If you are looking for a comedian to host a virtual/hybrid awards ceremony or event, do get in touch. As the lockdown continues, and uncertainty remains as to the restrictions events may face, much attention has moved to virtual and hybrid events: For the uninitiated, virtual events are purely viewed online as a video stream, Zoom call or similar, while hybrid are visible online, plus have a live audience in attendance.
We can offer help and advise on the various formats, and most importantly guide you on which comedians are most adept in the various mediums.
Also see: After Dinner Raconteurs
Lee Ridley AKA Lost Voice Guy may not be able to talk, but he definitely has something to say, and his comedy will leave you speechless!
Lost Voice Guy
Flo & Joan are the multi-award winning British musical comedy duo, and sisters, Nicola and Rosie Dempsey
Flo & Joan
Up and coming comedian who has supported the likes of Milton Jones and performed around the world. On TV James has appeared on Mock the Week, Have I Got News For You, Qi, Live at the Apollo, 8 Out Of 10 Cats, Nevermind the Buzzcocks, Russell Howard’s Good News, Dave's One Night Stand, The John Bishop Show and Josh.
Jayde Adams is an Award-winning comedian, actress and proud Bristolian!
Stand up comedian, actor and writer. As well as a busy career as a stand up comedian his TV performances include the part of Ollie in 'The Thick of It' and he co-wrote and starred in 'Lab Rats'.
A rising star on the comedy scene who escaped the confines of corporate communications at HSBC! Eshaan Akbar has established himself as an act with exciting potential.
Sometime actor and comedian who's been on McIntyre's Roadshow and Live at the Apollo. Terry's act is unique: a mixture of the surreal, part physical comedy, part beatbox, infused with clever satire and even the odd observation. Was on Let's Dance for Sport Relief as Tina Turner!
Gay comedian and actor renowned for his withering, Joan Rivers-eque put downs! Was the star of our Speaker Drinks in January 2016. Currently can be seen on Bake Off Extra Slice, plus the Professionals spin off.
A brilliant impressionist (he was a semi-finalist on Britain's Got Talent) who has good corporate /awards experience. As a Voice of God he can either present it straight, or add some voices and comedy as required.
Stephen K Amos is supremely warm and wickedly funny with an ability to charm onlookers right into the palm of his hand. A natural for corporate events he is always in demand. TV appearances include "Mock The Week", "Have I Got News For You" and "QI".
Stephen K Amos
Popular impressionist from the BAFTA award winning show The Big Impression (BBC1) as well as her highly acclaimed sketch show Ronni Ancona & Co, also for the BBC. She’s also an accomplished actress most recently appearing in Last Tango in Halifax.
Clive Anderson presents Loose Ends and Unreliable Evidence on Radio 4. He is a former lawyer who is a popular corporate host and after dinner speaker.
Actor and comedian who presents Pointless on BBC1. He is one half of the comedy duo Armstrong and Miller but he has also found fame in dramas and sitcoms. A regular host on Have I Got News for You.
Bennett Arron is an award-winning writer, actor, author and stand-up comedian, but came to prominence when his identity was hacked. What followed was a two year battle to get his identity back, during which time he was almost bankrupted by the identity thieves. Has made a number of documentaries on the subject, and showed how easy it is to steal identities by taking the, then, Home Secretary’s (Theresa May, now the PM)
Best known for The IT Crowd, he has presented numerous travel documentaries and has recently become the new host of The Crystal Maze.
Shaista Aziz has worked as a communications specialist for a number of international organisations including Amnesty International, Doctors Without Borders (MSF) and Oxfam. She has also worked extensively across the Middle East, Pakistan, East and West Africa. Also a stand up comedian!
Came to fame on TV as one half of the comedy duo Baddiel & Skinner, with Frank Skinner. As well as being a highly successful post-alternative comedian, David has written 4 books and the film The Infidel.
Bill is one of the country's best loved comedians. His unique brand of stand-up and musical comedy has taken him around the world and earned him a huge international fanbase.
Stephen's friendly and open brand of gossipy humour has made him one of the UK's most exciting up and coming comedy acts. He also has been a series regular on "Weekend with Aled" (ITV) and "Big Brother's Bit On The Side" (C5)
Poet, comedian and maths geek. Harry brings a fresh approach to comedy and poetry.
Stand up comedian, actor, singer and musician and a regular on panel shows including Buzzcocks. His debut show in Edinburgh in 2009 was a hit, with his own brand of observational comedy, mixed with Jazz outbursts.
Up and coming comedian in the style of Jo Brand. Good all round fun.Has been on Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week.
Comedian, actor, writer and MC. Member of The Cutting Edge team at The Comedy Store. Has taken 5 shows to the Edinburgh fringe and as well as performing his own stand up writes regularly for TV and radio comedy shows.
Irish Mentalist, Hypnotist and Brain Hacker
Helen Bauer is a brilliant comedian and award nominee for the Edinburgh Comedy Awards Best Newcomer in 2019.
Brilliant Irish comedian, writer and actor whose credits include QI, Live at the Apollo and 8 Out of 10 Cats.
Brilliant comedian, raconteur and mind coach. Cally is a senior media exec by day, and stand up by night, so understands events from both client and performer side. Currently Cally is offering an inspiring discussion based workshop to clients for groups of up to 25 people. These are done on a Zoom based platform and titled "Negotiating With Your Lockdown Demons".
Popular comedian who plays on his working class roots juxtaposition by his middle class girlfriend. An ever increasing number of credits including 8 Out of 10 Cat, Live at the Apollo and Mock the Week.
Bob is probably the only person ever to have been awarded an MBE by the Queen for after dinner speaking. Has made appearances on Countdown and has lots of sporting stories …always a hit with men of a certain age!
