Edit Group: Host / Compere

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Host / Compere

Aaron James

Aaron James
Guest Speaker
Aaron James is one of the top main stream comedians in the UK today. He has many strings to his
Adam Bloom

Adam Bloom
Comedian
Adam Bloom is one of Britain’s most inventive comedians, a sought after compere, awards host and after dinner speaker. He
Ade Edmondson

Ade Edmondson
Host/Compere
Adrian Charles Edmondson (Ade Edmondson) is an English comedian, actor, writer, musician, television presenter, director and guest speaker. He came
Adger Brown

Adger Brown
Comedian
Introducing one of the South’s leading and most sought after comedians and guest speakers - Adger Brown. A veteran of
Al Murray

Al Murray
Comedian
Al Murray is one of the most recognisable and successful comics in the UK, with his alter ego 'The Pub
Alan Davies

Alan Davies
Comedian
Alan Davies was born in Chingford (1966). His childhood years were spent in Chingford and Loughton, where he was raised by
Alan Hansen

Alan Hansen
Guest Speaker
Best known for being as uncompromising in his view of players’ performances from the studio, as he was leading the
Alan Titchmarsh

Alan Titchmarsh
Guest Speaker
Alan Titchmarsh MBE is a famous English TV gardener and guest speaker. The gardener started his career by studying at
Alastair Campbell

Alastair Campbell
Guest Speaker
Alastair Campbell is a writer, strategist and guest speaker. Best known for his role as former British Prime Minister Tony
Alexander Armstrong

Alexander Armstrong
Guest Speaker
Alexander Armstrong is known as an English comedian, actor, TV host and guest speaker. Best known as one half of
Alistair McGowan

Alistair McGowan
Comedian
Alistair McGowan is a British impressionist, actor, writer and guest speaker. Probably best known for 'The Big Impression'; which was
Andrew Castle

Andrew Castle
Guest Spealer
Andrew Castle is best known as a commentator on Wimbledon, and other tennis tournaments. He joined GMTV as a presenter in
Andy Hamilton

Andy Hamilton
Guest Speaker
A vastly talented and experienced comedy script writer and guest speaker; Andy Hamilton is also a familiar face to TV
Angus Deayton

Angus Deayton
Guest Speaker
Gordon Angus Deayton, nicknamed Perkins; was born in 1956 and raised in Surrey by his father, a Prudential manager and
Ant & Dec

Ant & Dec
Guest Speaker
Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly (Ant & Dec) met at the age of thirteen on the set of the hit
Antony Worrall Thompson

Antony Worrall Thompson
Guest Speaker
Antony Worrall Thompson is part of a select band of chefs, who are recognised by the great British public with their
Barry Cryer

Barry Cryer
Guest Speaker
Barry Cryer is a comedy writer, performer and after dinner speaker; known by many as the “The King of the
Barry McGuigan

Barry McGuigan
Guest Speaker
Barry McGuigan is a legend in the boxing arena and a massive personality outside of it. He was the best in
Ben Miller

Ben Miller
Host/Compere
Ben Miller is an actor, comedian and host, best recognised for writing and starring in The Armstrong & Miller Show.
Bennett Arron

Bennett Arron
Comedian
Bennett Arron is an award winning writer, stand up comedian and the only Jewish/Welsh comedian on the circuit. He has
Bill Bailey

Bill Bailey
Comedian
Bill Bailey is an English comedian, musician, actor, TV and radio presenter and author. As well as his extensive stand
Bill Oddie

Bill Oddie
Guest Speaker
Bill Oddie is one of the most well known and multi talented showbiz personalities, in the country. Bill’s popularity continues
Bob ‘The Cat’ Bevan MBE

Bob ‘The Cat’ Bevan MBE
Guest Speaker
Bob 'The Cat' Bevan MBE is a top corporate comedian, tailoring his act to the characters in the audience. Besides
Bob Mills

Bob Mills
Comedian
Bob Mills has been an established figure on the national comedy scene for over 25 years. He gained a strong
Bobby Davro

