Ian Richards

Leading Corporate Comedian

Comedian and compere Ian Richards has been successfully touring on the corporate and after dinner speaker circuit for more than forty years appearing at events around the world and entertaining audiences across Europe and America.

Beginning his career as a comedian in the late 1970’s Ian Richards started off playing the British Isle’s seasonal clubs and holiday destinations, over the years he has performed before crowds both big and small, playing large venues and intimate gigs; in more recent years Richards has added compere and master of ceremonies’ duties to his portfolio and has hosted events for Manchester Football Club, The Prince’s Trust, The Royal Bank of Scotland and The Air Ambulance.

As well as his corporate work Ian Richards is proud to have worked as a comedian and entertainer for the British armed forces both at home and abroad, playing more than 500 shows on the British mainland alone Richards has performed his comedian’s act for troops in the Falkland’s and across Europe.

Also a proud Water Rat Ian Richards frequently appears as the host or comedian at the society’s balls and charity events and has previously been voted Rat of the Year 2013.

To book Ian Richards as the corporate comedian for your event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing agent@championsukplc.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.