Rachel is a regular Gardeners' World presenter and has also filmed her own series, Small Town Gardens.
Rachel de Thame
Winner of Chortle's Student Comedian Award in 2007 Tom has done stand up in Edinburgh taking part in longest running group comedy show the Comedy Zone. He has hosted his own show on Radio One and appeared on BBC2's Rob Brydon Show.
Young Glaswegian Larry who is in hot demand. He won the Amused Moose Comedy Competition in Edinburgh this year having previously been Scottish comedian of the Year.
Former host of Have I Got News For You who is also an actor. Was a stalwart of the corporate season for many years, and is now back after a sojourn.
Best known as the flame-haired singer who fronted the band T'Pau in the late 1980s, best known for their chart topping hit 'China in Your Hand'.
'Voice of the Balls' announcing the National Lottery since its inception. He has worked across the BBC, and is also voice of Dancing with the Stars in the States. A popular VoG and voice artist.
Since The Jack Dee Show hit the small screen in February 1992, its eponymous star has become a household name. He wrote and starred in the TV sitcom Lead Balloon, and started the whole Live at the Apollo phenomenon!
Popular musical comedian famed for his use of a loop pedal (like Ed Sheeran uses) to become a one man band! Great fun and a bit different.
David is a football entrepreneur and successful businessman who speaks about the business of football and the formation of the Premier League, of which he was a key instigator. The Premier League is now the most successful football league in the world while the story of its inception takes in subjects such as change and communication.
Comedy writer and razor sharp one-liner comedian, widely regarded as being one of the most quotable comics on the circuit.
Ortis Deley is a British television presenter, radio DJ and actor. As of 2016, he is a presenter on The Gadget Show.
Award-winning writer, author and broadcaster. A controversialist and public speaker who has dabbled in politics. Best known for his weekly column in The Spectator and his blogs for Breitbart London.
Lawyer and businesswoman who has been no stranger to the front pages. Fascinating and enigmatic, this highly intelligent woman is an interesting speaker and host.
World renowned specialist in human behaviour, a researcher, author and global educator. He has developed corporate and social and personal improvement and empowerment programmes.
Actor and comedian, possibly best known for gameshows but more recently seen in theatre and on Coronation Street.
Popular comedian and actor best known for Mock the Week, Outnumbered and as one half of Punt & Dennis.
A passion for words has taken Susie from Editorial Director at Oxford University Press to Countdown. Her mission is to help people appreciate the power of words in all forms of communication.
Award-winning journalist and broadcaster, she presents her own news and current affairs show every weekday morning on BBC Radio Five Live. She is also a regular in the One Show and Watchdog.
Popular TV presenter, originally on ITN, who now presents the BBC Proms and various programmes on Radio 2 and 3.
Anil Desai’s unique brand of feel good, energetic, stand-up comedy is based on his real-life stories, experiences and observations. Also a great Impressionist.
One of the main sports presenters for Sky News. He has fronted coverage of World Rally Championships for Ch 4 and ITV. An excellent awards host and MC, and delivers an after dinner talk on "How Not To Make It In Motorsport"
Algerian-born French solo rock climber and mountaineer. The first woman to complete a solo ascent of the north face of the Eiger.
A true champion within the sport of horseracing, Frankie's talent is internationally recognised. A champion jockey and horseracing hero.
Award winning businesswomen and former Dragon in the Dragon's Den, Hilary is an outstanding model for female entrepreneurs. After gaining a wealth of experience in the distribution sector she set up her own business, now the UK's no 1 palletised freight distribution network.
The first female winner of The Apprentice. Michelle now runs her own business consultancy, has set up a new business, Chiconomy, and is a popular speaker at business events.
Founder of ebookers.com, who has gone on to invest in sustainable education and ecotourism.
Navdip Dhariwal has recently returned from Delhi where she was the BBC's South Asia correspondent. She covered the region from India, Sri Lanka, Pakistan, Nepal and Bangladesh and reported stories such as the tsunami in Sri Lanka and the Kashmir dispute. She has additionally reported on India's expanding economy, the Nepalese coup and the surprise result of the Indian election in 2004.
Renowned as one of the best motivational speakers today, his presentations are highly amusing and anecdotal, challenging and inspirational, making uncomfortable listening for anyone prepared to accept second best. Most memorably he made one small change at the '92 World Championships, reversing the order of the relay team (Akabusi, Black et al) to astonishing results.
Children's presenters who have carved out a corner in the CBBC schedule with their whaccky humour
Dick & Dom
David Dickinson was the much loved and highly respected presenter of Bargain Hunt, the incredibly successful BBC1 daytime antiques show. He now presents Dickinson's deals on ITV and has traced his family for the BBC's Who do you think you are?
Lead singer of Iron Maiden, a commercial pilot, business angel, entrepreneur and creative business thinker.
Best known as the X Factor voice over and popular VOG at corporate events.
Award winning businessman with a background in Formula One. MD of Xtrac, the world's largest and most successful motorsport transmission supplier with nearly 300 employees and a £40m turnover.
An internationally renowned conductor, choir master, musician and teacher, the founder of Singing4Success with her top team of experts they offer inspirational and motivational singing based workshops for team building and leadership exercises both in the UK and internationally with an emphasis on active listening and confident communication.
Jonathan Dimbleby has a long distinguished career as a TV and radio broadcaster and writer. He has chaired 'Any Questions' since 1987 and presented series including 'First Tuesday' and 'One the Record' as well as being the anchor for General Election coverage.
