Former SAS officer and mercenary who led the failed "Wonga Coup" in Equatorial Guinea which led to him serving 15 months of a 34 year jail term. Now released, he has written a book about the coup "Cry Havoc" and is a consultant to private security firm, Moda Solutions
Nigel Mansell - Former F1 champion and successful businessman.
Mr Ian Marchant is not only a Juggler but a Gentleman also, making him a “Gentleman Juggler”. Taking inspiration from the great jugglers of the early 1900s and the legends of silent film and comedy Mr Ian Marchant brings a unique twist to the art of juggling entertainment.
Presents The World This Weekend on R4 alongside other things. Prior to this he was BBC North America Editor having previously been Europe editor. Very comfortable doing geo/political round ups – The World This Weekend is very much an in depth look at the week’s news with him reporting from far and wide!
Veteran character actress of stage and screen. Award-winning performances include The Age of Innocence, Little Dorrit and Oliver Twist. She was Professor Sprout in Harry Potter. A legendary voice in Mulan, Babe and as the Cadbury's Caramel bunny!
Tim Marlow is an art historian and commentator on the contemporary cultural scene with impressive and wide-ranging experience in broadcasting and writing. He is currently Artistic Director at the Royal Academy of Arts.
Having misspent his childhood endlessly watching the Looney Tunes, Alan Marriott has been doing funny voices for as long as he can remember. His voice can be frequently heard popping up in animation throughout the English speaking world.
Gary is a third generation comedian, son of the late great Jimmy Marshall, of Granada TV`s 'The Comedians'. He is a popular choice for corporate events.
The world of corporate entertainment discovered John's talent early on his career and he has been very much in demand ever since.
Immensely popular chef from Yorkshire on the BBC's Saturday Kitchen and who was a Ready Steady Cook regular.
Successful motorcycle road racer, most notably for grabbing the headlines in the Isle of Man TT races, but more recently his TV career has taken off presenting The Boat that Guy Built, How Britain Worked and Speed.
A new and exciting act on the comedy circuit. Chris's wholly original social commentary, observations and anecdotes are his trade mark. He has supported Jack Whitehall, Terry Alderton and Milton Jones on tour.
Technology product maverick and industry futurist. . She has been behind the major innovation advances in web and mobile, including e-commerce, development of WAP and mobile data services, mobile personalisation, and music and video streaming.
Former Economics Editor on Newsnight, Channel 4 News journalist, and editor of Computer Weekly . Now freelance. Very down to earth, yet incisive. His books include 'Postcapitalism: A Guide to Our Future'.
Benita Matofska - Change Maker and Founder of charity "People Who Share". Leading keynote speaker on the sharing economy. She is the author of "Generation Share", a seminal book telling the awe-inspiring stories of the change-makers behind the Sharing Economy.
Maxine Mawhinney broke through into the predominantly male dominated Northern Ireland media and rose to become one of the BBC’s top news anchors.In a career that has taken her around the world, in the last 40 years she has worked for BBC, UTV, SKY, ITN, GMTV and Reuters TV. She has many keynote speeches.
He was a semi-finalist in the first series of The Apprentice. With a background in business, property and finance, James presents Early Breakfast on Talk Radio every morning and is a columnist for The Financial Times. He regularly appears on Channel 4, Sky News and ITV's This Morning. An accomplished interviewer, after dinner speaker, presenter and awards host.
Award winning Comedian who was our pick of the fringe in 2017. Very well received at the London Venue Awards, recently on I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here.
Television presenter and award-winning journalist and writer, best known as a co-presenter of the motoring programme 'Top Gear'. He writes a weekly column for The Daily Telegraph`s motoring section.
Journalist, writer and co-founder with Sandi Toksvig) of the UK's fastest-growing new political party, the Women's Equality Party. Speaks on politics, feminist issues, and age - why we don't grow old as we used to and the benefits of age diverse work forces.
Former ITN News presenter and journalist who is a popular conference chair and facilitator.
Frank McAvennie - former West Ham and Celtic striker with a colouful life. Popular after dinner speaker.
Willie John Mcbride - Former Irish Rugby and British Lions captain. Now a popular after dinner speaker.
Willie John McBride
TV and radio sports presenter and events host, most noted for presenting football programmes. Best known on Sky Sports, he now presents English Premiership coverage from Dubai.
Relative newcomer on the comedy stand up circuit, Paul was a hit at the Edinburgh Festival and has appeared with Russell Kane.
Popular presenter who made her name on Big Brother and now presents Long Lost Family on ITV.
Former Wolverhampton manager and sometime pundit.
Former motor racing driver and the original Stig on Top Gear. Perry talks about the tiny error of margin in Formula One where millions are spent on finding savings of fractions of a second. On a lighter note, he's also an amusing speaker and host.
Abbie currently presents BBC Music Introducing in Kent, a radio show that is greatly respected amongst members of the industry and music fans alike for its top music curation.
Former hostage turned author. He spent 5 years in captivity in the Lebanon. John presents a variety of radio programmes on R4 often with a travel theme.
