Prime Performers Blog

  • Three Types of Comedy After Dinner Speakers

    2 March 2011

    Some will organise an event and want to have their guests in stitches of laughter; these people will therefore look to book comedy after dinner speakers. Everyone enjoys a good chuckle, which is why comedians make such popular after dinner speakers. People use different types of after dinner spea...

  • Keynote Speakers: What are you looking for?

    19 February 2011

    Choosing the right keynote speakers can be the biggest decision you will ever be faced with; it will make or break your event. The role of keynote speakers is different to that of just booking celebrity or sports speakers: they need to establish the principal underlying theme of the event and lay do...

  • The Anniversary of Martin Luther King reminds us of the Power a Motivational Speaker can have

    17 January 2011

    Martin Luther King Jr. is widely regarded as the greatest motivational speaker of all time. This month marked the 82nd anniversary of the great civil rights leader’s birthday – offering a timely reminder of the powerful effect those with the gift of words can have in energising and inspiring the...

  • Cricket Sports Speakers Rise from The Ashes

    10 January 2011

    If you are thinking of booking sports speakers, then there has never been a better time to cash in on the popularity of cricket following England’s victory against Australia Down Under. England reclaimed The Ashes in January, pushing cricketers into the glare of the public eye once again. The d...

  • Use Humour to Make Your Point!

    12 December 2008

    Some people believe that humour has no place in public life, but nothing could be further from the truth. Spicing up a serious topic with a well-timed anecdote will keep your audience riveted as opposed to asleep. Any expert can stand up and deliver the cold hard facts, but a great public speaker ke...

  • How Do We Speak?

    10 December 2008

    To most of us - thankfully unburdened by medical conditions such as MS - speech seems as easy and as natural as breathing. We think something and then say it. Sometimes, we even speak before thinking with hilarious/disastrous consequences. But the actual physical act of speaking itself is surprising...

  • 5 Speeches They Wish They

    27 November 2008

    Enoch Powell: “Rivers of Blood” Arguably one of the most forcefully intellectual British politicians of the post-war era, Enoch Powell condemned himself to the margins of political life with this speech, which was given in near-obscurity to an audience in Birmingham in 1964 but has never been f...

  • 5 Great Speeches of the 20th Century

    19 November 2008

    The 20th Century saw upheavals and social unrest from its start to its close and political leaders have, for good or ill, dealt with these crises as best they can. Often, while people fail to recall the deeds and the circumstances of these crises, the words uttered at the time continue to resound do...