Over 350 of the UK's favourite TV presenters are available as fascinating and entertaining speakers. Stars of BBC, ITV, Channel 4, Five, Sky and all the digital channels are here.
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TV Presenter, writer and broadcaster Clare Balding won the nation’s heart during the London 2012 Olympics and is an outstanding awards host and speaker.
Having been crowned Queen of Shops by the British media and widely recognized as the UK’s foremost authority on retail and brand communication, Mary Portas has a multitude of expertise; business woman, advertising executive, retail expert, Government adviser, broadcaster and consumer champion.
Without a doubt one of the greatest athletes that Great Britain has ever produced, Colin Jackson called time on his outstanding athletics career in front of an adoring home crowd at the World Indoor Championships in Birmingham in 2003. After more than a decade spent at the very pinnacle of his sport, it was a fitting end to a glittering career.
Presenter of BBC1s most celebrated entertainment show Strictly Come Dancing, Tess Daly is in high demand as an event host and awards presenter.
Presenter, event host and speaker Kalee is an experienced fashion and celebrity stylist who regularly shares her expertise with audiences around the UK. In much demand about trends: what’s hot and what’s not she is also popular for fashion workshops and top tips.
Alan Titchmarsh MBE
Author, Presenter and renowned speaker Alan is one of Britains most well-known and best-loved gardeners, having fronted the BBCs hugely successful Ground Force and Gardeners World. He is a fantastic asset to any event.
Sir Matthew Pinsent CBE
Outstanding motivational and inspirational speaker, four times Olympic gold medallist Sir Matthew Pinsent is one of Great Britain’s most successful and highest profile athletes of all time is also a highly entertaining after dinner speaker.
Blue Peter presenter, Helen Skelton is an impressive motivational and after-dinner speaker and her experiences and determination are an inspiration to others. Her incredible forays into endurance and adventure include kayaking solo up the Amazon during which she broke two work records and a ‘cycle ride’ to the South Pole, and she is a charming, warm and fascinating speaker and event host.
Lord Sugar’s right hand man Nick Hewer is known for his great wit, charm and intelligence. Available for both speaking and hosting engagements, Nick is always a popular choice.
Kevin McCloud is best known for Channel 4’s ‘Grand Designs’ and for his annual coverage of the Stirling Prize each October. Kevin is both an excellent after dinner speaker and awards host.
Amanda is an all-round action girl as a TV presenter and racing driver. Amanda has raced bikes and cars from the age of 19. She is a well known TV presenter presenting numerous racing and car shows on Channel 4 and 5.
Reality TV star, model, beauty expert, speaker and host Amy Childs is best known for starring in ITV2’s hit show ‘The Only Way Is Essex’. A qualified beautician Amy is a popular events host and undertakes numerous personal appearances.
TV Presenter, Singer, Host and Speaker Aled Jones is a highly skilled all rounder for events.
Amanda is an all-round action girl as a TV presenter and racing driver. Amanda has raced bikes and cars from the age of 19. She is a well known TV presenter presenting numerous racing and car shows on Channel 4 and 5.
Nick’s father ran a successful news agency and Nick, keen to make a name for himself in the same industry, joined the Kentish Independent Newspaper in 1981. He went on to work at the Sunday Mirror, The Sun, and the Sunday Magazine
Former Ryder Cup captain and European Tour golfing legend Bernard was the youngest man to represent Great Britain & Ireland in the Ryder Cup. He won the PGA Championship just 2 years after turning professional. Since then he has clocked up no less than 11 more titles. Bernard is an accomplished speaker, and is also now a leading media commentator for BBC Radio Five Live
Lynnette Peck Bateman
Lynnette Peck Bateman is a magazine/TV journalist and photo shoot stylist specialising in fashion, beauty and celebrity. She has worked for GMTV, Cosmopolitan, Vogue Australia and others. Her husband is Nick Bateman who was on the first Big Brother.
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.
Co-Presenter of Cracking Antiques for BBC2 Mark is an antiques and collectables expert on the Antiques Roadshow and a passionate collector of 18th century etchings and 20th Century ceramics.
Co-Presenter of Cracking Antiques for BBC2, Kathryn is one of the most distinctive designers working on television today and runs a successful interior design company with offices in Brighton and the South of France.
TV presenter, Speaker and corporate event host Angela has a wealth of experience under her belt, having taken part in over a hundred broadcast programmes including the BAFTA & RTS Award winning ‘It’ll Never Work’[BBC1]. A degree in IT and a background in science & engineering, she is an entertaining and informative speaker.
Speaker and event host Sue is a former BBC Breakfast reporter, writer, broadcaster and media consultant with a wide range of professional experience in both small start-ups and a massive international corporation. She is also an expert in social media.
Outstanding chef and Patron of Londons award winning Star of India restaurant Reza is a sparkling and flamboyant entertaining speaker and host. Exuding with confidence he totally inspires everyone he meets.
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.
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.
TV presenter, electronics engineer and qualified maths teacher Kate regularly hosts and speaks at conferences and seminars for major companies and is also involved in projects promoting science, engineering and technology to the general public.
Property Expert and best known as the BBC2s Bed and Breakfast Inspector Pamela has been a huge hit with viewers and her lively personality shines through her speeches too.
One of the nations most popular authors and broadcasters, Penny is a renowned writer on the subjects of the UK monarchy and celebrities.
Popular event host and facilitator, experienced presenter and journalist Romilly Weeks is currently Royal Correspondent for ITV News.
Expert facilitator and entertaining speaker, Sheila Ferguson has made a very successful transition from being the celebrated lead singer of the legendary Three Degrees whose hits included When Will I See You Again? to reaching a whole new generation of fans as an accomplished solo recording artist, stage actress and TV performer.
TV Presenter Zoe Ball is an excellent choice to facilitate or host any event, she is charismatic, high profile and most of all truly engaging.
Mount Everest climber, CEO, and author of Straight to the Top and Beyond, John Amatt has performed over 1500 presentations to audiences of more than 750,000 persons in 25 countries around the world. John was recently described by International Celebrity Management (Australia) as The
Alvin D. Hall is a financial adviser, author and presenter of the BBC television programme Your Money or Your Life.
Kate Humble is a highly accomplished writer and presenter. Her most recent television credits include ‘Springwatch’ and ‘Autumnwatch’. Kate is an excellent events and awards host.
Dan Snow is a historian, broadcaster and television presenter and has presented numerous historical documentaries as well as appearing on BBC Breakfast, This Morning and the One Show.
Ruth Langsford presents ITV1’s flagship daytime show This Morning every Friday with her husband Eamonn Holmes. Ruth is also a writer and is currently a weekly columnist for Woman magazine.
Events and Awards Host, Davina McCall is best known for her witty presenting skills on the hugely successful reality show ‘Big Brother’. She is always a fantastic asset for any event.
Events and Award Host, Holly Willoughby is an award winning television host and presenter. She has fronted numerous shows including Dancing on Ice, This Morning and Celebrity Juice.
Fearne Cotton is one of the UK’s most in-demand TV and radio presenters. She is an excellent Event and Awards host and her natural charm makes her a firm favourite for any event.
Jenni Falconer is one of the UK’s most in demand TV presenters. As well as presenting programmes such as the British Soap Awards and Fantasy Homes she is most recognisable as the face of the National Lottery.
Richard & Judy
In October 1988, Richard and Judy recorded their first episode of This Morning from the Albert Dock in Liverpool. They went on to present the programme for 13 years and established themselves as Britains favourite TV couple.
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.
Author and broadcaster Jonathan Aggers Agnew is a former professional cricketer who is best known for his commentary on the BBC’s Test Match Special. Indeed he is the voice of English Cricket. He is also an outstanding and hugely entertaining after dinner speaker as well as a first class event and award ceremony host.
Sir David Frost OBE
Sir David Frost is an internationally renowned television interviewer and has interviewed most of the leading worldwide politicians and personalities. He is a sensational after dinner and conference speaker regaling stories of the good and the famous he has interviewed as well as the most accomplished conference facilitator and awards host.
