Ann Widdecombe

Ann was born in Bath, Somerset in 1947. Her family moved around, following her father’s work in the Navy, first to Portsmouth, then to Singapore, before returning to England. She was educated at the Royal Naval School Singapore and La Sainte Union Convent, Bath and has two degrees; … Read More

Austin Healey

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Austin Healey is so outspoken (and often outrageous) that he has earned the nickname the Leicester Lip. He gives a lift and often a laugh to any after-dinner event. When playing for Leicester Tigers, he was equally effective whether at scrum-half, fly-half, fullback or on the wing. Merseyside-born … Read More

Austin Knight

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Austin Knight is a scriptwriter and superb after dinner comedian in the UK. He is a very versatile performer with many years of experience in the business. Early in his career, Austin Knight was firmly established as a regular support on the cabaret circuit and worked with the … Read More

Berni Flint

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Berni Flint is a very, very funny man who has gradually brought more and more comedy into his act but still manages to perform top quality vocals to ensure a first class cabaret show. The former sailor from Southport who as a singer songwriter burst on to the … Read More

Bill Beaumont CBE

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Bill Beaumont OBE will always be remembered as a great leader and captain. His triumphs in 1980 will never be forgotten when he led England to their first Grand Slam since 1957 and was captain of the British Lions. Bill’s International career started in 1975 against Ireland and … Read More

Bob Bevan

Bob, referred to in The Stage as “Britain’s leading after-dinner speaker,” is probably the first person to be honoured by HM the Queen for after-dinner speaking. He is also the first after-dinner speaker to be selected for “Who’s Who” which includes “only those who have reached the pinnacle … Read More

Brian Newbold

Brian was born and bred in Doncaster, which is a quaint fishing village on the outskirts of Barnsley.  Upon telling the careers master that he had half a mind to work for the Coal Board he received the reply…”That should be more than adequate”. During a life sentence … Read More

Brian Newbold

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Brian was born and bred in Doncaster, which if you’re unfamiliar with the North, is a quaint fishing village on the outskirts of Barnsley.  Upon telling the careers  master that he had half a mind to work for the Coal Board he received the reply…………  “That should be … Read More

Bruce Grobbelaar

Bruce Grobbelaar was born in South Africa, October 1957. As a youngster, Grobbelaar was a talented cricketer and was also offered a baseball scholarship in the United States, but a career in football was his main ambition. Bruce Grobbelaar started his football career with the Bulawayo based team – The Highlandersand was followed by a … Read More

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