He has performed as a comedian on numerous shows, such as Packing Them In, The Clive James Television Show, Des O'Connor Tonight, Auntie's Sporting Bloomers, Standing Room Only, Oddballs, Sports Personality of The Year, Hangar 17, Comedy Rocks, The Comedy Annual and Football Focus. In addition, he gave many of the Spitting Image characters their voices.
He co-wrote and starred in four series of The Game's Up, a satirical sports show on Radio Five. He was a regular feature on Radio 4 comedy shows, including Elvenquest, Weekending, The Nick Revell Show, Life, Death and Sex With Mike and Sue, First Impressions, The Young Postmen, Hair In The Gate and The Harpoon.
He portrayed Spock in Tim Firth's Preston Front, Mr. Kenge in Bleak House and the lead in the peculiar detective series Mayo, co-writing many subsequent episodes. He made appearances in the 13-part CBBC miniseries Leonardo as the villainous Piero de Medici and as a South African rugby instructor in Skins. He narrated The Falklands Most Daring Raid for Channel 4 and costarred with Dougreay Scott in The Words of Captain Scott.
He has played piano in several events for Lucy Parham, including three concerts at King's Place, where he has twice played as Rachmaninov in her words and music show, "Elegy." He has also participated in an all-night performance of Erik Satie's Vexations at the Cheltenham Music Festival and performed Grieg and Satie at Birmingham Town Hall in their "All-nighter.".
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Alistair McGowan's current work schedule and location in relation to your event's type, date, budget, and locality will play a primary factor in the acceptance of booking Alistair McGowan for your party. As long as your funding is commensurate with the price range to book Alistair McGowan, CTI will propose your event to the official agency representing Alistair McGowan. After we consult with them, we will provide a personal and accurate quote that includes: final costs, availability, and actual interest in being hired for your specific event or party.
CTI can give you the accurate Alistair McGowan booking price once we submit your event details to their camp. "How much does it cost to book Alistair McGowan for an event?" is a frequent question we get. The final Alistair McGowan booking price is contingent on many variables and the booking fee we may show is based on a range derived from our past experience with what will Alistair McGowan charge for an event. An example fee to book Alistair McGowan is in the starting range of $25,000-$39,999. However, any recent popularity change would cause a price fluctuation well beyond this example. Also, their speaking fee might be different than the fee shown for the cost to perform or to just appear. Popularity, career stage, along with current demand will cause fluctuations in their speaking price as well. The final booking price may be more than what is shown, but you should at least have a budget within that range for them to consider an appearance, performance or speaking engagement.
There is low probability to book Alistair McGowan for a party with anything substantially less than the published booking cost price range. We will negotiate with the Alistair McGowan agent on your behalf if your funding is in place. By not having funding ready then it will more difficult to book Alistair McGowan, because they get many offers to work events that are at or above asking price. It is also important to consider the travel costs when researching the Alistair McGowan booking fee, as additional expenses like this, as well as an entourage of staff and equipment, are not necessarily built-in to the booking fee range shown. If your budget does not factor that in, then there is no benefit for them to want to be hired. We do not personally speak for Alistair McGowan, but in our experience in booking talent for over 25 years, this is generally the outcome of inadequate funding.
Actor-Comedic, Actor-Host, Actor-TV Show, Comedian, Media-Television Personality, Male, Age Group-18-30's, British