Julia Bradbury is one of the small screen’s most popular and versatile presenters. Julia has fronted prgrammes such as Countryfile, Around the World in 80 days, Wainwright Walks and Climb Britain.Speaker Intro
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
Speaker and host George Clarke is an architect and creative director of an architectural practice and property development company. He is also a writer, lecturer and TV presenter.
Gregg Wallace is a media presenter, writer, fruit and vegetable expert and greengrocer. He is probably best known for co-presenting and judging BBC 2s MasterChef and BBC Ones Celebrity MasterChef along with John Torode.
After Dinner, Event and Awards Host and Presenter Simon Reeve is best known as a bestselling author and television presenter. He has a passion for travel, history, current affairs, wildlife and the environment.
TV diver, Paul is a man of many talents and has thrived on a lifetime of exploring, adventure and travel. Paul’s television presenting credits include; Oceans, Voyages of Discovery, Take One Museum, Meltdown and Wind.
David Dimbleby has presented Question Time on BBC1 since 1994, and has hosted the BBCs Election coverage since 1979.
Editor of the News of the World at 28 and subsequently The Mirror, Piers is now more recognisable as a judge on Britains Got Talent and presenter of programmes such as Piers On..and When Piers Met..
Soccer mad Ben got his first TV break in March 1998 when he hosted Control Freaks for Channel 4. This was quickly followed by a host of other programmes on ITV including gameshows and awards ceremonies. Ben was the youngest presenter on GMTV when he took over the reins from Eamonn Holmes.
Gethin presented Blue Peter for 3 ½ years before leaving CBBC’s flagship show in June 2008. After that he presented Police, Camera, Action, the National Lottery and co-hosted The One Show and the Golden Globes amongst other things. He was also a semi finalist in Strictly Come Dancing.
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.
The remarkable Katie Piper is a beautiful, young woman who is in the very public process of rebuilding her life after surviving a brutal attack in March 2008 when her ex boyfriend arranged for someone to throw sulphuric acid in her face. She is so brave and determined not only for her own survival but she spends much time helping others who have been disfigured in some way. Her speeches are simply inspirational.
Louise Redknapp is a singer and television presenter, best known as a member of the girl group Eternal and recently as a presenter of The Clothes Show. Among UK sport fans she is known as the wife of English footballer-turned-pundit Jamie Redknapp.
Peter Sissons is probably British televisions most experienced presenter of News. For nearly forty years he has worked for ITN, Channel Four, and the BBC- presenting all the main terrestrial bulletins
Presenter and journalist Tazeen Ahmad makes films for Dispatches for Channel 4 including titles Woman Only Jihad, Undercover Mother and Christmas Credit Crisis.
Former Destinys Child singer and Grammy Award winner Michelle Williams has now established herself as a talented actress and dancer. She is an entertaining awards and events host and presenter.
Kirsty Wark is one of Britain’s most highly regarded and versatile presenters. As a regular presenter of Newsnight and Newsnight Review as well as The Book Quiz, her portfolio extends from current affairs to the arts.
Business journalist Tanya is currently one of the most experienced TV anchor and reporters around on British TV. She currently presents on BBC World and Newsnight.
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.
Suzanne is one of the main News presenters alongside Nick Owen on the BBCs West Midlands regional news, BBC Midlands Today.
Michael Buerk has probably won more international awards for television reporting than any other British journalist most notably for his coverage of the Ethiopian famine for BBC News in 1984/5. His reports filmed with the Nairobi-based cameraman, Mohamed Amin alerted the world to the extent of the tragedy. They were shown worldwide, to an audience of billions. They led directly to a massive international relief effort itself valued in billions of dollars, which was estimated to have saved well over a million lives.
Expert event host and conference facilitator John is a former Royal Television Society Presenter of the Year and has been at ITV for 12 years bringing his total number of years in newspapers and television to 40.
Joe is the presenter of BBC2s flagship gardening show, Gardeners World and also appears in the BBCs coverage of Chelsea, Hampton Court, Blenheim and Tatton Flower shows.
Roger Black MBE
Leading Motivational speaker Roger Black is one of the country’s most successful sportsmen having represented Great Britain for fourteen years at the highest level in the world of athletics. He is particularly admired for his triumphs over adversity, overcoming serious injuries and a rare heart valve condition to go on to become a world champion.
Instantly recognisable for his numerous acting film and TV roles Lee Boardman is a highly entertaining speaker and superb event host/facilitator.
James Naughtie is a lead presenter on the Today programme and host of Radio 4s Book Club. A lover of and an authority on classical music he is a commanding host/facilitator and entertaining speaker.
Ian Hislop is one of the best known faces on UK television having been a team captain on BBCs Have I got News For You and also the renowned editor of Private Eye.
Former Actor and Rock Musician Mike is one of the two main BBC Breakfast sports presenters and his Bushells Best slots have a huge following. He is also very popular as a corporate event host and entertaining after dinner speaker.
Steve is one of the countrys best and most sought after motivational speakers, a highly successful high jumper who won medals at every major championship.
Rani is the well-known co-presenter of the popular CBBC entertainment show Best of Friends and wildlife show, ROAR, for which she is currently recording two new series. She is an accomplished host/facilitator and presenter.
Former anchor of ITV’s Loose Women and former GMTV LA correspondent, Jackie is the perfect choice whether it is to host an awards ceremony, facilitate a conference or chair a debate.
Writer, journalist and news presenter Isla regularly co-hosts Channel Five news.
A reporter for the BBC and others for over a decade, Libby has presented The Money Programme on BBC One and Two for the past 3 years. Travelling extensively within the UK and abroad as a business and consumer affairs specialist she has covered a huge variety of business stories and reported on market trends.
Vicki Butler Henderson
Vicki is best known for the Channel 5 show Fifth Gear alongside Tiff Needell, Jason Plato, Jonny Smith and Tom Ford
Archaeologist, historian, author, event host, speaker and broadcaster Neil Oliver is best known for his contributions to BBCs Coast.
Mike is a regular reporter on ‘The One Show’ and co-presenter on ‘Natures Top 40’ – BBC 2. He has been the presenter on ‘Autumnwatch’ & ‘Springwatch’ and is currently one of BBC 1’s ‘Inside Out’ presenting team.
Samira Ahmed is a familiar face to viewers as an experienced presenter and correspondent for Channel 4 News, the BBC Proms and Radio 4
Zeinab Badawi is a television and radio reporter and news presenter, she was the first presenter of the ITV Morning News and she co-presented Channel 4 News with Jon Snow for several years, anchoring the show in his absence before joining BBC News.
Writer, humanitarian campaigner and motivational speaker, Louise Burfitt-Dons is the founder of ‘Act Against Bullying’, Campaigning Director of the Global Warming Alliance and spearheads the ‘Hot Women Campaign’.
Claudia Winkleman is one of the most sought after television presenters working today and is being hailed as one of the BBC’s rising stars. Claudia is an excellent presenter and awards host.
Known as the UK’s version of Martha Stewart, Entrepreneur Alison runs a hugely successful business, is the mother of two young children, a TV presenter, a writer, a chef, a gardener and an interior designer.
Jonny is best known for the Channel 5 show Fifth Gear alongside Tiff Needell, Jason Plato, Vicki Butler Henderson and Tom Ford
Presenter of a live phone-in show broadcasted on LBC 97.3 FM, after dinner speaker and event host Clive Bull has succeeded in building a loyal fan base and developed an admirable reputation for blending current affairs with light-hearted daily topics.
Since winning the BBC Talent Science on Screen Competition in 2002, Hermione’s career as a presenter and writer has come to fruition with the aid of her passionate persona and expertise making her the ideal candidate for an inspirational/motivational speaker.
Senior news presenter and the modern face of ITV news, Mark Austin has seen his versatility as a journalist pushed to the limit, from sports correspondent to a reporter in the midst of the war-stricken Iraq conflict, proving to be a truly natural talent as an after dinner speaker and event host.
