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Clive Coleman

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Barrister, Legal Correspondent and After Dinner Speaker

Clive Coleman is a Barrister, comedy writer and after dinner speaker and was the BBC’s Legal Correspondent from 2010 to 2020.

In his role at the BBC, he covered a wide range of legal stories both internationally and domestically and appeared across the BBC news network covering radio and TV.

Clive Coleman is also a successful comedy writer and barrister with the unique ability to write and deliver hilarious material on just about any subject.

He has written for such TV shows as ‘Spitting Image’ and ‘Have I Got News For You,’ and can tailor and adapt his material to different audiences.

In 1992, Clive Coleman won the prestigious BBC Radio Light Entertainment Contract Writers Award. Clive contributed to ‘Weekending,’ ‘The News Huddlines’ and wrote the sit-com ‘Hair In The Gate,’ starring Alistair McGowan.


Clive Coleman is a skilled conference host or chair and entertaining an humerous after-dinner speaker. His after-dinner speech is full of quick-fire wit and anecdotes from his career at the BBC and as a Barrister, and his combination of analytical, broadcasting and writing skills make him a perfect choice to chair conference and debates.




We have worked with Matthew for many years and will continue to do so. His knowledge of the Speaker Market and ability to interpret our clients requirements is quite exceptional.

He is incredibly thorough in his approach and always goes that extra mile to ensure everything is exactly as required.

I am always happy working with Matthew, he has great credibility, he is very diverse in his ability to make things happen.

Matthew Fisher and I have worked together for many number of years. I have always found Matt to be honest, good natured and willing to work hard always carefully selecting the best appearances to suit my personality and lifestyle. The work Matthew has delivered for me over the years has varied from schools, colleges, attending film premiers, guest speaking  to name a few all of which I have lots of memories and thoroughly enjoyed.