Bobby Davro
Comedian
Renowned British Actor, Comic Impressionist, Stand Up Comedian, Singer & Awards Host Bobby Davro. One of the country's favourite comedians
Bradley Walsh

Bradley Walsh
Comedian
Bradley Walsh was once best known as a professional footballer, with Brentford FC; however after two successful years, an unfortunate
Brenda Emmanus

Brenda Emmanus
Guest Speaker
Brenda Emmanus’ media career has been long standing and consistent. Over the years, she has extended her professional skills in
Brendan Foster CBE

Brendan Foster CBE
Guest Speaker
Brendan’s athletics career, saw him amass an impressive array of championship medals: Commonwealth Games 1500m Bronze (1970), 5000m Silver (1974
Brian Blessed

Brian Blessed
Guest Speaker
Brian Blessed OBE is one of Britain’s most famous stage and screen actors; best known for his many Shakespearean roles on TV, film
Brian Cox

Brian Cox
Guest Speaker
One of the UK’s best known physicists, Professor Brian Cox OBE has featured on a multitude of TV shows; making
Bruce Devlin

Bruce Devlin
Comedian
Bruce Devlin is widely regarded as one of the best comperes in the business today. A resident compere at The Stand
Bruce Grobbelaar

Bruce Grobbelaar
Guest Speaker
South African born goalkeeper Bruce Grobbelaar, was one of the most recognised football stars of his generation. He played the
Cathy Newman

Cathy Newman
Keynote Speaker
Cathy Newman is one of Channel 4 News' main studio presenters, and was the first woman to co-host the show.
Charlotte Green

Charlotte Green
Guest Speaker
Charlotte Green has one of the most iconic radio voices of her generation. After more than 25 years as a
Chris Barrie

Chris Barrie
Guest Speaker
Best known for his performance as the annoying leisure centre manager, Gordon Brittas in The Brittas Empire. Chris Barrie was
Chris Kamara

Chris Kamara
Guest Speaker
Chris Kamara is a retired English football player and manager, who was born in 1957. Known as Kammy, he played
Cindy Harvey

Cindy Harvey
Presenter
Cindy Harvey has travelled the globe, working with the world’s celebrity elite. She has worked in all sectors of the
Clare Balding

Clare Balding
Guest Speaker
Clare Balding is seen as, the first lady of TV sport. The former champion jockey, hosts her own show on
Clive Anderson

Clive Anderson
Guest Speaker
Comedian, radio/TV writer and presenter; by profession Clive Anderson is a barrister. He developed his flair for comedy and performing
Clive Coleman

Clive Coleman
Guest Speaker
Clive Coleman is a Barrister, Comedy Writer, Broadcaster, Award Host and After Dinner Speaker. He is the BBC’s Legal Correspondent; a role
Clive Tyldesley

Clive Tyldesley
Guest Speaker
Clive Tyldesley is a British sports commentator. Clive took over as ITV's principal commentator, from the late Brian Moore; following the
Daley Thompson

Daley Thompson
Guest Speaker
Daley Thompson CBE - The World's Greatest All Round Athlete. Motivational and Teamwork Speaker. Daley Thompson claims more decathlon honours than
Daliso Chaponda

Daliso Chaponda
Comedian
The son of a Malawian politician, Daliso Chaponda came third in Britain’s Got Talent in 2017. But he began his comedy
Dan Walker

Dan Walker
Guest Speaker
;Dan Walker is a BBC sports presenter and reporter. He currently hosts BBC1 Saturday football preview show Football Focus; regularly
Danny Baker

Danny Baker
Guest Speaker
Danny Baker is an English, journalist, comedy writer, radio DJ and screenwriter. Since the late 1970's, he has worked for
Danny Kelly

Danny Kelly
Guest Speaker
Danny Kelly is a music journalist, sports presenter, and internet publisher. He is the former editor of the music weekly
Dara O’Briain

