Prime Performers Blog

  • Bruce Forsyth To Take Break From Strictly Come Dancing

    8 November 2012

    It would appear that the rumours of immortality are untrue and that Sir Bruce Forsyth is indeed human after all! News has recently broke that the legendary TV presenter will take a week’s holiday and miss the November 10th edition of BBC One’s popular dance show, Strictly Come Dancing. Bruci...

  • Sacked: One Of The Most Instantly Recognisable Characters In sport

    Sacked: One Of The Most Instantly Recognisable Characters In sport

    5 November 2012

    News emerged last week that one of the most well-known characters in sport had been relieved of his duties. John McCririck, who has fronted Channel 4s horse racing coverage since its inception in 1984, was in his own words ‘sacked’ in favour of a new look team, which will be headed up by Clare...

  • 5 Mustachioed Motivational Speakers for Movember

    5 Mustachioed Motivational Speakers for Movember

    2 November 2012

    Since 2004, men all over the world have been using the month of November for sprouting a moustache and raising awareness of prostate and testicular cancer. What started between a small network in Melbourne has evolved into a global movement and international phenomenon, known as 'Movember'....

  • Controversial Derren Brown Show Gives Channel 4 Best Viewing Figures In Over 2 Years

    Controversial Derren Brown Show Gives Channel 4 Best Viewing Figures In Over 2 Years

    1 November 2012

    Despite heavy criticism and allegations of fakery, hypnotist Derren Brown’s latest TV show Apocalypse has helped Channel 4 achieve their best viewing figures for almost 2 years. The first programme of the two part project, which aired on Friday 26th October, pulled in an estimated 2.3m viewers...

  • 5 of the World

    5 of the World

    26 October 2012

    It’s fair to say that there is good money on the after dinner speaking circuit if you can get it. Of course, the fee you command depends completely on your profile and demand. If you are, however, a billionaire entrepreneur, a former state leader (or the wife of one), then expect a few lucr...

  • The Cat is Out of The Bag: Kielty & Deeley

    The Cat is Out of The Bag: Kielty & Deeley

    3 October 2012

    The world of showbiz was stunned this week as details of Cat Deeley’s marriage to Patrick Kielty emerged. Shunning the well-trodden route of celebrity weddings before them, including the obligatory celeb magazine exclusive; they opted for an intimate ceremony with only close friends and family inv...

  • Looking Back: Victoria Pendleton

    Looking Back: Victoria Pendleton

    18 September 2012

    It was an emotional end of an era when Victoria Pendleton won her silver medal at the London 2012 Olympics. After numerous fantastic achievements on the cycling track over the past decade, the “golden girl” has decided to retire from track cycling and spend more time modelling and planning her...

  • Why Sports Celebrities Make Such Inspiring Speakers

    Why Sports Celebrities Make Such Inspiring Speakers

    11 September 2012

    With the world’s eyes being on London for the Olympics and the Paralympics over summer 2012 it comes as no surprise that our heroes in Team GB are extremely popular around the country. Their truly amazing performance in the Games took the nation by storm and pride and delirium ruled across Bri...

  • Things to Consider When You Book a Celebrity

    10 September 2012

    Without doubt, booking a celebrity appearance adds that extra bit of sparkle to any event, but it’s always worth spending a little time considering which celebrity you should book. Whilst most celebrities are sure to help gain exposure for your event, booking the ‘right’ celebrity can provi...

  • The Role Of The Motivational Speaker

    28 August 2012

    The main idea of hiring a motivational speaker for your event would be to indeed motivate the audience in whichever way is relevant. We have identified some key aspects and characteristics of the motivational speaker. The motivational speaker you hire for your events should at some stage in life...