Des Clarke


Des Clarke is one of the UK’s most exciting performers. Clark has successfully made a name for himself as a comedian, aside from being one of the leading television and radio presenters in the UK. One of the biggest years for Clarke was 2014. Clarke performed in front of a quarter of a million people during the 11 days of The Commonwealth Games and hosted the live closing ceremony, to a global TV audience of one billion viewers.

Last year, Clarke performed in front of thousands of people again, hosting pitch side entertainment at both the Six Nations rugby and Scotland’s 2016 matches. Clarke has also become one of Scotland’s best-loved pantomime stars; starring at The King’s Theatre in Glasgow every year since 2012.

Additionally, Clark is also a much-loved voice on the Captial Breakfast Show, as he can be heard every morning waking up central Scotland. Clarke’s radio work has earned him widespread industry recognition, winning a British Radio Award and receiving nominations in both the Arqiva and Sony Awards. Throughout the years, Clarke has interviewed some of the showbiz world’s biggest names, including the likes of Rihanna, Robbie Williams, Britney Spears, One Direction and Katy Perry.

Stand up comedy remains as Des’ first love and he continues to perform his own solo shows annually at The Edinburgh Fringe Festival and Glasgow Comedy Festival. Clarke has toured the world with his unique brand of observation humour, appearing on stage in New York, Dubai, Australia and Los Angeles. Clarke has also received critical acclaim for his comedy, winning Chortle Best Newcomer and the ITV Golden Mic Award.

A high-profile newspaper columnist and after dinner speaker, Clarke has rapidly established himself as an exceptional all-round performer. This has led to an impressive TV career, with everything from presenting credits into prime time television. A brilliant after dinner speaker, Des Clarke draws upon his plethora of experience in the television and comedy industry to deliver a truly, unforgettable after dinner speech.

To book Des Clarke as the entertainment for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.

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“So funny it’s almost painful to watch him perform. Genius in action.”METRO

“Des Clarke may actually be the funniest man I’ve ever seen… Absolutely excellent.”BBC

“The prodigious talent of Des Clarke shone like no other comedian. His versatility and natural instinct for entertainment radiated vivacity… he’s conquered the comedy world with his stuttering ingenuity. His energy is boundless. Des Clarke is on the cusp of stardom.”The List

“Frenetic humour with the young scattergun aceThe Guardian

“Memorable, distinctive and very popular… he is a comedic Kalashnikov.” – The Stage

“An irresistible comedian… simply unmissable”Daily Record