huey Morgan - BBC 6Music presenter and and lead singer of the Fun Lovin' Criminals.
Former BBC Breakfast and Countryfile presenter and experienced broadcaster. In the corporate market she is a sought-after conference host and facilitator for clients as diverse as BP, Accenture and the BSI.
Science presenter, journalist and executive producer. He recently presented Inside the Human Body and the BAFTA nominated Young Ones for BBC1, as well as the acclaimed Story of Science for BBC2. He is renowned for exposing himself to medical conditions for his programmes including taking up vaping, and even becoming infected with worms!
Brilliant science and technology presenter, and a memember of the Festival of the Spoken Nerd.
Firmly established as one of the most popular presenters in the business, Stephen Mulhern presents behind the scenes at Britain's Got Talent as well as numerous ITV children's and family programmes. He’s a great host and really gets everyone involved.
Co-presenter on BBC Breakfast and has her own mid morning show on 5 Live. She previously presented The World Today on BBC World. Newspaper credits include financial columns in the Observer and Evening Standard. Naga hosted a range of conferences for us around the world, for leading companies and NGOs.
Dermot Murnaghan - Sky News presenter and former BBC Breakfast host. Popular corporate presenter.
Up and coming stand up comedian and star of "those Plus.net adverts".
Al Murray - the pub landlord. One of the most recognisable and successful comedians in the UK. A popular choice for corporate events.
Colin presents Fighting Talk on 5 Live each Saturday, and Quest’s Football League coverage. The author of 'A Random History of Football' he has also won numerous Sony Awards (radio’s Oscars) and presented a host of sports including darts, snooker and American Football, to name but a few. A superb host who really throws himself into proceedings, getting everyone involved…he even presents his own “Awards within an Awards” where he mingles with guests during the drinks reception and dinner working out whose up for a laugh. It will be fun categories like “Best Dressed Woman” (always goes to one of the older women in the room), “Best Baldie” etc.
Clive is a Multi award winning journalist, one of the BBC's most experienced foreign correspondents and a recognised face as a BBC News presenter. In 2021 he takes over as Host of the BBC series, Mastermind. He brings professionalism, knowledge and intelligent analysis to corporate events. He has also led much of the BBC’s Black Lives -Matter coverage.
Entertainment Correspondent for BBC News and a complete film buff. Previously a presenter on CBBC's children's Newsround.
A truly cosmopolitan personality originally from Pakistan. Adnan was a regular news presenter on BBC World News and the BBC News Channel and now works for TRT World in Turkey
Freelance broadcast journalist currently presenting on the BBC and for EuroBusiness Media. Was at Bloomberg for 14 years.
Hosts "Fifth Gear" on Discovery and is a former Motor Racing driver. Brilliant raconteur whose remarkable life has taken him from civil engineer, to racing driver to TV presenter. Along the way he has worked with characters such as James Hunt, Murray Walker and Jeremy Clarkson to name but a few!
Former editor of the Sunday Times and BBC political presenter whose shows included The Daily Politics and This Week. Is often asked to chair conferences and speak, either keynote or after dinner.
David Neilson plays the highly popular Roy Cropper in Coronation Street. Great value for Personal Appearances and corporate functions.
Simon Brodkin is behind alter ego Lee Nelson who has developed a reputation as a hoaxer: He has ‘money bombed’ Sepp Blatter, stage invaded Kanye West at Glastonbury and handed Theresa May a P45 at the Conservative Party conference! Now performing as himself, for corporates, he is all suited and booted while maintaining his trade mark quips!
Popular actor and presenter known for a host of roles including Cold Feet.
Formerly an engineer at British Coal(hence the tagline The Man from the Coal Board) Brian's sense of humour led him onto the after dinner circuit. He's entertained across the board from golf clubs to the Royal Variety Club.
Gary Newbon was with ITV for 35 years. He was controller of Sport at Carlton Television (Central region) but is best known for his appearances on ITV's major sports coverage of football and boxing and now works for Sky Sports.
Award winning UK based, Malaysian comedian. Popular on the stand up circuit and YouTube viral star.
Brilliant comedian and actor who can incorporate music and improvisation.
Jeremy Nicholas is a Sony Award Winning Radio Presenter and Broadcaster. An experienced After Dinner Speaker, Jeremy has been the main stadium announcer at West Ham United since 1998.
Juliet Nicolson is the author of several best-sellers including 'The Perfect Summer' Radio 4's Book of the Week and the Daily Mail Book club choice. She is the granddaughter of the poet and novelist Vita Sackville-West and the diarist, historian and politician Harold Nicolson
Ed Night is a prodigious talent and one of the youngest stars of the UK comedy circuit. In 2017 he was nominated for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards' Best Newcomer.
Presents ITV's Evening News and is a regular on News at Ten
Dan Nightingale - One of the best performers working on the comedy circuit today.
Ross Noble - Geordie comedian with followings in Australia and the UK.
Comedian and writer who finds himself on the centre right side of politics. Has extensive experience of corporate gigs, and was a huge success at our Speaker Drinks in Jan '18
Former transport secretary who unsuccessfully ran for London mayor twice. A colourful character who has had a successful business career before and since leaving politics.
Popular camp Irish comedian, TV presenter and host
Duncan Norvelle is a TV Presenter whose instantly recognizable catch phrase "Chase Me"....made him a popular celebrity.
Rob Nothman has been a Sports Broadcaster and Producer for BBC Radio for over 20 years. He's covered Olympic Games, World Cups and Wimbledon, however Golf is his real passion having covered Ryder Cups, all the golf majors and interviewed the likes of Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.
Brilliant up and coming comedian who reflects on being a South African brought up on the Isle of Mann. Numerous TV and Radio credits.
Popular presenter of BBC TV's Breakfast Show with a particular interest in sport
Award-winning television news journalist with 15 years' experience. Has presented Channel 4 News as well as ITV News, 5 News and More4News.
One of the most recognisable presenters on Channel 4 and ITV News. Has reported around the globe, and chaired our “Where are we now?” Panel Discussion last December.
Irish comedian and hugely popular host of the topical show Mock the Week (BBC2) and a regular on Have I Got News For You, and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
Kirsten O'Brien - One Show regular and popular presenter and stand up comedian.
Simon presents "Find it, Fix it, Flog it" for Channel 4. He has a strong interest in ecology and is uncompromising in his attitude towards our interaction with the natural environment. He speaks on his acting and presenting career and subsequently on his beliefs in corporate social responsibility.
On radio he presents "Broadcasting House" on Radio 4 and is a former Working Lunch presenter. He was the Wall Street anchor for the BBC, and was due for a meeting at the World Trade Centre during the attacks on the USA in 2001.
Paul O'Grady - Popular Birkenhead born comedian with a regular talk show on Channel 4.
Irish comedian with rapid fire delivery; was the toast of our Speaker Drinks in 2016.
