Dame Arlene Phillips

Dame Arlene Phillips

A star of stage and screen, Dame Arlene Phillips has had a wonderous career spanning over 45 years as a choreographer, director, presenter and TV judge.

Following a highly successful professional dancing career that saw her feature in some of the biggest West End and Broadway musicals of all time, she moved to full-time choreographing and dancing. She first made a name for herself in the 1970s as the director of the dance group Hot Gossip, before working on theatre shows all over the world.

Arlene Phillips on Televison

From judge to TV guest, to presenter, Arlene has made multiple television appearances including Never Mind the Buzzcocks (1996-), The Wright Stuff (2000-2018), Loose Women (1999-), The One Show (2006-), Great British Bake Off (2010-) and The Paul O’Grady Show (2004-2015), amongst many others.

Arlene Phillips After Dinner Speaker Fundraiser Host

She is a popular choice for after-dinner speeches, event hosting and charity fundraiser presenting. When booked for these events, her high-profile, warm personality and informative stories really resonate with audiences of any size. Over her long career, she has perfected an impressive set of skills that she can now bring to events. As an after-dinner speaker, her life story captivates audiences as she takes them through the positives and negatives of performing and life in the public eye.

Contact Great British Speakers today to book choreographer, director and TV judge Dame Arlene Phillips for your next event.

Type Of Speaker

Similar Talent

  • Highly Experienced
  • Sporting Expertise
  • Public & Corporate
  • TV Presenter
  • AI Expert Speaker
  • Panelist & Host
  • Author of  ‘Technology Is Not Neutral’
  • FTSE 100 Clients


  • Wildlife BBC Countryfile Presenter
  • Conservationist
  • Writer/Columnist
  • Educational Speaker
  • Practising GP
  • Expertise in women’s health and family planning
  • BAME and Asian community Health
  • Menopause specialist