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After Dinner Speakers

The perfect after dinner speaker is an entertainer and an educator and should make your event memorable and a pleasure to attend. They should be erudite, enigmatic and enthralling. In the context of a dinner, a speaker might address wide-ranging themes from current affairs, through to politics, Prime Ministers, Presidents, personal experience, history, and of course … the future. A speaker may be high-profile and known to all ages, or they may be temporarily in the public eye and famous for fifteen minutes. Many of the very best speakers have never or seldom made it to the television screen and are eminently affordable to most budgets. It is definitely safe to say that the centuries-old tradition of after dinner speaking is as alive as it has ever been. Call us to discuss any of these event speakers and many more who can excite an audience and who can attract a bigger audience for your in-person or virtual event.

 
 
 
 
David Aaronovitch Profile image

David Aaronovitch

David Aaronovitch - Orwell Prize-winning journalist, author and long-running columnist for The Times. ... [more]

 
Kate Adie Profile image

Kate Adie

Kate Adie - legendary Chief News Correspondent for BBC, Kate Adie is renowned for reporting major wars including the Gulf War, the Rwandan Genocide and the war in the former Yugoslavia.... [more]

 
Andrew Adonis Profile image

Andrew Adonis

Lord Andrew Adonis is a politician and former journalist who held several key roles during the Labour party's time in government.... [more]

 
Bob Ainsworth Profile image

Bob Ainsworth

Bob Ainsworth is a former Defence & Armed Forces Minister. His experience within Whitehall is extensive, he speaks at both day conference and after dinner events with equal knowledge, enthusiasm and wit.... [more]

 
Chemmy Alcott Profile image

Chemmy Alcott

Chemmy Alcott - as Britain's Number 1 female alpine skier, Chemmy Alcott is the golden girl of British winter sports.... [more]

 
Benedict Allen Profile image

Benedict Allen

Benedict Allen - one of Britain's leading adventurers - is particularly known for his television programmes - occasionally made with the help of a film crew but more typically without. He paved the way for the current generation of TV adventurers. ... [more]

 
Clive Anderson Profile image

Clive Anderson

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?... [more]

 
Alexander Armstrong Profile image

Alexander Armstrong

Alexander Armstrong - comedian, actor, broadcaster and brilliantly witty, accomplished and highly experienced awards host both in-person and virtual.... [more]

 
Ed Balls Profile image

Ed Balls

Ed Balls has 20 years' experience of government and politics, from Treasury to celebrity dancer!... [more]

 
Martin Bayfield Profile image

Martin Bayfield

Martin Bayfield - former top England Rugby and the British and Irish Lions player, now co-presenter for BBC 1's Crimewatch.... [more]

 
Minton Beddoes Profile image

Zanny Minton Beddoes

Susan Zanny Minton Beddoes is the seventeenth editor and first female Editor-in-Chief of The Economist in its 170 year history. ... [more]

 
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. ... [more]

 
Caspar Berry Profile image

Caspar Berry

Caspar Berry - poker player speaking on decision-making and risk in the real world.... [more]

 
Christopher Biggins Profile image

Christopher Biggins

Christopher Biggins - an ever-present feature of TV output and a significant figure in the consciousness of the British public for almost 40 years.... [more]

 
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 place to concentrate on his track and field career... [more]

 
Raymond Blanc Profile image

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 awards followed. ... [more]

 
Michael Bociurkiw Profile image

Michael Bociurkiw

Michael Bociurkiw - global affairs analyst, writer, speaker, and moderator. His new book Digital Crack, on social media addiction will be published shortly.... [more]

 
Jennie Bond Profile image

Jennie Bond

Jennie Bond is one of the most familiar faces on television. The BBC former Royal Correspondent also has a wide breadth of experience on general news, documentaries and factual programmes. This has helped make her a much sought-after facilitator of business debates and conferences.... [more]

 
Frankie Boyle Profile image

Frankie Boyle

Frankie Boyle is an infamous Glasweigan comedian, know for his controversial humour and large online persona.... [more]

 
Kyran Bracken Profile image

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 professionalism in 1996 and his transfer to Saracens... [more]

 
Jo Brand Profile image

Jo Brand

Jo Brand - one of the UK's most recognised and celebrated comediennes, named by The Observer as one of The 50 Funniest Acts in British Comedy and hailed by the Mirror as The best female comic in Britain.... [more]

