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Alex (Robert Bathurst) Biography
Alex is a city institution. The cartoon about life in the City of London appears every day on the front page of the Daily Telegraph Business Section. Alex has taken to the stage for a live show which has toured the world, and his radio show on Classic FM won a Sony award – the ‘Oscars’ of radio. Alex is a rip-roaring alternative to the standard after dinner or cabaret act. Played by the accomplished Cold Feet actor Robert Bathurst, he parodies the world of banking with a confident, front-foot and a compelling demeanor.
Alex - the Show
Robert Bathurst performs as Alex - the country's favourite obnoxious cartoon investment banker. A 75 minute theatre show enjoyed a hugely successful run in London’s West End and worldwide, and a 20 minute after-dinner version is the ideal choice for corporate entertainment.
Alex covers topical issues such as the credit crunch; the bail-out; the balance between banks and the government’s money, all built into an apposite, unreconstructed rant – yet despite himself he exudes vulnerability and is immensely likeable.
Robert Bathurst - the actor
Robert Bathurst is best known for his role as David Marsden in the hit ITV series Cold Feet. Other TV roles include Mark Taylor in Joking Apart, Mark Thatcher in Coup! and the Prime Minister in My Dad's The Prime Minister.
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Alex (Robert Bathurst) Video
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Alex (Robert Bathurst) News
A selection of relevant news related to Alex (Robert Bathurst), After Dinner Speakers and Comedy & Cabaret, Great Value Speakers stories. For more information on Alex (Robert Bathurst) or details as to how to book Alex (Robert Bathurst) for your corporate event, please contact one of the Speakers Corner booking agents on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
8th July 2011
Comedians David Baddiel and Frank Skinner were crowned kings of the airwaves at the Arqiva Commercial Radio Awards, as Feature of the Year winners for their Absolute Radio show. Speakers Corner favourite, Christian Oâ€™Connell also took home a gong for his Absolute Radio breakfast show, and Alex Masterley was nominated in the Best Branded Content category for his show on Classic FM.
11th May 2011
Daily Telegraph cartoon Alex, has won a Sony Academy Award for Best Use of Branded Content. Alex Masterley on Classic FM â€“ a 10â€“week radio show that was part of a reâ€“brand campaign â€“ took home the gong from the UK radio industryâ€™s â€˜Oscarsâ€™, which took place at Grosvenor House in London.
23rd April 2013
Financial expert and TV presenter, Jasmine Birtles, is teaching companies how to stay rich without really trying.
9th April 2013
Keynote speaker and best-selling author, Jeffrey Robinson was with the Heads of Financial Intelligence Units in the English-speaking Caribbean, where he discussed the presence of corruption in off-shore countries.
20th February 2013
Farmer and after dinner speaker, Wilfred Emmanuel-Jones, plans to sell his well known, high end meat to Jamaican supermarkets and extend his clothing range.
7th November 2011
Management Today asks Sarah Lloyd-Hughes, founder of Ginger Training & Coaching and author of â€˜How to be Brilliant at Public Speakingâ€™, for her top tips for public speaking.
27th October 2011
David Aaronovitch and Simon Jenkins are journalists, broadcasters and columnists, as well as awards hosts and after dinner speakers. They are speaking at the Battle of Ideas - two days of high-level, thought-provoking, public debate organised by the Institute of Ideas, and hosted by the Royal College of Art in London.
30th August 2011
Comedian Adam Riches has trounced favourite Nick Helm to take the top spot at the Edinburgh Comedy Awards. Veteran standup Omid Djalili presented him with the Â£10,000 cash prize.
21st March 2011
Speakers Corner takes centre stage with an innovative new website and an exciting new identity.
1st December 2009
Speakers Corner are delighted to welcome Tom Conti to the corporate sector as an after dinner speaker and awards host. The British award-winning film, television, and stage comedy actor who won an Olivier and Broadway Tony award for his role in Whose Life Is It Anyway?, is an accomplished director, an author and with many anecdotes and his charismatic personality, is an ideal after dinner speaker & awards host
Alex (Robert Bathurst) Reviews
Alex (Robert Bathurst) has spoken and appeared at a number of recent corporate events. Please find some client speaker testimonials and reviews for Alex (Robert Bathurst) for a number of these events and conferences. If you would like some additional information as to how to book Alex (Robert Bathurst) for your corporate event, then please contact one of the Speakers Corner booking agents on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email email@example.com
First class act. Intelligent, unique humour - had our guests in stitches. Get in quick!
A market leader in the West End's FTSE 100
Alex is a hoot on stage!
Q & A with Alex (Robert Bathurst)
Alex (Robert Bathurst) answered some probing questions for Speakers Corner. For speaking secrets revealed - read on! To book Alex (Robert Bathurst) for your event, please contact one of the Speakers Corner booking agents on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Speakers Corner: How did the corporate speaking start?
Alex (Robert Bathurst): It's a natural progression from my daily appearance since 1988 as a cartoon character satirizing City life, to a world tour of my one man stage play surrounded by cartoons, transforming into an award winning DJ on Classic FM: now I’m Alex the Corporate Speaker.
Speakers Corner: Can you remember your first speaking engagement?
Alex (Robert Bathurst): I remember it well, I was thirteen, a balloon debate at school: I successfully pleaded the case for Attila the Hun against Shakespeare, Gandhi, Charlie Chaplin and David Essex.
Speakers Corner: And your last event?
Alex (Robert Bathurst): A three and a half hour speech to my boss arguing the case for me being paid a very large bonus. I’d bribed his p.a. to sit me next to him in business class on a flight to New York. He feigned sleep, but I continued to plant the suggestion subconsciously in his brain. Needless to say I got the money.
Speakers Corner: Which event has been your favorite and why?
Alex (Robert Bathurst): I was keynote speaker at Megabank's corporate affairs conference in Bermuda last year. I chose to present in the 8.30am slot, assuming that all the other delegates would be so hung over from the previous night that they wouldn't manage to get out of bed in time. They didn't. And neither did I.
Speakers Corner: How has The City changed in 25 years?
Alex (Robert Bathurst): Lunches are shorter, meetings longer, graduates cleverer, bosses stupider, compliance sharper, clients duller, regulation tighter, monetary policy looser. For all of which I give thanks, otherwise I'd have nothing to rant about in my after dinner speaking engagements.
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