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Ian Irving

Ian Irving

Price Range
£1,500 - £2,000

Type of Entertainment
Speaker - After Dinner Speaker

Great For...
Corporate Events, Conferences, Award Ceremonies

Ian Irving is one of the most popular & sought after entertainers on the after dinner speaking circuit.  Tailoring his performance to suit the client’s requirements, Ian has the ability & confidence to ensure each event runs smoothly & efficiently – most importantly that the guests are equally relaxed & entertained.

As a regular on the after dinner speaking circuit, Ian has become very popular appearing around the world working alongside many other speakers including; John Major, William Hague, Tony Banks, Steven Norris, Robert Kilroy Silk, Ann Widdecombe, Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Geoff Hurst, Sir Bobby Robson, Sir Henry Cooper, Alan Shearer, Ian Rush, Alan Ball, Martin O’Neil, Nick Faldo, Seve Ballesteros, Lennox Lewis, Frank Bruno, Matt Dawson, Alec Stewart, Graham Gooch, Phil Tufnell, Austin Healy, Graham Gooch & Ray Clements among many others.

Sport plays a major part in Ian’s life – his hobbies include golf, skiing, football, karate & cricket.  One of his many sporting achievements includes winning The Jimmy Tarbuck Golf Classic & also The Russ Abbot Golf Classic – both major trophies in entertainment circles.

Golf is Ian’s speciality subject as he plays in many corporate events during the year.  Recently he was the preferred choice to perform for the Variety Club Golf Classic in Mauritius as well as the Variety Club Sunshine Classic held at Wentworth.  Ian was also the only act chosen from a long list of entertainers to perform at the Robert Sangster Celebrity Golf Classic held in Barbados & the PGA Annual Lunch with Seve Ballesteros.

Ian has the ability to incorporate sports-related material into an entertaining & amusing routine which he has performed for the England & Australian rugby teams, West Indian & England cricket teams, the Manchester United reunion dinner, Nottingham Forest 1980 European Cup Winners reunion dinner plus many other top sporting events around the country, all with great results.

He regularly appears at a variety of events varying in sizes which can range from the prestigious venues such as The Savoy, The Guildhall & Claridges to more intimate venues including The Ivy as well as St. Andrews, Wentworth & The Belfry – equally at home in any setting.

Other attributes include hosting award ceremonies such as the Comedy Awards, Television & Radio Industries Awards etc. through to many private company events & heading the bill at Lord Richard Attenborough’s 80th birthday party!

On the more conventional entertainment circuit, Ian Irving has appeared around the country with leading performers including Jim Davidson, Russ Abbott, Bonnie Tyler, Elkie Brooks, The Four Tops, The Drifters & Lionel Richie.

With a reputation second to none you know Ian Irving will bring confidence to ensure that your event will be a success.

To enquire about or book Ian Irving for your event contact Arena Entertainment. Either send an email to or speak to one of our booking agents on 0113-239-2222.

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