 
Gyles Brandreth Profile image

Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth - acclaimed author, broadcaster, former MP, interviewer, and record breaking speaker.... [more]

 
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.... [more]

 
Bill Bryson Profile image

Bill Bryson

Bill Bryson is the bestselling author of The Lost Continent, Mother Tongue, Neither Here Nor There, Made in America, Notes From a Small Island, A Walk in the Woods, Notes From a Big Country, Down Under and, most recently, A Short History of Nearly Everything.... [more]

 
Rhona Cameron Profile image

Rhona Cameron

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

 
Jo Caulfield Profile image

Jo Caulfield

Jo Caulfield - speaker, stand-up comedian, and a great awards host, in-person or virtual.... [more]

 
Adrian Chiles Profile image

Adrian Chiles

Adrian Chiles is one of the BBC's most versatile 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 Working Lunch on BBC2 and Match of the Day 2. ... [more]

 
Kenneth Clarke Profile image

Kenneth Clarke

Ken Clarke: Lord Clarke of Nottingham, former Minister for Health, Trade & Industry, Chancellor of the Exchequer and Shadow Business Secretary. One of the most experienced figures in British politics. ... [more]

 
Michael Cockerell Profile image

Michael Cockerell

Michael Cockerell - legendary award-winning BBC documentary maker who has interviewed 9 PM's, written about British political leaders and their image-makers.... [more]

 
Richard Coles Profile image

Reverend Richard Coles

Reverend Richard Coles - musician, journalist and Church of English vicar. Richard presents Saturday Live on BBC Radio 4 and BBC One's Big Painting Challenge.... [more]

 
Kevin Connelly Profile image

Kevin Connelly

Kevin Connelly is a leading impressionist and after dinner speaker. He was one of the stars of BBC2's highly acclaimed Dead Ringers TV series as well as the original Radio 4 series. His impressions of public figures including Andrew Marr, David Dimbleby, Gordon Brown and Fabio Capello are uncannily accurate. ... [more]

 
Paul Connolly Profile image

Paul Connolly

Paul Connolly - experienced television, radio broadcaster and investigative journalist focussed on undercover work, covert filming and confrontations with criminals.... [more]

 
Gennaro Contaldo Profile image

Gennaro Contaldo

Gennaro Contaldo is widely known as the man who taught Jamie Oliver all he knows about cooking. ... [more]

 
Jane Cordell Profile image

Jane Cordell

Jane Cordell lost her hearing as a young adult but rose to a senior position in the Foreign Office. She is on the Board of Disability Rights UK and a Trustee of Manchester Deaf Centre.... [more]

 
James Cracknell Profile image

James Cracknell

James Cracknell - double gold medal winning Olympic athlete who has taken part in grueling endurance races and adventures.... [more]

 
William Crawley Profile image

William Crawley

William Crawley is an Irishman, BBC broadcaster, journalist and blogger. His many programmes broadcast across the UK and investigate contemporary moral debates and Irish culture and society.... [more]

 
Dan Cruickshank Profile image

Dan Cruickshank

Dan Cruickshank - author, broadcaster and professor, is a regular on the BBC, best known for his popular series Britain's Best Buildings, Around the World in 80 Treasures and What the Industrial Revolution Did For Us.... [more]

 
Edwina Currie Profile image

Edwina Currie

Edwina Currie has taught economics, served as MP for South Derbyshire and as a junior Health Minister, written several books and is a regular feature on both TV and radio. Time Out magazine said of her "Frank and funny, you can't put her down".... [more]

 
Iain Dale Profile image

Iain Dale

Iain Dale - speaker on politics and one of Britain's leading political and current affairs commentators, on radio, online, and in the press.... [more]

 
Lawrence Dallaglio Profile image

Lawrence Dallaglio

Lawrence Dallaglio - former captain of the England Rugby team, making more than 200 appearances for his club and earning 85 caps.... [more]

 
Stephen Dalziel Profile image

Stephen Dalziel

Stephen Dalziel - former BBC Russian Affairs Analyst and Director of Russo-British Chamber of Commerce. Worked as a military analyst and political commentator.... [more]

 
Alastair Darling Profile image

Alastair Darling

Alastair Darling - former Labour MP and Chancellor of the Exchequer who steered the United Kingdom through the worst financial crisis of modern times. ... [more]

