Christine Hamilton is a well known British media personality, appearing regularly on TV and radio, entertaining audiences whether the genre be comedy shows or serious news programmes. Christine always has something to say, and always says it with passion, being possessed of an indomitable spirit and an infectious comedy edge. Her repertoire is certainly wide ranging, from Have I Got News For You, Bo Selecta and Harry Hill to Any Questions, Loose Women and Newsnight. She has even been a dictionary corner guest on Countdown!
Christine first came to prominence as a vociferous - but equally humorous - spokeswoman in support of her husband, Neil Hamilton, the former Conservative Member of Parliament for Tatton. She met Neil at a political conference when they were students and became his secretary after their marriage in 1983 (having previously served as a secretary to other Conservative MPs).
In addition to appearing on TV, Christine has filled both Oxford and Cambridge Unions ("the best Presidential debate for years - you made it for everyone"), wowed the boys at Eton College ("you managed to make most of the audience cry with laughter") and enchanted countless other audiences with her wit, humour and fund of hilarious stories. She also writes for newspapers, magazines and periodicals, and has also appeared in advertising campaigns (how can anyone forget her sizzling success as the face of 'British Sausage Week' in 2005 - in seven days she became a seasoned banger!).
In the theatre, Christine has appeared in pantomime in Jack and the Beanstalk, as the Fairy Godmother in Cinderella and has even taken on the role of the narrator for The Rocky Horror Show musical. She has also toured with her one-woman show, Share an Evening with Christine Hamilton, and has appeared several times in Eve Ensler's play The Vagina Monologues. With her husband she appeared at the Edinburgh Festival in 2006 in their show, Lunch with the Hamiltons; Christine said of their show that "There's no script, so it tends to be somewhat anarchic: Neil describes it as a cross between Newsnight and Hi-De-Hi! He's right, but the emphasis is heavily on the latter."
Christine is in demand as a highly entertaining speaker at luncheons, dinners and gatherings of all kinds, enlivening many an occasion with her charm and humour. A practised, entertaining and witty speaker, she often lifts the veil on the heady yet not-so-discreet World of Westminster and enthuses hilariously about her "Great British Battleaxes".
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