Not all Actors want to host or speak but those that do, provide a wonderful opportunity for audiences to see them demonstrate another string to their bow. Some produce spell binding speeches and lectures whilst others add the correct amount of whimsy and drama to liven up awards ceremonies and events
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Andie MacDowell has established herself as an accomplished actress in films including ‘Four Weddings and a Funeral’ and the classic ‘Groundhog Day’ with Bill Murray.
Kim Cattrall, award-winning actress and producer, is known to millions of devoted fans around the world for her trailblazing role as the femme fatale ‘Samantha Jones’ in the smash hit television series and films, Sex and the City.
Regular ‘Loose Woman’, theatre’s lead ‘Calendar Girl’ and OXO mum Lynda is a highly respected stage and screen actress. She has the most amazing voice, is an excellent facilitator/host and a very funny speaker.
Top rate facilitator, entertainer and the master of over 100 impersonations and star of Alistair McGowans Big Impression. He is also a talented actor appearing in such critically acclaimed series as Bleak House.
Currently a regular in BBC’s Holby City and best known for portraying Jesus in Franco Zefferelli’s Jesus of Nazareth, actor Robert Powell was Richard Hannay in The 39 Steps and he appeared with his old mate Jasper Carrot in the Detectives and a whole lot more. In huge demand for voiceovers keen golfer and ardent cricket fan Robert is the perfect choice for speaker, event host and facilitator.
King of the Jungle and star of TV, Radio and the West End stage, Christopher Biggins is hugely talented and entertaining.
He is an excellent After Dinner speaker and Event and Awards Host.
Lenny Henry CBE
Comedian, presenter, writer, producer and one of the founding members of ‘Comic Relief’, Lenny Henry’s personality is as big as his heart. He has a genuine ability to make people at ease around him which makes him an excellent speaker and host.
A successful and versatile television presenter, actress, author and columnist, Julie is also an outstanding event host/facilitator and a sparkling after-dinner speaker.
Award-winning actress, star of Dr. Quinn, Medicine Woman, Jane Seymours film credits include the iconic James Bond film Live and Let Die and the hit comedy film Wedding Crashers. Jane also took the dance floor by storm, appearing on the phenomenal sensation Dancing with the Stars.
From bedsit to big time; from standing start to leading light; from ‘can do’ to ‘already done’, business speaker, former comedienne and founder of i-to-i travel, Deirdre Bounds never fails to enthuse and inspire with the infectious secret of her business and personal success.
Hollywood legend Faye Dunaway is a fascinating speaker and exceptional event presenter.
Appearing in the hugely successful Extras with Ricky Gervais, Shaun Williamson is a very versatile, entertaining and incredibly talented corporate and after dinner speaker.
Musician, presenter and reality TV star Peter Andre is an impressive host and speaker.
Nicholas is a successful stage and screen actor. He is perhaps best known as Dr Anthony Trueman on BBC’s ‘Eastenders’. Having completed an MBA, Nicholas has now the added career the title: Management consultant to his repertoire; using drama and creativity to help unlock communication potential. His dual ‘roles’ give him a unique perspective on art, culture, Talentship and modern business.
Tom O Connor
One of Britains funniest comedians of all time, Tom is a hugely popular after dinner entertainer.
Nicholas Parsons OBE
Nicholas Parsons is one of Britains best known and much loved entertainers and he has worked in every branch of show business. A great raconteur he is also in great demand as event chair and host.
Actor of Stage and TV - hugely recognisable as ultimate bad boy Nick Cotton in Eastenders, John is also a conference facilitator and presenter.
From the youngest presenter of Blue Peter, to the host of Americas highest rating entertainment show, Tim Vincent is one of those rare TV personalities to have found success on both sides of the Atlantic.
Anjelica Huston is an Academy Award-winning actress and critically acclaimed director. Raised in Ireland, she is part of the third generation of a renowned cinematic legacy that began with her grandfather Walter and her father John.
One of America’s premier actresses, Kathleen Turners films include Romancing The Stone and Prizzis Honor
Actress and environmentalist Rula Lenska is a passionate and amusing speaker who speaks with knowledge and humour. She is also an expert conference host and event facilitator.
Best recognised as ‘Rimmer’ from Red Dwarf and as Gordon Brittas the incompetent manager of Whitbury New Town Leisure Centre. Chris Barrie’s comedy background is the foundation for his entertaining yet professional after dinner speeches.