 
Dai Davies Profile image

Dai Davies

Dai Davies - expert in security and investigation, a former Head of Royal Protection and Chief Superintendent (Divisional Commander) of the Metropolitan Police.... [more]

 
David Davis Profile image

David Davis

David Davis served as Secretary of State for Exiting the EU [DexEU] following the UK Brexit Referendum from the inception of the department until his resignation in July 2018.... [more]

 
Matt Dawson Profile image

Matt Dawson

Matt Dawson - a member of the England team that won the 2003 Rugby World Cup, now presenting BBC Radio 5 Live's rugby coverage.... [more]

 
Michael Dobbs Profile image

Michael Dobbs

Michael Dobbs offers a unique insight into the workings of politics today, how to interpret, explain and, if possible, predict the direction of policy. No-one matches his experience and understanding of Brexit and the constitutional whirlwind that the country is experiencing right now.... [more]

 
Gavin Esler Profile image

Gavin Esler

Gavin Esler - award winning television and radio broadcaster, novelist and journalist. He is the author of five novels and two non-fiction books.... [more]

 
Roger Evans Profile image

Roger Evans

Roger Evans - former Deputy Mayor of London with insights into the workings and politics of one of the world's most sophisticated cities.... [more]

 
Tim Ewart Profile image

Tim Ewart

Tim Ewart - former ITV News Royal Editor, author, and former international reporter for ITN.... [more]

 
Roger Field Profile image

Roger Field

Roger Field - soldier, lawyer, author, journalist, sporting enthusiast; Roger Field is a sometimes adventurer and raconteur.... [more]

 
Ranulph Fiennes Profile image

Ranulph Fiennes

Sir Ranulph Fiennes - motivational speaker popular with both UK and European audiences, Sir Ranulph shows how the qualities of the explorer can be applied to achieve success in the business world.... [more]

 
Rick Findler Profile image

Rick Findler

Rick Findler - award-winning photojournalist covering the most dangerous stories and violent conflicts from around the world.... [more]

 
Danny Finkelstein Profile image

Danny Finkelstein

Danny Finkelstein - politician and journalist who is associate editor with The Times.... [more]

 
Brendan Foster Profile image

Brendan Foster

Brendan Foster is a former Olympic athlete and world record holder. Having successfully crossed the boundary between sport and business, he founded and heads an eminent sports marketing company and is a respected sports commentator and conference speaker.... [more]

 
Mairi Fraser Profile image

Mairi Fraser

Mairi Fraser - Scottish journalist - has covered major news stories including Labour's 1997 momentous election victory, Princess Diana's death, 9/11 and the invasion of Iraq for such eminent titles as The Scotsman, The Times, Telegraph and Independent. None so valuable as the time she spent early in her caree... [more]

 
Stephen Fry Profile image

Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry - the absolute master of award ceremonies - a supremely accomplished event host.... [more]

 
Mark Gallagher Profile image

Mark Gallagher

Mark Gallagher is ranked in the top five most inspiring management speakers available today. Renowned in F1 for his dynamic and innovative management style. The 'Head of Making Things Happen' has achieved even greater potency in his talks.... [more]

 
Pierre-Yves Gerbeau Profile image

Pierre-Yves Gerbeau

Pierre-Yves Gerbeau - turning around the fortunes of the Millennium Dome now Chief Executive of London Resort... [more]

 
Dave Gorman Profile image

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.... [more]

 
Michael Grade Profile image

Michael Grade

Michael Grade - a distinguished management and leadership career at the top of British broadcasting featuring Friends, ER, Dr Who, Eastenders, and success in four major television businesses.... [more]

 
Will Greenwood Profile image

Will Greenwood

Will Greenwood - one of the true Rugby greats, he provides analysis for Sky on rugby and presents Sky TV's School of Hard Knocks.... [more]

 
Viv Groskop Profile image

Viv Groskop

Viv Groskop - writer, broadcaster and stand-up comedian. Viv writes for the Guardian, Observer and the Times, Daily Telegraph, Independent and Financial Times.... [more]

 
William Hague Profile image

William Hague

William Hague - former secretary of state, foreign secretary and leader of the Conservative party. A renowned and outstanding speaker and political insider.... [more]

 
Ken Hames Profile image

Ken Hames

Ken Hames - former SAS officer, highly rated motivational speaker and specialist television presenter.... [more]