Experienced broadcaster, journalist and Author Jeremy Paxman has received numerous broadcasting awards for his well-renowned rigorous approach to interviewing which offers the perfect personality for conference facilitating.
Daily Telegraph columnist and Sky News journalist Jeff Randall is a highly astute reporter recognised for his powerful business influence. His professional yet calm approach has proven his undoubted ability as a superb facilitator.
A former British Designer of the Year, Jeff Banks is recognised by many as the forefront of British fashion deriving from the enormous success of his own brand labelled ‘Clobber’ introduced in 1964. A leading entrepreneur with the ability to inspire has proven him to be an ideal after dinner speaker and host/facilitator.
Popular broadcaster, journalist and musician Nicky Campbell presents BBC 5 Live’s Breakfast on weekdays and BBC1’s Big Question on Sunday mornings. A consummate professional he is highly suited to facilitating conferences and he is also an entertaining after dinner speaker.
Award winning journalist, broadcaster and leading economist Tim Harford presents Radio 4’s More or Less and is author of the Logic of Life and the Undercover Economist which has recorded nearly a million sales in almost 30 languages. His unique style provides a witty touch to his speeches.
Established and popular entertainer once hailed by the Guardian as the mascot of a magical renaissance John Lenahan, former holder of the title Street Magician of the Year is a highly entertaining speaker and cabaret artist.
Proving great value for his worth, Lee Hurst claimed to fame on the BBC quiz show They Think It’s All Over, where despite his clear lack of sporting knowledge he became a hilarious sensation on the show for his quick-witted banter and is renowned as a great entertainer.
Michelle Mone OBE
Michelle, inventor of the lingerie brand Ultimo, is one of the most famous female entrepreneurs in the UK. She has won numerous awards and commendations for her outstanding achievements.
Comedian & TV star Leigh Francis is the creator of BoSelecta! on C4 & Keith Lemon, the hilarious presenter of bang tidy show Celebrity Juice on ITV2.Particularly popular for hosting Award Ceremonies.
Fascinating speaker and event host James has been the BBCs Sports News Correspondent for over a decade. An expert on the London Olympics he is now the BBCs Olympics Correspondent and has reported on every twist and turn along the way as Lord Coe and his team first won the right to host the Games, and then set about delivering them.
Nick Ede is an award winning businessman, Brand and Style Expert. He is a regular on our screens commenting on fashion, celebrity and style. Nick was a judge on Project Catwalk and Catwalk 24 in the US and is a regular presenter on OK!TV on Channel Five. Nick runs a PR agency in the heart of London and has looked after brands including Mamas and Papas, Lipsy and BBC Children In Need to name but a few. He has a funny vivacious style and his opinionated and spirited delivery and celebrity anecdotes make him a fabulous addition to any event!
TV presenter, Radio 1 DJ and actor Reggie Yates hosts events like the MOBOS and is hugely popular with young people.
TV presenter and host of Britains Got More Talent (ITV2) Stephen is a hugely popular presenter and is an excellent awards host.
Denise Lewis OBE
Denise was inspired to become an Olympian at just eight years old as she watched the Moscow Olympics in 1980 and the seeds of ambition were planted. She was so enthralled by the performances of Daley Thompson and Sebastian Coe that she vowed to make it to the Olympics one day and be the best in the world.
News & sports broadcaster and columnist Gabby Logan is the perfect choice for an award host.
Jo Wheeler has been working in the media for over 25 years. She is currently seen internationally on Sky News but has a broad history of both television and radio presentation. She has also been in demand as a speaker, conference facilitator, scriptwriter and media trainer.
Emma Freud is a hugely accomplished presenter with a wide range of broadcasting experience. She is an excellent host for awards and conferences.
Peter Jones CBE
Best known for his appearances on Dragons Den Peter Jones has tremendous entrepreneurial instincts and is a phenomenal business success.
Clive is the BBC’s Legal Correspondent, a role he arrived at via a career as a barrister, Principal Lecturer in Law, and then one of the country’s leading comedy writers.
Colonel Bob Stewart
An army officer for 26 years, Colonel Bob Stewart is best known for his command of the United Nations peacekeeping forces in Bosnia. He has worked in some of the toughest circumstances in the world, and was awarded the Distinguished Service Order for leadership and gallantry.
News Correspondent for ITV News, Nina Nannar is an excellent event host and facilitator for any type of event.
Both nutritionist and health guru, as one of Channel 5’s The Diet Doctors, Vicki is synonymous with health, beauty and vitality. A trusted naturopath, food expert and champion of healthy eating Vicki has published several modern health bibles including The Food Doctor and The Food Doctor for Babies and Children. Vicki appears on Channel 5’s The Wright Stuff and took part in Fat Nation for BBC Television.
Vernon Kay is the lad from Bolton who with his spontaneous wit and charming accent make him a huge hit with both male and female viewers of all ages. He has presented a host of programmes including Top of the Pops, Family Fortunes and Beat the Star.
Suzi is one of television’s most versatile live presenters with an ability to react to any situation and work unscripted whether it be commentating on the 2004 Olympic Sailing, presenting house makeovers and or working for BBC Sport who made her the face of motorcycling in 2000 because of her encyclopaedic knowledge of biking.
Media Correspondent from around the Globe and fascinating speaker Rageh is also an outstanding event host and facilitator.
Sales and People Management Expert, TV presenter, Columnist, Author and star of the 2005 series The Apprentice Saira Khan has taken the UK by storm since the end of the smash hit BBC 2 TV series produced by Talkback Thames.
Jason Manford was born May 26 1981 in Salford, Lancashire. He is an English writer, comedian, actor, radio and television presenter of Irish descent. He began his career in 1999, while working at the Buzz Comedy Club upstairs at the Southern Hotel in Chorlton, Manchester. Jason was collecting glasses when a performer didn’t arrive for an evening set, Jason, who was 17 at the time stepped in to fill the gap, an event which marked the beginning of his comedy career.
TV/Radio journalist, presenter and event host Richard is GMTV’s firmly established and favourite showbiz expert
Gillian Joseph is the award winning presenter of Sky News Sunrise at weekends. She played a major role in the coverage of the aftermath of the 2004 Asian Tsunami and has reported from locations across the globe.
Janet Street Porter
One of the UKs best known presenters, columnists and campaigners. Janet has been a fixture in the British media for over 30 years and is now an accomplished event host and facilitator.
Hit ITV2 show TOWIE heart throb Mark Wright is a club promoter and an original cast member of The Only Way Is Essex. Now one of the UK’s most popular reality stars and chat show guests, Mark is in great demand for events for young people
Mark is a comedian, TV presenter and writer. Best known for his Channel 4 documentary series The World’s...and Me, Mark is a highly versatile live presenter and compere.
Musician, presenter and reality TV star Peter Andre is an impressive host and speaker.
Farm Manager of TV’s famous ‘Jimmy`s Farm’, Dave Finkle is a TV presenter in his own right and along with being an expert in all things to do with agriculture, horticulture, wholesome living, supermarket activity, consumer affairs (food related) and rural pursuits he is the World’s Pumpkin Expert, holding Two World Records in pumpkin carving. Strange but true...
Passionate about sustainable farming, eating fruit and veg in season, eating British meat, humane slaughter and growing your own, Dave is married with a young daughter.
If he is not on the farm, then he will be busy writing food production articles for the media or speaking at events.
Having survived polio as a youngster, Ade went on to compete as a wheelchair basketball player at an international level, winning both European and World Championships and again in the Paralympic Games, he also has a wealth of TV presenting experience.
Rob Rees MBE
Leading British Chef Rob Rees MBE AKA ‘The Cotswold Chef’ is the current chairman of The Schools Food Trust. Renowned for championing locally sourced produce at his headquarters in Cirencester where he has a renowned Cookery School and Food Centre, he is passionate about inspiring everyone in the revolution in British food.
