David Harper is a BBC TV presenter. Bargain Hunt, Put Your Money Where Your Mouth Is, Flog It, For What It’s Worth and The Antiques Road Trip are all shows he presents. These hugely popular BBC programmes are shown in over 50 countries worldwide. David has appeared on many other BBC TV programmes too from The One Show to Celebrity Masterchef, Through The Keyhole to Countryfile, Celebrity Eggheads to The Heaven & Earth Show!
His after dinner / lunch talks are very lively and with plenty of audience participation. Guests can bring along antiques to be featured in the talk if they like, if easier, he can use photos on a projector, or ad-lib an unscripted talk on art, antiques, classic cars and making TV shows. All with funny, real and sometimes mind boggling stories!
Other subjects he covers are ‘Confidence. Finding it, building it and keeping it’! ‘motivation’ and ‘team building’
David is available to host events, compere shows and as one of the best event auctioneer in the UK, David Harper holds a world record after selling dinner with Sir Alex Ferguson for £170,000!
What the clients say:
“We had the very great pleasure of David Harper’s company at his luncheon talk for us in York. David elegantly and metaphorically drove around the room gathering and giving humorous comments from our rapt members and guests. As an entertaining speaker David Harper is truly noble!”
Audrey Booth, Rolls Royce Enthusiast Club
“David Harper really raised the roof at The Quilter Cheviot Theatre. Feedback has been off the scale, incredible.”
Karen Waugh, Quilter Cheviot Investment Management
“David Harper is a consummate professional and an excellent speaker. He was guest speaker at a dinner event I organised last year. His entertaining manner and knowledge of his subject was a treat and, without exception everyone I spoke to afterwards said it was one of the best after dinner talks and display of expertise they had experienced. Thoroughly recommended.”
Sue Cambell, Director of Media Messages LTD
“I was delighted to ask David Harper to join us at my annual fundraising dinner at Lords Cricket Ground. Thank you David for conducting our live auction with fantastic results and great humour. You had the room buzzing and everybody was talking about it afterwards. We loved the way you did it – a super super job and look forward to speaking to you soon about next year’s events.”
Tessa Sanderson CBE
“David hosted the Witham Showcase of Talent extremely successfully. His charm, humour, storytelling, interaction with the audience and enthusiasm set the tone for a great event. His management of the auction section was a real joy, extremely entertaining and raised double the value of the objects. David was also very helpful with his support in the PR activities. I’d highly recommend David Harper as a host or public speaker at your event”.
Peter Dixon, Funny Way To Be Comedy
“Phenomenal! £240,000 raised and highly entertaining”