Josceline Dimbleby has been one of Britain's most popular food writers for nearly thirty years. Her inventive cookery books have sold well over 2 million copies in the UK alone, and been translated into many languages. She also an advisor to healthy fast food chain Leon.
Popular jazz singer who has toured shows about Dory Previn and Peggy Lee. Available for corporate events providing sophisticated jazz and easy listening with the Jony Fisher Trio.
Charlie is one of Britain's best known and best loved gardeners having first come to the nation's attention on BBC1's incredibly popular Ground Force.
British street dance troupe best known for winning the third series of Britain's Got Talent in 2009, famously beating Susan Boyle in the live final.
Omid Djalili is a stand up comedian and actor. He has had his own show on BBC One and been featured on Live at the Apollo. On the big screen he has appeared along side the likes of Robert Redford and Brad Pitt.
Peter Dobbie is a News Presenter on BBC World, the BBC's international news channel which has a reach of 280 million people. He also presents Have Your Say, which is broadcast live, at the same time, on 3 different platforms: BBC World, BBC World Service Radio and on BBC News Online.
Lord Michael Dobbs is best known as the writer of House of Cards, the Netflix series that was originally adapted by the BBC. Michael was an advisor to numerous prime ministers including Margaret Thatcher, John Major and David Cameron and now sits in the Upper House
One of the most colourful football characters in the business, Tommy has in his career managed Manchester United, Wolves, Chelsea, QPR (twice), Derby County, Aston Villa, Rotherham, Hull City, Preston, FC Porto, Sydney Olympic, Scotland and Altrincham.
Young entrepreneur who set up SuperJam at the age of 14, using his Gran's jam recipes. His company now supplies over 2,000 supermarkets around the world (incl. Tesco, Asda Wal-Mart, Morrisons, Sainsbury's, Waitrose) in countries including Australia, Russia, Denmark, Finland and Ireland.
Best known as the host of Channel 4’s iconic comedy series Balls of Steel, Mark also fronted three hit series of globetrotting documentaries of The World’s …and Me in which he met the most extraordinary people on the planet. Inspired by the hit series, The World’s Most Extraordinary People …and Me was published in 2010 and became a Sunday Times bestseller. A follow-up edition, Do You Mind If I Put My Hand On It was released two years later.
Joel burst onto the comedy scene in 2007 and quickly established himself as one of the most exciting comedians in the UK. He has become a regular face on TV, from being a finalist in 2017’s I’m a Celebrity, Get Me Out of Here! ITV, Comedy Centrals Joel and Nish vs The World and a panellist on Sky One’s Bring the Noise alongside Nicole Scherzinger, to presenting Live In Chelsea, the live E4 after-show to hit series Made In Chelsea.
David is a familiar face on TV. He presents Love your Garden with Alan Titchmarsh and was the resident garden designer on ITV1's This Morning.
Monty's personal story is one of triumph over adversity including overcoming bankruptcy and depression to the glittering career he has now. He's incredibly engaging, charismatic and passionate about how we can all make the world a better place through reconnecting with each other.
Former US National Security Advisor to President Obama. He provided the president's daily national security briefing and was responsible for the co-ordination and integration of the Administration's foreign policy, intelligence and military efforts.
Senior Presenter and Correspondent for BBC World News TV and BBC World Service radio who is often deployed to anchor special news coverage from the field and interview world leaders. The Middle East is her speciality, having given a number of speeches in recent times on the Arab Spring, the rise of IS/Daesh and its aftermath.
Kitrina has won at every level in golf. As an amateur winning 5 County Championships in succession, the Scottish Girls, Portuguese Ladies and British Amateur Championships in 1982. She represented England in three home internationals, the European U23`s Team Championships, the Ladies European Team Championships and represented Great Britain in the Curtis Cup and Vagliano Trophy.
Brian presented SMTV live with Tess Daly and then had his own show on ITV Brian's Boyfriends.
popular Irish TV presenter with numerous credits to his name including Tomorrow's World and the Holiday Programme and ITV rugby shows; excellent corporate host
Nancy Doyle is a Chartered Psychologist with varied experience in developing coaching interventions at individual group and organisational level.
Tim started out in advertising, before moving setting up cobra sports, described by 3i as 'a gem of a company'. He is now a bestselling author and business speaker whose book called "I want to make a difference" is all about understanding people's need for personal and professional excellence.
Headteacher of Brentwood County High School in Essex and 'star' of Channel 4's reality programme 'Mr Drew's School for Boys'.
Anton shot to international stardom through his frequent appearances on BBC's Strictly Come Dancing and his professional partnership with Erin Boag, with his quick wit he is a popular figure on the corporate scene
Anton du Beke
Retired Manchester United, Aston Villa, Coventry and Cambridge footballer. He has built a successful media career as a football pundit for the BBC, Sky and BT Sport.
A highly skilled film marketing professional who has worked closely with Steven Spielberg amongst many others. His talk could be entitled "How I Forrest Gumped my way to the top!" Hilarious, moving and motivational in equal measures. His book "50 Things" out now is a beautiful ode to having children and advice we could all give.
The most successful jockey in English National Hunt Racing. Richard has gone on many challenges, including a 350-mile cross-country ski race to the Magnetic North Pole and 2,000 mile hike the length of Japan. A very lively and popular motivational speaker.