Type of Entertainment
Speaker - After Dinner Speaker
Corporate Events, Conferences, Award Ceremonies, Launch Events
Sandi Toksvig is a comedienne, author and TV and radio presenter.
Sandi began her career performing with the Cambridge Footlights where she was Director/Writer & performed in the first ever all-female Cambridge Revue.
Following a first-class degree from Cambridge, Sandi went into the theatre where she both wrote & performed before becoming one of the founder members of the Comedy Store Players. This early success set the tone for what has been a wonderfully varied & accomplished career with her unique style & sense of humour.
Sandi has regularly presented The News Quiz & Excess Baggage on Radio 4 & has appeared as a panellist on shows including; I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue, Loose Ends, QI, Whose Line is it Anyway, Mock the Week, Have I Got News for You & Call My Bluff. She is the current host of What the Dickens (a Sky Arts quiz show) & has also appeared on The One Show. Other TV credits include; Question Time, Behind the Headlines & Great Journeys featuring her canoeing down the Zambezi. Sandi co-wrote the sitcom The Big One in which she starred alongside Mike McShane & also Island Race, a documentary series co-presented with former Beirut hostage, John McCarthy.
She presented a daily lunch-time programme on LBC where she was joined by a high profile lunch date from the worlds of entertainment, politics or the arts. Sandi took a refreshing, & at times irreverent, look at the day’s top stories plus her unique perspective on issues affecting Londoners.
Theatre credits include The Boyfriend, A Little Night Music, Old King Cole, Comedy of Errors & The Pocket Dream. Sandi also spent a season with the New Shakespeare Company at Regents Park.
She has published a number of children’s & adult books as well as some non-fiction. She also writes a weekly column in Seven Magazine (Sunday Telegraph), a monthly column for Good Housekeeping & a monthly column for The Lady.
Sandi Toksvig is a prolific comedienne, writer, pundit & presenter who is much in demand in the corporate sector & is an excellent presenter, after dinner speaker & awards host.
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