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Celebrity Speakers

Celebrity speakers and celebrity hosts – these are the names that make big memorable events, the kind of award ceremony that happens in London Park Lane. We’ll broker the host, comedian, personality, master of ceremonies that you want for your big event. From our exclusives and beyond, here are some suggestions …

 
 
 
 
Buzz Aldrin Profile image

Buzz Aldrin

Buzz Aldrin and Neil Armstrong became the first men to walk on the surface of the Moon on July 20th 1969. The experience which changed their lives forever has been at the core of Aldrin’s talks for forty years....

 
Clive Anderson Profile image

Clive Anderson

Barrister turned comedian Clive Anderson made his mark on British television as the moderator and host of 90's improvisational comedy show Whose Line is it Anyway?...

 
Richard Bacon Profile image

Richard Bacon

Broadcaster, journalist and author, a man renowned for his highly entertaining, often cheekily unswerving and probing interviewing style....

 
Derek Bell Profile image

Derek Bell

Derek Bell is a British born racing legend and the supreme endurance racing driver. Derek won the Le Mans 24-Hour race 5 times, the Daytona 24 Hour race 3 times and racked-up impressive sports car and endurance race wins.

The twice World Sportsc...

 
Mary Berry Profile image

Mary Berry

Cookery writer, broadcaster and bone fide Queen of Cakes....

 
Roger Black Profile image

Roger Black

Roger Black MBE was educated at Portsmouth Grammar School and successfully gained a place to read medicine at Southampton University in 1985. By then, however, he had already demonstrated considerable athletic talent and he decided to rescind his pl...

 
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Raymond Blanc

Raymond Blanc opened his first restaurant which, 'Les Quat' Saisons' in Summertown, Oxford. After just one year, the restaurant was named Egon Ronay Restaurant of the Year and a host of other accolades including Michelin Stars and Pestle & Mortar awa...

 
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Frankie Boyle

Frankie's highly original, well-honed and intelligent material is punctuated by copious amounts of topical content. ...

 
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Kyran Bracken

Kyran Bracken has experienced the highs and lows of first class rugby union and has witnessed first-hand the transition to the professional game. During his time at Bristol Kyran continued to have a successful career in law until the advent of profes...

 
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Jason Bradbury

Jason is Britain’s best-known face of gadgets and consumer technology. Jason shares his passion for technology and innovations with geeks the world over – his topics include, social networking, technology trends, robots, gizmoes, maths and web cu...

 
Rory Bremner Profile image

Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner is the safest pairs of hands on the after dinner circuit. He is the favourite of both corporate clients and the public alike. Britain’s sharpest impressionist – a one-man opposition party even....

 
Fiona Bruce Profile image

Fiona Bruce

BBC journalist and newsreader who has presented, hosted and reported programmes as diverse as News at Ten, Six O'Clock News, Real Story, Crimewatch and the Antiques Roadshow....

 
Rob Brydon Profile image

Rob Brydon

BAFTA award winning Welsh comedian, writer and actor....

 
Geoff Burch Profile image

Geoff Burch

Geoff Burch is the original and by far the best alternative business 'Guru'. His unconventional image and extensive humour have allowed him platforms on both the corporate and stand-up comedy stage. Having delighted audiences in over forty countries ...

 
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Vicki Butler-Henderson

Vicki Butler-Henderson is a natural, bubbly and friendly presenter with masses of enthusiasm and tons of experience. She has a warm and engaging personality coupled with true professionalism which makes her passionate about motor sport. However her p...

 
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Rhona Cameron

Rhona Cameron is a leading stand-up comedienne, writer and TV host. A popular choice for after dinner entertainment for corporate audiences....

 
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Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles is one of the BBC's most versatile and admired presenters, and is famously football-mad – in particular about West Bromwich Albion. He currently presents the BBC daily magazine programme The ONE Show and is a former presenter of Work...

 
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Jeremy Clarkson

Jeremy Clarkson writer who specialises in motoring and now speaker at your event. He writes weekly columns for The Sunday Times and The Sun, but is better known for his role on the BBC TV show Top Gear. Born in Doncaster, Clarkson ...

 
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Gennaro Contaldo

Gennaro Contaldo is widely known as the man who taught Jamie Oliver all he knows about cooking, often appearing with him on TV. Gennaro's famous restaurants 'Passione' are a Mecca for gastronauts from across the globe. Described by clients as ...

 
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David Coulthard

As a former Formula One racing driver, David Coulthard bring a wealth of experience to his BBC race commentary....

 
Chris Crudelli Profile image

Chris Crudelli

Chris Crudelli is a TV presenter, cultural explorer, best-selling author and internationally recognised kung fu master. His TV series for the BBC, “Mind, Body & Kick Ass Moves”, is a smash hit and the most widely distributed documentary in BBC TV...

 
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Hal Cruttenden

Award winning stand-up comedian, actor and writer. A regular on Have I got News For You and Mock the Week and on Radio 4, where he demonstrates his classic English repression and biting wit....