 
Andy Hamilton Profile image

Andy Hamilton

Andy Hamilton creator, speaker, writer and producer of DROP THE DEAD DONKEY, one of the original writers of NOT THE NINE O'CLOCK NEWS, and he was also a writer and co-producer of C4's first successful comedy series, WHO DARES WINS.... [more]

 
Phil Hammond Profile image

Phil Hammond

Phil Hammond - GP, writer, broadcaster and possibly the only comedian to appear at a public inquiry. He is Private Eye's medical correspondent.... [more]

 
William Hanson Profile image

William Hanson

William Hanson - trusted authority on contemporary etiquette & manners. He works with VIP households, diplomats, business people, and has advised multi-national brands.... [more]

 
Jo Hardy Profile image

Jo Hardy

Jo Hardy - clinical veterinarian, author, humanitarian worker and one of the stars of BBC 2's Young Vets documentary. ... [more]

 
Julia Hartley-Brewer Profile image

Julia Hartley-Brewer

Julia Hartley-Brewer presents the breakfast time show on Talk Radio, is 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 a great after dinner speaker and conference panelist.... [more]

 
Ian Hawkins Profile image

Ian Hawkins

Ian Hawkins is writer, performer and one of the most entertaining speakers to have emerged in recent years. He began his career writing for Griff Rhys Jones, The Politics Show, Stephen K Amos, Chris Barrie, and The News Quiz and he is highly recommended.... [more]

 
Peter Hawthorne Profile image

Peter Hawthorne

Peter Hawthorne is the expert on the Animal Victoria Cross, the medal awarded by the animal charity PDSA for acts of loyalty and bravery by animals in the service of humans. ... [more]

 
Adrian Hayes Profile image

Adrian Hayes

Adrian Hayes is an adventurer, author, keynote speaker, leadership and team consultant and coach, television documentary presenter and sustainability campaigner.... [more]

 
Tim Healy Profile image

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 friendly character.... [more]

 
Roger Hearing Profile image

Roger Hearing

Roger Hearing is one of the BBC's most experienced presenters and correspondents. Since 1999 he has been presenting the World Today, Newshour and other BBC World Service programmes, along with the World Tonight on Radio Four, and Talking Point on BBC World TV.... [more]

 
Charles Hendry Profile image

Charles Hendry

Charles Hendry was UK Minister of State for Energy and Climate Change and speaks on renewables including tidal and offshore wind power.... [more]

 
Anthony Hilton Profile image

Anthony Hilton

Anthony Hilton - author, broadcaster, journalist and speaker, and former Managing Director of The Evening Standard... [more]

 
Ian Hislop Profile image

Ian Hislop

Ian Hislop speaker, writer, humourist, broadcaster and editor of "Private Eye" since 1986. His appearances on current affairs quiz shows such as Have I Got News For You, and Newsquiz have made him a household name.... [more]

 
Kelly Holmes Profile image

Kelly Holmes

Kelly Holmes - Great British Olympic athlete, Dame Kelly Holmes is a speaker, writer, broadcaster, business woman and leader in fitness and mental health.... [more]

 
Chris Hunter Profile image

Chris Hunter

Major Chris Hunter was one of the most experienced bomb disabling operators in the British armed forces. Over 17 years he held counter-IED appointments in high threat theatres including Iraq, Afghanistan, Colombia and Northern Ireland. ... [more]

 
Jeremy Hunter Profile image

Jeremy Hunter

Jeremy Hunter - photo-journalist, writer, broadcaster and lecturer, noted for his acclaimed illustrated first-person reportage - North Korea Exposed.... [more]

 
Bill Jamieson Profile image

Bill Jamieson

Our deepest condolences to the family and friends of Bill Jamieson, a great journalist and a remarkable voice for Scotland. He was a friend and valued colleague. ... [more]

 
Steph Jeavons Profile image

Steph Jeavons

Steph Jeavons - traveller and adventurer speaking on cultures and communication. The first person to circumnavigate the globe and ride a motorcycle on all seven continents. ... [more]

 
Alan Johnson Profile image

Alan Johnson

The Rt Hon Alan Johnson MP is the shadow Chancellor of the Exchequer and Member of Parliament. He rose to power in the Blair New Labour Government, eventually becoming Home Secretary, the office he held until Labour's defeat in the 2010 election. ... [more]

