Book a Celebrity
Booking a celebrity, TV or radio personality could not be easier. The people at the Neil Drover agency have the experience to match a presenter, sporting personality or celebrity to your event and audience profile and arrange your celebrity booking for you. We can source and book any celebrity in the public eye, so if you have someone in mind not on this list e-mail or call. It costs nothing to ask. Here are just some of the celebrities, personalities and presenters you can book through Neil Drover for personal appearances, award ceremonies, events and corporate functions.
Some of the Celebrities we can book for you
Kevin Bridges is brilliantly funny and one of the hottest comedy acts in the UK. Despite having not set foot in a comedy club before his first open mic spot in 2004, Kevin's natural gift for comedy ensured he quickly became a regular at major comedy clubs up and down the country including The Comedy Store, The Stand, The Glee Club, and Jongleurs.
Available for: stand up, corporate entertainment and cabaret. Learn more and contact us about booking Kevin Bridges >
Andy Cameron: Andy Cameron is undoubtedly the most popular comedy star in Scotland. Appearing regularly in theatres, hotels and cabaret venues throughout the country. Above all Andy's talent is making people laugh and in this he is second to none. As a stand up comedian and after dinner entertainer Andy Cameron is quite simply one of the best ever.
Available for: After dinner speaking, stand up, corporate entertainment and cabaret. Enquire about booking Andy Cameron >
Broadcaster and corporate presenter Angus Simpson has established himself as one of the best-known faces (and voices!) in Scotland. As the longest-serving anchorman of Scottish Television's flagship news/magazine programme 'Scotland Today', he consistently emerged as the station's most popular male presenter. As a corporate presenter, he has numerous prestigious events under his belt, such as 'The Lord Provost of Glasgow's Burns Supper', 'The Strathclyde Police Annual Force Dinner' , Look Who’s Talking’ at the Theatre Royal, ‘Crimestoppers Scotland Awards' and 'The Cash For Kids Carol Spectacular' at Glasgow's Clyde Auditorium.
Available for: After dinner speaking, corporate presentation. Contact us for more information or to book Angus Simpson >
Ann Salter is a presenter, journalist and broadcaster on Channel 5, BBC Radio 4 ,SKY and ITV. Known and respected for the scope and variety of her work, Ann is invited by corporate clients who need a versatile and confident host, one who engages with the audience. Anne is at home at glamorous red carpet soirees or facilitating and leading incisive Q and A’s that address’ the business issues, behind the headlines’ at corporate conferences, award ceremonies, International events, multi satellite linked congress and symposia for large audiences.
Available for: After dinner speaking, corporate presentation. Learn more and contact us about booking celebrity, Ann Salter >
Carol Smillie is one of the UK’s most sought after presenters for television programmes, award ceremonies, corporate events, advertisements and charity work. Those who know her primarily from Changing Rooms may be surprised by the range of her work on and off the TV. She has won a NATIONAL TV AWARD, an INDIE award and was nominated for a BAFTA. She has worked with Princes, Prime Ministers and movie stars, and is gaining recognition overseas in particular through BBC America.
Available for: After dinner speaking, award ceremonies, TV, corporate presentation. Contact us for more information about booking Carol Smillie for your event >
Cathy MacDonald has presented a wide variety of television and radio programming in Scotland. With a relaxed appearance and professional attitude Cathy is a natural choice to host corporate events, award ceremonies and conferences. Over the last few years she has compered The Royal Bank of Scotland Network Support Awards Dinner, chaired the Scottish Qualification Authority Staff Conference, compered The Highlands & Islands Enterprise ‘Winners At The Web’ Awards and compered Glasgow’s Evening Times ‘Scotswoman of the Year Awards’.
Available for: After dinner speaking, award ceremonies, TV, corporate presentation. Contact us for more information about booking Cathy MacDonald for your event >
Des Clarke is one of the UK's most exciting rising stars. He has made a name for himself as both a highly successful comedian and as one of television's hottest young presenters. He has also made the breakthrough into prime time television as anchor of BBC 1 Scotland's live Children in Need coverage for the last three years and hosts his own weekly show on BBC Radio Scotland, Des Clarke’s Friday Feeling. Des is also well known as a celebrity newspaper columnist, and as an accomplished After Dinner Speaker.
Available for: After dinner speaking, stand up, TV, corporate presentation. Contact us for more information about booking Des Clarke Comedian and Presenter for your event >
Dougie Donnelly Television Sports Presenter & After Dinner Speaker is one of the BBC's top television sports presenters with many years experience of live broadcasting from the country's major sporting occasions. Dougie has been one of the most recognisable faces of BBC Sport since 1978, where football is his main responsibility. Network viewers will also know him well through his long time involvement with golf and snooker. He is a popular and humorous after-dinner speaker who has entertained a wide variety and mixture of audiences.