John McCarthy CBE
Blind comedian, writer and actor who is a regular on the live comedy circuit and recently seen on Live at the Apollo.
Mike McClean is a British Comedian, television presenter and actor. Most notably recognised for presenting on "The Big Breakfast" and as the roving reporter on "Richard & Judy". Popular on the stand-up comedy circuit Mike regularly performs across the UK.
Former paratrooper, SAS soldier and adventurer Tom was the first person ever to row the Atlantic Ocean single handed from Canada to Ireland.
Broadcaster and journalist specialising in technology, gadgets and science. He has appeared on BBC television and radio, as well as on Channel Four, Bloomberg and CNN. He is the regular consumer technology expert on BBC One’s Rip Off Britain.
Popular architect presenter of Channel 4's Grand Designs.
From a computer science background, Ade is focused on helping organisations and their people to thrive in the digital age. Ade’s digital strategy perspectives embrace macroeconomics, technology, anthropology, biology and human performance.
Martin was the CEO of Dyson for 15 years, the ideas to market-leading consumer products maker. He has spent over 40 years working at the heart of British-based manufacturing, design and marketing for leading brands and speaks inspiringly on leadership and International development.
The greatest jump jockey of all time - 18 times champion jockey who has won the Cheltenham Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle, Queen Mother Champion Chase, King George V1 Chase and the Grand National. In November 2013 he recorded his 4,000th win.
Anthony McCoy OBE
Sir Trevor McDonald - Former News at Ten presenter who now presents documentary strands on ITV.
Trevor McDonald OBE
Explorer, entomologist, zoologist and TV presenter whose programmes include Ultimate Swarms, Planet Ant and After Life - The Science of Decay.
One of the stars of Strictly Come Dancing 2017 and recently seen on Masterchef, The Chase and Antiques Road Trip. Widow of Paul Daniels.
One of the UK's leading speakers on the subject of change, workplace relationships and motivation. His provocatively titled book SUMO (Shut Up, Move On) became an instant best seller. Drawing on his degree in social & behavioural psychology, he enables his audience to focus on the elements of their life, be it social or business, that are holding them back from fulfilling their potential. Paul is very much in demand on the international speaker circuit, and is a regular contributor to the media.
Scottish former rugby player and coach. He played with the British and Irish Lions in 1974 and 1977 and was later their coach. He has been director of rugby for the Scottish RFU and for Wasps and managed the British and Irish Lions tours, restoring national pride in the teams
A highly regarded young stand-up and comic performer, Jimmy performs on the UK and international comedy circuit to great acclaim. A big hit in Edinburgh for the past 3 years.
BBC Breakfast business presenter. Steph is a trained engineer, school governor and renowned for her northern vowels.
Brilliant impressionist and comedian. Popular after dinner speaker.
Record-breaking disabled polar explorer, role model and inspirational speaker, named one of Britain's most influential disabled people in the 2016 Power 100.
Former British, European and World Featherweight Champion Barry McGuigan was undisputably one of the best boxers of his generation. Voted BBC Sports Personality of the Year he's now a boxing commentator, writer and driving force behind the Barry McGuigan Boxing Academy.
Wilf McGuinness - Manchester United legend and popular after dinner speaker and raconteur.
Popular stand up comedian who has gone from strength to strength from panel shows such as Mock the Week and Have I Got News For You to Live at the Apollo and Michael McIntyre's Comedy Roadshow.
Paul McKenna - Hugely successful hypnotist and NLP exponent.
Radio 1 entertainment news presenter and reporter. Awards ceremony host, particularly suitable for young audiences.
TV presenter best known for fronting Loose Women. Before that she co-presented on GMTV for 11 years. A regular face on TV, she has taken part in Dancing On Ice and Celebrity Total Wipeout. She is also a journalist and magazine feature writer.
Lawrie McMenemy - Southampton football legend and popular after dinner speaker.
Specialising in customer experience, Andrew was with the John Lewis Partnership for over 20 years, taking the lead on customer service. Now a consultant with Charteris, he has helped many organisations including NHS Trusts, develop strategies to improve customer service.
His career took off in Australia as a rule-breaking TV host. From celebrity interviews to game show host Darren has recently leapt onto TV in the UK with Minute to Win It and Love in the Wild.
Charlie spent more than 30 years in the Metropolitan Police where she set up and led the Police Central e-crime Unit, with the national remit to undertake cybercrime investigations that impact the UK. She is now Senior Cyber Crime Advisor to PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC).
One of the world’s most experienced and respected polar explorers. Founder of the Ice Warrior project that gives ordinary people the chance to become polar explorers.
Apprentice winner Lee McQueen has emerged from the experience as a grounded and experienced businessman who is now focusing on training raw sales talent. The Raw Talent Academy provides him with the opportunity to supply training in-house and demonstrate his own special talents and experience.
RTS award winning producer; McQueen is a lead anchor on Sky Sports News & current the presenter of flagship Saturday evening Football First Premier League highlights show Match Choice, she also presents a live 3 o'clock Premier League game which is shown exclusively in Ireland with full build up & post match, as well as Game of the Day for both the UK & Ireland.