Bob 'the Cat' Bevan MBE
Andrew Bird is a top headline comedy act, up and down the country and has performed all round the world.
Markus Birdman is a brilliant stand up who works across the Globe telling jokes, stories and anecdotes. A hit at all the major Comedy Festivals. Markus spoke at our Speaker Drinks on in January 2019.
Liverpool comedian with his own BBC 1 Show whose brakthrough came on Michael McIntyre. His gift for storytelling and his own unique brand of observational humour make his a top choice for corporate events
A stand-up comedian and speaker who was also a professional footballer. A regular on Sky Sports, and son of legendary club comedian, Stan.
An established and memorable name in the world of comedy, he is the sometimes controversial comedian best known from BBC2's Mock the Week and 8 out of 10 Cats. He's appeared on many comedy shows including They Think It's All Over and Have I Got News For You.
Ray Bradshaw is an exciting comedian who created a ground breaking show performing in both sign language and English which enabled hundreds of deaf people to come to a comedy show for the first time.
Popular comedian and actress who has been on everything from Question Time to Have I Got News For You, Live at the Apollo etc. A safe pair of hands for corporate events who knows the boundaries.
Katy Brand is a Comedian and Actor. She has been writing and performing from a very young age and starred in her own award winning ITV sketch show “Katy Brand’s Big Ass Show” which ran for three series.
Everyone's favourite impressionist who is a popular choice for corporate events.
Glaswegian comedian who has been on Michael McIntyre, Stand Up for the Week and now has his own show.
A regular on TV and radio with credits including Live at the Apollo, Have I Got News For You and QI. He has also has his own shows on Radio 4.
Faith Brown is an English actress, singer, comedienne and impressionist noted for her versatility whose television career was launched with appearances on Who Do You Do (1975-1976) (ATV/ITV) - a showcase for a generation of impressionists and comics, and Ken Dodd's World of Laughter (1976).
Beginning life as an underground rapper Doc Brown, Ben Bailey Smith has diversified profoundly, moving into mainstream TV and film acting, stand up, screen writing and children’s books. He has a host of notable television performances under his belt including a starring role in ITV’s Law & Order, C4’s The Inbetweeners and Derek, BBC thriller Hunted, BBC comedies Rev, Miranda, Russell Howard’s Good News, Live at the Apollo and ITV’s Midsomer Murders, and is highly regarded for his ongoing work with Ricky Gervais.
Adger Brown is one of the most versatile comedians on the mainstream circuit of cabaret and variety. A veteran of the after-dinner circuit and a consummate professional, he has performed with many sports stars and celebrities at events up and down the country.
Rob Brydon is a welsh actor, writer and comedian. His characters include Marion and Geoff and Keith Barret and often works with Steve Coogan.
Mike is an accomplished comedian, radio writer and performer. He takes a sideways look at life as a man unashamedly in his middle years, and a penchant for Evil Knievel!
Up and coming award winning Scottish comedian.
arriving on our TV screens in 2010 Paul cemented a career of over twenty years hard work as an impressionist and comedian with the exposure and recognition he had always wanted, reaching the final of ITV's Britain's Got Talent.
Greg Burns is a Radio DJ, Comedian and a brilliant host for any corporate event. Currently can be heard on "Hit Radio"
Popular irish comedian who is a regular at comedy festivals such as the Edinburgh Fringe, Montreal and Melbourne.
Popular Irish comedian with big followings in the UK and Australia. A team captain on Mock the Week who has appeared on everything from Question Time to Live at the Apollo.
Combining off-beat jokes with songs about dying pets and choice fatigue, Pat Cahill's unpretentiously surreal and absurd outlook has seen him win a fistful of awards. His speciality is dry, absurd philosophical theories and silly songs.
Feisty Glaswegian who gave up a lucrative career in corporate law to become a comedian. A stand up comic, writer and actress who has hosted a number of events and custom-written after dinner speeches for some of the most prestigious organisations in Scotland. Most recently seen on Strictly Come Dancing.
With a unique ability to find humour in the mundane, coupled with his own natural eccentricity Craig is a truly inventive storyteller. Now an internationally acclaimed act, Craig's whimsical travel anecdotes never fail to surprise.
Brilliant comedian and writer with deadpan delivery and superb observations he spins into flights of fancy.
Jimmy hosts 8 out of 10 Cats on Channel 4 and is a regular on many panel shows. He tours tirelessly, while in the corporate market he is in constant demand as a speaker and host.
Brilliant comedian who started out as a folk singer. Has had numerous programmes on TV over the years, including most recently as host of Golden Balls. Lesser known is he owned the production the company behind Who Wants to be a Millionaire?!
Nathan Caton is one of the most exciting young comedians on the scene. Gigging since the tender age of 19, over the last decade he has established himself both as a circuit headliner, and a name on TV and radio. Within his first few years on stage, he had picked up various accolades and coveted plaudits including the Chortle Student Comic of the Year award and Broadcast Hotshot and written and starred in a pilot for Paramount Comedy (now Comedy Central) entitled The Nathan Caton Show.
The minute Jo Caulfield hits the stage you know you’re in for a good time. A brilliant and versatile comedian, Jo is particularly adept at tailoring her material to the event in hand. TV Credits include Apollo and HIGNFY.
Son of a Malawian policeman, his comedy career began in Canada, moved to South African and he now lives in Manchester. Came 3rd in Britain's Got Talent 2017, but don’t hold that against him, he is great comic!
Craig Charles is currently appearing in Coronation Street as taxi cab owner Lloyd. He is also a comedian, poet and possibly best known as Dave Lister in Red Dwarf.