Keith O'Keefe - Popular after dinner speaker and raconteur.
Popular Radio 2 and X Factor presenter.
Leading French journalist best known for France-Europe Express. Popular host and chair European events.
Sports presenter who won Strictly.
Property Expert and Mortgage Broker, Tayo Demystifies confusing property focused topics for the everyday person. Host of The Great House Giveaway on Channel 4.
Popular presenter and broadcaster best known for her work with Simon Amstell on T4.
Stand up and improv comedian. Her show What Would Beyonce Do? was a smash hit at the Edinburgh Fringe
Up and coming British Nigerian comedian. A breath of fresh air, who performed at our Speaker Drinks in Jan 2015.
Former Lib Dem MP and lively character. While best known for his colourful private life, there is much more to Lembit, with interests ranging from nuclear to aviation to astronomy.
Actress and comedian who has appeared in many soaps and dramas including Eastenders, Footballers' Wives and Waking the Dead. A regular on the stand up circuit too.
Mike's an hilarious impressionist and former Capital Gold breakfast host. He has a huge catalogue of impressions, and can also appear in character as either Donald Trump or Boris Johnson – both feature full make up and wig, and really have to be seen to be believed! Rest assured he’ll still go into other impressions while in character, making for a truly memorable evening.
Television producer, presenter and writer best known as the co-presenter and creator of the BBC One television quiz show Pointless. Doesn't take on many engagements, but can sometimes be persuaded.
Anglo-Turkish young stand up who has hit the London comedy circuit running. Winner of the Amused Moose laugh off competition, Chortle Best Newcomer nominee 2010 and runner up in So You Think You're Funny.
Abadesi Osunsade has been revolutionising the tech scene. With a steely focus on removing inequality by educating employees and employers alike with her company Hustle Crew. Abadesi also hosts a podcast Techish, and has written guide book for success aimed at women in technology.
Nicholas Owen is a Classic FM presenter and a former BBC News presenter. A very assured event host who has hosted everything from business awards to construction for us!
Renowned Welsh Rugby referee who was the first openly gay man to come out in professional Rugby. Nigel is the only person to have refereed 6 European Cup Finals, including 2 consecutive Heineken Cup Finals. A brilliant speaker and host, equally happy as a light hearted after dinner or serious LGBT keynote.
Hilarious Irish actor and stand up comedian, whose come back to the corporate scene. Came to prominence as Father Dougal in Father Ted and most recently in Murder in Paradise.
An experienced voiceover artist specialising in live event co-presentation as Voice of God.
Former computer animator turned stand up comedian.
Glamorous host, presenter and compere in India and throughout Asia, now based in the UK.
Matt Parker is a stand-up comedian, #1-best-selling maths author and person who makes videos for the internet as well as an engaging, entertaining but technical keynote speaker for conferences and corporate events.
Former Arsenal football player who is now a commentator and host on TalkSport. An immensely likeable character, Ray has a treasure chest of tales to share and is also an adept motivator.
Former Conservative Member of Parliament, Matthew is a broadcaster, columnist for the Times and The Spectator and parliamentary sketch writer for the Times.
Award-winning musical comedian, actor and improviser. Her solo shows have been performed at the Edinburgh Fringe and in the West End and she is a regular on BBC 2's The Mash Report.
As Rear Admiral, he was responsible for determining the future strategic context for all three armed forces to 2030. Nowadays he runs his own strategic forecasting company. A regular broadcaster and media commentator.
Sky News business editor, prior to this he presented Wake Up To Money on 5 Live. A former board member of Travelodge, Adam is one of the few business journos around with experience of the real world!
Comedian and writer he has penned material for Spitting Image, Smith & Jones and Lenny Henry. A regular on Mock The Week, he has also appeared on Live at the Apollo and The Comedy Store. A great awards host he was brilliant at our Speaker Drinks in January 2019
Actress and comedian, whose credits include Live at the Apollo and Buzzcocks as well as appearances in 'The Thick of It', 'Being Human' and the BBC's hit comedy 'Twenty Twelve' and 'W1A'.
Comedian, best known for his cockney accent and high pitched voice, his big break came in 1987 when he was runner up in New Faces, and in 1993 he returned to the show and won it. Stage appearances include The Producers and on TV he's hosted The Price Is Right and BingoLotto.
Journalist and broadcaster best known for presenting Newsnight and University Challenge and his sometimes brusque manner. He has presented documentaries on the British Empire, the Great War and The Victorians.
Host of Radio 4’s Just a Minute. Sue began her career as one half of comedy duo Mel and Sue appearing on TV on 'Light Lunch' and 'Late Lunch' before the huge success of Bake Off. She has written for French and Saunders and Ab Fab. Regular on the likes of 'Have I Got News For You', 'Argumental' and 'Supersizers'
Presenter of the BBC's coverage of F1 for 2013, Suzi is an experienced motorsport presenter (MotoGP and Speedway) as well as presenter on Five's Gadget Show.
Popular science broadcaster and speaker. Best known for Tomorrow's World, Maggie is a top choice for corporate events.
Maggie Philbin OBE
Property and DIY presenter who came to prominence on Big Brother. Has had a lot of success as a builder and property developer
Ever popular former judge on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing, Arlene is an enormously successful international theatre director, choreographer and TV presenter
Former GMTV presenter and broadcaster. A popular awards host and conference chair
Comedy actress and writer who came to prominence in Smack the Pony. Her film credits include Bridget Jones’s Diary and she’s hugely popular at corporate events writing a specific piece for each one.
Author, inspirational speaker, TV presenter and charity campaigner. She rebuilt her life after surviving a brutal attack in 2008.
Star of the Channel Five series, The Hotel Inspector from the renowned Forte family.
Graham Poll is one of the most well known and experienced English football referees of all time. Now he speaks on team work and working under pressure, while on a lighter note, hosts events and speaks after dinner.
Former editor of the Sunday Mirror and Sunday Express, she was the first woman to edit a national newspaper and worked for both Maxwell and Murdoch, but was sacked by neither! Mother of Claudia Winkleman.
Chatty and charming stand up comedian and comedy writer whose TV appearances have included QI,Mock the Week, Argumental and Have I Got News for You to name but a few. She also has won Celebrity Mastermind for Children in Need. Lucy appeared on our Step Right Up showcase back in October where she helped run a quiz and perform a bespoke lockdown monologue to great acclaim.
Former MP and cabinet minister who has now built a successful career in the arts and media as a popular BBC TV presenter, particularly with his series Great British Railway Journeys.
Mark is a regular presenter on Radio 5 Live and also anchors ITV’s international Football and Rugby. Will be very prominent during the lead up to your event, due to the Rugby World Cup.
Proud mancunian television model and presenter. After appearing on No Limits, she went on to present series such as Wheel of Fortune, UP2U, Gimme 5, Live Talk, Wordplay and Daybreak.