 
Martin Johnson Profile image

Martin Johnson

Martin Johnson led England to glory in their victorious 2003 Rugby World Cup campaign and was England manager between 2008 and 2011.... [more]

 
Kevin Jones Profile image

Dr Kevin Jones

Dr. Kevin Jones speaker is a practising consultant at a busy northern hospital, by night (and occasionally by day) - his comedy routines delight corporate audiences.... [more]

 
Maria Kempinska Profile image

Maria Kempinska

Maria Kempinska - a renowned entrepreneur & businesswoman, she speaks on issues including branding, business leadership & what they don't teach you at business school. ... [more]

 
Sally Kettle Profile image

Sally Kettle

Sally Kettle rowed 3,000 miles with her mother across the Atlantic Ocean from East to West. A Guinness World-record holding rower and a refreshingly frank and open speaker.... [more]

 
Mervyn King Profile image

Mervyn King

Mervyn King is the former Governor of the Bank of England and Chairman of the the Monetary Policy Committee.... [more]

 
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.... [more]

 
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. ... [more]

 
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Hardeep Singh Kohli

Hardeep Singh Kohli - speaker, writer and broadcaster - originally studied law, but says he moved into broadcasting as the wig and the turban together didn't really work together and the gowns were unflattering. ... [more]

 
Paul Laidlaw Profile image

Paul Laidlaw

Paul Laidlaw speaker, auctioneer and antiques expert on BBC Antiques Roadtrip. Specialist Speakers is nominated by Paul Laidlaw agent for speaking and presentation in both in-person and virtual settings.... [more]

 
Helen Lederer Profile image

Helen Lederer

Helen Lederer - she acts, she's funny, she writes columns, TV , radio , one woman shows, she does voices, she does speeches, she talks about wine, she writes about wine, and she drinks wine. ... [more]

 
George Lee Profile image

George Lee

George Lee began his career in the Metropolitan Constabulary and rose to Chief Inspector. His later business and consultancy career is one of extraordinary success.... [more]

 
Quentin Letts Profile image

Quentin Letts

Quentin Letts - The Daily Mail's star Parliamentary sketch writer and regular guest on progammes such as This Week, Newsnight, Have I Got News For You and Question Time.... [more]

 
Mark Lewis Profile image

Mark Lewis

Mark Lewis uncovered phone-hacking by News International and fought the first case in a scandal which went to the heart of Government, Police and the Press.... [more]

 
Matt Lindley Profile image

Matt Lindley

Matt Lindley - lessons from the flight deck in risk and resilience from a former fighter pilot and 747 captain. ... [more]

 
Robert Llewellyn Profile image

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.... [more]

 
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.... [more]

 
Fred MacAulay Profile image

Fred MacAulay

Fred MacAulay - legendary Scottish comedian who appears regularly on radio panel shows, including Just a Minute, The Unbelievable Truth and The News Quiz. ... [more]

 
Desmond MacCarthy Profile image

Desmond MacCarthy

Desmond MacCarthy - charismatic star of BBC2's series Normal for Norfolk - is a businessman with a difference, a truly unique personality and a great speaker and host.... [more]

 
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.... [more]

 
Denis MacShane Profile image

Dr Denis MacShane

Denis MacShane - Europe expert and political insider specialising in penetrating analysis. Offers frank insight into how ministers and politicians arrive at decisions.... [more]

 
Colin Maclachlan Profile image

Colin Maclachlan

Colin Maclachlan - former SAS soldier involved in many high profile and daring missions... [more]

 
John Major Profile image

John Major

John Major was Prime Minister of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland and Leader of the Conservative Party from November 1990 until May 1997.... [more]

 
Mark Malloch-Brown Profile image

Lord Mark Malloch-Brown

Lord Mark Malloch-Brown - served as UK Minister of State for Africa, Asia and the UN, as Deputy Secretary-General, former Vice President at the World Bank & Chief of Staff, UN Secretary General.... [more]

 
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 Killer Sharks, UKTV People Car of the Year... [more]

 
Perry McCarthy Profile image

Perry McCarthy

Perry McCarthy - unique ex Formula One driver, bestselling author and the original 'Stig' from one the most successful TV programme of all time - BBC Top Gear.... [more]

