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  • Al Murray

    24 October 2011

    Al Murray is one of the UK’s finest character based comedians and is best known for his hilarious creation The Pub Landlord. This character struck a chord with British audiences who have often met someone just like the far-right xenophobic image The Pub Landlord represents. Al Murray is a firm fav...

  • Ronnie Corbett and His Most Famous Work

    24 October 2011

    Ronnie Corbett is an icon in British comedy and has had a huge influence on the comedy scene. Corbett achieved his icon status along with his partner Ronnie Barker when they formed the hugely successful comedy double act The Two Ronnies. Together they created many memorable sketches such as “The...

  • Levi Roots - The Roots of Reggae Reggae Sauce

    24 October 2011

    Levi Roots is perhaps best known for his appearance on the BBC's Dragons Den that sparked off his instant rise to fame and cemented him in both the cultural and culinary world. However Levi Roots is something of a jack of all trades and can confidently list musician, television personality, celebrit...

  • Stephen Fry - The Epitome of Intelligent British Comedy

    26 August 2011

    Stephen Fry is one of modern Britain’s most loved comedians, entertainers and all round wit. His voice and style is instantly recognisable and he is undoubtedly one of the most intelligent men in show business. Fry has been involved in a variety of projects that have proved popular both on a na...

  • Jimmy Carr - The Birth of a Comedy Legend

    26 August 2011

    Jimmy Carr is one of the most successful comedians currently working on the British comedy circuit and has sold out theatres and arenas up and down the country. He is famed for his razor-sharp wit and often brutal two-liners which also makes him an excellent choice as a celebrity speaker. Jimmy C...

  • Mum's the Word on Celebrity Speakers

    19 June 2011

    Booking celebrity speakers can generate huge amounts of excitement around an event or conference you’re putting on. There are two tactics you can take to booking celebrity speakers. One of these is to sing it from the rooftops. Let everyone know who is speaking at your event and build anticipat...

  • Three Ways to Build Hype around Celebrity Speakers

    29 May 2011

    It can be difficult to contain your excitement once you have booked celebrity speakers. You will want to plaster it all over your invitations and shout it from the rooftops. As tempting as this is, it is an urge that must be resisted. Here are three ways you can build hype around your celebrity s...

  • Three Characteristics of Good Celebrity Speakers

    19 May 2011

    As with anything, there are some good celebrity speakers and some bad celebrity speakers. The quality of your celebrity speakers can make or break your event. The primary motivation for many people’s attendance will be the pedigree of your guest. There are some qualities that the best celebrity...

  • Three Ways You Can Utilize Social Media and get the best out of your After Dinner Speakers

    2 May 2011

    It is easy to get complacent once you have booked after dinner speakers. You will be excited about their appearance and believe everything else will fall into place around them. If you really want to get the most out of your after dinner speakers, then you should utilize their appearance through...

  • Why Journalists Make Fantastic Keynote Speakers

    19 March 2011

    As the years go by, journalists are becoming an increasingly popular choice for those who are looking for keynote speakers that will make their event. What is it then about hacks that make them such a fantastic choice as keynote speakers? Here are a few reasons why journos are such a popular choi...