Combines stand-up with tales of his former exploits as a teacher. His one man stand-up comedy show ‘Not Appropriate’ has been performed at teacher conferences and in schools as well as corporates.
John Prescott rose from ship's steward to Deputy Prime Minister, via a degree in economics and a spell in the European Parliament. Perhaps his most significant achievement was to lead negotiations at Kyoto, resulting in the first international treaty on climate change.
Actress and presenter Jo Price has worked in TV radio, film and theatre. She has also made a name for herself presenting corporate events for international companies including Credit Suisse, PWC, HBOS, AT&T and Visa.
Former England and Lions tight head prop and hilarious after dinner speaker.
Popular comedian and writing partner of Hugh Dennis. Credits include Have I Got News for You, Mock the Week etc.
Actor and singer Ray first shot to fame on the CH4 soap 'Brookside'. He came second to Leona Lewis in The X Factor and won Dancing on Ice in 2009. He has numerous TV and theatre credits to his name.
Gavin Ramjaun is a presenter, host and senior journalist across UK TV and Radio. He is currently one of the main faces of BBC Sport and hosts rolling sports coverage for the BBC’s network of shows. He has also produced his own documentary strands, and has set up an online channel focusing on male mental health.
Stand up comedian who has become a familiar face on TV comedy shows. Played the lead in his own BBC sitcom, and was successful on Strictly. Currently co hosts a podcast with his wife, which has brought him a whole new audience.
Romesh is in demand for club and TV appearances alike - Mock the Week; Live at the Apollo; Stand Up for The Week to name but a few- and as a comedy writer too!
Experienced television presenter best known for Countryfile. Made the semi finals of Strictly Come Dancing in 2015.
Ranj is a TV personality with a difference: a flourishing NHS clinician, specialising in the wellbeing of young people; and an exciting on-screen talent who can turn his hand to any subject.
Pav Rao is an award-winning stand-up who's been performing for over seven years in clubs across the UK and Europe.
Famously almost sank his business due to an ill judged comment at the IoD Annual Convention (he described his company's products as crap!). Since then he has bounced bank with a chain of sports clubs and a new online jewellery company, the biggest of its kind. Good fun and very self-deprecating with lots of international experience – he’s done retail in the States, while his online jewellery firm became the largest in India
Actress and impressionist, best known for her voices on Spitting Image and Dead Ringers. Does an unbelievably good Theresa May!
Tom is a quadruple amputee, having contracted Sepsis which resulted in a 5 month coma and almost killed him (he is one of very few people who survive this condition if not spotted immediately). His remarkable story of learning to live, walk and love again, was turned into the film Starfish based on his memoir, and starred Joanne Froggatt and Tom Riley.
Popular DJ for over two decades.
Award-winning stand-up comic, writer, song-writer, actor and animator. He is best known for his unique creation Little Howard, an animated six-year-old boy, with whom he performs on stage and screen as Big Howard Little Howard.
Was in girl band Eternal before her own solo singing career. Married footballer Jamie Redknapp and is now a successful TV presenter who has appeared in a variety of commercial campaigns.
Former professional footballer and Premier League Manager and winner of "I'm a Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!"
Award-winning rising star of stand up who has performed all over the world, including sell-out tours in the UK and Australia.
Surreal comedian and performer best known for his partnership with Bob Mortimer and as host of Never Mind the Buzzcocks.
Award winning young Irish comedian, writer and broadcaster who has gained a reputation for his uplifting, inventive and relentlessly funny stand-up.
Mary was the main sports presenter on BBC Ten O'clock News and weekend bulletins on BBC 1. She now provides media training, is a regular host for conference and seminars as well as being a regular fixture on the BBC in the midlands.
During the 80s and 90s, Griff Rhys Jones was probably best known for his comedy sketch work on the BBC, most notably Not the Nine O'Clock News and Smith and Jones.
Griff Rhys Jones
Anneka Rice is an award-winning broadcaster and Britain’s favourite “Action Girl” since she shot to fame on Channel 4’s Treasure Hunt programme (still the Channel’s highest rating programme ever!). She went on to devise “Challenge Annkea!” for the BBC and has been a presenter of many other shows across the Channels
His engaging observational comedy and inspired one liners have made him a hit on the comedy circuit and a hot ticket at Edinburgh. Co-presenter on Frank Skinner's Absolute Radio show.
Micah is known for his brilliant and comical personality, he is a Former Premier League Champion turned football pundit.
400m athlete who is a regular on A Question of Sport, They Think It's All Over. A powerful speaker.
Popular comedian from Liverpool whose been on Michael McIntyre, 8 Out of 10 Cats and Have I Got News For You among other programmes.
Matt is a multi-award winning stand-up comedian and one of the most exciting names on the circuit currently rising through the ranks. Matt was a Virgin Radio DJ for a number of years, which is good experience for Virtual as he’s used to having an audience he can neither see nor hear.
Garry presents the sport on the Radio 4 Today programme and is the longest serving member, having appeared on the programme for over 40 years! A very popular after dinner speaker and host, who has a wealth of anecdotes based around his broadcasting exploits, and the fascinating people he’s interviewed and worked with, from Seb Coe to David Cameron to Bill Clinton!
ITV sports presenter who has presented Champions League, FA Cup and England football as well as F1 and motorsport.
Beth Rigby is Sky News’ Political Editor. The first women to ever hold the position, she is a leading face of the channel and ever-present on our screens, covering political news not just from the heart of Westminster but around the country. She has been described as “ the stand out political broadcaster of our times” by the RTS magazine.
The numbers expert on Countdown and Gadget Show presenter, she has taken part in Celebrity Mastermind and made several guest appearances on celebrity quiz shows. She has a keen interest in promoting maths and science to young people.
Chef and restaurateur who co hosts Sunday Brunch with Tim Lovejoy. Simon became known for the innovative vegetarian food he created in his restaurant Greens, winner of the North West Restaurant of the Year.
Veteran journalist and broadcaster. A popular conference chair and facilitator.
In her globally praised TEDx talk, best-selling author, entrepreneur and social media influencer, Mel Robbins introduced the world to the science-backed secret to change–The 5 Second Rule. Over 13 million views later, The 5 Second Rule has become an international best-selling book translated into 29 languages, the #1 Audiobook in the world and a life-changing global movement inspiring people to quit procrastinating, become more courageous, accomplish goals, and change for the better.
Winner of 'Stand Up Britain' with modern approach to traditional northern humour, Lea is now a regular on the after dinner entertainment circuit and a popular choice for corporate bookings.
Property, travel and lifestyle TV presenter and journalist. Martin's programmes include 'Wish You Were Here?' and 'Homes Under the Hammer'. He is a popular choice as event host, interviewer and after dinner speaker.
