Comedian, After Dinner Speaker, Compere and Charity Auctioneer



The following quotes form part of thank you letters from a variety
of personalities and events in the recent past.

"Your performance at last Fridayís Menís Dinner has been the talk of the club over the weekend. It was so refreshing to listen to a genuinely funny comedian who was able to make his audience roar with laughter without having to resort to the use of profanities and foul expletives."

                                                                                                            Ken Massey ,Captain, Effingham Golf Club
"Many thanks for last night, your performance was outstanding. First you achieve a standing ovation a great honour at Woburn, I literally could not get out of the building for hours due to members Congratulating me on my choice of guest speaker. I had no doubts that you would perform well but you exceeded all my expectations."
                                                                                                         Eric Copestake Captain of Woburn Golf Club
“Thanks for your company and the great evening’s entertainment at the senior officers mess dinner, I know that your performance was fully appreciated by all those who attended”
Mr Mike Tongue QPM, BA, Dipp App Crim, Cheif Constable Gwent Police.
“Just wanted to say thank you on behalf of everyone who attended our House of Commons Lunch in December, the humour was brilliant and we look forward to being able to enjoy your wit and jokes again in the near future.
Nick Barnes, Sales Director, Rimex Metals UK LTD
“You created a superb atmosphere for our guests and it rounded off our event in a wonderful way with many of our customers saying it was the best golf day they had ever attended.”
Dick Purchase, Regional Director, Degussa Construction Chemicals, Dubai.
“All our members were talking about the evening on Saturday morning. Your timing, quality, delivery and material combine to make you undoubtedly the leading after dinner entertainer”
Alan Webb, Millennium Captain, Bishops Stortford Golf
“ A real pro and a great lad to work with, he did everything he could to make my part of the evening sweet as a nut before standing up and storming them himself”
 Harry Redknapp Football Manager
“Thank you so much for a truly great performance at our Annual Stag Dinner on Sunday night, I really can’t praise you sufficiently for your superb handling of what was definitely the toughest spot of the whole evening”
Jerry Stevens, Tournament & Events Director, Variety Club of GB Golf Society
“Begin old enough to remember how some of the greats like Max Miller and Tommy Trinder could handle and entertain lively audience I thought your performance more than reached those professional heights”
Jim Grice, Past Captain of Camberley Heath Golf Club
"I am in awe of your ability to speak and listen to the mood of the room, I would recommend you as a speaker to anyone and look forward to hearing your special brand of humour again"
Mike Owen, Foundation Chairman, Rotary Club of Reigate Hill Annual Dinner
"Everyone enjoyed the evening and your 42 minute presentation seemed just one moment of delight!"
Rosemary Wood, The Institute of Building Management, Annual Conference
"You gave us all a marvellous time and we are extremely grateful to you for adding that special touch to make our Golf Day such a success"
Mehendra Mehta, Director, Garnett Paper, Annual Golf Day
"I have received numerous calls from members and guests saying how much they enjoyed your performance, it is a great comfort to me as an organiser to know i can depend on someone like yourself"
Major Des Chapman, RLC. Army Rugby Union Referee's Dinner
"Ian had a rowdy football club crowd, late at night, eating out of the palm of his hand with hardly a swearword in sight, I will look forward to working with him again soon".
Peter Shilton, OBE MBE, England's Most Capped Footballer
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