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Gyles Brandreth

MP, scrabble champion, author, cabaret artist and world record holder of the world's longest after dinner speech, Gyles delights and entertains on any occasion.

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Gyles Brandreth Biography

Gyles Brandreth is a writer, broadcaster and former Conservative MP; he is a charismatic and engaging after dinner speaker. Gyles’ speaking talent is evident from his ability to speak for twelve and a half hours and he featured in the Guinness Book of Records for the longest ever speech.

Gyles has appeared in numerous television shows including ‘Countdown’, ‘The Mitchell and Webb Look’, and ‘Have I Got News for You’. He also appeared on the stage playing Baron Hardup in Cinderella.

As a politician, Gyles was a member of the Conservative party and MP for the City of Chester. He was also Lord Commissioner of the Treasury during John Major’s government. When his political career came to an end, Gyles appeared on numerous radio shows including Radio 4’s ‘Westminster Hour’ and ‘Just a Minute’.

Gyles is a talented...

Gyles Brandreth is a writer, broadcaster and former Conservative MP; he is a charismatic and engaging after dinner speaker. Gyles’ speaking talent is evident from his ability to speak for twelve and a half hours and he featured in the Guinness Book of Records for the longest ever speech.

Gyles has appeared in numerous television shows including ‘Countdown’, ‘The Mitchell and Webb Look’, and ‘Have I Got News for You’. He also appeared on the stage playing Baron Hardup in Cinderella.

As a politician, Gyles was a member of the Conservative party and MP for the City of Chester. He was also Lord Commissioner of the Treasury during John Major’s government. When his political career came to an end, Gyles appeared on numerous radio shows including Radio 4’s ‘Westminster Hour’ and ‘Just a Minute’.

Gyles is a talented writer and wrote ‘Breaking the Code’, a book about his time in Westminster which received great reviews from The Times. He is also the editor at large of the Sunday Telegraph Review, correspondent for CBS News, and presenter of LBC’s weekly arts and entertainment programme for ITN Radio.

Gyles attended Oxford University and is President of the Oxford Union as well as artistic director of the Oxford Theatre Festival. He has also co-produced three plays in the West End and wrote and perfomed in ‘Zipp!’ a musical comedy revue, which was given the ‘Most Popular Show’ award at Edinburgh Festival in 2002. 

Gyles is member of Trevor McDonald’s Better English campaign and the founder of the National Scrabble Championships.

Gyles is an adept after dinner speaker and conference facilitator; he brings charisma and class to corporate events and will keep the audience engaged throughout. 

For further information or to book Gyles Brandreth, call us on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email info@speakerscorner.co.uk

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