 
Christian Danner Profile image

Christian Danner

Christian Danner from the ranks of a BMW-blessed crop in the mid-1980s, Danner was an extremely successful touring car exponent who transferred that talent to Formula 3000 and won the 1985 Championship before graduating to Formula 1 ...

 
Greg Davies Profile image

Greg Davies

Writer, performer and stand-up comedian with a string of succesful TV works including CH4 sitcom Man Down and UKTV’s new comedy show Taskmaster....

 
Ranulph Fiennes Profile image

Ranulph Fiennes

As a motivational speaker popular with both UK and European audiences, Sir Ranulph demonstrates how the qualities of the explorer can be applied to achieve success in the business world....

 
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Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry's childhood and time at Cambridge has been well documented in his autobiography MOAB is my Washpot. In 2005, Fry was the voice of the book in the big screen version of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy by the late Douglas Adams. Enqui...

 
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Dave Gorman

Dave Gorman has emerged as one of the most unique, original and exciting comedy minds that the UK has produced. Not only is he one of the biggest contemporary comedians and sharpest raconteurs but he is also a hugely successful author....

 
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Bear Grylls

Bear Grylls Bear has a natural talent for inspirational speaking. His TV shows have brought him worldwide acclaim. As a motivational speaker, he has addressed corporations all around the world on his adventures on Everest and beyond. He is among the ...

 
Alan Hansen Profile image

Alan Hansen

Alan Hansen was one of the most successful British soccer players of all time, until a knee injury ended his playing career in 1991....

 
Dawn Harper Profile image

Dr Dawn Harper

Gloucestershire based GP focusing on women’s health and weight management. Her TV credits include Embarrassing Bodies and Looking Good, Feeling Great for ITV....

 
Julia Hartley-Brewer Profile image

Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer is the new presenter of LBC 97.3FM radio’s afternoon show and former Assistant Editor and political columnist on The Sunday Express, a regular guest on programmes such as Have I Got News For You and Question Time and an enterta...

 
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Angela Hartnett

Angela Hartnett is one of the most high-profile women in the restaurant world and an interesting and sought after speaker. Her expertise extends beyond the kitchen, she has excelled in a male dominated business and speaks accross a wide range of topi...

 
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Tim Healy

Tim Healy is one of the most famous Geordie faces in the country. Most famous for his role in Auf Wiedersehen Pet. Tim speaks passionately and interestingly about his life, career and his homeland in the North East. A true raconteur and a gentle and ...

 
Wayne Hemingway Profile image

Wayne Hemingway

Hemingway’s extensive humour and no-nonsense style have impressed audiences in over 30 countries. His mission is to deliver messages that inspire and improve the daily effectiveness of each and every member of the audience, making them more produ...

 
Ian Hislop Profile image

Ian Hislop

Ian Hislop is a writer, humourist and popular broadcaster. He has been Editor of “Private Eye” since 1986 and has written extensively for television and radio comedy. His regular appearances on humorous current affairs quiz shows such as Have I G...

 
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Eddie Jordan

Eddie Jordan was born in Ireland and grew up intending to become a dentist, but joined Bank of Ireland as a clerk. After discovering motor racing he broke both his legs racing in Formula Ford. He founded his first team in 1979, ultimately competing ...

 
Miles Jupp Profile image

Miles Jupp

Unapologetically posh award-winning satirist and wit, now host of BBC Radio 4's flagship satirical show, The News Quiz. ...

 
Maria Kempinska Profile image

Maria Kempinska

A renowned entrepreneur & businesswoman, she speaks on issues including branding, business leadership & what they don't teach you at business school. ...

 
Shappi Khorsandi Profile image

Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi is a mainstay of British TV and radio having appeared on shows such as BBC's QI, Have I Got News For You, Just a Minute and countless others....

 
Simon King Profile image

Simon King

Simon King is known to millions of viewers worldwide as one half of TV presenting duo The Hairy Bikers. Simon is a big, blond-bearded biker from Newcastle....

 
Robin Knox-Johnston Profile image

Robin Knox-Johnston

Sir Robin Knox-Johnston was the first person to complete a single-handed non-stop circumnavigation of the globe between June 1968 and April 1969 in 'Suhaili' as winner of the Golden Globe Race. ...

 
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Hardeep Singh Kohli

Writer and broadcaster Hardeep Singh Kohli originally studied law, but moved into broadcasting as the wig and the turban together didn't really work together and the gowns were cut really unflatteringly.

Hardeep has written and presented many do...

 
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Robert Llewellyn

Robert Llewellyn is host of the Channel 4 series Scrapheap Challenge and star of the cult TV series Red Dwarf. The former screen-writer and stand-up comic is much sought after for humorous after dinner speaking and entertainment....

 
Kenny Logan Profile image

Kenny Logan

Kenny Logan is a house-hold name in both Scotland and England as a former international rugby player and is now a successful businessman....

 
Donal MacIntyre Profile image

Donal MacIntyre

Donal MacIntyre is a Journalist, adventurer and Europe’s best known investigative reporter. He has won awards for his outstanding and often dangerous work for both BBC and ITV. Donal is an accomplished after dinner and conference speaker....