 
Peter McDonald Profile image

Peter McDonald

Peter McDonald - consultant surgeon, author, broadcaster and brilliant wit. He is funny, intelligent, informative, and totally authentic.... [more]

 
Trevor McDonald Profile image

Trevor McDonald

Trevor McDonald - an institution on UK television. The legendary broadcaster Joined ITN in 1973 as their first black reporter.... [more]

 
David Mellor Profile image

David Mellor

David Mellor won the marginal seat of Putney from Labour in 1979. He served in six Departments of State, including Home and Foreign Office and Treasury, in Margaret Thatcher's government from 1981. David is an after-dinner speaker, and commentator on current affairs and political issues.... [more]

 
Eleanor Mills Profile image

Eleanor Mills

Eleanor Mills - Editorial Director of The Sunday Times, award winning journalist, author and one of Britain's most high profile commentators.... [more]

 
Heather Mills Profile image

Heather Mills

Heather Mills - celebrity entrepreneur bringing vegan food to a mass market.... [more]

 
Brian Milton Profile image

Brian Milton

Brian Milton undertook his first major expedition was in 1968, when he drove a battered Austin 7 Ruby across the Sahara Desert. The first person to fly a microlight around the world in Global Flyer.... [more]

 
Chris Moon Profile image

Chris Moon

Chris Moon - former Army officer with operational experience worked for charity clearing landmines in Asia and Africa and one of the few westerners to have survived kidnap by Khmer Rouge guerillas in Cambodia. ... [more]

 
Alfie Moore Profile image

Alfie Moore

Alfie Moore is the comedian who used to be a policeman.... [more]

 
Piers Morgan Profile image

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. A host for bigger budget events.... [more]

 
Jim Murphy Profile image

Jim Murphy

Jim Murphy speaker and former Cabinet Minister, former leader of the Scottish Labour Party and Parliamentarian voted the most effective Minister in government by politicians of all parties from the House of Commons and House of Lords.... [more]

 
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 a great after dinner speaker choice. He is interesting and capable, entertaining, and refreshingly novel.... [more]

 
Clive Myrie Profile image

Clive Myrie

Clive Myrie - BBC News presenter and correspondent with specialist interests include US politics. An accomplished conference chairperson and discussion panel host.... [more]

 
Steve Nallon Profile image

Steve Nallon

Steve Nallon was the leading impressionist on the award winning Spitting Image series and is widely recognised as one of Britain's most entertaining impressionists and satirists.

Famously donning a frock and wig, Steve's is the virtually perfect impersonation of Margaret Thatcher made famous by Spitting ... [more]

 
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! ... [more]

 
Andrew Neil Profile image

Andrew Neil

Andrew Neil - publisher, editor, writer, broadcaster, public speaker and business consultant on media working out of London, New York, Edinburgh and France. His knowledge of global political and economic affairs is unsurpassed.... [more]

 
Richard Noble Profile image

Richard Noble

Richard Noble, entrepreneur and team leader specialises in developing high risk ventures. His Thrust 2 programme brought the World Land Speed Record back to Britain in 1983 and the Thrust SSC, the first ever supersonic land speed record. His team achieved again in 1997, with the first supersonic world land-sp... [more]

 
Steven Norris Profile image

Steven Norris

Steven Norris - former Conservative MP, self-confessed 'transport anorak' and twice a close contender for Mayor of London. Norris is a successful business operator in the fields of property, transport and chairs the National Infrastructure Planning Association.... [more]

 
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Gavin Hastings OBE

Gavin Hastings OBE is best known as an international rugby player. Former British Lions captain and motivational speaker and succesful businessman.... [more]

 
Kenneth Olisa Profile image

Sir Kenneth Olisa

Ken Olisa is founder of the ethical investor Restoration Partners and the former Chairman & CEO of publicly quoted technology merchant bank Interregnum plc. He is the first black Lord-Lieutenant of Greater London. ... [more]

 
George Osborne Profile image

George Osborne

George Osborne - former United Kingdom Chancellor of the Exchequer, editor of the London Evening Standard. ... [more]

 
Matthew Parris Profile image

Matthew Parris

Matthew Parris is a Times political columnist, political commentator, and former Conservative MP.... [more]

 
William Patey Profile image

William Patey

Sir William Patey is a leading expert on the Middle East after diplomatic postings in Sudan, Iraq, Saudi Arabia and Afghanistan. He advises businesses working in the Middle East, in oil and gas , financial services, and defence. He is a top commentator on international affairs and risk management.... [more]

