Entertainment

Entire Affair can offer all kinds of after-dinner speakers, motivational speakers, hosts and presenters, as well as a variety of exceptional entertainers and musicians for every type of occasion. Below provides a selection of some of the artists and professionals we work with on a regular basis, however, this is not an exhaustive list, so please contact one of our consultants if you are looking for something specific.

Tom Rust – Crooner

An award winning vocalist, Tom sings Rat Pack songs, a tribute to the singers and songwriters of the ‘Great American Songbook’ including swing and big band hits.
Tom performed at the Beijing Olympics and was also heard at the FA Cup at the legendary Bobby
Moore Suite.

Tom Rust is a professional vocalist and entertainer whose musical talent and interpretation has helped to establish him as one of the UK’s top singers from Jazz to Rock through to Soul, Blues and then back to the ‘Old School’ Crooners. Having studied Opera and attended the Guildhall School of Music and Drama he developed careers not only as a performer but also as a session singer and recording artist in his own right.

Paul Ross – Host / Presenter

An Award – Winning, Columnist, Presenter and Producer. Paul Ross is a rare talent within the media, as well known behind the cameras as in front; on radio as on television; and as a serious journalist as well as a quick witted celebrity.

Few have the breadth, warmth and experience of Paul Ross. He has edited, produced and presented across the TV spectrum, hosted radio phone-ins and written countless newspaper columns. He fronts BBC London’s breakfast show and appears as showbiz correspondent on This Morning.

Penney Poyzer “Queen of Green” – Environmentalist / Presenter

Penny Poyzer was an ‘amateur’ environmentalist for 20 years, until in 1999 she turned professional and has subsequently worked for green charities, latterly Global Action Plan.

Penney is the coordinator of EcoTeams, a pioneering community-based project in Nottingham. The aim of the project is to actively encourage and educate neighborhoods to reduce waste and energy use through a seven-month programme. During this time, street based teams monitor and measure their outputs.

Adam Chandler – Crooner

As a full time musician and Singer at weddings, corporate functions and events Adam Chandler is full of experience when it comes to his style of music. If you are looking for a wedding singer or live entertainment then Adam is your man, performing songs from the Rat Pack to the modern day Michael Buble and Jamie Cullum ideal for The Ceremony, The Wedding Breakfast or even The Wedding reception either as a solo singer or with His full Jazz band.

With style and charisma, Adam delivers all time classics in his warm, mellow tones – and with a repertoire of more than 130 songs from the great American song book, he can guarantee something to suit everyone’s taste.

Fil Straughan – Grooves & Gibes

Fil’s energy, passion and velvety smooth voice has been compared to artists as a by gone era: soulful and charismatic. His self coined “Jazzysoul” blends elements of his varied life experiences.
An artist in the true sense of the word. Fil was the youngest, member of Hot Chocolate and has also supported Luther Vandross. Once seen never forgotton! An explosive act bringing life and soul to any event. Truly memorable entertainment by a gifted performer.

David Jensen – Presenter / Host

Legendary broadcaster and five times Sony Award winning radio presenter, David ‘Kid’ Jensen, celebrates a milestone in British Broadcasting this year with an amazing 41 years service in the industry.
With one of the most distinctive and authoritative voices on radio today, Jensen has entertained and enthused generations with his passion for music and entertainment since starting on air on the 26th November 1968.

Jean-Christophe Novelli – Celebrity Chef and Restaurateur

Jean-Christophe Novelli is a Michelin and 5AA Rosette award winning chef, whose attributes include AA Chef’s Chef of the Year, European Chef of the Year finalist representing Great Britain and the prestigious Egon Ronay Dessert of the Year. He has won restaurant of the year several times and many other awards on numerous occasions.

He is described as making women swoon with the flick of his whisk, voted “The worlds Sexiest Chef” by New York Times and in the Sky viewers “Top 50 beautiful Men” poll.

Kate Silverton – Presenter and Journalist

Kate Silverton is a highly accomplished, versatile journalist and a rising star of the BBC’s next generation of exciting talent.

