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Stepping into 2020 with Great British UK

6th Jan 2020

2019 was a huge year of GBUK, not only did we launch our brand-new websites, but we also added plenty of new talent (from speakers, presenters, entertainers and voiceover artists).  

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Here’s a look back at some of the biggest projects we’ve worked on over the last year…

Immy Barclay BRIT awards presenter book at Great British Presenters
Immy Barclay BRIT awards presenter – book at agent Great British Presenters

One of our first bookings of the year was for international presenter Immy – who was booked to host online content of Brit Awards at the O2 for an international client.  

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January also saw us start work on the Manchester Airport Campaign.  Blanche would be the first of 3 voiceover artists hired to voice different versions of the campaign over the coming year.

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Helen – ICE trade show presenter EXCEL London book at Great British Presenters

In February, Helen would become the face of an international design agency, fronting for them on the stand at ICE London, Excel.

BBC presenter Nigel was on the speed dating scene, hosting for a new dating tv show, Abi voiced for Schwarzkopf and Gina would be heard as the ‘Voice of God’ announcer for BAFTA 2019.

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The start of spring saw us book Scottish voiceover artist Gayanne to voice and online campaign for Marine Scotland.   Amy Williams and Ozak Isu took part in an International Woman’s Day Panel Discussion in association with Badoo Trading LTD and Michelle went filming in east London for London Live.

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Immy flew out to Austria and Marc to Germany, to promote a new model of car for one of the world’s leading manufacturers and Dave was hired to host a gala dinner in Westminster and a cultural music event in Bradford.

Our tech presenter Nikki flew to host at hub.berlin – one of the largest tech festivals in Europe. Here, she interviewed some of the most innovative minds in the field.

Fashion presenter and Radio DJ Elspeth hosted the Wella Hair Event Annual RoadshowDel hosted at the Infosecurity Show in London for Varonis, and our very own director Jane flew to Utrecht, Netherlands, fronting for Komori Europe at their summer product launch.

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Elspeth – Wella roadshow host presenter at Great British Presenters
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Jane Farnham Great British Uk founder, presenting for Komori Europe.

Chris M. voiced as ‘sports commentator’ forNike, gardening presenter, Frances Tophill travelled to Lancashire to host floral workshops for a local gardening event and our youngest speaker, Inspiring Vanessa interviewed stars on the ‘orange’ carpet at the premiere of Disney’s 2019 The Lion King.

At the London Stock Exchange, Louisa conducted a series of interviews for Business Worldwide Magazine, where she had a candid discussion with the winners of Financial Monthly’s CEO Awards – aka some of the world’s biggest brains in science, technology and business.

Throughout the summer, Lyndsey co-hosted 3 Fireworks Champion events and Amy hosted for Tough Mudder, 2nd year in a row.

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Lyndsey hosting the Fireworks Champion Event

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Lyndsey Live event presenter at the World Fireworks awards – book at Great British Presenters

Celebrity Chef Dean Edwards hosted cooking demos on-board a cruise ship and Pete voiced an insurance ad. in association with the children’s animated film ‘The Secret Life of Pets 2’.

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Autumn into winter and we booked futurist speaker Adah Parris to offer a differing view on Brexit at an annual conference for a Nordic bank. 

Peter voiced a Halloween commercial for the supermarket Iceland, and Julie-Anne won a prestigious SOVAS award for her character VO on the videogame ‘Table of Tales’ – booked via greatbritishvoices.co.uk

And just before Christmas, comedian Alex Brooker hosted the IET’s ‘Innovation Awards’ and we attended the IET’s ‘Young Women of the Year Awards’ hosted by Sandi Toksvig, with guest speaker June Sarpong, all of whom were booked through greatbritishspeakers.co.uk

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Alex Brooker (far right) at the IET Innovation Awards

We’re excited to say that 2020 is looking to be just as busy with some incredible new talent joining us across all 3 platforms – so stayed tuned for some exciting new inspiration joining us this year.

Need a SpeakerPresenter or Voiceover Artist – Contact Us at Great British UK

Despite our British branding, we are always expanding our international roster  – so if you require an international presenter, host or voiceover artist we can help there too!

At Great British UK, you can rest assured you’re in good hands –

To book any of our presenters or speakers contact janeandsteve@greatbritishuk.com or to book any of our voiceover artists email alex@greatbritishvoices.co.uk.

Alternatively, you can always give our office a call on 01753 439 289

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