Dara O’Briain
Comedian
Dara O'Briain is a stand up comedian, and TV presenter; best known in the UK for hosting BBC’s Mock the Week,
Dave Johns

Dave Johns
Comedian
Dave Johns shot to national fame in Ken Loach’s award winning film ‘I Daniel Blake’ (2016). His individual acting performance
David Dickinson

David Dickinson
Guest Speaker
David Dickinson is the the real life Lovejoy; although David wears a suit and has a different style in patter. He
David Gower

David Gower
Guest Speaker
David Gower is a former English cricketer who became the captain of the England cricket team during the 1980s. Described
David Lloyd

David Lloyd
Guest Speaker
David Lloyd is a former English cricketer, who played county cricket for Lancashire and Test / ODI cricket for England.
David Walliams

David Walliams
Guest Speaker
David Walliams was born in Surrey as David Williams. He became a member of the National Youth Theatre, where he met comedy
Davina McCall

Davina McCall
Guest Speaker
Davina McCall was born on 16 October 1967 in London. She attended the Godolphin and Latymer Girls School, an independent
Debra Stephenson

Debra Stephenson
Guest Speaker
Debra Stephenson is one of the UK’s leading impressionists and actress. As a comedy impressionist, Debra is best known as star of
Denise Van Outen

Denise Van Outen
Guest Speaker
A British bombshell who made her name as a lively presenter on the popular morning series The Big Breakfast, Denise
Dion Dublin

Dion Dublin
Guest Speaker
Presenter of Homes Under The Hammer on BBC1, Dion Dublin is a master of many trades; as an ex-pro footballer,
Dominic Holland

Dominic Holland
Comedian
Dominic Holland is a professional comedian, awards host, conference host, conference presenter, author and after dinner speaker; with vast TV
Dominic Woodward

Dominic Woodward
Comedian
Dominic Woodward started comedy young and wide eyed back in 2001; but now with over 10 years experience on the
Eamonn Holmes

Eamonn Holmes
Guest Speaker
Eamonn Holmes has one of the most recognised faces and voices in British broadcasting. Eamonn’s reign as the king of breakfast
Ed Byrne

Ed Byrne
Comedian
The live show by Ed Byrne has been going through the roof. He recently completed a massive 80 date comedy tour
Eniola Aluko

Eniola Aluko
Guest Speaker
Eniola Aluko the Chelsea and England striker; is noted as a natural goal scorer, and a leading talent in the
Frank Skinner

Frank Skinner
Comedian
Frank Skinner has just finished filming the second series of his critically acclaimed topical comedy show, Frank Skinner’s Opinionated for
Garry Richardson

Garry Richardson
Guest Speaker
Garry Richardson has been a broadcaster for the BBC for over 35 years. He is best known as the sports presenter
Gary Neville

Gary Neville
Guest Speaker
Born in 1975, Gary Neville is a former footballer who was capped for England on many occasions and was also
Gary Newbon

Gary Newbon
Guest Speaker
Gary Newbon has been a broadcaster for over 45 years – 36 with ITV and since September 2004 a presenter
George Foreman

George Foreman
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/XzWCHbZRzR4 George Foreman is a former boxer, Preacher and businessman. Boxer George Edward Foreman was born in Marshall, Texas, on
Gordon Ramsay

Gordon Ramsay
Guest Speaker
Scottish chef and restaurateur known for his highly acclaimed restaurants and cookbooks but perhaps best known in the early 21st
Graham Norton

Graham Norton
Comedian
Graham is one of the best known presenters on British Television. https://youtu.be/iyqZErxk3Rw He started his career as one of the
Greg Burns

Greg Burns
Comedian
Greg Burns currently hosts London’s No.1 Drivetime show for Capital FM Radio, having previously hosted a Sunday afternoon show for
Gyles Brandreth

Gyles Brandreth
Guest Speaker
After Dinner Speaker Gyles Brandreth’s varied career has ranged from playing Baron Hardup in Cinderella to being a Lord Commissioner
Hal Cruttenden