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.
Winner of the first Big Brother in 2000, Craig Phillips is an entrepreneur, property developer & TV presenter with a vast knowledge in construction.
Sharron Davies MBE
Britain’s most successful all round swimmer; Sharron Davies was the youngest member of the 1976 Olympic team in Montreal, at just 13, and the eldest member of the 1992 Olympic team in Barcelona.
Sharron is an inspirational and motivational speaker.
A former BBC North America Editor, Justin now presents on Radio 4s Today programme. An extremely assured conference chair and awards host, and a wonderfully engaging speaker he was the first British journalist to be granted a full television interview with President Obama.
A noted writer and broadcaster, Victoria is one of the foremost social commentators of our time. She is the travel editor of Vanity Fair and has a column in the Daily Telegraph’s quarterly travel magazine called Victoria’s Secrets where she gives tips to the discerning traveller.
Former England and British Lions Rugby forward, Martin Bayfield commentates for both the BBC and ITVs Rugby coverage as well as presenting Crimewatch and Channel Fives American Football. He is a fantastic after dinner speaker who at 610 is quite a presence.
Supermodel, TV Presenter and fashion expert, Lisa Butcher is an style icon and consultant who makes a fantastic awards host
Matt Le Tissier
Former England player and Southampton legend Matt Le Tissier is the only midfielder to have scored 100 goals in the Premier League and all for the same club. Now a columnist and TV pundit for Sky, Matt is a great after dinner speaker.
The long running presenter of A Question of Sport, Wimbledon and the BBC Sports Personality of the Year, Sue Barker is a former Grand Slam winning tennis champion turned TV Presenter and awards host.
Award winning author and broadcaster Marcel Theroux has been making documentaries for over ten years including the End of the World as We Know It and Death of a Nation. He is a fascinating speaker and awards host who has been presenting his rather unique Literary Pub Quiz for Port Eliot’s Literary Festival for several years to rave reviews.
A former chef and cookery demonstrator, Lesleys lively personality makes her a popular television cook and a regular member of the team on Ready Steady Cook, and This Morning. In 2008 Lesley was the main presenter of Little Chefs.
An established TV and Radio presenter, Jamie Theakston has become a household name in Britain thanks to roles on mainstream terrestrial shows such as Live and Kicking, Top of the Pops and more recently, through his regular work on Heart FM.
Ayo Johnson is an award winning specialist in African Affairs. He is a dedicated campaigner for jusice and human rights around the world, an international broadcaster, keynote speaker and writer.
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.
At just twenty-one years old, Jack Whitehall has made a remarkable impact upon the comedy world. In August 2009, he was nominated for the Best Newcomer Award at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards for his debut solo Fringe show, Jack Whitehall: Nearly Rebellious. In August, he returned to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival with a brand new stand up show.
Chris Addison is a critically acclaimed stand up renowned for his versatility, his pacy, energetic routines and faultless delivery.
Russell Howard is one of the UK’s most successful live comedians whose last tour featured venues such as Wembley Arena and the Manchester Evening News Arena.
Award-winning stand-up, writer and performer Russell Kane has firmly established himself as one of most hotly-tipped comics in the UK.
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
Award-winning television comedian, journalist and author Dom Joly is a fantastic speaker whose speeches keep his audiences entertained from start to finish.
Speaker and host Charlie Luxton is an architectural designer who combines his design work with writing and presenting television programmes. He is passionate about the environment and communicating his enthusiasm for sustainable architecture and eco-friendly design.
Simon Mayo is one of the nation’s most enduring radio broadcasters. With a career spanning nearly 30 years, Simon has worked for BBC Radio since 1981.
TV presenter, author, writer, after dinner speaker and events host, Frank Skinner is a highly accomplished comedian who returned to BBC 2 with a topical comedy series, Frank Skinner’s Opinionated.
Lee Mack is one of the UKs most recognisable and celebrated comics. His relentless determination to have fun is marvelously infectious and leaves his audience exhausted by laughter.
Regarded as one of the finest practitioners of contemporary comedy, Harry’s highly original style of humour has been rewarded with numerous awards, countless nominations and many accolades.
Bear Grylls is one of the most well known and successful, young adventurers in the world. At just 23 years old, he became The Youngest Briton to climb Mount Everest.
Lesley does a large amount of voiceover work for various productions both sporting and otherwise and would be interested in other areas of broadcasting in addition to Sport. Lesley regularly speaks on the After Dinner circuit and would like also to gain experience at motivational events. Lesley’s other interests involve Literature, DIY and Outdoor pursuits of all kinds
Jonathan Charles has spent the past few years going in and out of some of the most dangerous places on earth. Iraq, Afghanistan and Chechnya are just a few of the wars and conflicts that he covered during his two decades as a BBC television and radio foreign correspondent. Jonathan now reads the news, as a freelance presenter, on BBC1, BBC World News and the BBC News Channel. He also presents radio programmes on BBC Radio Five Live and BBC World Service Radio. When he’s not doing that, he makes documentaries and has won or been nominated for several awards.
TV presenter, motivational speaker and event host David Domoney is an ex blue chip multiple retailer turned Television Presenter who specializes in bringing show business panache to today’s business world giants.
TV presenter and an expert in 20th century collectables and antiques, Tracy Martin appears regularly on both television and radio. She is also a published author, has written many magazine articles and regularly conducts lectures on her specialist subjects.
A presenter, producer and writer, Fiona’s work ranges from news, to features, to sport… She is currently news reading on the BBC’s News 24 Channel and reporting for ITV Tyne Tees/Border.
Winner of BBC Radio 5’s award for the Best Tweeter 2009 actor, writer and comedian, and best known for I’m Alan Partridge, Knowing Me Knowing You, and The Day Today, David is very funny awards host and after dinner speaker.
Expert event and awards host, Christine Bleakley is one of the most popular faces on British television. She joined ITV last year to host Daybreak with her on-screen part Adrian Chiles and will be following that up with Dancing on Ice this year.
Vic Reeves was first presented to the TV public as ‘Britain’s Best Light Entertainer’. Now his humourous actions make him a perfect events host and facilitator.
Suggs is a singer, songwriter, actor and TV presenter who is best know as the lead singer with Madness.
He is an excellent host for any event.
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.
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.
Sarah Newton is a world leading authority on how to connect, engage and motivate young people. An author, speaker, consultant and media expert, hailed as The Supernanny for Teens
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.
Bill Tidy MBE
Phenomenally talented and highly respected as a Cartoonist, Author, Writer, TV and Radio Presenter and unique After Dinner Speaker, Bill Tidy delivers a unique presentation which incorporates his wit, expertise and indomitable style in every sense of the word.
Winner of two Sony awards and three British comedy awards, the Scottish born writer, director, producer and performer Armando Iannucci’s after dinner speeches are as irreverent, eloquent and hilarious as the programmes he has created and it is clear why the Observer labelled him one of the 50 funniest acts in British Comedy.
Ben is one of the UKs most talented drivers and has achieved success both here in Europe and in America. He currently presents motorsport on Sky and also has performed numerous stunts and tested cars on BBCs Top Gear.
Jeremy Vine is best known for his Radio 2 12-2pm weekday show and his global reporting when he was Africa correspondent for the BBC. He is also an very entertaining after dinner speaker as well as a highly regarded event host and facilitator.
Award winning and instantly recognisable actor, writer, impressionist and comedian, John has appeared in numerous TV series including Cold Feet and Men Behaving Badly. He is an outstanding host and entertainer
Highly respected speaker, event host and conference facilitator BBC presenter Tim Willcox is a former ITN correspondent and national newspaper journalist with more than 25 years experience reporting on and chasing stories around the world. He is also a documentary maker for ITV, Channel 4 and Five.
Multi award winning Talk radio Presenter and national newspaper columnist Jon Gaunt is also an entertaining speaker, awards host and conference facilitator.
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.
SKY News presenter, event host and conference facilitator, Dermot Murnaghan is one of the best known newscasters in Britain whose charm and professionalism delight a whole variety of clients.
