February 13, 2013
While our Act Directory is just a sample of the performers we can provide for corporate events, weddings and private functions – we do regularly update it with new and exciting talent. The same goes for the experts and celebrities in the speakers section of our website.
Below are 5 of the most recent additions to our roster of after dinner speakers, be sure to check out their act profiles for more info.
Philosopher Alain de Botton is famous for his prolific written output and rapturously received TED talks on subjects as wide ranging as love, relationships, travel, work and status. De Botton’s writing and talks focus on bringing philosophy into everyday life and he presents his ideas with warmth, wit and plenty of accessibility.
Actor, writer and public speaker Maureen Lipman has worked extensively since her first performance in a stage production of The Knack at the Palace Theatre in 1969. In a career that’s spanned decades, Lipman has appeared in everything from award winning feature films like the Pianist and Educating Rita to television shows such as Doctor Who and Coronation Street.
Though they’re available for gigs separately, for football fans of the Premier League era and listeners to their Talk Sport show – Richard Keys and Andy Gray are inseparable. Keys made his name on TV-am before moving to Sky to host their Premier League coverage in 1991 where he teamed up with former Scotland and Everton legend Gray where the pair developed a chemistry unrivalled in football punditry.
Star of BBC2’s science program Bang Goes the Theory and regular on shows such as Country Tracks, Autumn Watch and Stargazing, Liz Bonnin has been a familiar face to fans of science and nature programming for the last 5 years. Her enthusiasm and charisma make her an excellent choice for events with a Science or Tech bent.
Owner of what he claims is “The Best Moustache in Showbiz”, Dick Strawbridge made his first TV appearance on Scrapheap Challenge where his team Brothers in Arms went on to win. Since then the former Lieutenant –Colonel has taken over as host of the show and become a highly demanded speaker on sustainability and the environment.
You can see a sample of some of the after dinner speakers and event hosts on our act directory but for more suggestions and more info on booking speakers for corporate events – head over to our contact page and get in touch.