A leading comedian and author, Tony Hawks is a wonderful personality who is best known for taking on absurd bets and turning them into amazing book and television documentaries. Ideal for events, Tony makes for an ideal after dinner speaker who engages and interacts with guests and of course, makes people laugh.
Appearing on BBC Radio 4’s Big Fun Show in 1998, it was not until later that year the Tony got his first big break into show business as a singer-songwriter on a novelty record. Leader of the trio Morris Minor and the Majors, Stutter Rap (No Sleep ‘til Bedtime) reached No.4 in the charts, selling 220,000 copies in the process. In 1989, a TV Series called Morris Minor’s Marvellous Motors written and starring Hawks followed thanks to the success of the single.
Performing as a comedian regularly on television and radio panel shows including I’m Sorry I Haven’t a Clue, Just a Minute and Have I Got News for You, Tony has forged a career as an incredibly popular TV personality and household name.
After taking a friend up on a pub bet, Tony embarked on a quest to hitch round the circumference of Ireland in a month transporting a fridge. The resulting book Round Ireland with a Fridge, became a Top 10 Sunday Times Bestseller in 1998, with over 500,000 copies sold worldwide. His second venture Playing the Moldovans at Tennis, sought to see if sportsman can be adept at a number of sports and comprised of hunting down the Moldovan football team to beat them one by one at tennis. Tony’s book was shortlisted for a number of awards and received huge critical acclaim for the concept.
Tony’s warm and dry style of talking as an after dinner speaker alongside an ability to ad-lib ensures guests will be entertained with his anecdotal stories of his life. Equally at home acting as an event host for functions, Hawks will guarantee your event runs smoothly and audience members have a good time under his guidance.
To book Tony Hawks as the after dinner comedian for your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing email@example.com or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.
When at corporate events, Tony is known to cover the following topics:
- Author & Adventurer
- TV Personality
- Drive & Determination
- Keeping Composure
- Peak Performance
“Tony really appealed to our sense of humour and encouraged guests to live life to the max.” – Michael Page International