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!
Award winning newscaster Natasha Kaplinsky is one of televisions best known presenters. She is a fantastic conference facilitator and awards host who adds a touch of glamour to any event.
Lynn Faulds Wood
Speaker and event host, Lynn Faulds Wood is an award winning TV presenter and health campaigner. Her story is one of inspirational survival and her subsequent campaigning to save lives from cancer.
Arthur Potts Dawson
Arthur Potts Dawson is a talented chef, restauranteur, cookery writer and social entrepreneur.
Paul trained as an actor at the Bristol Old Vic school and his extensive theatre work included the Manchester Library Theatre, the Bristol Old Vic, and playing Algenon in The Importance of Being Earnest for the Vienna English Theatre.
Jo is a TV presenter, experienced conference host and facilitator. Seen regularly on Sky Travel she is their main international reporter.
Highly accomplished, versatile journalist and a rising star of the BBC, is renowned for delivering highly professional, warm and engaging performances as conference chair, event facilitator, host and speaker.
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.
Outstanding facilitator and event host Sue Lawley is one of Britain’s best known broadcasters and journalists.
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.
Former Newsround host Ellie is a journalist and television presenter who currently works on the BBCs 8pm news summary, and as a relief presenter on the BBC News Channel.
Award winning presenter Nick Owen, has been a broadcaster since 1978. He currently anchors the news programme for BBC Midlands Today and is an excellent facilitator and event host.
A well known presenter with Sky Sports and ITV Central, Gary has been an established after dinner speaker at business and sports clubs for over 30 years.
Presenter, Producer, Facilitator and Property Developer, Russell Harris is best known as The Diceman in the quirky travel show of the same name - charismatic, intelligent and dynamic.
James Cracknell MBE
After dinner and motivational speaker, James Cracknell needs no introduction. As a two time Olympic Gold medallist and British International Rower, his exuberant charisma, charm and intelligence make him a perfect choice for corporate events.
The Antiques Roadshow expert John Bly is an antique dealer specialising in old furniture and Silver. He has written a number of books on both and presented his own series called Heirloom for ITV
A volunteer on the Outer Hebridean Island of Taransay, as part of the great millennium experiment Castaway 2000, Ben returned to city life in London but has been indulging his countryside passions on-screen, presenting Countryfile and Animal Park for the BBC and for going on a series of adventures with James Cracknell.
A notable expert in ceramics, Lars Tharp is nationally known to viewers of the BBC Antiques Roadshow as well as being a popular and highly entertaining speaker to societies and special gatherings. He appears on numerous Radio and TV programmes, most recently presenting Inside Antiques, his own 12-part series on BBC Four and is a Director of the Foundling Museum in London.
Outstanding event host, facilitator and TV presenter Konnie Huq is best known as the first Asian to present childrens television show Blue Peter when she joined on 1 December 1997, she is the host of the Xtra Factor on ITV2 and married to celebrity grump Charlie Brooker
Property expert, journalist, media pundit and author of six books Kate runs an independent property company:
Bob Bevan MBE
One of the UKs truly brilliant after dinner entertainers, Bob the Cat Bevan is a sterling all rounder.
Duncan Bannatyne OBE
Tremendous entrepreneurial instincts, brilliant commercial nous and phenomenal business success confirms that Duncan is proof that rags to riches does exist and he is a completely self-made man in the truest sense of the word.
After making her name with Radio 4, Radio Times voted Fi Glover ninth out of the top ten British voices, with her weekend breakfast show attracting over a million listeners. Her mix of serious journalism with a sarcastic touch makes her an ideal after dinner speaker.
Lord Charlie Brocket
Colourful, charismatic aristocrat, best selling author, TV presenter and highly entertaining After-dinner speaker who starred in ITV1s Im a Celebrity - Get Me Out Of Here .
A true one-off - TV Presenter, Director and Speaker Nick has talent, charisma and sheer personality - all laced with an appealing and infectious sense of humour - and an extraordinary strength as an innovator.
As one of Britains best known TV and radio personalities, Gloria Hunniford requires little introduction. From chat show and current affairs host to presenter of religious and lifestyle programmes, Gloria is a TV institution, accomplished speaker and outstanding host/facilitator.
Adrian Chiles is an excellent events & awards host, conference facilitator and after dinner speaker. He is also signed to ITV to present a range of high profile programming, including the Champions League and FA Cup.
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.
Best known as the entertaining and colourful judge on BBCs ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ Judge, Bruno Tonioli is a hugely successful choreographer on both sides of the Atlantic and is an excellent Event and Awards Host.
Renowned gardening writer and BBC television presenterMonty Dom is one of the UKs favourite and most respected Gardeners.
Journalist and presenter, James May is relaxed and professional with a sharp dry wit and an exuberant personality. He is the ideal choice for after dinner speeches, wine tasting and facilitator at corporate events.
The original reality TV star, Jane remains one of Britain’s most loved performers and TV personalities as well as being an inspiring speaker.
Responsible for creating the Girl at the Bar in BBC 2’s Naked Video not to mention becoming Catriona the dizzy journalist in BBC 1’s Absolutely Fabulous – Helen is also a successful comedienne, author, speaker, conference host and facilitator.
Rosemary Conley CBE
Leading Diet and Fitness Expert, Businesswoman, Columnist & Radio and Television Presenter, Rosemary is a fantastic speaker who motivates audiences everywhere.
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.
One of BBC Breakfasts most popular presenters, Sians delightful personality and confident facilitating skills makes her a highly reputable event host.
Linda Barker is an award winning designer who is best known as a presenter and author. She is in great demand as a presenter and event host for both corporate and public events.
Adam co-wrote the best selling gardening book Instant Gardening (Chatto & Windus) and has been a guest presenter on BBC Gardeners World as well as appearing regularly on TV and radio. He also wrote a regular gardening column for The Times on Saturday Magazine.
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.
Lord Robert Winston
One of the worlds most respected medical academics and researcher of the human reproductive system. Best know as the presenter of the Human Body and Super Human television series.
Ciarán O Keeffe PhD.
Lecturer, Events Host and After Dinner speaker, Dr. Ciarán O’Keefe PhD is best known for providing a sceptical voice to various paranormal shows e.g. Living TVs Most Haunted, and Jane Goldman Investigates.
Media Correspondent from around the Globe and fascinating speaker Rageh is also an outstanding event host and facilitator.
Jeremy Hardy is one of the UKs foremost and respected stand-up comedians as well as a superb event host and facilitator.
Expert event host and facilitator Krishnan is the main anchor of Channel 4 News at Noon, which he combines, with regular presenting of the flagship Channel 4 News at 7.
Former Editor of the Today programme, speech writer, journalist, presenter and brilliant raconteur Rod Liddle is an excellent choice for after dinner entertainment
In 2003 James Tanner became the latest recruit to the ever-popular TV series Ready Steady Cook, joining the regular team of celebrity chefs on the BBC 2 show which now draws in close to 3 million viewers per episode. Since then he has become one of the most popular chefs around – he has appeared on Step up to the Plate (BBC1), Take on the Takeaway (BBC 2), Saturday Kitchen (BBC 1), Something for the Weekend (BBC 2) and he is currently filming a new series for BBC 2 called Put Your Menu Where Your Mouth Is, due for broadcast in April 2009.
TV Chef, Speaker, Event Host and presenter of BBC 1s hugely successful Saturday Kitchen James Martin also proved his worth as a dancer in Strictly Come Dancing in 2005.
Oz is the UKs best loved wine expert.He is best known in a number of hit BBC TV shows, most recently Oz and Jamess Big Wine Adventure which he made with James May
Dr Miriam Stoppard
Miriam Stoppard has been at the forefront of the revolution in health information since she began her writing and broadcasting career in the early 1970s.
