Traditionally, as we head into the Autumn months, it can be a busy season for awards events. From internal staff awards to larger corporate awards events, it is a great time to celebrate everyone’s achievements over the past year.
If you are looking for any award hosts for your event this year, these are just a few of the experienced hosts we work with that you may wish to consider.
Helen Fospero is a TV journalist, known for her warmth and professionalism. She is a regular on BBC1’s The One Show and reports for Watchdog.
Her career started in newspapers, and she became a correspondent and presenter of live rolling news for Sky and from there a host and newsreader on ITV’s GMTV. Helen is equally comfortable with grilling politicians and those from the business world as she is with celebrities. Helen is a wonderful and engaging award host and conference facilitator and host. She has worked for the likes of Rolls Royce, Barclays, PwC, and Pioneer Investments.
Bennett Arron is an award-winning writer, and stand-up comedian, and speaker on Identity Theft, Fraud, and GDPR.
Bennett plays all the major London and UK clubs, including The Comedy Store, The Glee, and The Stand as well as venues all around the world. He is a regular on Radio-4. Host on BBC Radio, presenter on BBC and Channel 4. Bennet has performed at Edinburgh Festival with his one-man show to full houses for over five years and his comedy acting roles include one of the main characters in BBC Sitcom, ALONE. Bennett can booked as an awards host or for stand-up work at events.
Cally Beaton is a keynote speaker, awards host, comedian, business leader, podcaster, writer, and entrepreneur. Well-known for being a natural storyteller, full of intelligent, distinctive, and insightful material, Cally is one of the UK’s most sought-after names for corporate, broadcasting, and live comedy work.
Cally has held senior management positions at some of the biggest media companies in the world. Early in her career, she headed an independent television production company that was bought by ITV and went on to find herself the youngest and only female member of the board.
It was while working for Comedy Central that Cally was nudged into the sphere of performance after a chance conversation with the late, great Joan Rivers, then 81, and so it was that as a 45-year-old single parent, Cally first took to the stage. She quickly cemented her position as one of the most exciting and original new stand-ups in the country, with her unflinching, acerbic, and clever brand of comedy.
Alexis Conran embarked on a presenting career in 2005 when he was asked to write and present THE REAL HUSTLE for BBC3. He has appeared in 11 series of The Real Hustle and several specials for the channel, including THE REAL HUSTLE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL, HUSTLE AROUND THE WORLD and THE REAL HUSTLE – BEST EVER CONS. Alexis has also presented items for WATCHDOG (BBC1) and BLUE PETER. In 2010 he appeared in CASINO WARS for National Geographic in the US.
Alexis can adapt his style to deliver entertaining after-dinner cabaret which includes showing off his genius sleight of hand techniques to the amazement of large audiences.
Ben Fogle is an award-winning Broadcaster, adventurer, and inspirational speaker. Ben has also published nine bestselling books, The Teatime Islands, Outposts, The Crossing, Race to the Pole, The Accidental Adventurer, The Accidental Naturalist, Labrador, Land Rover, and English.
Ben has climbed Mount Everest, Rowed across the Atlantic, Raced across Antarctica to the South Pole, and crossed the deserts of the Empty Quarter in the Middle East. Ben is a popular choice of keynote speaker and has hosted numerous awards
Garry Richardson has worked for the BBC for 45 years! Garry can be heard most mornings on BBC Radio 4’s prestigious “Today” programme Britain’s most influential breakfast programme.
He’s been appearing on the programme now for 38 years and is the longest-serving member of the team. He can be heard most mornings broadcasting from the BBC studios and rubbing shoulders with the country’s decision-makers.
It’s the range of stories that have made Garry an incredibly popular speaker for over 30 years. His impromptu BBC TV interview with President Bill Clinton after a meeting with White House secret service agents is a highly amusing story
Katie Derham is a former News Presenter and now Radio 3 Presenter, who presents the Proms on BBC television and is a fantastic conference host and awards host.
Known to many initially as a newsreader Katie spent the first 15 years of her broadcasting career in current affairs, first at the BBC then at ITV as their youngest-ever newsreader. Katie is a popular awards host and conference facilitator. She is also an after-dinner speaker and delivers entertaining talks from her broadcasting career.
Perry McCarthy is an entertaining after-dinner speaker and an inspiring motivational speaker, best known to many as the original Stig from the BBC show Top Gear.
Perry is an ex-Formula One driver who drove for Andrea Moda in 1992 and tested for both Williams and Benetton in the 1990s before moving into sportscars, including driving in the 24 Hours of Le Mans five times between 1996 and 2003.
Perry’s speeches include stories about his role as the original Stig (from Top Gear), his rise to Formula One, some misadventures at 200 miles per hour, and stories on some F1 greats including Michael Schumacher, Lewis Hamilton, Kimi Raikkonen, Nigel Mansell, Murray Walker the world of International Motor Racing.
These are just a few of the awards hosts we work with. If you wish to learn more please email us on firstname.lastname@example.org