Hal Cruttenden
Comedian
Hal Cruttenden is one of the top comedians working in the UK today, as well as being a highly accomplished
Helen Chamberlain

Helen Chamberlain
Guest Speaker
Helen Chamberlain is probably best known for her role as co-host on Sky Sports Soccer AM, a football magazine programme
Hugh Dennis

Hugh Dennis
Comedian
Hugh Dennis, actor, comedian, writer, impressionist and star of ‘Outnumbered’ and ‘Mock the Week’, is a talented and captivating after
Huw Edwards

Huw Edwards
Guest Speaker
Welsh journalist, BBC news reader and presenter, Huw Edwards has a grand career spanning nearly 3 decades and still going strong. He is the lead
Ian Moore

Ian Moore
Comedian
Ian Moore is a regular on BBC5 Live’s 'Fighting Talk' and a much sought after comedian, compere and awards host. Ian has
Ian Richards

Ian Richards
Guest Speaker
Ian Richards has now carved out a well recognised and respected niche in the after dinner market, establishing himself as
Ian Stone

Ian Stone
Comedian
Ian stone is a comedian, host and compere. Ian has been a top comedian on the international comedy circuit for some
Ian Wright

Ian Wright
Guest Speaker
Ian Wright, MBE is a former English professional footballer turned television and radio personality. He had a successful football career
Imran Yusuf

Imran Yusuf
Comedian
A Londoner born in Kenya to Indian parents and educated in the US, Imran Yusuf is one of the freshest,
Jack Dee

Jack Dee
Comedian
https://youtu.be/mxlD1sPCvXU Since The Jack Dee Show hit the small screen in February 1992, Jack Dee has become a household name.
Jack Whitehall

Jack Whitehall
Comedian
As a successful and much sought after stand up, actor, writer and presenter, Jack Whitehall has firmly established himself as
James Cook

James Cook
Comedian
James Cook is a professional stand up comedian. You may have seen him opening for 'Mock The Week's' Gary Delaney
James Martin

James Martin
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/nMyBC9staMU   An incredibly successful celebrity chef, James Martin has made a great impact on the culinary television industry since 1996, where he
Jamie Sutherland

Jamie Sutherland
Comedian
Liverpool has a history for producing some of the countries finest comedy talent, and Jamie Sutherland can now be added
Janet Street Porter

Janet Street Porter
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/AEHmzgXkSWU Janet Street-Porter’s career spans almost five decades, encompassing print, radio and broadcast media, starting in the late 1960‘s as
Jason Manford

Jason Manford
Comedian
Jason Manford was born in Salford, Lancashire. He is an English writer, comedian, actor, radio and television presenter of Irish
Jasper Carrott

Jasper Carrott
Comedian
Jasper Carrott was born in Birmingham in 1945, and educated at Moseley Grammar School. His first performance of note was
Jed Stone

Jed Stone
Host/Compere
Jed Stone is a well known host & compere on the corporate events circuit, as well as being a highly
Jeff Stelling

Jeff Stelling
Guest Speaker
Jeff Stelling is an English sports journalist and sport television presenter. He currently presents Gillette Soccer Saturday for Sky Sports
Jeff Stevenson

Jeff Stevenson
Comedian
Jeff Stevenson is a unique comedian that feels just as comfortable working the traditional cabaret circuit as modern day comedy
Jeremy Vine

Jeremy Vine
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/h3JpbeGfuW8 Jeremy is one of the most familiar faces and voices on television and radio. He loves music. But he's
Jim Davidson

Jim Davidson
Comedian
https://youtu.be/e2QgRnHCpdY Jim Davidson is firmly established as one of Britain's top stand-up comedians and he is well known to TV
Jim Rosenthal

Jim Rosenthal
Guest Speaker
Jim Rosenthal is one of the most familiar faces in television sport in Britain and presents ITV4's new Champions League
Jim Tavaré

