One of the best-known faces on television, John Sergeant was the BBC’s chief political correspondent from 1992-2000. After leaving the BBC to join ITV News, he was voted the Best Individual Television Contributor of the Year at the Voice of the Listener and Viewer Awards for 1999.
He joined the corporation as a radio reporter in 1970 and covered stories in more than twenty five countries. Among his notable journalistic achievements was his encounter with Margaret Thatcher at the Paris Embassy days before she resigned as Prime Minister in 1990. A long-adjourned career in comedy was revived in 1998 when he appeared in an edition of Have I Got News For You on BBC 2.
More recently John has appeared on Strictly Come Dancing, causing controversy with his unique dancing style creating huge popular support from viewers. John has also hosted a comedy panel show, Argumental, filmed for Dave channel. The show pits two teams, led by captains Marcus Brigstocke and Rufus Hound, against each other in deabting topical issues and other bizarre theories.
John is an accomplished and very popular after dinner speaker and presenter.
” … he was great, went down very well indeed with the client, and he stayed on for quite a while chatting to the guests.” Event Planners / Sergo
” … thank you very much indeed for your efforts in booking John Sergeant. Please pass on our sincere thanks to him also. We appreciated his time and I know the audience loved his speech.” Mrs Mac Ltd / Birmingham Midshires