A popular face of primetime TV, Alexander Armstrong is known for a variety of talents; an actor, singer, presenter and comedian, Alexander adapts to a variety of platforms, making him the perfect host for any corporate event.
Having shot to fame in 1997 as one-half of comedy duo Armstrong and Miller, Alexander has since starred in numerous television dramas including Love Life, Life Begins and Saxondale. He also appeared in the Julia Davis comedy Hunderby (2012) and the post-apocalyptic sitcom Cockroaches (ITV). He also is the voice of the children cartoon Danger Mouse.
In 2007, Alexander, along with his Armstrong and Miller co-star, Ben Miller reprised their roles for three more series. The show went on to win Best Comedy Programme at the 2010 BAFTA awards.
As a television presenter, Alexander has fronted the hugely popular BBC quiz Pointless since 2009. He has also hosted Alexander Armstrong’s Big Ask, Epic Win and Have I Got News For You. In 2015, he presented the documentary series, In the Land of Midnight Sun for ITV, in which he embarked on an epic 8000-mile journey halfway around the Arctic Circle. Alexander has also travelled to Italy to document the BBC series Rome’s Invisible City (2015) which saw him explore the hidden tunnels of Italy’s capital. He returned to Italy to rediscover the country’s treasured history in the recent documentary, Italy’s Invisible Cities (2017). In 2010, Alexander found out that he was a descendant of William the Conqueror after he appeared on the BBC series Who Do You Think You Are? He is currently fronting the ITV show Teach My Pet To Do That, which follows a team of specialist pet trainers as they teach pets incredible tricks.
Alexander also collaborated on a documentary marking the 20th anniversary of The Full Monty as part of an awareness project for prostate and testicular cancer. The documentary will follow a group of male celebrities as they learn to recreate some of the iconic dances from the film and perform the routine live at the London Palladium.
Alexander has also made a career for himself in classical music. In 2015, he joined the Warner Music Group and began working on a medley of songs for his debut album, A Year of Songs. The album reached number six on the UK Albums Chart in its first week and is the first actor to top the UK Classical Charts. In 2016, he released his second album, Upon a Different Shore and toured the UK promoting his music.
In 2015, Alexander starred in a live televised performance of The Sound of Music (ITV) playing the role of Max Detweiler.
He also hosts his own weekend radio show on Classic FM.
Hugely popular on the corporate circuit Alexander is in high demand for awards hosting, after dinner speaking and PR campaigns.
What the Clients Say:
Xander was really well received. He kept the evening moving beautifully and drove donations and bids to the auction superbly. -MANUFACTURING TECHNOLOGIES ASSOCIATION ANNUAL DINNER 2017
I just wanted to let you know my client thought Xander was a lovely man (I think she's a bit smitten) did a fantastic job and they all loved him! -INTERNATIONAL INSURANCE BROKERS ASSOCIATION ANNUAL DINNER 2013
It was great and Xander was great! very professional. Thank you! -THE CHOWTZER AWARDS, JEFFREY MERRIHUE, CHOWZTER, CHAIRMAN
Last night went really well thanks. Xander was very charming and seemed to go down very well. - ICSA AWARDS 2016
It went really, really well and Alexander was great ? such a nice guy and our audience loved him.- GREATER MANCHESTER CHAMBERS OF COMMERCE DINNER
Everything ran to plan and Xander was great and a pleasure to work with. All the guests really liked him so please pass on our thanks to him. - HR IN LAW AWARDS