Jim Tavaré
Comedian
Jim Tavaré is an internationally acclaimed comedian and actor, with a highly distinguished career. He currently works in both the
Jimmy Carr

Jimmy Carr
Comedian
https://youtu.be/R5PTeabdrys After taking a first in Social and Political Sciences at Gonville and Caius College, Cambridge, Jimmy got a job
Jimmy Tarbuck

Jimmy Tarbuck
Guest Speaker
Jimmy Tarbuck’s career began at 22 when he was spotted by Val Parnell and made his TV debut on Comedy
Jo Brand

Jo Brand
Comedian
Since leaving her job as a psychiatric nurse in 1987, Jo Brand has built a large following across the UK,
Joanna Lumley

Joanna Lumley
Guest Speaker
Joanna Lumley is one of Britain’s favourite actresses and TV personalities https://youtu.be/tFgoll_3njY She has starred in movies and hit TV
Joe Pasquale

Joe Pasquale
Comedian
Joe is a great British Comedian with the misfortune of possessing a voice which has been described as “a cartoon
John Bishop

John Bishop
Comedian
John hails from Liverpool, though he now lives in Manchester with his wife and three sons. His comedy roots are
John Lloyd

John Lloyd
Guest Speaker
John Lloyd has been behind some of the most successful and well-loved TV and radio (and adverts) of the last
John Martin

John Martin
Guest Speaker
  John Martin has been a professional comedian for nearly 30 years. Starting almost from school, John became the UK's
John Motson

John Motson
Guest Speaker
John Motson, the son of a Methodist minister who first stimulated his interest in football, celebrated his 40th anniversary on
John Stiles

John Stiles
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/l84A5hj_KOo John Stiles is one of the most popular and busiest comedians on the after-dinner speaker circuit. He is a
John Young

John Young
Guest Speaker
  https://youtu.be/uHgmPCbpHdY John Young is best known as a TV News broadcaster in the South East — reporting and presenting
Johnny Vegas

Johnny Vegas
Comedian
Johnny Vegas (aka Michael Pennington) is an English actor and comedian. He is known for his angry rants, surrealism, high
Jonathan Ross

Jonathan Ross
Guest Speaker
Jonathan Ross, OBE, is a stalwart of British television, soon to be returning to ITV with his brand new chat
Josh Widdicombe

Josh Widdicombe
Comedian
https://youtu.be/v8cJ85hea90 Originally a sports reporter, Josh switched to stand-up and quickly earned a nomination for the Edinburgh Foster’s Best Newcomer
Julia Bradbury

Julia Bradbury
Guest Speaker
Television presenter Julia Bradbury first appeared on our screens in 1996 as the LA Correspondent for GMTV, since then she
Julian Clary

Julian Clary
Comedian
Since appearing on Channel Four’s Friday Night Live in the late eighties, (performing as ‘The Joan Collins Fan Club’), Julian
Karren Brady

Karren Brady
Guest Speaker
Karren Brady is the Vice-Chairman of West Ham FC, the Senior Non-Executive Director of the Syco and Arcadia Boards and
Kate Humble

Kate Humble
Guest Speaker
Kate Humble presents Animal Park and The Hottest Place on Earth. With Bill Oddie, she also hosts the phenomenally successful
Katherine Ryan

Katherine Ryan
Comedian
The feisty, pop culture obsessed Canadian comic and 'Funny Women' winner, Katherine Ryan; boasts a stream of TV credits from QI
Kelly Holmes

Kelly Holmes
Guest Speaker
Dame Kelly Holmes is one of Britain’s most recognisable and admired athletes. She has won Olympic, World, Commonwealth and European
Kevin Kennedy

Kevin Kennedy
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/2-jIZmjxba0 Kevin Kennedy is best known for playing Curly Watts in ITV's Coronation Street between 1983 - 2003. He even
Larry Dean

Larry Dean
Comedian
Larry Dean is one of the most exciting, award winning comedy acts on the circuit today. Since taking the Comedy
Laura Kuenssberg

