Sue Perkins


One half of the iconic comedy duo Mel and Sue, Sue Perkins is also an English broadcaster, author and writer best known for her former presenting role on The British Bake Off and Insert Name Here. Her charismatic and loveable personality combined with her hilarious delivery style is guaranteed to be a hit at any variety of corporate event or function.

Whilst studying English at the University of Cambridge, Sue became a member of the Footlights theatrical club where she met Mel Giedroyc. Their undeniable comical connection led them to enter the television industry under the name Mel and Sue where they gained instant acclaim as the winners of the Best Newcomers Award at Edinburgh festival. Sue began writing for the BBC sketch show, French & Saunders whilst also making regular appearances on the show before becoming the co-host of Channel 4 daytime show, Light Lunch in 1997.

As the comedy duo gained more popularity, they became the hosts of their own ITV daytime chat show entitled Mel and Sue, and eventually became the faces of a new rendition of The Generation Game for BBC One. Most notably throughout her career, Sue has written material for BBC sitcom, Absolutely Fabulous. She has also appeared on Have I Got News For You, Mock The Week and Room 101 as well as gaining presenting roles on The Supersizers Go…, The Culture Show and Cooks’ Questions.

Recently, Sue has become known for her stint on The Great British Bake Off. She has also gone onto become a regular on the panel of gameshow What the Dickens?, the presenter of Insert Name Here and The Big Spell. She has also made various guest appearances on a variety of radio stations, written her own travel based autobiography entitled East of Croydon: Blunderings Through India and South East Asia and performed many stand-up pieces at the Edinburgh Festival.

A hilarious comedian, fantastic entertainer and keen LGBT activist, Sue Perkins can offer a wide range of conversation topics as an after-dinner speaker. Able to go from side-splitting comedic anecdotes to educational and insightful views on today’s society, Sue is a highly versatile speaker to book for a whole variety of corporate events.

To book Sue Perkins to make a personal appearance at your corporate event, function or conference, simply contact the Champions Speakers agency using the contact details below.

Watch Sue appear at The British Academy Television Awards here: