10 Brilliant Comedians to Hire for an Awards Ceremony in 2017

October 04, 2016

Some of us are born to be event planners. We excel at looking in the diary and circling a date far in the future when barely anybody else is thinking about it. We want the best of the best for the cheapest price possible and efficiency is the name of the game when it comes to organising an industry evening to be celebrated for months after the event. If you’re looking to organise an awards ceremony sometime in 2017 then what are you waiting for? Check out some comedians across all budgets that you could book to host your event below.

Rory O’ Keeffe

This charming young comic will have your guests in the palm of his hand as he presents your award ceremony, riffing on many popular topics. As the trailer (above) for his Edinburgh Fringe performance shows, he’s very good at selling himself and his comedy to a wider audience and by booking Rory O’Keeffe for your awards ceremony, you’ll be ahead of the crowd!

Tiff Stevenson

Fans of Mock the Week will have seen Tiff Stevenson before. A hugely funny comedian who seemingly has a joke for every topic out there, she is a hugely likeable performer that will ensure everybody has a good time, no matter if they win or lose!

Chris Turner

We should really let the video speak for itself on this one but if you’re looking to hire a comedian with an impressive ability to improvise a rap song using words that the audience have selected, then you are in the right place. Chris Turner is an up and comer who will impress you with his quick wit and talent for wordplay.

Hal Cruttenden

The softly spoken Hal Cruttenden adds to his stage persona with wry observations of modern day life. A veteran on the comedy circuit, Hal is probably best referred to as a ‘comedian’s comedian’ who has hosted many a corporate gig and awards ceremony over the years, working for various clients.

Gary Delaney

Perhaps the most ‘adult’ performer on this list, Gary Delaney is a writer and comedian who likes to combine an intelligent set with the occasional piece of immaturity to keep you on your toes. Another comedian who can often be seen on your television set as a panellist on Mock the Week, Gary is a fab choice of host for your awards ceremony. Your guests won’t forget the evening in a hurry!

Rob Beckett

A fun and accomplished performer, Rob Beckett doesn’t look a day over twenty, yet claims to be in his thirties! Happy to mock himself, Rob enjoys talking about life as he sees it and the changes that we all experience as we get older. A favourite for large telethon events, he’s sure to go down a storm at any awards ceremony.

Katherine Ryan

A Canadian comedian who tells it like it is, Katherine Ryan isn’t afraid to engage your guests head on! Occasionally a little more profane than others, Katherine is a cutting edge comic whom has found a welcome home on the London stage. Once you hire her for your corporate event, you’ll be glad you didn’t go elsewhere!

Romesh Ranganathan

Romesh’s rise to prominence has been nothing short of remarkable! Previously a maths teacher, he has forged a career in comedy in just a few short years, appearing on such programmes as Would I Lie To You?, Mock the Week and The Apprentice: You’re Fired. A consummate professional, he is sure to impress at your awards ceremony.

Henning Wehn

The self-proclaimed ‘Comedy Ambassador for Germany’, Henning Wehn has been a fixture on UK television screens for the past decade, specialising in appearances on a variety of panel shows including Room 101 and Have I Got News For You? Similar in style to Stewart Lee, you’ll certainly have an enlightening evening.

Alun Cochrane

A down to earth comic who extracts humour from some of the blandest situations, Alun Chochrane might be just what you need at your awards ceremony! A comedian who never fails to make you laugh, Alun embraces his northern roots throughout his comedy setlist and will have guests in fits of laughter.

There are many, many more comedians available to hire for your awards ceremony and if you have one in mind then do get in touch using the contact details below.  



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By Henry Fosdike