A Comedy raconteur who is too busy working to be really famous!!
Ian Richards has over 35 years’ experience as a professional Comedian & After Dinner. Speaker with a proven track record of entertaining at the highest levels, and the ability to tailor his act to cater for all ages and tastes. He is a first choice for many top corporate clients and always in demand for Sportsman’s Dinners and Charity Fundraising events. He has also made nearly 500 appearances for the British armed forces worldwide. Ian is 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 !!, he is a first-class Compere/Host and Charity Auctioneer with an instantly recognisable and powerful voice featured in many TV commercials and Film Narrations, Ian is proud to have served two consecutive years 2016/17 as King Rat in the prestigious show business charity and brotherhood The Grand Order of Water Rats, and is also a member of 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 1000 golf clubs, appearing at county and EGU dinners, and for the PGA at many prestigious events, as a keen low handicap golfer Ian will often enter 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