Ian Richards has over 30 years experience as a professional speaker and comedian with a proven track record of entertaining at the highest levels, with the ability to tailor his act to cater for all ages and tastes.
Ian began on the then popular cabaret circuit in the seventies, TV talent shows and numerous appearances in the country’s top holiday venues for all the industries major operators followed, including summers seasons in Great Yarmouth, Scarborough and Jersey.
He has made nearly a thousand appearances for the British armed forces worldwide.
In 1990 Ian began carving out a well recognised and respected niche in the after dinner market establishing himself as one of the most in demand performers on the circuit today totally reliable impeccably presented with fresh modern material and of course most importantly very funny !!
Ian is a proud member of the Grand Order of Water Rats, Sparks, The Wooden Spoon Society and The Variety Club Of Great Britain Golf Society
In 1995 Ian was Captain Jester of The Comedians Golfing Society and is an expert and specialist speaker at corporate golf days having spoken at over 500 golf clubs, appearing at county and EGU dinners, and for the PGA at many prestigious events, Ian will often enter into the spirit of the occasion by joining clients for golf during the day where possible.
“I 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 be able to enjoy your wit and jokes again in the very 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 Chemical, Dubai, and UAE