Comedian, writer and presenter, Sandi Toksvig also presents awards and delivers entertaining after dinner speeches. A desired and humorous successful presenter. Sandi is an ideal choice for all manner of events being highly regarded in the industry and a gifted speaker. Sandi will engage a plethora of audiences with her wealth of political knowledge and dry wit.
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 presented 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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What people said about Sandi Toksvig
- "Pitched just right - the audience were kept amused and the awards were kept going at a nice pace."
- - Moneyfacts Group plc
- "An excellent compere for this type of event - just the right amount of tongue-in-cheek humour, and a brisk but not too quick pace."
- - Chartered Institute of Building
- "An absolute pleasure. She did a fantastic job with our guests – hit exactly the right tone and kept everyone laughing."
- - Fidelity International