Roy Walker Comedian, After Dinner Speaker is a star of Television, Radio and theatre. He is one of the UK’s top comedians and a brilliant After dinner speaker. His dead pan expression and his approach to entertaining has paid handsome dividends.
His casual line in patter has endeared him to audiences all over the country.
Roy has appeared in dozens of T.V. shows including Blankety Blank, Bob Monkhouse Show, Tarby and Friends, Paul Daniels Show, The Laughter Show, Live from the Palladium, The Russ Abbot Show, The Comedians and guested on Wogan and hosted the TVS Show, Summertime Special.
Belfast born Roy’s career started at the age of fourteen as a soprano in the celebrated Francis Longford Choir. He was Northern Ireland Champion Hammer Thrower for two years and served seven years in the army before moving to England and becoming a professional comedian – touring in clubs and cabaret. In 1977 he came to national prominence through TV’s ‘New Faces’, receiving the highest marks ever given to a comedian.
Many major television appearances followed and in 1986 he became host of the TV’s ‘Catchphrase’ screened on both ITV and Challenge TV. He was the subject of ‘This Is Your Life’ in 1998; appeared in the hit series ‘Phoenix Nights’ and became a popular member of Living TV’s “I’m Famous And Frightened” cult TV show.
He also presented a six-part comedy series ‘The Way We Tell ‘Em’ for BBC Radio. He guest-starred in 50 Musical Years of Stage and Screen, a gala concert at the Palace Theatre in London’s West End and he was invited to perform in New York at a benefit concert Salute to the New York City Firefighters.
Roy continues to headline concert, theatre, cabaret and after dinner speaking engagements.BOOK TODAY!