From being tear-gassed in Bethlehem and broadcasting from the frontline in Basra to figure-heading the BBC’s coverage of the Oscars and the Glastonbury festival, Kate is as much at home in the war zones of the Middle East and Africa as she is rubbing shoulders with celebrities in the glitz and glamour of Los Angeles.

In the process she has established herself as the new face of BBC news, regularly presenting the One O Clock news and BBC Breakfast. Kate was chosen to co-host BBC1’s New Year Live celebrations to welcome 2009 from HMS Belfast.

The High Notes – Corporate Party Band

A fun and professional soul, funk and disco party band which will be certain to entertain guests from dusk until dawn leaving everyone on a “High Note”.
“The High Notes” play a wide repertoire of Blues Brothers, Commitments, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s to present day, each song carefully chosen to keep your guests on the dance-floor all night long- something for everyone!.

Lewis Pugh – Speaker : Environmental Campaigner : Swimmer

In 2007, Lewis Pugh did something only a Polar Bear would dream of doing. He dove into the icy waters of the North Pole and swam for 18 minutes and 50 seconds.  Wearing only Speedo swimming trunks and a pair of goggles, he emerged as the first person to complete a long distance swim at the top of the world.

Lewis is also the only person to have completed a long distance swim in every ocean of the world.  In a career spanning 23 years he has pioneered more swims around famous landmarks than any other swimmer in history. Often referred to as “Aqua Al Gore” and the “Voice of the Arctic”, the Cambridge-educated lawyer left his law practice in 2003 to campaign for the protection of the environment.

Lewis is one of the busiest speakers on the international speaking circuit undertaking over 100 speeches per annum in Europe, the USA and South Africa. His speeches have received widespread acclaim.  His speech on leadership to the Business Innovation Forum Conference in the USA in 2008 was voted as one of the “7 Most Inspiring Videos on the Internet” by Mashable, the leading media guide.  And in January the World Economic Forum appointed him a Young Global Leader for his “potential to shape the future of the world through his inspiring leadership.”

BackBeat Village – Function Band

Formed in 2002, BackBeatVillage is now one of the country’s most reputable function bands. The band members are exclusively young London-based professionals, most of whom were trained at top music colleges such as the Royal Academy and the Guildhall.
The band is available in any size from 5 – 10 musicians to suit every venue, budget, and personal preference. Options include up to 2 vocalists (male & female), up to 4 brass and the standard 4 rhythm section (guitar, keyboards, bass & drums).The band mainly performs popular funk, soul and disco classics from the last four decades, but are also able to offer other styles of music to suit your individual tastes and requirements. Smaller jazz combos (instrumental or with vocals) can also be provided for background music during a meal or drinks reception.

Etienne Pradier – Close-up table Magician


Born in France, Etienne became fascinated by magic at an early age and rapidly made a name for himself as a truly gifted close-up magician that was assured to be “going somewhere.” And he did … twice!
He moved to England and achieved international recognition as one of the world’s finest close-up table magicians. After only 3 years as a member of the elite ‘Magic Circle’, he was invited to take membership of the ‘Inner Magic Circle, with Gold Star’ in recognition of his excellence as a professional magician.
Uniquely skilled, creative, charismatic and immensely entertaining, Etienne Pradier is now one of the UK’s most successful London UK based magicians.

Calvos – Contact Jugglers

Beautiful and bizarre, four awesome-looking characters in intricate white costumes with their entire skulls a brilliant metallic silver. Standing on stilts and viewed high above their audience, these characters are elegant creatures of a tranquil and mysterious world. Perfect for team building events, ‘Working Together’ themes or just to be seen high above large crowds of people.
International specialists in the art of ‘contact juggling’, manipulating crystal balls that glide, float, dance and levitate surreally around their hands, arms and bodies. Impossibly skilful, delightfully mesmeric and utterly astounding, this real-live magic must be seen to be believed. Stunning, spine-tingling, elegant and serene, they can appear as either ground level crystal ball jugglers or stilt characters, or both for the same event. These artistes can be booked as 1, 2 3 or 4 characters performing separately or together.

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