Available for: After dinner speaking, TV, golf work, corporate presentation. Contact us to book Dougie Donnelly for your function >
Dougie Vipond presents and reports BBC Scotland’s sport news output on Sportscene & Reporting Scotland and also works as a reporter on Radio Scotland’s nightly football magazine, 90 Minutes. In a past life, Dougie was founder member and drummer with the band Deacon Blue with whom he recorded and toured for eight years. He still plays with the band when commitments allow. His expertise in music has helped when presenting The Score for Channel 4, Och Around The Clock, a history of Jock n Roll and T in the Park for BBC Scotland.
Available for: After dinner speaking, TV, corporate presentation. Contact us to book Dougie Vipond for your function >
With their jaunty re-workings of show tunes, funk, punk, rap and swing 4 POOFS AND A PIANO have become a household name and, following on from the success of the 'Friday Night With Jonathan Ross’, they have been making a number of VIP appearances for such notable clients as Microsoft, JLT Solutions, Lloyds List Shipping Awards and the grand opening of Selfridges in Birmingham.
Available for: All types of parties, cabaret shows and functions. Click for more information and bookings for Four Poofs and a Piano
Fred MacAulay is a Scottish comedian. He presents a daily BBC Scotland radio programme, and has appeared on numerous TV shows. MacAulay's first experience of stand-up comedy came at Bar Point in the "West End" of Paisley. Fred has gone on to be a regular performer at the Edinburgh Fringe and at comedy festivals worldwide. He has presented BBC Radio Scotland's morning show since 1997 and appears on comedy quiz programs like They Think It's All Over, Just A Minute, QI, I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue & Mock the Week.
Available for: After dinner speaking, TV, stand up, corporate presentation. Contact us to book Fred MacAulay for your function >
Gary Marshall is one of Scotland’s top radio presenters for more than 20 years, Gary Marshall is available for private and corporate events, gigs, parties and personal appearances across the country. The Gary Marshall digital local radio show is broadcast across Scotland on Monday to Friday on the afternoon drive 2 - 6pm and Saturday breakfast 7 - 10am on Westsound, Radio Clyde 2, Tay am, Forth 2, Northsound 2, Oban FM and on-line.
Available for: After dinner speaking, gigs, parties, stand up, corporate presentation. Contact us to book Gary Marshall for your function >
More people wake up with DJ George Bowie than any other radio presenter! George describes himself as witty, sexy, big-nosed and barking. The rest of the Clyde 1 team agree with 50% of the previous statement. Listen to "Get Bowied at Breakfast" each weekday from 6.00 am till 10.00 am on Clyde 1 with george
Available for: After dinner speaking, gigs, parties, corporate presentation. Contact us to book the George Bowie as your DJ >
Hazel Irvine is one of Britain’s foremost and highly regarded television presenters. Renowned for her experience and versatility, Hazel is a multi-award winning sports broadcaster who also has many high-profile credits in News, Light Entertainment and Events. An authoritative and engaging anchor, she is the regular “face’ of BBC Sport’s coverage of snooker, athletics, much of it’s golf output and major multi-sport events. In 2007 she earned the Royal Television Society’s Sports Presenter of the Year award.
Available for: After dinner speaking, private parties, corporate presentation. Contact us for more information about booking Hazel Irvine >
TV and radio and presenter Heather Suttie has in excess of 500 hours worth of live TV experience under her belt and her main passion – radio, of which she has more than 5000 hours of live experience. Her TV presenting credits include the international programme ‘Scotland with Style, BBC 1’s Live & Kicking, ITV2’s Bedrock, Channel 4’s Moviewatch and BBC 2 children’s science programme Hyperlinks. Heather is also the voice of VUE Cinemas telephone booking service and regularly does voiceover work on radio for commercial clients.
Available for: After dinner speaking, TV work, private parties, corporate presentation. Contact us to book Heather Suttie >
Jackie Bird is one of Scotland’s most popular and recognised television personalities. When not broadcasting Jackie is a self-confessed 'obsessed athlete'. She is a qualified aerobics teacher and swim coach, a triathlete competitor and keen half marathon runner, a qualified dinghy sailor and water-skier. She is also in demand as a presenter, writer and producer of corporate videos, and presenter of conferences, fashion shows, award ceremonies and debates.