Laura Kuenssberg
Guest Speaker
Laura Kuenssberg is a British journalist & Political Broadcaster. In July 2015, she was appointed as the political editor of
Lee Mack

Lee Mack
Comedian
Lee Mack is one of the UK's most recognisable and celebrated comics. His relentless determination to have fun is marvellously
Lenny Henry

Lenny Henry
Comedian
Lenny Henry is a British comedian who was born in 1958 in Dudley, West Midlands. “My family came to the
Les Dennis

Les Dennis
Guest Speaker
Les Dennis has done it all from Comedian to Game show host to Acting He is acknowledged as one of
Mark Billingham

Mark Billingham
Guest Speaker
Mark Billingham was born and brought up in Birmingham. Having worked for some years as an actor and more recently
Mark Jones

Mark Jones
Host/Compere
Mark Jones is the perfect host for awards, gala and sportsmen's dinners; he is entertaining, professional and experienced. Mark works
Martin Beaumont

Martin Beaumont
Comedian
Martin Beaumont has enjoyed a long and varied career. He started acting at the age of eleven mainly in films like
Martin Lewis

Martin Lewis
Guest Speaker
Martin Lewis is a journalist, TV presenter and writer who specialises in ways to save consumers money. He is a
Mary Portas

Mary Portas
Guest Speaker
Mary Portas is recognised as the UK’s foremost authority on retail and brand communication. The British media have crowned Mary
Meera Syal

Meera Syal
Comedian
Meera Syal is a woman of many talents. A successful writer and actress, she has written and starred in a
Mel Giedroyc

Mel Giedroyc
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/ODMLD9qrwpo The Independent once described Mel as a ‘video age Joyce Grenfell.’ Alongside Sue Perkins he has revamped The Generation
Michael Atherton

Michael Atherton
Guest Speaker
Michael Atherton is a broadcaster, journalist and retired England international cricketer. Educated at Cambridge, he became a right-handed opening batsman
Michael Holding

Michael Holding
Guest Speaker
Michael Holding is a former West Indian cricketer, considered one of the fastest bowlers ever to play Test cricket. He
Michael McIntyre

Michael McIntyre
Comedian
Michael McIntyre has spot on observational comedy and a trademark ability to turn everyday situations into masterclasses of human exasperation; resolutely
Michael Portillo

Michael Portillo
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/aWOeoyl7whw Michael Portillo is a accomplished writer, presenter & broadcastor a role he fell into after a successful political career.
Micky Flanagan

Micky Flanagan
Comedian
A professional stand-up since 1997, Micky Flanagan draws on his East End background as he ruthlessly deconstructs the Cockney myth
Mike Gunn

Mike Gunn
Comedian
Mike Gunn has a history which is as interesting and entertaining as his comedy. A misspent youth and a series
Miles Crawford

Miles Crawford
Guest Speaker
Miles Crawford is a regular on the comedy circuit, usually as a compere, as well as working as a warm-up
Miles Jupp

Miles Jupp
Comedian
Miles Jupp is an actor, comedian and writer. He started performing stand-up on the Scottish circuit in 2000, and the
Milton Jones

Milton Jones
Comedian
Milton Jones has been a popular stand up on the comedy scene for a number of years, and so he
Miranda Hart

Miranda Hart
Host / Compere
Miranda Hart is a comedy writer and actress, whose popular sitcom earned two RTS Awards (for Best Comedy Performance and
Nadiya Hussain

Nadiya Hussain
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/WsRh-FdJBeE   Nadiya Hussain is a baker, columnist and television presenter, who rose to fame after winning the BBC’s sixth
Nicholas Parsons

Nicholas Parsons
Guest Speaker
Nicholas Parsons MBE - Broadcaster, Actor and After-Dinner Speaker. Nicholas began his theatrical career as a Carroll Levis discovery doing impressions
Nick Hewer

Nick Hewer
Guest Speaker
Cajoled into an on screen role by his friend Alan Sugar, in a “vaguely muscular” fashion, Nick’s raised eyebrow spoke
Omid Djalili