Mark Williams-Thomas MA
One of the countries leading police advisors to the media Mark Williams-Thomas features regularly as an expert on the BBC, ITV and Sky News. He is also the leading authority in child protection as well as a script advisor to TV programmes such as Waking the Dead and Inspector Lynley.
Shirley Robertson OBE
Shirley Robertson is one of Britain and Scotland’s greatest ever Olympians. She won her second consecutive Olympic gold medal at the 2004 Athens Games. She is an accomplished speaker and event host.
Steve Cram MBE
World Record Holder and Olympic Medalist, Journalist and BBC Chief Athletics Commentator Steve Cram is one of the world’s most successful middle distance athletes of all time.
Speaker and presenter Guy Ruddle is The Daily Telegraphs Podcast Editor - believed to be the first to fill such a role at a major newspaper anywhere in the world.
One of Britains best loved TV presenters Eamonn is a popular choice of speaker for all types of events as well as being in great demand as an events facilitator and awards host.
Grooming and etiquette expert Diana is descended from Edward Weissmuller von Wimmis, an envoy to the Court of St James in London in the 20th century.
She is a regular contributor to television and radio programmes.
C4 News’s first technology correspondent’s own experiences in the industry provide him with a unique insight into new business and technology. Benjamin is also a member of Channel 4 Newss growing business and economics unit, regularly reporting on consumer issues.
TV Presenter, broadcaster and conference facilities Maggie Philbin currently covers technology for BBC Breakfast News on their regular ‘Tomorrow’s World’ features, having spent ten years on the cutting edge science programme of the same name
From the 2002 and 2010 World Cups, to the USA Masters Golf in 2007, to BBC Sports Personality of the Year, to the sports news on BBC Breakfast, Chris is recognised as one of televisions most popular sports presenters.
Appearing in the hugely successful Extras with Ricky Gervais, Shaun Williamson is a very versatile, entertaining and incredibly talented corporate and after dinner speaker.
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.
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.
Senior Daybreak Correspondent Jonathan Swain joined the team in 2010 after 9 years on GMTV. He has travelled the world extensively to bring some of the biggest news stories to viewers. He is a superb event host and facilitator as well as an entertaining speaker.
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.
Dr David Bryon is the former Managing Director of bmibaby, which grew to become one of the Europe’s largest low cost airlines under his leadership. He now enjoys a successful speaking career that includes professional business speaking, awards hosting, conference facilitating and has a highly popular after-dinner comedy routine (based around flying!).
David Battie F.R.S.A.
Acclaimed Speaker and Leading Ceramics Expert David Battie is an ex-director of Sothebys with a worldwide knowledge of works of art and has appeared on the BBCs Antiques Roadshow since the very first programme.
Actor of Stage and TV - hugely recognisable as ultimate bad boy Nick Cotton in Eastenders, John is also a conference facilitator and presenter.
Award winning TV and radio Presenter, Writer and Comedian Jimmy Carr is being hailed as one of the most original and distinctive new stars on TV. He is continually in demand as event host as well as proving to be hugely popular as after dinner entertainment
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.
Willie Thorne former World Seniors Snooker Champion Willie Thorne is one of the UK’s leading after dinner speaker, auctioneers, hosts & MCs.
Bill Turnbull is presenter of BBC Breakfast, Britain’s favourite morning TV show. He’s been waking up the country from the sofa for seven years, helping it to win three TRIC Awards for Best Daytime Programme and take the No 1 spot in the ratings. Previously, he was a stalwart presence on the BBC’s News 24 and Radio Five Live. He’s also presented the One and Six O’Clock News.
Diane Louise Jordan
Former Blue Peter presenter Diane is an exceptional Motivational, Work/Life Balance, Team Building, Emotional Intelligence and Celebrity Speaker. She has also presented Songs of Praise and is often seen doing crazy things like Coasteering on the Country File. Uplifting, informative and fun to listen to Diane is an impressive speaker and host.
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.
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.
Journalist & Presenter Lucy Alexander’s experience as a live broadcaster has made her a very popular and versatile corporate events host – Chairing debates, hosting conferences and earning praise for the warmth and enthusiasm she brings to awards ceremonies.
Richard Cawley MA RCA
Zany TV chef Richard Cawley, well known for his outrageous dress sense and wacky sense of humour is an absolute genius at cookery demos and regaling you with stories of his colourful past.
Expert event host and speaker Jeni is best known as the host and most essential ingredient of UKTV Foods Great Food Live , it’s most successful show since 2001. She has also hosted Loose Women and Too Many Cooks for ITV as well as working extensively for the BBC.
Event host, conference facilitator and one of TVs most versatile presenters Mark Durden-Smith is a stirling all rounder for any event.
Successful business woman, author, writer and presenter of prime time Channel 4 show Property Ladder Sarahs hands-on, no-nonsense advice for novice developers – has made the series a huge success. Her speeches are dynamic and entertaining.
One of the victorious 2003 Rugby World Cup squad, Matt is also immediately recognised for his stirling efforts on the BBCs 2006 Strictly Come Dancing and as one of the team captains of A Question of Sport.
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.
Business speaker and event host, Katie Hopkins is a branding and employability expert as well as a highly entertaining after dinner speaker.
Jodie is a unique example of someone who has fused the worlds of designer fashion and glamorous sports. On the catwalk she is a leading supermodel, and off it she plays Polo to a high level and golf with a handicap of 18.
Presenter of the BBC Radio4s Womans Hour, author and writer Jenni is also an outstanding event host & facilitator whose clients include The National Lottery Commission on Women & Gambling, National Carers Week Symposium and the European Dana Alliance for the Brain.
Expert conference facilitator Huw Edwards is known to millions of viewers as main presenter of the BBC’s flagship 10 O’ Clock News, Britain’s most popular television news programme.
Michael’s remarkable life story is one of consistently overcoming incredible odds. British born with a cocktail of Irish and Brazilian blood and educated by the Jesuits, Michael describes himself as the black sheep of his family, a catalyst for change and a champion of difference; most of his family are in medicine. Michael made history in January 2004 by becoming the only disabled person in the world to have reached both the North and South Poles ~ by any standards, an extraordinary example of determination, courage and singular achievement.
Hazel is one of BBC Sport’s most experienced, versatile and recognisable broadcasters, she was a regular presenter of Grandstand and Sunday Grandstand and is face of its snooker and athletics coverage.
DIY expert Gavin fell into television presenting by chance, but since first appearing on screen, he’s been in hot demand as one of the few young, good-looking non-news presenters around.
Chris Frediani and Julian Perryman
Chris Frediani and Julian Perryman are Nick Knowles DIY SOS team mates and are in great demand as a duo for speeches and personal appearances.
Paul Heiney is a well respected, versatile and experienced broadcaster and writer, who over 30 years has appeared on all Britain’s major television and radio networks. In recent years, his speciality has been consumer affairs and rural issues.
Ross Westgate is one of CNBC’s most experienced business journalists with 15 years in financial broadcasting. Every day Ross talks to key market players, chief economists and CEOs across industry sectors, bringing the news to an audience of business leaders and investors in Europe and across the world.
Sally Gunnell OBE
Outstanding Speaker, Sally Gunnell O.B.E. holds a place in the hearts of the nation as the most popular female sportswoman of our time, and our most successful. She is the only woman to hold four titles concurrently – Olympic, World, European & Commonwealth and also held the World Record for the 400m hurdles.
Paul Hayes is an energetic young antiques expert who was discovered by the BBC and is now a resident antiques expert on Cash in the Attic. He’s very entertaining and a good communicator. As well as giving talks on antiques, especially collectables, antiques of the 20th Century, collectables of the future, he can also present an antiques based interactive entertainment where the audience can bring along items and take part in an antiques quiz.
Chef, TV star, kitchen pin-up and co-owner of Soho oyster and champagne bar Randall & Aubin Ed has worked for some amazing people in some amazing places.
Pam Ayres MBE
Pam does wonderful things with words. Her show is an amalgam of stories, jokes, poems, and anecdotes which make an unforgettable evening of laughter.