 
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Chris Patten

Lord Patten - Chris Patten was last Governor of Hong Kong and oversaw the return of the colony to China in 1997.... [more]

 
Jeremy Paxman Profile image

Jeremy Paxman

Jeremy Paxman - charismatic award-winning journalist, author and broadcaster.... [more]

 
Allison Pearson Profile image

Allison Pearson

Allison Pearson is a columnist and chief interviewer for the The Daily Telegraph.... [more]

 
John Pienaar Profile image

John Pienaar

John Pienaar - senior British political correspondent at the BBC and soon at Time Radio.... [more]

 
Eve Pollard Profile image

Eve Pollard

Eve Pollard is a legendary Fleet Street figure and the second women editor of a national newspaper in modern times. Honoured for her services to journalism and admired for her promotion of women's health and advancement.... [more]

 
Michael Portillo Profile image

Michael Portillo

Rt Hon Michael Portillo is a former Minister of State turned author, columnist, political commentator and broadcaster. He's a highly sought after conference, after dinner speaker and raconteur. He's keen on trains.... [more]

 
John Prescott Profile image

John Prescott

Lord John Prescott - former Deputy Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, now serving as a life peer. A key figure within Tony Blair's New Labour government.... [more]

 
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Helena Kennedy QC

Baroness Helena Kennedy QC speaks with passion and wit on topics such as social justice, women, childrens rights and current affairs issues such as terrorism and the changing society in which we live.... [more]

 
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Geoffrey Robertson QC

Geoffrey Robertson QC - Human rights barrister, academic, broadcaster and author.... [more]

 
Gerald Ratner Profile image

Gerald Ratner

Gerald Ratner - former CEO of jewellery company Ratner's Group and founder of geraldonline.com. Renowned for his infamously damaging speech of 1991 to the Institute of Directors.... [more]

 
John Reid Profile image

John Reid

Rt Hon Dr John Reid had a 10-year ministerial career. He has served at almost every level of the Labour Party and was tipped for success from his first election to the Commons in 1987. He's a robust speaker on a wide range of issues, from leadership to the NHS.... [more]

 
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Ivor Roberts

Sir Ivor Roberts is one of the most experienced and highly respected British diplomats alive today. He first entered Her Majesty's diplomatic service in the West African Department in 1968.... [more]

 
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Marc Ruskin

Marc Ruskin - twenty years of undercover work with the FBI and author of The Pretender, My Life Undercover for the FBI, a memoir and exposé of the inner workings of the FBI... [more]

 
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John Sergeant

John Sergeant is a freelance broadcaster, writer and sometime dancer. After his best selling memoirs, 'Give Me Ten Seconds' he has written another book - describing the final part of Margaret Thatcher's career.... [more]

 
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Tim Shipman

Tim Shipman - Political Editor of the Sunday Times - is one of the most experienced reporters and observational commentators of Westminster life. He is one of the UK's most informed commentators on Brexit.... [more]

 
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Jerry Smith

Jerry Smith specialises in the management of threats from chemical, biological, radiological, nuclear and explosive (CBRNE) materials.... [more]

 
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Jon Smith

Jon Smith - football's super agent, negotiator supreme.... [more]

 
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Martin Smith

Martin Smith - a former RAF fast jet pilot, counter espionage officer and spycatcher. Founder of The Security Co an internationally respected advisor to corporations and governments on counter terrorism, cybercrime and industrial espionage.... [more]

 
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Lalage 'Lally' Snow

Lalage 'Lally' Snow - photojournalist, writer and filmmaker. An original, creative and intrepid storyteller.... [more]

 
Ed Stafford Profile image

Ed Stafford

Ed Stafford - adventurer and explorer, the only person to walk the entire length of the Amazon... [more]

 
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Prof Roger Steare

Professor Roger Steare is a leading practitioner in the development and delivery of Leadership, Culture and Ethics programs globally. He helps people develop good thinking, positive dialogue and ethical behaviour and to do the right thing. ... [more]

 
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Ed Stourton

Ed Stourton co hosted the Today programme from 1999 to 2008 following an illustrious career as a foreign correspondent and television news presenter. He is a respected conference host, presenter and after dinner speaker.... [more]