Omid Djalili
Comedian
Omid Djalili is an award wining British-Iranian actor and comedian. He is acclaimed as one of Britain’s funniest stand up
Oz Clarke

Oz Clarke
Guest Speaker
  https://youtu.be/AK3380IZFlA As well as being one of the UK's favourite experts on wine on television, Oz Clarke is fantastic
Patrick Monahan

Patrick Monahan
Comedian
https://youtu.be/JC-w9M6EA2w Patrick (Irish/Iranian/Geordie) started off on the glamorous stand-up circuit where he developed his chatty & friendly, storytelling style. Funny
Paul Boardman

Paul Boardman
Comedian
Paul Boardman is a stand up comedian and speaker, writing and performing his material and with a sharp line in
Paul Merton

Paul Merton
Guest Speaker
Often seen as the natural heir to Tony Hancock, specifically his blend of grumpy misanthropy and razor-sharp wit, Paul Merton's
Paul Ross

Paul Ross
Guest Speaker
A rare talent within the media, Paul is as well known behind the cameras as in front, on radio as
Paul Sinha

Paul Sinha
Comedian
After appearing on every TV quiz from Mastermind to The Weakest Link, the GP-turned-comedian Paul Sinha was an obvious choice to
Paul Zerdin

Paul Zerdin
Guest Speaker
Paul Zerdin has helped make ventriloquism cool again. From the Royal Variety Performance to the Edinburgh Fringe Festival, to India’s
Phil Thompson

Phil Thompson
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/hhrKAx5H3_Q Phil Thompson is a retired English football player who was born in 1954. He is best known for playing
Phil Tufnell

Phil Tufnell
Guest Speaker
  Phil was a former Middlesex and England Cricketer. A real character in his own right and probably better known
Rhod Gilbert

Rhod Gilbert
Comedian
Rhod Gilbert is a Welsh comedian who was nominated in 2005 for the Perrier Best Newcomer Award. In 2008, he was
Ricky Gervais

Ricky Gervais
Comedian
Ricky Gervais is a British comedian best known for co-writing and co-directing the TV series 'The Office.' He is a
Rob Beckett

Rob Beckett
Guest Speaker
Stand-up comedian Rob Beckett is a popular performer and actor who quickly rose to public notoriety following his first appearances
Robbie Savage

Robbie Savage
Guest Speaker
Robbie Savage was a former footballer who now works as a TV football pundit & journalist. He was born in
Rod Woodward

Rod Woodward
Comedian
Award-winning comedian Rod Woodward is the son of eminent Welsh sports writer, Karl Woodward, who recently retired as the longest
Roger Monkhouse

Roger Monkhouse
Comedian
Roger Monkhouse is one of the most original and distinctive acts on the comedy scene. A consummate stand-up who employs
Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh Ranganathan
Comedian
Romesh Ranganathan’s impact on the comedy circuit since his debut in 2010 has seen him quickly make a name for
Rory Bremner

Rory Bremner
Comedian
Rory Bremner is best known as Britain's sharpest impressionist, with a repertoire of over 100 characters. His unique brand of
Rufus Hound

Rufus Hound
Comedian
https://youtu.be/mGi8qPtsH3Q As an actor he’s starred in “The Wedding Video” (Film, 2011), “One Man Two Guv’nors” (UK Tour & Theatre
Russell Kane

Russell Kane
Comedian
Multi award winning comedian, presenter, actor, author and scriptwriter Russell Kane is best known as the host of three series
Sandi Toksvig

Sandi Toksvig
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/XbBZT0XP9lo The diminutive Dane has been wowing audiences with her caustic wit since her student days, when she appeared in
Sara Pascoe

Sara Pascoe
Comedian
https://youtu.be/g_t_wB7t5Yo Sara played ditsy PR Coco in the hit Olympic sitcom Twenty Twelve and the BBC spoof W1A. Both actor
Sarah Millican

