ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG – COMEDIAN & ACTOR
Having shot to fame in 1997 as one half of the comedy duo Armstrong and Miller alongside Ben Miller, Alexander Armstrong has since started in numerous TV programmes including Love Life (2012), The Thin Blue Line (1995), The Sarah Jane Adventures (2007-2011), Doctor Who (2011), Cockroaches (2015) and as the voice of the children’s cartoon Danger Mouse (2015-).
Alexander has starred in a range of television and radio shows including BBC Radio 4’s The Very World of Milton Jones and Weak at the Top, BBC’s The Big Knights and Beast, and ITV’s 1999 Christmas pantomime alongside Paul Merton, Harry Hill and Ronnie Corbett. His most famous film role was in the 2019 Horrible Histories: The Movie – Rotten Romans alongside Nick Frost and Kim Cattrall. Later that year, he toured his one-man stage show All Mouth and Some Trousers in which she explored his most famous characters, his strange adventures and the ups and downs of his career.
ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG – PRESENTER & BROADCASTER
As a TV presenter, Alexander has fronted the hugely popular BBC quiz show Pointless (known to be a favourite of the Queen) since 2009, which went on to win the 2015 Daytime Programme Award at the Television and Radio Industries Club Awards. He has also hosted Alexander Armstrong’s Big Ask (2011-2013), Epic Win (2011) and Have I Got News For You (2003-). He appeared in Who Do You Think You Are in 2010 where he found out he was a descendant of William the Conqueror.
In 2015, he presented the documentary series In The Land of the Midnight Sun for ITV, in which he embarked on an epic 8,000 mile journey halfway around the Arctic Circle. He also travelled to Italy to document the BBC series Rome’s Invisible City (2015) followed by Italy’s Invisible Cities in 2017, and Alexander Armstrong’s Very British Holiday in 2009. He also collaborated to a documentary marking the 20th anniversary of The Full Monty as part of an awareness project for prostate and testicular cancer.
Alexander is best known on the radio as one of the hosts on Classic FM. He started out in 2014 on his own weekend afternoon programme before taking over the weekday mid-morning show.
ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG – WRITER
Alexander has published a number of books as a standalone author, or in collaboration with Ben Miller and Richard Osman. Alongside Osman, he has published four Pointless-related books such as The 100 Most Pointless Things in the World (2012), The 100 Most Pointless Arguments in the World (2013), The Very Pointless Quiz Book (2014) and The A-Z of Pointless (2015), as well as The Armstrong and Miller Book (2010) and Land of the Midnight Sun: My Arctic Adventures (2015).
ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG – SINGER
Alexander is a classically trained bass-baritone singer who has also made a career for himself in classical music. In 2015 he released his debut album ‘A Year of Songs’ which reached number six in the UK Albums Chart in its first week, and he was the first actor to top the UK Classical Charts. The following year he released ‘Upon a Different Shore’ before embarking on a UK tour. His seasonal album ‘In a Winter Light’ was released in late 2017.
He has shown off his singing prowess on special episodes of Your Face Sounds Familiar, Pointless and Tim Rice: A Life in Song, as well as performing at the commemorative concert for the 70th anniversary of VE Day in 2015, and again later that way for the celebration of Queen Elizabeth II becoming the world’s longest-serving monarch.
ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG – SPEAKER & HOST
Alexander is hugely popular on the corporate circuit and is in high demand for awards hosting, after-dinner speaking and PR campaigns.
ALEXANDER ARMSTRONG – SPEAKING TOPICS
– Life in the Spotlight
– TV Presenting
– Radio Broadcasting
– Classical Music
– Current Affairs
– Arts and Culture
Alexander’s eloquence and intellect shine through at various events including Q&As, conference moderating, award ceremonies, after-dinner speeches and live presenting. He is a popular choice for charity-based events, having been involved in raising millions of pounds for the Literary and Philosophical Society of Newcastle upon Tyne at various galas.
He is serious but light-hearted, informative and entertaining, and enraptures audiences throughout the event.