Former Scotland Rugby international who was the BBC's main rugby correspondent before retiring in Autumn ‘18. A very popular after dinner speaker.
Best known for presenting Time Team and playing Baldrick in Blackadder. A prolific author of books for adults and children - many on aspects of history.
An expert on Money Laundering and international best-selling American author of 20 books. A frequent guest on television and radio talk shows on both sides of the Atlantic. Often lectures to companies, particularly financial, on risk and how to avoid unwittingly getting involved with money laundering.
Musical impressionist who can sing one song in the style of a completely different singer; Edith Piaf doing Reggae? Katherine Jenkins does Kylie Minogue? You’ve got it! Credits include Spitting Image, Deadringers, the Impressions Show, Newzoids and even Britain’s Got Talent. She can get people to select from 8 singers and then 8 songs, and she’ll sing the song in the style of the singer; could do it through polling on whatever system you use or just Twitter if you prefer.
Actress and presenter, possibly best known for Birds of a Feather which has recently toured in a live theatre show.
Entrepreneur and former editor of Director Magazine and Real Business Magazine. Very experienced conference, seminar and awards host.
Paul J Rose is a brilliant "Voice of God" and nominee in best live performance/voice of god at the recent One Voice Awards.
Paul J Rose
Radio and TV host. A regular fixture for corporate events and awards.
Journalist and broadcaster possibly best known for Crimewatch. An excellent chair and conference moderator.
BBC Panorama reporter who has reported for Today and the Six O'Clock News. At the age of 19 he was wrongly imprisoned for a murder and robbery he didn't commit. In prison he studied journalism and the criminal justice system. 12 years later he was freed after the Court of Appeal quashed his wrongful convictions.
Exciting young comic and winner of the Best Joke of the Fringe ‘18. Laid-back but hilarious ad-libber.
Arguably the UK's leading warm-up man, comedian Ian has been with both The X Factor and Britain's Got Talent since the very beginning, working on all of Simon Cowell's shows on both sides of the Atlantic.
Suzi’s innovative style captivates audiences with her engrossing tales of social ineptitude. Lauded as ‘a real stand up gem’ by The Guardian this young independent woman celebrates her working class roots with a sideways look at the world.
Journalist, reporter and author, who has been writing about technology and the Internet since 1995. A regular on BBC tech show Click.
Irishman Andrew Ryan is one of the most exciting talents in recent years; in demand as an act and an MC at the biggest comedy clubs across the UK & Ireland. Andrew’s quintessentially Irish storytelling abilities and cheeky, friendly demeanour make him a natural stand up.
Canadian stand-up comedian, writer and actress based in London. A regular on Mock the Week and the usual comedy panel shows.
Interior designer who came to TV prominence on Changing Rooms. She now has a zoo/Safari Park in Wales.
Anna Ryder Richardson
Stephen Sackur presents BBC Hardtalk which is broadcast on BBC News 24 and BBC World News. He is a former foreign correspondent who had postings in Washington, Brussels and the Middle East, having started his career in Eastern Europe. Has an encyclopaedic knowledge of world events and what makes the world go around.
Recognised as one of the UK's most respected TV and radio sports broadcasters, Mark has an unsurpassed knowledge of all major sports. Never afraid to ask the questions the fans want answering, his passion for sport is matched by his strong editorial sports news judgment and the superb quality of his English voice.
TV presenter and author who is an ambassador for The Princes' Trust and the Co-Founder of the WIE Network (Women: Inspiration & Enterprise). She has made history this year after being appointed as the first ever Director of Creative Diversity for BBC.
June Sarpong OBE
David is a comedy writer, performer and director who has written and appeared in some of the most iconic programmes of recent years. A familiar face from TV, he wrote and appeared in Alan Partridge; Knowing Me, Knowing You, The Day Today and Friday Night Armistice. David featured in films as varied as Mission Impossible and Horrid Henry. The second series of his sitcom Births, Deaths and Marriages in which he starred, recently aired on Radio 4.
GMTV and This Morning fashion expert. John has worked in costume and wardrobe design for the stage and big screen.
Well known journalist and broadcaster who is a popular choice for corporate events. In recent years has become a campaigner against age discrimination.
Former Arsenal and England footballer, Alex has become a key member of the BBC football presenting team over the last few years and is the new presenter of Football Focus. She has been part of world cup games for both the Men's and Ladies' coverage.
Alex Scott MBE
Founder and chairman of The Doha Debates, the award-winning former BBC foreign correspondent and best selling author is a popular conference chair and awards host.
Former political editor for the BBC and ITV, who has gone on to present and appear on numerous programmes from Question Time to Strictly Come Dancing!
Exciting young, sharp and intellectual comedian and comedy writer. A bit like a young Ed Byrne - he goes off on flights of fancy but there's a hard edge to it. A hit at the Edinburgh Fringe 2016 with his show Machines.
Ritual Shah presents the World Tonight on Radio 4, an in depth digest of the day’s news, and is a regular stand in on Any Questions/Answers on Radio 4.
News journalist and presenter for BBC World News, Babita is the anchor for Newsday, a daily news programme from Singapore and London. She hosted our Speaker Showcase in 2013 and has presented a number of programmes on BBC One.
TV and radio presenter whose career has spanned over 30 years. A popular DJ whose classic kids TV show FunHouse is re-running on Sky and Challenge TV with a cult following. Another leftfield, but might have the cult appeal!
Recognisable voice of Radio 4's The Now Show, Laura is a comedian and presenter with years of experience working live as Voice of God at corporate events and award ceremonies.
Good Morning Britain presenter and Sports enthusiast Ben is anchor host for Sky Sports Goals on Sunday. He donned an England jersey for SoccerAid and ran the width of Great Britain for charity.
Scottish golfer Gordon Sherry uses his career experience to entertain as he talks about his journey to the top, with anecdotes about many of the stars he played alongside Woods, Watson, Nicklaus, Palmer, Player and many more. Mixing facts with humour, Gordon has become one of the best golfing after-dinner speakers on the circuit.
Political Editor of the Sunday Times and author of All Out War, the definitive account of the Brexit referendum. A national newspaper journalist with a wealth of experience reporting on British and American politics and international relations. Gives the lowdown on Brexit.
Observer columnist and science and environment specialist, Lucy is a journalist, author and broadcaster who specialises in ecological and ethical lifestyle matters.
As one of the BBC’s main national news broadcasters, Kate currently presents the One, Six and Ten o’clock national news bulletins. During the past two decades she has reported from Iraq and Afghanistan - as well as presenting a wide range of prime time BBC One programmes. Recently qualified as a child psychologist counsellor.
Well known face on TV and theatre, including stints in Netflix hit, The Crown. He has written 2 best selling books and has been described as "One of the funniest writers in Britain" by The Daily Mail. Michael draws on a treasure trove of anecdotes from the acting world, be it stage or screen, both big and small.
