Sandi Toksvig Biography
A prolific comedian, writer, pundit and presenter, Sandi Toksvig is much in demand in the corporate sector and is an excellent presenter, after dinner speaker and awards host.
Sandi Toksvig regularly presents The News Quiz and Excess Baggage on Radio 4 and has published a great number of children’s and adult books. Sandi has appeared as a panellist on shows such as I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, QI, Whose Line Is It Anyway, Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You and Call My Bluff. She is the current host of What the Dickens, a Sky Arts quiz show and appears on The One Show. Other TV credits include Question Time, Behind the Headlines and Great Journeys featuring her canoeing down the Zambezi. Sandi also co-wrote the sitcom The Big One, in which she also starred alongside Mike McShane and Island Race, a documentary series co-presented with former Beirut hostage John McCarthy.
Sandi began her career, performing with the Cambridge Footlights, where she was Director/Writer and 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 and 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 and accomplished career - her unique style and sense of humour are sure to liven up any broadcast or event.
Sandi regularly presents The News Quiz and Excess Baggage. She is also a contributor to BBC Radio 4's Loose Ends and I'm Sorry I Haven't a Clue. She presented a daily lunchtime 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 and at times irreverent look at the day's top stories plus her unique perspective on issues affecting Londoners.
Theatre credits include a season with the Nottingham Playhouse appearing in The Boyfriend, A Little Night Music, Old King Cole and Comedy of Errors. Sandi also spent a season with the New Shakespeare Company at Regents Park and The Pocket Dream which she also co-wrote at the Albery Theatre, London. Most recently, Sandi appeared in Sandi Toksvig’s Christmas Cracker at the Southbank Centre.
Sandi has published a number of children’s and 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 and a monthly column for The Lady.
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9th October 2009
Today is the start of the Cheltenham Literature Festival and more than 100,000 people have bought tickets to this year's events. The 60th annual festival, which runs until October 18 at venues across town, includes more than 440 talks, readings and activities by authors, gardeners, comedians, chefs, politicians and explorers and Man Booker Prize winners. There are ten guest directors, including Sir Richard Eyre and Sandi Toksvig, the novelists Monica Ali and Jonathan Coe, Rageh Omaar, the foreign correspondent, and the childrenâ€™s writer Anthony Horowitz. Today alone, Sebastian Faulks, Ben Fogle and James Cracknell, Jo Brand and Simon Armitage host events.
23rd April 2013
Financial expert and TV presenter, Jasmine Birtles, is teaching companies how to stay rich without really trying.
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.
22nd May 2013
Hollywood actor, Kevin Spacey will be this yearâ€™s speaker at the prestigious James MacTaggart Memorial Lecture at the Edinburgh TV Festival.
21st May 2013
Inspirational keynote speaker and co-founder of the global brand Green & Blacks, Jo Fairley, appeared on an episode of â€˜The Apprentice Youâ€™re Firedâ€™ alongside Dara Oâ€™Briain.
17th May 2013
Olympic Gold medallist, Rebecca Adlington has spoken about her hopes of becoming a TV presenter one day.
16th May 2013
Economist and keynote speaker, Dambisa Moyo has expressed her views on the worldâ€™s resources and where she believes the West stand on the matter.
15th May 2013
The Hollywood actress, Angelina Jolie has had a double mastectomy in order to reduce her chances of breast cancer.
10th April 2013
The Daily Beastâ€™s annual â€˜Women in the World Summit' took place this week; launched by the publications editor-in-chief, Tina Brown, in March 2010.
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.
Sandi Toksvig Reviews
Sandi Toksvig has spoken and appeared at a number of recent corporate events. Please find some client speaker testimonials and reviews for Sandi Toksvig for a number of these events and conferences. If you would like some additional information as to how to book Sandi Toksvig for your corporate event, then please contact one of the Speakers Corner booking agents on +44 (0)20 7607 7070 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Pitched just right - the audience were kept amused and the awards were kept going at a nice pace.
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