 
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Roy Strong

Sir Roy Strong is a prolific author, broadcaster and former Director of the National Portrait Gallery and the Victoria and Albert Museum. One of Britain's best-known public figures, he is articulate, witty and a great communicator.... [more]

 
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Mike Stroud

Dr Mike Stroud is best known for his record-breaking expeditions with Sir Ranulph Fiennes. Mike Stroud is a leading authority on survival, nutrition and endurance and excellent motivational and after dinner speaker.... [more]

 
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Jonathan Tait-Harris

Jonathan Tait-Harris played a key role in bringing Saddam Hussein, Chemical Ali and other international criminals to justice. Leading war crimes investigator & criminalist.... [more]

 
Brian Taylor Profile image

Brian Taylor

Brian Taylor is BBC Scotland's Political Editor, the author of two seminal works on the Scottish Parliament, and a respected speaker on Scottish politics and wider political matters.... [more]

 
Nick Timothy Profile image

Nick Timothy

Nick Timothy - formerly Prime Minister Theresa May's joint Chief of Staff, speaker on strategic communications and geopolitical risk. ... [more]

 
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Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig is known for her numerous appearances on BBC's Radio 4's The News Quiz, Have I Got News For You, Mock the Week and QI. She is a playwright, a best-selling author, speaker, and a prolific writer for television and radio.... [more]

 
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Phil Tufnell

Phil Tufnell - known to many as 'The Cat' - 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.... [more]

 
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Vitali Vitaliev

Vitali Vitaliev - 'The Russian Bill Bryson' - was the first investigative journalist in the old Soviet Union, he was forced to defect from the USSR in 1990 - the result of his courageous investigations into Soviet organised crime. Outstandingly witty and erudite, Vitali is the "best thing to hit the speaking ... [more]

 
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Carole Walker

Carole Walker - BBC Political Correspondent who has covered some of the biggest political stories in recent history including six general elections, the EU referendum and several wars and revolutions.... [more]

 
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Jonathan Warburton

Jonathan Warburton - one of the UK's most recognised business leaders, Jonathan Warburton speaks with authority, knowledge, and passion.... [more]

 
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Nigel Waterson

Nigel Waterson is a former lawyer, Member for Parliament and Shadow Pensions Minister. He is a recognised expert on pensions and issues relating to ageing; as well as financial services more generally.... [more]

 
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Justin Webb

Justin Webb - BBC news and radio stalwart, presenter on Radio 4's flagship Today programme.... [more]

 
Henning Wehn Profile image

Henning Wehn

Henning Wehn - German Comedian and broadcaster Henning Wehn disproves the commonly held belief that German people have little or no sense of humour.... [more]

 
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Jamie Weller

Jamie Weller - with a loss of sight and the vocation he loved Jamie has gone on to live life to the full and to truly inspire.... [more]

 
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Admiral Lord West

Admiral Lord West: speaker and expert on 21st Century security issues including cyber-warfare, asymmetric conflict and drones, as well as national and commercial risk.... [more]

 
Kate Williams Profile image

Kate Williams

Kate Williams - historian and broadcaster, specialist in modern history, royal and constitutional affairs.... [more]

 
Robert Winston Profile image

Robert Winston

Professor Lord Robert Winston of Hammersmith is well known to audiences throughout the world for his landmark BBC television series, The Human Body, Secret Life of Twins and Superhuman. He has shown a great capacity for communicating often complex science to a wide public audience.... [more]

 
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Michael Wolff

Michael Wolff is one of the great narrative journalists. Chronicler of the Trump White House, he writes and speaks on the rich and famous, the good and the bad, and the exercise of great power.... [more]

 
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Sir Clive Woodward

Sir Clive Woodward - former head coach of the Rugby World Cup winning England team of 2003 and Team GB Director of Sport for the 2012 London Olympics.... [more]

 
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Alf Young

Alf Young has written, broadcast and commented on issues affecting Scotland and the wider world for the past thirty-five years.... [more]

 
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Toby Young

Toby Young - one of Britain's most controversial broadcasters, author of How to Lose Friends and Alienate People, founder of the West London Free Schools group. ... [more]

 
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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.... [more]

 
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Patrick Poivre d'Arvor

Patrick Poivre D'Avor is one of the longest serving and most respected broadcasters in the world. A household name throughout France and Europe. ... [more]

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
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