With charm and idiocy in abundance, and an excellent set of one-liners, Mark Simmons takes his audiences on a gentle jaunt through the meandering labyrinth of his pun-ridden consciousness.
Professional speaker and host who started out as a Rugby player and went on to be a teacher before becoming a full time speaker. Has amazing powers of recall, and can thread in details about everyone in the room as part of the presentation.
ITV News presenter and regular face on Good Morning Britain. Well known in the NW after 4 years presenting the evening bulletin.
Former Blue Peter presenter who still contributes to numerous media outlets and is in much demand on the corporate circuit.
Medically qualified professional quizzer who is a regular on Radio 4 with his Citizenship Test and History Revision. Also frequently heard on the News Quiz, Fighting Talk and Just a Minute, he is also one of the Chasers on ITV’s The Chase. His most recent Radio 4 Series was recorded on Zoom, with the audience recording their responses which were dropped into the mix.
Wildlife Presenter who has delivered an array of shows including BBC Earth, Springwatch and The One Show
Former Blue Peter presenter now on Countryfile. As an adventurer has competed in Ultra Marathons and Kayaking 2,010 miles down the Amazon in support of Sport Relief. She completed a daring high wire walk between the towers of Battersea Power Station for Comic Relief in 2011 and more recently trekked to the South Pole.
Stand up comedian and one half of Baddiel & Skinner. Comedian and writer, he hosts Fran Skinner's Opinionated on BBC2 and Room 101.
Sid has numerous theatrical and voice-over credits for CD's, television, on-line and on radio 4 drama's. He presented the 'Fantasy Series', a reality TV show for BBC3, held the Saturday Lunchtime slot on BBC Sussex and Surrey radio, and voiced schools maths educational aids as well as stories and links for his own album, Sid's Story CD, Sid & Rebecca's-Treasure Island.
Carol Smillie is one of the UK's most sought after presenters for television programmes, award ceremonies, corporate events and advertisements. She is best known for Changing Rooms has won a National TV Award, an INDIE award and was nominated for a BAFTA.
Fifth Gear presenter and popular motoring journalist. A true petrol head, Jonny's projects have included a V6 Allegro and an electric powered hot rod!
Will Smith is one of the most in-demand stand-up comedians and comedy writers in the UK today. He is a regular on Radio 4 comedy programmes.
Penny Smith is one of Britain's most recognised TV presenters. She was the main presenter for GMTV News and is now a regular contributor to national newspapers and magazines and a frequent guest on the Alan Titchmarsh Show.
Ross's personable, relaxed style and contemporary material, underpinned by clever wordplay and self deprecating humour, makes him one of the country's most exciting emerging acts.
Adam is Head of Boxing at Sky Sports and one of the most established sports broadcasters in the industry. He talks about the business of sport, and how the finances work for top level boxing matches while also has a treasure trove of anecdotes from both inside and outside of the ring.
Former Newsnight and Tomorrow's World presenter who now presents historical programmes with his son. Lively character ideal for awards ceremonies, dinners etc.
Dan is best known for presenting a variety of historical programmes often alongside his father Peter. A history graduate from Oxford, he rowed in the 2000 Boat Race and captained the 2001 team.
Jon is the long standing anchor of Channel 4 News. he's also an enthusiastic adoptor of social media describing the current social media led world "the most exciting time in history to be a journalist".
Ex Bouncer, now Stand-up comedian, Emmanuel was born and bred in North London where he extracts most of his hilarious interactions with the vibrant cockneys and reprobates he has encountered. Brilliant host for corporate events who has recently been on Live at the Apollo.
Larger than life character and dance outre well known from Dancing on Ice and Pineapple Dance Studio.
Kiss FM DJ. Can do a one hour set for corporate events in club style. Officially the most listened to British female DJ in the UK.
Dave Spikey is in great demand on the corporate circuit having first found fame as Jerry St Clair in Channel 4's comedy Phoenix Nights. He has mastered the art of making even the dreariest of subjects hilariously funny and creating hilarious stories out of seemingly mundane events.
BBC Breakfast presenter, formerly a news anchor for ITN's Ch 5 news. He has handled major breaking news stories and interviewed Prime Ministers, business leaders, actors and sports personalities. An experienced TV programme host with a sense of humour and relaxed manner.
Left wing comedian and writer. His Radio 4 comedy programme "Mark Steel Comes To Town" sees him travel the country, discussing the quirks of the town he's in that night. TV credits include "Have I Got News For You", "QI" and even "Question Time". He has written for Socialist Worker, The Guardian and The Independent.
Former Countdown host but best known for Gillette Soccer Saturday on Sky Sports.
Matt Stellingwerf is one of the newest stars on the UK comedy scene, having dominated the comedy stages of New Zealand for the last five years. Matt has won four NZ Comedy Guild Awards, and been nominated for the much coveted Billy T Award.
Actress and impressionist who stars alongside Jon Culshaw on Dead Ringers and Newzoids. Her career spans stand up and acting in shows including Bad Girls and Coronation Street. A brilliant speaker and presenter who appeared at our Winter Speaker Drinks.
Comedian and writer who has been on the likes of Mock the Week and Russell Howard's Good News. She’s been very active during lockdown,both performing for corporate events and running virtual comedy nights!
Di is a member of the Sky Sports team, having recently become the host of Sky's 'Golf Night', after previously anchoring Sky Sports News. A huge golf fan, she is pretty impressive on the course herself! She plays off a handicap of 11 and is no stranger to a tournament environment, playing on an amateur team during the Dunhill Links Championship 2006.
ITN news presenter and London Tonight regular. Away from the camera he is in much demand to host conferences, awards ceremonies and the like.
The woman responsible for creating the world famous alternative WI calendar and inspiration for the film and play 'Calendar Girls'.
Retired English cricketer and former captain of the England cricket team. Alec is the most-capped English cricketer of all time in Test matches and 2nd most capped in One Day Internationals, having played in 133 Tests and 170 One Day Internationals.
Alec Stewart OBE
The Scotsman dubbed him one of Scotland's hottest newcomers. Young stand up comedian who is the voice of ITV2 hit programme, Love Island.
Dudley Stokes is the founding member of the Jamaica Bobsleigh Team, immortalised in the film ‘Cool Runnings’. Overcoming adversity he trained his team (who no one thought would get anywhere) to become 4 time Olympian winners. His keynote speeches highlight his extensive knowledge of all aspects of logistics, small project management and team building.
Stand up comedian, broadcaster and writer. As seen and heard on BT Sport, BBC2, BBC Radio4 and 5live, and Talksport. Ian is an incredible host, at ease engaging with any audience.