Ex Beauty director at UK Elle, Rosie has styled everyone from Britney Spears to Catherine Zeta Jones for their covers and provides a refreshing insight into the fash mag world of airbrushing, titape and £10,000 dresses
A regular team member on Ready Steady Cook Paul runs the neighbourhood restaurant Cayenne in Belfast. Previously he ran the very successful Roscoff, which was voted Restaurant of the Year in the BBC Good Food Magazines 1996 Awards and where he was awarded Ireland’s first Michelin star.
An award-winning columnist, presenter and producer, Paul’s caustic, and very funny interviewing technique has seen him tackling subjects ranging from Mike Tyson, Sandra Bullock and Jean Claude to Van Damme, Dennis Hopper and Arnold Schwarzenggar.
Rob worked mostly as a voice artist on animations and commercials until his role as the traffic warden in Lock, Stock and Two Smoking Barrels prompted him to make a short video of comic characters he had created.
Event host and panel facilitator Nina is a presenter with ITV News, working across their network news programmes including the ITV Evening News.
Graeme Le Saux
Widely known for being one of the UK’s most Intellectual footballers Graeme is well placed to present his ‘Business of Football’ package to the corporate market. Graeme investigates the intricacies of a successful team and adapts these skills into effective business tools. He is friendly, warm, charismatic and extremely articulate.
Author and TV/Radio presenter Beverley Turner is an entertaining speaker and first rate event host and facilitator.
Outrageously funny comedienne, TV personality and author Jo Brand is a fantastic host and cabaret artist for corporate events.
Presenter, reporter, event host and facilitator Rachel is popular with clients for her natural style, upbeat charm and humour.
One of Britain’s best known and most trusted presenters Nicholas Owen has won international acclaim for his sincerity and professionalism throughout his career. He is currently with BBC News, which he re-joined in February 2007. For well over a decade before that he hosted all ITNs major bulletins, including Channel Four News and News at Ten. He has also appeared in a wide range of other TV and radio programmes. He is a prolific conference facilitator and hosts many and varied corporate events. He is also an accomplished after dinner speaker.
Lifetime devotee of the countryside and its sports, historian and passionate supporter of countryside issues. Johnny has written, researched and presented his own series for BBC Radio 4 and on BBC2 he co-presented and acted as consultant on three series’ of Clarissa and the Countryman. His extensive knowledge of rural history has made him a Historian of the Countryside’.
The ever youthful TV vet came to stardom on the BBCs Vets in Practice, since then he has guested on Holiday, Watchdog and co-presented What’s Up Dog? as well as having been the resident vet for Blue Peter. He can be heard on radio, fronts campaigns and gives workshops as well as being an accomplished writer. Joe is always ready for a challenge and to tackle all animals big and small.
Valerie Singleton OBE
An expert conference facilitator, presenter and host, Valerie has an outstanding voice and she is also in great demand for voiceovers.
A trained journalist and longstanding front-woman of C4 A Place in the Sun – daytime and My Place in the Sun Zilpah is an experienced live, location and corporate presenter/facilitator.
Llewela Bailey is one of the most familiar faces in regional television and has a wealth of experience in broadcasting, having worked in the industry for more than twenty-five years.
TV Chef, Restaurateur and TV personality Aldo Zilli is a fantastic speaker
Dr David Bull
Award winning presenter, Dr David Bull is a familiar face to all, through his television roles and as an entrepreneur. He is an excellent awards host, presenter, conference facilitator and motivational speaker.
Jamie Robertson is a highly experienced presenter of business programmes for the BBC, specialising in international finance, business and economics.
Presenter of her radio show, ‘Call Kaye’ on BBC Scotland, journalist Kaye Adams is also an expert event facilitator and entertaining speaker.
Thoroughly engaging and enthusiastic with a genuine passion for getting hands on, Jules has emerged from behind the camera with a real talent for being in front of it in his area of Archaeology and History. Highlights include C4s Time Team and BBC 2s Horizon.
Austin Healey is a former Leicester & England Rugby player straight out of the Phil Tufnell mould of ‘cheeky chappy’ sportsman.
Simon Schama CBE
One of the most well known historians, cultural commentators and art experts in the UK and US, Simon Schama is a powerful, inspiring and charismatic speaker who is known from his acclaimed television and literary canon.
Currently hosting the prestigious BBC technology programme Click which is broadcast worldwide on BBC World and BBC News 24 in the UK, Spencer Kelly also presents on the Channel 5’s Gadget Show and is a radio broadcaster and event host.
Presenter and writer Yvonne Finnerty is the charismatic host of the prime time television series ‘Nanny 911’ and an expert on child behaviour and family cohesion.
Sir Trevor McDonald OBE
The UKs most respected news and current affairs presenter Sir Trevor is also an outstanding and hugely popular speaker, event host and facilitator.
Matthew Syed is a British journalist, broadcaster and author of Bounce, a book described as among the most intelligent and thought-provoking books about sport ever written. He has won numerous prizes for his writing including Sports Journalist of the Year at the British Press Awards. He is also a three-time Commonwealth table tennis champion and a two-time Olympian.
Sky ‘Golf Night’ presenter Di is consistently in demand at various golfing events as both a competitor and as a polished & knowledgeable host.
Maryon Stewart is one of the countrys leading experts on men and womens health issues, nutrition and dieting. Her numerous books have found success around the globe.
Former anchor on CNN International Owen Thomas is now a familiar face around the world on BBC World. Combining calm professionalism with great warmth, Owen is just as much at home covering breaking news events in the studio, anchoring live on-location, hosting conferences for blue-chip companies or chairing debates with business or political leaders.
A hugely popular and influential figure on the UK culinary circuit, John Torode is best known as the straight-talking co-presenter and judge of BBCs MasterChef and for his well-established restaurant - Smiths of Smithfield.
Outstanding News Anchor, chair and conference facilitator, Stephen is one of the world’s most recognisable and respected faces/voices of international television journalism. He is the creator of Click Online, an innovative and hugely successful television programme covering Information Technology - just one area of his expertise. He also specialises in Security and Terrorism and has worked closely with the World Customs Organization, Interpol, Honda, the International Security Management Association, Bayer, Daimler-Chrysler and UNESCO.
Former US correspondent for GMTV, Helen is now a regular presenter on Five News and Sky News. An accomplished event host, she has a wealth of experience in the corporate sector.
With many years experience as a newsreader for ITV News and Five News, John has a natural talent as a speaker and host/facilitator. He draws upon this wealth of experience to deliver inspiring speeches on his television career, and is also a leading authority and published author on the life and works of the classical composer Beethoven.
Three times newscaster of the Year Fiona Bruce is one of the BBC’s most experienced and high profile news presenters. She is a highly experienced host and facilitator bringing glamour and credibility to everything she undertakes.
Former royal correspondent, tv presenter, broadcaster and journalist multi lingual Jennie Bond is a first rate speaker, event host and facilitator.
A hugely popular and award winning presenter on Blue Peter, Matt came second on Strictly Come Dancing 2010 and is now one of the main hosts of BBC One’s Countryfile and the One Show.
Quentin Willson is best known for his hit series Britains Worst Driver on Channel 5 and remains one of the UKs best known motoring experts.
Birdwatcher, broadcaster, actor, presenter, author and conservationist,
Bill is a truly unique character with enviable experience in a diverse range of fields.
Naturalist, presenter, photographer and author Chris is best known for his enthusiastic presenting style on ‘The Really Wild Show’ (BBC). As well as being arguably the most engaging wildlife expert of his generation, he also has a sharp business brain, having founded a leading wildlife production company, ‘Head Over Heels’.
Writer and presenter Eric Knowles is one of the nation’s best known antiques experts who has shared his expertise with the BBCs ‘Antiques Roadshow’ and radio programmes for over 20 years, and has the rare skill of being able to convey his expertise in a manner that is both entertaining and informative.