Sarah Millican
Comedian
Since winning the 2008 if.comedy Best Newcomer Award for her debut solo show Sarah Millican’s 'Not Nice' at the Edinburgh
Scott Bennett

Scott Bennett
Comedian
After starting comedy in late 2009, Scott has rapidly established himself as one of the fastest rising stars on the
Seann Walsh

Seann Walsh
Comedian
Charming and charismatic, a natural motor-mouth, Brighton’s Seann Walsh is the most frighteningly precocious talent to emerge from the UK
Shappi Khorsandi

Shappi Khorsandi
Comedian
The daughter of an exiled writer and comic from Iran, Shappi’s upbringing has been in no way conventional. From mental
Shaun Williamson

Shaun Williamson
Guest Speaker
Fondly remembered as Barry in Eastenders, Shaun Williamson has since appeared in Extras, Life’s Too Short, The Secret Policeman’s Ball,
Sir Jackie Stewart

Sir Jackie Stewart
Guest Speaker
Sir Jackie Stewart - Legendary Racing Driving, Business and After-Dinner Speaker. Sir Jackie Stewart’s racing career marks him out as one
Sir Richard Stilgoe

Sir Richard Stilgoe
Guest Speaker
Sir Richard Stilgoe has spent fifty years as a performer and writer in all forms of the performing arts. He
Steph McGovern

Steph McGovern
Guest Speaker
For over a decade Steph McGovern has reported on business and finance from around the world; from international summits to
Stephen Fry

Stephen Fry
Guest Speaker
Stephen Fry is well known as a comedian, actor, writer, wit and raconteur. A brilliant academic, he was educated at
Stephen Grant

Stephen Grant
Comedian
A repeat award winner of Best UK Compere (4 times nominated), Stephen Grant is one of the hardest working comedy
Stephen K Amos

Stephen K Amos
Comedian
Stephen K Amos has charmed and entertained audiences all over the world; with his natural, assured delivery and his honest,
Stuart Goldsmith

Stuart Goldsmith
Comedian
https://youtu.be/9pd8Bn-5kXk Stuart Goldsmith is an internationally award-winning comedian, writer, podcaster and host. A former street entertainer, who took part in
Sue Barker

Sue Barker
Guest Speaker
Sue began her career as a professional tennis player and became the golden girl of British tennis, before moving to
Sue Perkins

Sue Perkins
Guest Speaker
https://youtu.be/ODMLD9qrwpo Sue has glided from writing French & Saunders skits to conducting orchestras, getting the nation baking and exploring the
Tanya Beckett

Tanya Beckett
Guest Speaker
Tanya Beckett is known as the presenter of BBC World News’ Business Live and the business news on Radio 4’s
Terry Alderton

Terry Alderton
Comedian
Terry Alderton's astounding act uses a riot of exuberant, loose-limbed physical comedy, extraordinary caricatures and stunningly acute impressions. Combining a
Tim Clark

Tim Clark
Comedian
Tim Clark has been a Stand-up comic for most of his adult life and still does over 200 performances each
Tim Vine

Tim Vine
Comedian
Tim Vine is well known on the comedy circuit, for having more punch lines per minute than any other comedian.
Tom Allen

Tom Allen
Comedian
Tom Allen is a comedian, writer and actor. He started as a stand up at the age of 22 and
Tony Jacklin

Tony Jacklin
Guest Speaker
Legendary British Golfer Tony Jacklin CBE was the most successful British Golf players of his generation, winning two major championships.
Tony Vino

Tony Vino
Comedian
Tony is the only half Spanish half Scottish hybrid working comic in the world. Born in Malaga he was subsequently
Warwick Davis

Warwick Davis
Guest Speaker
Warwick’s acting career came about purely by chance. Back in 1981 his Grandmother heard a radio announcement calling for ‘short
Zoe Lyons

Zoe Lyons
Comedian
In 2003 Zoe did a five minute open spot at a new act night. She got the comedy bug and