Since taking over Cosmopolitan Magazine in 2015 she has led the magazine through a dramatic new look leading it becoming the best-selling young women’s title in the UK and increasing circulation by an unprecedented 59%. In 2017 Farrah was named as one of only 36 BAME leaders in the UK. Of the 1,049 most powerful people in Britain, just 36 are from ethnic minorities – and Farrah is one of only seven women.
Michaela Strachan is a BAFTA award winning presenter. She presents Spring/Autumn/Winterwatch on BBC and was previously a regular presenter on Countryfile, along with various wildlife documentaries such as the Elephant Diaries.
TV presenter/producer, entrepreneur and Master of Ceremonies from South Africa. She has hosted and produced her own prime time TV show called "Glambition with Jo-Ann Strauss" and also founder of modernmommy.co.za
An energetic and versatile presenter, Dick is a retired Lieutenant Colonel and man of many interests. Coming to prominence on 'Scrapheap Challenge' and 'It's Not Easy Being Green', he is now being followed around his renovation of an historic French Chateau which he has tuned into a wedding and events venue for ‘Escape to the Chateau’.
Dick Strawbridge MBE
Media personality, journalist, television presenter and after dinner speaker. Her numerous TV appearances include I'm a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! Have I Got News For You, The Money Programme and Grumpy Old Women, Loose Women and The Alan Titchmarsh Show. She is Vice President of the Ramblers Association.
Business woman, entrepreneur and writer who regularly hosts corporate events. Julia’s team have always worked remotely, something she introduced as she saw it was a way of avoiding the loss of female talent due to family commitments, and so is experienced in leading and inspiring a remote team.
Moira reads the news on the Chris Evans' Radio 2 breakfast show. Previously she presented numerous news bulletins on BBC TV. A real broadcasting icon.
Former Tranmere Rovers footballer who presented Football Focus on BBC alongside Mark Lawrenson. He moved to ESPN and recently signed up to BT Sports as their chief football reporter.
Neil Stuke is a popular actor best known for his role in sitcom "Game On" and legal drama "Silk". Neil has had a remarkable career that has taken in the role of chef and barman, and even took part in Celebrity Masterchef!
Charismatic stand up comedian, presenter and broadcaster who has performed on Johnathan Ross, The Big Narstie Show and The Mo Gilligan Show. Aurie was a highlight of our New Year Speaker Drinks back in January
Popular stand up comedian and raconteur. Brilliant for corporate events.
Professional presenter with a wealth of live TV and event hosting experience.
An after dinner speaker with a background in banking, whose entertaining after dinner tales of the financial collapse from the front line have proved a hit with corporate audiences.
Author, actress and comedienne possibly best known for 'The Kumars at No 42'
Glamorous TV presenter and awards host
After 35 years in the entertainment business, variously as promoter, manager and agent, Howard is now a popular after dinner speaker with his stories about the celebrities he has encountered during the course of his showbiz career.
Yun Tanaka is an American-born Japanese-British UK TV chef, best known for presenting Channel 4's "Cooking It" as well as appearing on Saturday Kitchen many times on BBC One. He is head chef and owner of The Ninth restaurant in Fitzrovia.
Veteran comedian whose been in the business for 4 decades. Had numerous shows on all the main channels and still a favourite at golf days and corporate events.
Popular stand up comedian and writer with followings on both sides of the Atlantic and even appeared in Harry Potter! A natural choice for corporate events.
Capital FM and Classic FM presenter - a popular host for corporate events.
Up and coming comedian with a dark streak, but knows the boundaries for corporate events.
Stand up comedian, writer and actor Ellie Taylor made her Edinburgh Festival debut in 2014. TV work includes hosting "Snog, Marry, Avoid" and "Family Tree".
Matt is a chef and TV presenter who is currently presenting Saturday Kitchen and Best Bites on BBC 1 and Food Unwrapped, which is in it’s 8th Series, on Channel 4.
An established TV and radio presenter, Jamie has become a household name, with shows like Live and Kicking, Top of the Pops, The Ozone and The Priory to his name. He has appeared in West End Theatre in the critically acclaimed production Art as well as TV drama and comedy productions.
Gareth Thomas is one of the most iconic former Welsh professional rugby union and rugby league players of his time. His personal life hit the headlines in December 2009 when he revealed his sexuality to the world, making him the only openly gay high profile sportsman in the UK.
Sky Sports news presenter and regular panelist on 'A League of their Own', Georgie has also hosted sports events ranging from motorsport to tennis. A popular choice for personal appearances and for hosting awards ceremonies.
Sky News anchor and presenter who is one of Britain's most experienced television newsmen. During his time with Sky, BBC and ITN he has covered the Yorkshire Ripper case, the Gulf War, the Balkan conflict, the Bhopal disaster, Rwanda genocide, Somali war and famine, the OJ Simpson trial, the 9/11 terror attacks, the Iraq war, Madrid train bombings, the Asian tsunami, the death of Pope John Paul II and the London bombings.
Comedy actor, best known for Cold Feet and The Fast Show. Also a popular after dinner speaker and host.
Helen Thorn @helenwearsasize18 is a comedian, writer and wearer of size 18 high street clothes. Being the proud owner of a curvy body, Helen is taking the hard work and research out of whether high street brands are successfully producing clothing for a size 18 woman. With a keen eye for a bargain, she is constantly on the lookout for sales, deals and finding that item that might have been overlooked on the brand site, but demonstrating how it looks on a realistic body shape might change perceptions.
Kate Thornton is a TV Presenter and Journalist who found fame becoming the youngest ever editor of Smash Hits Magazine and presenting such shows as The Brits. She has presented "Top of The Pops", "Holiday" and "The Royal Variety Show" to name a few. A versatile presenter and writer.
Former England cricketer who appeared in 100 Test matches. The left-handed batsman was one of the biggest figures in the game. He now coaches and is a popular after dinner speaker.
Irish comedian, actor and writer, renowned for his hilarious recollections of growing up in rural Ireland. His comedy credits include a Perrier award, international tours, a role in Father Ted and appearances with Michael McIntyre.
Brilliant Irish comedian who actually studied STEM subject at university and was a civil engineer before changing tact to become a comedian.
Best known as The Voice of University Challenge - the world's longest-running TV quiz. For over 20 years he has been skilfully pronouncing the almost unpronounceable names of many contestants. An experienced broadcaster, he is an assured host, as well as a popular VoG.
One of Britain's best-known gardeners. He fronted Ground Force and Gardener's World on the BBC. Has his own TV show and is also a successful novelist.
Alan Titchmarsh MBE
Up and coming comedian from Bexleyheath who is a regular at the Edinburgh and Leicester Comedy festivals.
This writer and comedienne is a familiar presence on numerous programmes and took over the chair of QI from Stephen Fry.
Popular comedian with a large live following and start of McIntyre's Roadshow.