Nick Leeson stock market trader whose speculative trading caused the hugely publicised collapse of Barings Bank, the United Kingdoms oldest investment bank. He is currently CEO of Irish football club Galway United.
Comedian and actor Dominic Holland is also a published author, writer and media contributor. As well as after dinner speaking Dom has become one of the most sought after awards hosts. He weaves material and pertinent observations ensuring that the ceremony is memorable for all.
Primarily a news and current affairs presenter conducting interviews with prime ministers and politicians for BBC radio and television. Diana has hosted debate programmes on Radio 4 as well as presenting You and Yours, Pick of the Week and Woman’s Hour. On screen Diana has presented Westminster Live, Breakfast with Frost, reported from Party Political Conferences, Elections and Budgets, and hosted the viewer comment programme Bite Back.
Known as the Green Goddess – broadcaster and author specialising in health and fitness, Diana is a most motivating and entertaining speaker.
Described as Frank and funny, you cant put her down, Writer, Broadcaster, Reality TV Star and Politician Edwina Currie is an incredible communicator and powerful speaker.
Former Blue Peter presenter, Janet is a regular on The Wright Stuff and also presenter of Five TVs holistic house makeover show Housebusters (coming back in June on prime time) and the award-winning Lifeblood series on Five. Host of UKTVs Mums Weekend. Presenting Great Garden Challenge on Channel 4 which goes out every weekday at 12.30 pm.
The quintessential attention-seeker, Jane is addicted to comedy. Like Billy Connolly, she simply walks on stage and spins out umpteen autobiographical anecdotes, laced with mordant wit... Godley is a unique talent.
Finance with a twist from a financial expert, journalist, TV pundit, author and corporate host. Managing director of web-based business Moneymagpie.com, Jasmine can speak on a range of financial matters such as debt, money-management, family finances, money and sexual politics, consumer rights and the retail side of insurance, pensions and banking. And she can make it entertaining!
Hardeep Singh Kohli
Presenter, Writer, Director, Food Lover and Social Commentator Hardeep Singh Kohli is an outstanding speaker, facilitator, event host and debator.
Presenter and TV personality Jenny is also a first class conference and event host.
TV natural Alistair Appleton is also an entertaining speaker and top class event host and facilitator. Renowned for his relaxed, friendly style he has featured on our TV screens for the last 10 years - most notably in top-rating shows Escape to the Country, House Doctor and Cash in the Attic.
Health Writer, Broadcaster, Psychotherapist and Life-Coach Christine Webber is an expert on relationships and mental health issues.
Brimming with energy, TV and radio presenter Caroline Feraday is also a conference facilitator and entertaining 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.
Phil is best known for his co-presenter if the C4 property series Location, Location, Location, now in its 12th series with his co host Kirstie Allsopp. Following the success of this show, spin-offs have followed: Relocation. Relocation, Location Revisited and a special – Location on first time buyers. Phil’s experience of business and presenting, coupled with a warm and engaging manner, make him a popular corporate choice for speaker and or event host.
Ben Brown is the presenter of the peak time evening news programme on BBC News 24 Weekdays 7-10pm with Emily Maitlis. Previous to this Ben spent some twenty years on the road as one of the BBCs most Senior Foreign Reporters. He continues to travel extensively, presenting for BBC news on the big stories and disasters across the globe.
The current presenter of Sunday’s Politics show and senior anchor on News 24 Jon has a global knowledge of Politics around the world.
Science Editor for ITN Lawrence has an indepth knowledge of both natural and man made disasters.
Conference Facilitator, Host and Presenter of You Deserve This House on Channel 4 Amanda Lamb is probably best known as the presenter of the phenomenally successful A Place in the Sun for Channel 4 and the face of Scottish Widows for 10 years. She is also an impressive event host.
Former Head of Media for The Conservative Party under William Hague, Amanda is a regular TV presenter, corporate host and entertaining speaker.
Cultural & Social Historian, Broadcaster and author Bettany has been hailed by the national press as the woman who makes history sexy. The Daily Telegraph described her as ‘the Nigella Lawson of history’, The Times as ‘effortlessly brilliant’, The Mail as ‘a Helen of Troy in jeans’ and The Financial Times demands ‘more of Bettany Hughes please!’
A successful and versatile television presenter, actress, author and columnist, Julie is also an outstanding event host/facilitator and a sparkling after-dinner speaker.
One of TV and radios best known presenters, John has made a name for himself hosting coverage of events such as The Olympics and Grandstand and is currently the face of Rugby on the BBC.
Co-presenter of How Clean is Your House and runner up in the 2009 ‘I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here’, Kim is highly entertaining speaker with a very funny collection of anecdotes picked up along the way.
Jason is the UK’s best known Gadget and Consumer Technology presenter. He is currently hosting ‘The Gadget Show’ and is the regular gadget guy on ‘This Morning’ and BBC Radio’s ‘The Steve Wright Show’.
Nina is an accomplished presenter who brings her business skills in travel, property and bargain-hunting to the TV screen.
Known around the world as the main presenter of BBC televisions Songs of Praise, Pam is also a Compere, Presenter, Expert Facilitator and humorous, moving and entertaining speaker.
Event host and conference chair, Eddie Mair’s brand of utilising humorous commentary with hard-hitting serious journalism for BBC TV and radio also makes him the perfect entertaining light-hearted after dinner speaker.
High profile media personality and journalist, speaker, singer songwriter and fashion designer Pearl Lowe is the ex-vocalist of mid-1990s indie band ‘Powder’ and former model for Agent Provocateur. She has all the Britpop’, fashion and rock ‘n roll credentials and is instantly recognised for being a member of the infamous Primrose Hill set.
Philippa is an intelligent and charismatic presenter, an author, speaker and facilitator. She is best known for her experience in live television, most notably Tomorrow’s World – she presented this alongside Peter Snow for seven years and during that time anchored many live specials and outside broadcasts.
Botanist, Author and Presenter, Pippa speaks knowledgeably and entertainingly about all aspects of gardening.
Rachel De Thame
TV Gardener Rachels path to our screens has been varied and interesting; ballet, modelling and acting. She presents on Gardeners World, Chelsea Flower Show and Gardening With the Experts (all BBC).
Speaker and event host Melissa is one of TVs most sought after travel and lifestyle presenters. Host of such shows as Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is and To Buy or Not To Buy she relishes the opportunity to advise people on how to transform their lives and has an intrinsic love of helping people achieve their goals.
Mary is the leading female sports news presenter and only female sports correspondent, on BBC News covering major events including Olympics, Commonwealth Games, Wimbledon, Cricket World Cup and the Ashes. She also co-presents the BBCs Sunday morning programme Heaven and Earth.
Kirsties extensive knowledge of the property industry has made a leading expert in the field. She is also a fascinating speaker and popular event host and facilitator.
Business Speaker and Former Managing Director of Birmingham City FC and now Deputy Managing Director of West Ham Karren Brady is also Lord Sugars right hand woman in the Apprentice. She is a world class Business and inspirational speaker, covering subjects such as Motivation, Goal Achieving, Leading a Team, Delivering Change, Marketing, Business, Entrepreneurship, Management Skills, Women in Business, Team Building as well as after dinner speaking.
Lesley Garrett CBE
The first British opera singer who developed her work beyond the stage and is Britain’s best-loved soprano, Lesley is renowned for her versatility across the opera and concert stage, television and radio.
Libby Purves OBE
Presenter of BBC Radio 4’s Midweek, Times columnist, broadcaster, author, speaker and corporate host.
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.
Linda Ormiston OBE
Its not over till the fat lady speaks! - Linda Ormiston, operatic singer and entertaining after-dinner speaker
Angus Scott is Al Jazeeras main presenter for the English language sports channel. Having previously worked for Setanta and ITV Sport, he has provided coverage of numerous sports across the networks, including football, rugby union and motorsport.
Sara is a freelance broadcaster who works with the BBC on a variety of business programmes including BBC’s World’s World Business Report. She is an experienced conference facilitator and has worked with many British and international companies across a range of different sectors.