 
Penny Mallory Profile image

Penny Mallory

Former top rally driver Penny Mallory is the only female presenter on Channel Four's, long running television series, 'Driven'. She is a regular contributor for GMTV, a columnist for several newspapers and magazines and a popular choice of after dinn...

 
James May Profile image

James May

James May Top Gear Presenter and Speaker made the move to a car magazine. This gave him a reputation for knowing about motoring, and the opportunity to work on the launch of other motoring journals in an editorial capacity. James has presented Inside...

 
Roger Moore Profile image

Roger Moore

Sir Roger Moore is best known for playing the part of British spy, 007 James Bond. Sir Roger is Special Representative for the Film Arts for UNICEF, raising funds for children in underdeveloped countries and was awarded a knighthood in 2003 for his w...

 
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Piers Morgan

Piers Morgan is the former Editor of News of The World and The Mirror newspapers. Since then, he has presented a number of TV shows and shot to fame as a judge on Britain’s Got Talent and America’s Got Talent. He is an entertaining raconteur and ...

 
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Chris Moyles

Former BBC Radio One presenter with a successful multi-platform career encompassing books, albums, theatre and television....

 
Jenni Murray Profile image

Jenni Murray

Jenni Murray is one of radio and television's most respected broadcasters. Her interviews with PM's, Cabinet Ministers and Business leaders are described as "probing"' and "no-nonsense". An award winning presenter and journalist, she is a popular sp...

 
Dave Myers Profile image

Dave Myers

Dave Myers is one half of the Hairy Biker's TV chef duo. His warmth and friendly nature have made him popular as an after dinner choice. He is both interesting and capable, entertaining and a refreshingly novel speaker....

 
Nick Nairn Profile image

Nick Nairn

Nick Nairn is a highly personable and talented presenter and conference host. He is highly recommended him for any event where audience rapport, professionalism and personal charisma are required key elements....

 
Tiff Needell Profile image

Tiff Needell

Tiff Needell never really intended to be a Commentator, a Writer or even a Television Presenter and with an Honours Degree in Civil Engineering he hadn’t exactly been trained motor racing either! ...

 
Lucy Porter Profile image

Lucy Porter

Actress, writer and stand-up comedian. Lucy is well known for her appearances on Have I got News For You, Never Mind the Buzzcocks and Argumental....

 
Mark Porter Profile image

Dr Mark Porter

Mark Porter is one of the most experienced media medics in the UK. He was health editor at Radio Times for 10 years, and has presented Watchdog Healthcheck; is a regular on the Jeremy Vine Show on BBC Radio 2; and presents Radio 4's flagship medical ...

 
Paul Rankin Profile image

Paul Rankin

Celebrity chef Paul Rankin is one Northern Ireland’s and the UK's best-known chefs and restaurateurs....

 
Steve Redgrave Profile image

Steve Redgrave

Steven Redgrave has proved himself to be the greatest Olympian Britain has ever produced having won world championship gold medals in 1984, 1986, 1987, 1991, 1993, 1994, 1995, 1996 and 2000. He is Vice President of the British Olympic Association and...

 
Katherine Ryan Profile image

Katherine Ryan

Canadian/Irish comedian with a style reminiscent of Joan Rivers. Edgy yet suitable for corporate work....

 
Rick Stein Profile image

Rick Stein

speaker Rick Stein OBE iTV chef seafood. Food Heroes, Rick has shown that he's equally passionate about the best of British produce most recent series French Odyssey, passion for the French way of life, food culture.freshly caught local produce ...

 
Sandi Toksvig Profile image

Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig is known to many as the Danish born host of BBC’s Radio 4 satirical current affairs programmes such as The News Quiz and for her numerous appearances on Have I Got News For You and Mock the Week and QI. She is an accomplished playwri...

 
Phil Tufnell Profile image

Phil Tufnell

Known to many as 'The Cat', Phil Tufnell is a popular after dinner speaker in addition to his wide ranging television, video and radio work. Phil's personality is extremely well suited to 'audiences with' and Q&A....

 
Anna Williamson Profile image

Anna Williamson

A tenacious presenter since the age of 16, Anna progressed from children's to daytime TV where she specialises in entertainment....

 
Alex Zane Profile image

Alex Zane

Alex Zane's career began as a stand-up comedian, he made his debut as a finalist in the Channel 4 programme, “So You Think You`re Funny”. Alex writes for the The Eleven O'Clock Show and Smack The Pony among others. He is a witty and experienced p...

 
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Aldo Zilli

Aldo Zilli is chef patron of the Zilli Fish group and is one of Soho's most flamboyant restauranteurs. A constant face on television, he famously joined the ranks of other 'singers' in 2006, when he appeared on ITV's Celebrity X Factor....

 
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Patrick Poivre d’Arvor

Patrick is one of the longest serving and most respected broadcasters in the world. A household name throughout France and Europe. ...

 
 
 
 
 
 
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