Nadira Tudor is a former News Anchor and Correspondent for RT International, which broadcast mainly from the Moscow studio. She presented and reported on international breaking news and generic news stories of the day. She is now working as one of the main newsreaders and news producers for Times Radio.
Phil Tufnell is a regular contributor to the One Show on BBC 1 and Test Match Special on 5 Live. A popular addition to corporate events, he memorably won I'm a Celebrity...Get me out of here.
Bill Turnbull is a former BBC Breakfast presenter and popular event host. Now a regular presenter on Classic FM who has successfully recovered from Prostate Cancer
Beverley Turner is a popular sports and lifestyle presenter on numerous terrestrial and satellite channels. Married to James Cracknell, she is a popular host for corporate events and bit of a techy!
Young, up and coming stand up comedian and freestyle rapper. Brilliant for virtual events, not only can he take words from the audience and create a Rap immediately to order, he can rap about the company or even get people to hold up items. Very experienced at corporate events, Chris divides his time between LA and the UK.
An experienced host and facilitator for corporate events whose TV credits include BBC, ITN and Sky where she still regularly provides cover.
Award-winning Australian stand-up comedian now based in the UK, Kent tells stories full of jokes and his infectious mix of irreverence and enthusiastic optimism makes him one of the most dynamic comedians on the comedy landscape.
Denise Van Outen - Popular presenter and actress available for corporate engagements.
Denise Van Outen
ITV News political correspondent. Began his TV career at ITV Wales. Experienced conference host and facilitator
Lewis Vaughan Jones
News broadcaster and anchor at CNN in London. An experienced host and moderator with an eye for detail.
Hannah Vaughan Jones
British based stand-up comedian who grew up in India. TV includes Have I Got News For You, QI and Alan Davies: As Yet Untitled, while on radio she has appeared on Quote... Unquote and The Unbelievable Truth
Johnny is a highly accomplished and versatile comedy actor having co-starred in Happiness on BBC2 with Paul Whitehouse and appeared with Simon Munnery in Attention Scum both shows being nominated for The Golden Rose Of Montreux.
Former Anchor for CNN's World Report, Zain also hosted a monthly programme that looks at different countries, highlighting innovation, business, industry and culture. She has interviewed prominent political figures including Condoleezza Rice, Benazir Bhutto and former Iranian president Mohammed Khatami and now runs her own production company.
Former Blue Peter presenter who has forged a successful career in the States as well. An experienced TV and event host.
Record breaking comedian renowned for his puns.
Very experienced radio and TV presenter. Jeremy now presents The Jeremy Vine Show on Channel 5, alongside his own daily BBC Radio 2 show for which he was won a Sony Award (radio's Oscars).
Carol is not only a national treasure from 'Countdown' and other TV hits, she is the best selling children’s education author of all time in the UK with her Maths, Science and English books. Carol is also a qualified pilot and holds a senior honoury position in the RAF. Carol is a formidable intellect and much sought after on the corporate market.
Comedian from northern Ireland, he is known as the host for TV's game show Catchphrase, and also an entertainer, awards host and after dinner speaker. Always in demand, he is a regular performer on TV, in cabaret and theatre.
Channel 4 and BBC Sport broadcaster with more than 15 years experience in TV. He has memorably commentated on snooker, the 2012 Paralympics and 2016 Rio Olympics.
Dan was a BBC sports presenter and anchor of BBC Breakfast before moving to Channel 5. He has also appeared on Celebrity Mastermind and is a regular guest on A Question of Sport.
Award-winning journalist and writer, whose book Yes Man was turned into a film with Jim Carrey. A comedy scriptwriter and producer, he has written and produced for TV, radio and the stage, and contributed to dozens of publications, including the Independent and the Guardian.
Greg Wallace is a media personality and former greengrocer who is probably best known for presenting the hugely successful "MasterChef" and "Celebrity Masterchef" series. More recently he featured in BBC's "Turn Back Time:The High Street" and "Eat Well For Less".
David Walliams - Actor, Comedian, Writer, and Television personality. Best known for his partnership with Matt Lucas on the BBC One sketch comedy shows Little Britain and Come Fly With Me. A very successful children's book author too.
A regular Radio 4 broadcaster on You've Got To Be Joking, Adrian is a great after dinner speaker and stand up comedian.
David Walsh is chief sports writer at The Sunday Times, who helped to expose Lance Armstrong as a Drugs Cheat
Charming and charismatic, a natural motor-mouth, Brighton's Seann Walsh is the most frighteningly precocious talent to emerge from the UK comedy circuit in ages. Came to prominence on Strictly, the year before last, and helped reinforce the so called “Strictly Curse.
Up and coming stand up comedian and writer. Holly is a regular on Mock the Week, The Now Show and The Unbelievable Truth, as well as chairing her own comedy panel show based around manners on Radio 4. Co-creator of the hit BBC sitcom, Motherland.
Malaysian born, Cambridge educated. Now a regular on TV and at International comedy festivals and has even been on Live At The Apollo.
Sam Warburton is best known for captaining Wales at two Rugby World Cups and the youngest player to Captain the Lions, leading them to two unbeaten Test series in 2013 and 2017. Sam Warburton OBE has had a rugby career like no other, setting records and achievements that will likely never be broken or matched.
Observational comedian, writer and presenter Danny Ward's humour is up-beat and well honed, and his manic style of delivery is both endearing and very funny.
Comedian, writer, filmmaker and voice-over artist who has made a name for himself in comedy. Winner of Chortle Best Newcomer Award 2017 and official support for Joe Lycett, 2018.
One of Britain's most highly regarded and versatile journalists and presenters, best known for Newsnight. On a lighter note, she was a finalist on Celebrity Masterchef and also hosted BBC cookery quiz A Question of Taste. In an after dinner setting she is remarkably lighthearted and amusing, drawing on broadcast anecdotes and experiences of the people she has interviewed over the years.
Scottish actress and comedian.
Popular comedian whose credits include Mock the Week, Live at the Apollo and McIntyre's Roadshow as well as being a regular panellist on 5 Live's Fighting Talk and Taskmaster.Really top notch.
Former sports reporter, Derek Watts has become a legend and a household name over the last ten years as co-anchor on award winning South African investigative television program Carte Blanche, reporting on local/international news and stories alike.
Best known as the fearless comedienne and interviewer, there is another side to Ruby. Having studied Neuro Science at University College London, Ruby talks about the make up of the brain, how it functions and how we can use this knowledge to handle and cope with change and handling creativity in the corporate world. Ruby’s a leading exponent of mindfulness.
Fashion Model, Sports journalist, and co-presenter on the Sky Sports television show Good Morning Sports Fans.
Olivia J. Wayne
Popular comedian, best known for his work with David Mitchell, contributions to numerous panel shows, and of course "that flashdance" parody on Comedy Relief a couple of years back!
Justin presents the Today programme on BBC Radio 4 having returned from the States where he was North America Editor. He is a popular conference and awards host.
