The celebrity speaker can often be the highlight of an event, therefore, when choosing your speaker, you want to make sure that they are going to make an impression and have people talking for ages after the event.

A good keynote speaker will, lighten the mood, have excellent public speaking skills, be engaging and entertaining and have the audience laughing. So, who better to have at your event than an acclaimed comedian?

If you want to add a little funny to your event there are a range of comedians that are known for their sketches on Saturday Night Live or their famous standup routines that are ready to inject some humor into your event. Here are just five celebrity comedians that you should consider:

James Acaster

James Acaster’s popularity has soared in recent years. Since 2008, when James first started performing standup comedy, he has made multiple appearances at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and has featured on BBC’s Mock The Week and other TV Comedy shows countless times. His most recent show won him the most outstanding show award at the Melbourne International Comedy Festival Award 2019.

As well as being one of the finest UK standup comedians he’s also hugely popular at events with his whimsical wit winning over all audience types.

Chris Addison

If you’re looking for a comedian with a huge amount of experience, then you should consider Chris Addison. He has appeared as a panelist on shows such as Would I Lie To You, Mock The Week and Have I Got News For You numerous times. He has performed his solo shows at theaters all over the country and has been a headliner at some of the most prestigious comedy clubs.

He’s a comedian adored by many and his confidence, intelligence and comedy mean he’s the perfect entertainment for any sort of event. If you want to bag Chris for your event though, you’ll have to be quick as he’s a man in demand.

Alexander Armstrong

If you want a familiar face to host your event then comedian, actor and television presenter Alexander Armstrong would be an ideal choice. He’s often a guest host on BBC’s Have I Got News For You, he presents the popular BBC game show Pointless and has appeared in a number of films.

His recognizable face puts everyone at ease and his versatile, amusing and relaxed character makes him the perfect event presenter.

Jo Brand

She may have started off in psychiatric nursing but she’s now one of the best female comics in Britain as well as an established author with lots of awards under her belt. She’s made appearances on many prime time comedy shows and even hosted The Great British Bake Off: An Extra Slice, all contributing to her popularity.

Her unique style makes her highly sought after and she’s been dubbed an outstanding corporate speaker and fantastic event host.

Jimmy Carr

Take your event to the next level and invite one of the biggest selling live acts in UK comedy, Jimmy Carr. He’s the host of a range of television shows including 8 Out Of 10 Cats and Big Fat Quiz Of The Year and his solo standup shows are constantly sold out.

He’s an extremely versatile presenter and can adapt easily whether it’s hosting, presenting or giving awards. His charismatic and ultra-cool character will be sure to win over the crowd. He’s a busy guy so if you want to invite him to speak at your special event make sure you book far in advance.

So, why not spice your event up with a comedian celebrity speaker to inspire, motivate and entertain your audience?

Author Bio
Paige Smith
Digital team at Celebrity Speakers – providing the most influential people on the planet to inspire, educate, motivate and entertain audiences at events, conferences and award ceremonies.

You might also like:

published by Paige Smith

Subscribe to the Hallway Track

All Tags

event planning (53) covid-19 (2) speakers (10) event marketing (26) social media (16) security (1) ticket registration (4) partners (2) press (10) attendees (7) finances (6) interns (6) updates (1) business (5) sponsors (3) event scheduling (1) activities (1)

Recent Articles