Available for: Compering, After Dinner and Motivational Speaking. Contact us to Book Jackie Bird >
Kaye Adams' relaxed, professional and versatile presentation style has involved her in a wide variety of network programming for BBC, ITV, Channel 4 and Channel 5. Off-screen, Kaye is very much demand on the corporate event circuit. In addition to chairing conferences Kaye is often booked as a keynote motivational/team-building speaker and has also developed a training programme aimed at senior executives to enhance presentation skills both in delivery and content.
Available for: Compering, after dinner and motivational speaking, corporate events and functions. Contact us to book Kaye Adams >
Bright, determined, confident and hugely talented, Michelle McManus took the record industry by storm when, against the odds, she won Pop Idol on the 20th December 2003 with in excess of 6.5 million votes. Michelle’s artistic career is booming. She has hosted her own Saturday night radio show on the top rated independent station in Scotland – Radio Clyde and has her own series - ‘Let’s Do The Show Right Here’ - on BBC Radio Scotland.
Available for: All types of parties, cabaret, weddings, corporate work and functions. Click to contact us about booking Michelle McManus >
Paul’s suit and tie have been hosting conferences for fifteen years since, as a member of BBC’s Holiday ’87 team, he was invited to facilitate in Athens at the Thomas Cook world sales conference. Paul has been travelling Europe hosting conferences for many companies in the medical, financial and IT sectors. The Scot runs his own communication and training company, Pow’r Communication, which teaches business leaders the art of Presentation and Media Handling.
Available for: Motivational speaking, presentation, corporate work and functions. Contact us for more information about booking Paul Coia for your event >
Sally Magnusson is a journalist, broadcaster and writer. She presents a range of network programmes for the BBC, including the Royal Television Society award-winning daytime strand, Britain’s Secret Shame and the ever-popular Songs of Praise, as well as anchoring Scotland’s early evening news programme, Reporting Scotland, in Glasgow. She is the author of several books, including the humorous “Family Life”, “Dreaming of Iceland: The Lure of a Family Legend” and “Glorious Things”, a collection of favourite hymns.
Available for: Motivational speaking, presentation, corporate work and functions. Contact us for more information about hiring Sally Magnusson for your event >
As a network TV Presenter for over 15 years, Sally Gray has an enviable list of credits to her name. From fronting lifestyle shows such as ITV’s “Moving Day” and “Our House”, BBC’s Real Rooms and “The Really Useful Show” to cutting her teeth as a ‘live’ roving reporter on GMTV, she is a truly versatile on-screen talent. Sally thrives on being able to handle any situation that’s thrown her way and is always up for a challenge.
Available for: Motivational speaking, presentation, corporate work and functions. See more information about presenter Sally Gray >
Sarah Heaney: As anchor of the daily news programme ‘Scotland Today’ since 1999 Sarah has handled her share of breaking news stories and has conducted literally hundreds of live interviews with guests ranging from Politicians to Pop Stars. Sarah is in huge demand across the UK & Ireland as a Corporate host and has worked with clients such as ‘Scottish Enterprise’, ‘The Royal Bank of Scotland’ and the ‘Chamber of Commerce’. She has also completed corporate videos/presentations for clients like Epson and The Scottish Executive.
Available for: Motivational speaking, presentation, corporate work and functions. Contact us for more information about hiring Sarah Heaney for your event >
Steve Walls hails from Newcastle in the North East of England. As a Solo vocalist, or with his band, Steve has the ability to enhance the ambience of a whole spectrum of functions. He is highly sought after to provide entertainment for Weddings, Corporate Events, Exhibitions, Balls, Conferences, Product Launches and Black Tie Dinners.
Available for: All types of cabaret, conferences, weddings, corporate work, product launches balls and exhibitions. Click to listen to Steve Walls samples and find out how to hire him >
Greg Summers is the ideal presenter for any conference, sporting event, Charity Ball or business function, offering an experienced, professional and polished presentation Greg will add to any event with his infectious enthusiasm and humour. If you are looking for a professional, slick and totally professional presenter look no further than Greg Summers.
Available for: All types of Balls, Sorts Events, Conferences and Functions. Learn more about booking Greg Summers >
Kevin Bridges | Andy Cameron | Angus Simpson | Ann Salter | Carol Smillie | Cathy McDonald | Des Clarke | Dougie Donnelly | Dougie Vipond | Four Poofs and a Piano | Fred MacAuley | Gary Marshall | George Bowie | Hazel Irvine | Heather Suttie | Jackie Bird | Kaye Adams | Michelle McManus | Paul Coia | Sally Magnusson | Sally Gray | Sarah Heaney | Steve Walls | Greg Summers
To book any of the above celebrities or for more information
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The Neil Drover Agency