Anthony McPartlin and Declan Donnelly, more famously known as Ant and Dec are deservedly recognised as TV royalty and ultimately legends in their own right. Since meeting at just thirteen years of age on the hit BBC children’s drama, Byker Grove, the popular TV Presenters have proved inseparable.
In 1993, the young Geordie lads landed an unlikely recording contract and went on to take the charts by storm, racking up an impressive fourteen top twenty hits including; the infamous Let’s Get Ready To Rumble sensation, which to this day remains a signature trademark for the dominating double act. Although Ant and Dec enjoyed a remarkably successful music career, it was only a matter of time before their infectious personalities were set to conquer the small screen.
Proving they weren’t a force to be reckoned with, the hit TV presenters set up their very own production company, Ant and Dec Productions, which in 1998 they used to launch the massive ratings hit children’s show’s SM:TV Live and CD:UK. With a winning cocktail of comedy, cartoons and music, the show went on to win over fifteen awards and became the first Saturday morning show to beat the BBC in six years.
At the end of 2000 the TV Presenters signed an exclusive contract with ITV1 and went on to host a vast assortment of shows including The BRIT Awards, Comic Relief, Pop Idol, Ant and Dec’s Saturday Night Takeaway, I’m a Celebrity Get Me Out of Here and Britain’s got Talent.
In 2005, the comedic couple formed yet another production company, Gallowgate, which co-produced the hugely successful All-Star Cup for Sky One and a celebrity take on The Ryder Cup, which featured a lengthy list of A-list stars including Hollywood couple, Catherine Zeta Jones and Michael Douglas. In addition to dominating the small screen, Ant and Dec made a fluid transition into feature films with the box office smash hit Alien Autopsy, where the film took well over £2 million at the box office and wowed the critics with its staggering success.
However, the versatile TV Presenters are equally adept at tackling serious projects, and were hand picked to conduct an exclusive interview with Prince Charles, Prince William and Prince Harry for the 50th Anniversary Celebrations of The Princes Trust, which was aired in over 20 countries worldwide. Ant and Dec’s prime time entertainment repertoire , has led them to win an outstanding eleven National Television Awards, six British Comedy Awards, two BAFTA’s and a variety of other esteemed industry accolades.
Having been compared to the infamous comedy legends Morcombe and Wise, Ant and Dec’s instinctive rapport, hearty hilarity and infectious personalities have established them as one of the most famous double acts of all time. With an unblemished track record of success, Ant and Dec are the perfect choice as TV presenters, after dinner speakers or event hosts, as their extensive experience offers perfect professionalism complimented by their spontaneous delivery. Funny, charismatic and charming are just a few of the traits in their lengthy list of qualities, so to ensure your event is a winner book Ant and Dec today.
To book Ant and Dec to make a personal appearance at your corporate event or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling a booking agent directly on 0207 1010 553.
Watch Ant & Dec on their signature show, Saturday Night Takeaway, here: