Bob the Cat Bevan
While his nickname - the Cat - indicates his goalkeeping background - Bob is a top corporate comedian tailoring his act to the characters in the audience. Bob's act travels well. He has appeared in Australia and the USA on a number of occasions as well as Hong Kong, Kenya and South Africa.
After a Variety Club Luncheon with Sven Goran Eriksson, Henry Winter in the Daily Telegraph awarded the Best After Dinner Joke of the Year. 'Comedian Bob 'the Cat' Bevan informing Park Lane audience, including Sven Goran Eriksson, that he could not stay long because I've left the dog with the neighbours - and they're Korean.)
He has made countless TV and radio appearances. He followed Danny Baker as presenter of BBC Radio 5's Six-O-Six Show. Last year saw him appear as a stand-up comic in the BBC 1 Variety Show - Jim Davidson Presents and Auntie's Bloomers with Terry Wogan for the fourth time.
In January he was the subject of a documentary on Meridian TV on which channel he has also had his own show. He has appeared frequently on Sky TV, including as a spoof cricket reporter and on a Christmas panel of four comedians - Jim Bowen, Bernard Manning, Jimmy Tarbuck and Bob.
There aren't many people in the business he hasn't worked with. Recently he was asked to appear in 'Ronnie and Friends' at the Fairfield Halls with Ronnie Corbett, Jasper Carrott, Jimmy Tarbuck and Bruce Forsyth. The list also includes The Bee Gees, Elkie Brooks, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Billy Connolly, David Essex, George Harrison, Bob Hoskins, Barry Humphries, Elton John, Elaine Paige and Rod Stewart.
In April 2001 he appeared in front of 5,000 people at The Royal Albert Hall at a Tribute Bands Concert.
He has appeared with several members of the Royal Family and alongside the late Archbishop of Canterbury, Lord Runcie, one of the many public figures he has written for.
Client Comments for Bob the Cat Bevan
Bob the Cat Bevan travels from United Kingdom
- Bevan is such an accomplished joke writer and orator.
- One of Britain's funniest after dinner comedians.
- Thanks - and congratulations - on your performance at the Airline of the Year Awards…. Your contribution helped to make it the most successful event in 16 years.
- Acknowledged as Britain's leading full time after dinner speaker.
"Saxtons are always available to clarify any issue I might have had and always friendly and professional in their manner. I have always had professional advice from the bureau and as I always run on a very limited budget Nina and Holly have always tried to get me the best speaker for our needs and budget."
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