They say that with age comes wisdom, so we are delighted to be able to offer a wonderfully wise and varied list of over 50's speakers. From actors and comediennes, to TV presenters and health and beauty experts.
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Dame Joan Bakewell
Conferences and seminar host Joan Bakewell is a highly skilled conference facilitator and after dinner speaker. She has a wealth of experience hosting events and award ceremonies, both at home and abroad.
Angela Rippon OBE
Angela has been a familiar face and voice in British broadcasting for over 40 years. The career of this award winning journalist has embraced an impressive variety of programmes on both radio and television for both Commercial and BBC stations in Britain, America and Australia.
A household name for the past 25 years, Anne has worked in daily TV, radio and national newspapers. A former TV am presenter who famously co-hosted with Nick Owen she is also a renowned health campaigner and dieting expert, author, event host and speaker.
Judith Chalmers OBE
Best known for presenting Wish You Were Here for 30 years, Judith is a hugely successful conference host and facilitator.
Hollywood legend Faye Dunaway is a fascinating speaker and exceptional event presenter.
Up until recently Arlene Phillips was a judge on the BBCs hugely popular Strictly Come Dancing until she was shockingly dropped for a younger model. She is a cracking speaker and hugely inspirational woman.
Former royal correspondent, tv presenter, broadcaster and journalist multi lingual Jennie Bond is a first rate speaker, event host and facilitator.
Dickie Arbiter LVO
The most famous former Buckingham Palace press secretary to HM The Queen, Dickie is still the man the media turn to for comment on the Royal Family and is in huge demand as speaker. He has over thirty five years experience covering royalty.
Esther Rantzen CBE
A factual, funny and fearless speaker/presenter, Esther Rantzen is one of the best-known faces on British television. For twenty-one years she produced and hosted ‘Thats Life!’ the most successful consumer programme in the history of television, and is a patron and president for many children’s charities.
John Craven OBE
Speaker, writer and Facilitator John Craven is the presenter of Countryfile, which every Sunday on BBC One highlights rural and environmental issues and celebrates the British countryside. He joined Countryfile in 1989 after presenting for many years the programme which made him a household name, John Craven’s Newsround.
Tommy got involved in Ground Force whilst he was doing private building work for the executive producer, she invited him for a screen test and the rest is history.
Sir Ranulph Fiennes OBE
Probably the worlds greatest living explorer. An ex SAS Officer and former lieutenant in the Royal Scots Grey, He is an excellent after-dinner speaker and also talks at company seminars on Teamwork and Motivation
Known as the Green Goddess – broadcaster and author specialising in health and fitness, Diana is a most motivating and entertaining speaker.
Tom O Connor
One of Britains funniest comedians of all time, Tom is a hugely popular after dinner entertainer.
Sir Tim Rice
Author, broadcaster, writer awards & conferences host and after dinner speaker Sir Tim Rice’s distinguished career includes collaborations with Lord Andrew Lloyd-Webber on many musicals such as JOSEPH AND THE AMAZING TECHNICOLOUR DREAMCOAT, JESUS CHRIST SUPERSTAR and EVITA and spans several decades.
Rt Hon Michael Howard QC MP
Former Leader of the Conservative Party and Member of Parliament for Folkestone & Hythe, Michael Howard is now available for conference and after-dinner speaking.
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.
A highly experienced and popular after dinner speaker and conference facilitator Judith Hann is one of Britains leading science journalists and broadcasters known to millions after presenting BBC’s Tomorrows World for twenty years, as well as other programmes on technology, health, food and the environment.
A former Para who served in the Falklands and now Honorary Colonel of the 71 Engineer Regiment, Tony is a highly successful entrepreneur, philanthropist, an impressive keynote speaker and author. An award winning businessman, he is Founder and Chairman of Scotland’s fastest growing residential care home provider Balhousie Care Group and passionately supports issues such as long term care of the elderly and mental health issues of war veterans.
Aggie MacKenzie co-presented ‘How Clean is Your House’ and is known as the queen of cleaning remedies for household spots and stains, Aggie is also a journalist and speaker.
Entertaining After Dinner Speaker and outstanding Conference facilitator Frazer is best known for his roles as Jamie in Dr Who and Joe Sugden in Emmerdale Farm.
Rosa Tidy has the magic of communication and the charming eccentricity of her spoken English instantly endears her to the audience with whom she shares her life experiences in a most humorous way.
Leading health and beauty expert Angela Best - who has celebrities lining up to benefit from her in in-depth knowledge -tells you everything you need to know to help you make choices surrounding HRT. She offers an eating plan for optimum nutrition and weight loss, gives advice on the importance of exercise to prevent osteoporosis, and helps take the fear out of plastic surgery.
Elaine is author of Managing the Diversity Maze and the leading independent authority on the diversity concept, management and practice in the UK.
Zandra Rhodes CBE
Outstanding, Glamorous, Extrovert Designer and Entrepreneur, Zandra is one of the UKs best known fashion icons.
Daily Mail feature writer, speaker, author, mother and now housemate to her 97-year-old father, Tessa juggles her highly successful writing career with running a chaotic household that spans three generations. Her memoir Take Me Home was published in 2012.
Sheila Dibnah is the wife who can boast a about receiving an iron manhole cover for a birthday present and has an impressive collection of big spanners thanks to her famous late husband, Dr Fred Dibnah MBE. Her speeches are full of hilarious anecdotes about her eccentric life with the nation’s favourite steeplejack.
Initially recognised for dancing with Pans People on Top of The Pops for over a decade and being married to actor Robert Powell, Babs has spent the past couple of years taking on amazing challenges such as the BT Global Yacht Challenge and the Polar Race to raise money for charity. Her speeches are inspirational.
A member of the boards of several companies and author of The Naked Truth Margaret is an outstanding speaker and a staunch supporter of women in business. She is an expert advisor to businesses on how to build sustainable cultures.