The original reality TV star, Jane remains one of Britain’s most loved performers and TV personalities as well as being an inspiring speaker.
Linda Ormiston OBE
Its not over till the fat lady speaks! - Linda Ormiston, operatic singer and entertaining after-dinner speaker
Easily recognisable from his appearances on BBC’s The Speaker Jeremy is an exceptionally talented speaker. An expert in Inter-personal communication and presentation, Acting for stage and screen, Creativity and Performance at Arts, Media, Educational, and Corporate events, his style combines academic reasoning with theatrical flair. In Japan he is regarded as a philosophical entertainer.
Best known for her character Dolly Skilbek in Emmerdale Farm Jean has been an actress, presenter and voice-over artist, speaker and event host.
In great demand for corporate cabaret and awards ceremonies Rory Bremner is a consummate performer and entertainer making him the perfect after dinner speaker, host and facilitator.
A stunningly talented musician, TV presenter, model and singer, Myleene Klass is an all round entertainer who attracts press column inches whatever she does. In short, Myleene is a star.
Actor, producer and writer Gary Webster’s career has spanned over twenty years and included playing Ray Daley in Minder, East Enders, Inspector Morse, the Bill and Taggert. In 2010 he started working with legendary director John Landis on a film adaptation of the Rivals which is due to be released in 2011.
Ant & Dec
Hugely popular, award winning duo Ant & Dec have hosted a variety of programmes including The Brit Awards, Comic Relief, Pop Idol, Britains Got Talent and Im a Celebrity...Get me Out of Here.
Award winning TV personality and West End performer Phillip Schofield is an excellent After Dinner speaker and adds humour and wit as an Event and Awards Host
This professional trained Actor/Presenter and Polo Player has had the performing bug running through his blood from the moment he was born. Karl is currently the main presenter for Sky Sports Polo Masters series as well as presenting Horse Tails for Discovery/Animal Planet for two series. He also presents for Horse & Country TV on Sky 280 as one of the main regular presenters.
Greg Davies is an award winning comedian and actor who makes regular appearances on numerous TV shows and is currently a team captain on the new BBC One show, Ask Rhod Gilbert
Dame Edna Everage
Dame Edna is probably the most popular and gifted woman in the world today. Housewife, investigative journalist, social anthropologist, talk show host, swami, children’s book illustrator, megastar, celebrity spin doctor and icon.
Accomplished actress and presenter, Daisy Donovan is an entertaining host for any event.
Danny John-Jules and Graham Hoskins
Danny John-Jules and Graham Hoskins left their day jobs behind to complete the adventure of a lifetime circumnavigating the Mediterranean Sea by motorbike – in just 16 days!
Tricia Walsh-Smith is a comedienne/writer/singer and star of Sky 1’s Pineapple Dance Studios and Louie Spence’s Showbiz. She is also known globally as the YouTube divorcee because of the infamous video she posted on YouTube informing the world that her husband was evicting her from the marital home. She has spoken at functions in New York and also at top private schools such as Spence and Dalton in Manhattan.
Barry Humphries is an Australian comedian, character actor, film producer and script writer, an award-winning writer and a star of Londons West End musical theatre.
Chris Addison is a critically acclaimed stand up renowned for his versatility, his pacy, energetic routines and faultless delivery.
David Gest really sprang to the attention of the British public in November 6, 2006, when he went into the outback of Australia for the ITV reality show I’m A Celebrity… Get Me out Of Here! He is an outstanding entertainer, great speaker and his speeches are peppered with fascinating anecdotes about his life in the music business and much more.
Lord Digby Jones
Digby Jones was born into business. Some of his earliest memories are of life in a busy corner shop where he lived with his mother and father and older sister. The shop was, he says, within a spanner throw of the Austin in Alvechurch just outside Birmingham. He remembers fondly pressing his nose against the shop window watching the new Minis leave the factory destined for showrooms across the UK and the world. It was here he learnt the first rudiments of business – important values that were never to leave him.
Comedian, actor and TV presenter Alexander Armstrong is one half of the successful BAFTA winning comedy duo Armstrong and Miller and host for the BBC quiz show Pointless. He is also in huge demand as an awards host and after dinner speaker.