Roy Walker, former host of television’s exciting, high rating family game show, ‘Catchphrase’, has emerged as one of the driest comedians in Britain today and is a very popular and extremely funny after dinner speaker.
His lugubrious style of humour, 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. Away from television Roy Walker’s career has flourished. Probably best known as the amiable original host of Catchphrase He has undertaken concert, theatre and cabaret seasons at all the topline venues throughout Britain and appeared, with great success, in major summer shows. He has also toured extensively with Russ Abbot, Tom Jones and Shirley Bassey. Other television includes the celebrity edition of Come Dine With Me, 100 Years Younger in 21 Days and The Real Marigold Hotel
Feedback on his after dinner speaking and hosting includes:
“You were both good company and great entertainment and I felt that you pitched your content and material perfectly for the audience. I had a number of people come up to me afterwards to say how much they enjoyed your work, of note was that a number were Ladies who particularly appreciated your humour but also your consideration of their sensitivities in your choice of material … the evening went brilliantly and worked really well – largely down to your flexibility and professionalism …Thanks again for doing a simply superb job and being the consummate professional in everything that you did.” Andrew Thomas, Operations Director, Steve Jessop, Centre For Construction Innovation