Resident gaming expert on Channel 5's The Gadget Show.
German stand-up comedian based in London. A regular on TV in 'FAQ U' (Ch 4) and 'QI' on BBC2. Henning's act plays on the British stereotype of Germans.
Joe Wells is an up and coming comedian making a name for himself as a political comedian.He also has more personal material about mental health and being autistic.
Financial Services Trainer, Compliance Consultant and after dinner speaker. Jonathan’s engaging and humorous style is fuelled by his passion about the importance of education in financial services in a professional context. Jonathan has presented to fund managers on anti-financial crime and broader compliance issues and is able to utilise practical examples from his many years as a practitioner. He has written for industry journals such as Compliance Institute's "The Gazette" and leading financial crime publication "Fraud Watch
Falklands Veteran who suffered 46% burns to his body, Simon is an inspirational and motivational speaker whose message is one of overcoming adversity and how you can take on any challenges thrown at you. He also has a great sense of humour and can command an audience (he has real presence and has achieved legendary status in many ways), while managing to keep it light.
Charlene presents the main ITV Weekend News, ITV London bulletins, and co presents News at Ten.
Jack Whitehall is an award-winning actor, comedian, presenter and writer. Widely celebrated for his hit show Travels With My Father (Netflix, 2017-19), his starring role in the BBC’s adaptation of Decline & Fall (2017) and Bad Education (BBC 2012-14)
Former MP, broadcaster, author and guest speaker, Ann Widdecombe won the hearts of the nation with her performances on Strictly Come Dancing.
Popular comedian who co presents the Last Leg on C4 and Fighting on Talk on 5 Live. He is also a regular on Mock the Week, 8 Out of 10 Cats and been Live at the Apollo.
BBC news presenter. He has covered the rescue of the Chilean miners, the Arab Spring uprisings, Japanese earthquake and tsunami. Spanish speaker. An experienced facilitator and conference host.
Sian Williams was BBC Breakfast's presenter for seven years, presenting the programme alongside Bill Turnbull. She is a key member of the BBC's newsreading team and presents Saturday Live on Radio 4.
Actor, singer and all round entertainer, best known as Barry Evans in EastEnders. He appeared in Extras, Scoop and Life's too Short. He regularly comperes and hosts and is a master at multi tasking.
Popular presenter on Good Morning Britain and This Morning as well as resident counsellor on Channel 4’s hit programme, “Celebs Go Dating”. Anna is an ambassador for Childline and is a trained counsellor. She is author of "Breaking Mad: The Insider’s Guide to Conquering Anxiety" which draws on her own experiences of Anxiety which almost derailed her career; she’s followed up with “Breaking Mum and Dad” charting her battle with post natal depression.
After Dinner Speaker and awards host, Quentin is a Former Top Gear and Fifth Gear host. He is one of the best-known motoring authorities in the UK and an established television personality who specialises in consumer journalism. Particularly keen on green motoring!
Former Sky News presenter, Andrew covered almost every major conflict around the world, from Kuwait to Bosnia, and from Haiti to Chechnya.
Football commentator on BBC TV's Match of the Day. He has commentated on 5 World Cups, 5 Euros, 3 African Nations Cups as well as Olympics, Commonwealth Games and Champions League, FA Cup and League Cup Finals.
David Wilson is Professor of Criminology at Birmingham City University and Director of the University’s Centre for Criminal Justice Policy and Research. He regularly appears on TV and radio talking about the criminal justice system and is the author of numerous books.
Alexandra first came into the public eye when she was mistaken for a defendant three times on the same day in court. She has made it her mission to challenge discrimination in the courtroom. She has used her knowledge of this discrimination to talk on radio on BBC News, ITV News, Good Morning Britain and Women’s Hour to name but a few.
Dean Windass' football career encompassed Hull City, Middlesbrough, Aberdeen and Bradford City but his off-pitch battle with alcohol and depression made headlines.. Has been a pundit for Sky Sports and is a funny after dinner speaker.
Claudia Winkleman is an award winning and BAFTA nominated presenter who is one of the most in-demand television hosts today and a very familiar face to most! Co-host of Strictly, she combines mainstream appeal with her own brand of wit, making her the perfect host for any event.
Jeff Winter was a regular Premiership referee for seven seasons, before reaching the standard FA retirement age of 48. Since retirement he has become a fixture on the after dinner circuit.
Popular presenter of antiques programmes such as Bargain Hunt and Antiques Roadshow.
Popular Welsh comedian and speaker who has toured with Paddy McGuinness and been on Live from the London Palladium and the Royal Variety Show. Perfect for corporate events either as himself, or alter ego Mario de Nero.
One of the stars of the reality TV show The Only Way Is Essex (TOWIE) Mark was runner up on I'm A Celebrity.. get Me Out of Here' and hosted Mark Wright's Hollywood Nights on ITV2. Has also appeared on Strictly Come Dancing and is an entertainment reporter for TV and radio.
English former professional footballer, and television and radio personality. He is currently a commentator for BBC Sport and ITV Sport.
Ian Wright MBE
A multi-media journalist known for her many years as an anchor and health reporter for Boston's NBC station. A key interest is in medical reporting. She is based in the USA.
Gina Yashere - Stand Up Comedian, Actor and Presenter who has made a name for herself in the USA. Has appeared on various TV shows and can currently be seen on the CBS sitcom, Bob Hearts Abishola which she also co-writes.
Emily is an ambassador for accessible transport and international travel; now Founder and Director of Globe Hopper Guides, an accessible travel guide company which launched this year.
Kirsty Young is the presenter of Desert Island Discs on Radio 4 and former presenter of Crimewatch and Channel 5 News. She is the president of UNICEF UK.
Toby Young is one of Britain's best-known journalists and is a regular contributor to publications such as the Evening Standard and The Spectator magazine. His book "How to Lose Friends and Alienate People" was turned into a Hollywood film.
Host of Radio 4’s The Newsquiz, and regular on Test Match Special. He is known for his satirical work with Rory Bremner and has appeared on various TV shows including Stand-Up Show (Comedy Central) and 8 out of 10 Cats (Channel 4).
Presenter, writer and comedian. Alex Zane is known for his work as a stand-up comedian, and as a TV presenter who specialises in film, music and popular culture. An energetic and engaging host for awards.
Britain's oldest juvenile delinquent, Zenon has spent a lifetime dedicated to deceit! He skived off school to make his first stage appearance aged eleven, and spent every summer working in a Blackpool joke and magic shop, the House of Secrets, with his lifelong friend and mentor Bill Thompson.
Popular adult ventriloquist and comedian with his characters Sam, Baby and Albert. A favourite cabaret act for corporate events who won America's Got Talent in September 2015.
Award-winning celebrity chef and restaurateur specialising in Italian, vegetarian and seafood cuisine