£6,000 - £7,000
Type of Entertainment
Speaker - After Dinner Speaker
Corporate Events, Conferences, Award Ceremonies
Roy Hudd is a television and radio actor who is also a playwright, author and music hall singer.
Roy is now in his sixth decade in show business. Starting out as a Butlins Red Coat he’s tackled everything; Stand-up Comedy, Pantomime, Music Hall, Farce, Film, Musicals and the plays of Shakespeare, Stoppard & Cooney. Roy’s also been involved with soaps, sit-coms, dramas and variety. On radio, for 26 years Roy led the show that won every possible award at home & abroad; The News Huddlines.
His writing ranges from dozens of pantomimes to Underneath the Arches (in which he was awarded the Best Actor in a Musical Laurence Olivier Theatre Award). Roy has written three books including his autobiography and writes regularly for Yours magazine.
Roy has been a member of the Grand Order of Water Rats for 40 years and King Rat for the Orders 100th Anniversary and again for the millennium. His theatre career is a long and distinguished one encompassing concert party, musical hall, variety, musicals and the legit from Ray Cooney to Shakespeare. Pantomime has also been an enormously important part of Roy’s career having appeared in more than 30 and written almost as many!
Roy was awarded the OBE in the New Years Honours List for services to entertainment. A year later was made an Honorary Doctor of Civil Law at the University of East Anglia.
Roy is the President of The British Music Hall Society, a member of the Charities Committee of The Grand Order of Water Rats and a Trustee of the Actor’s Trade Union, Equity.
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