Sandi Toksvig a prolific comedian, writer and pundit who is much in demand in the corporate sector and is an excellent presenter, after dinner speaker and awards host. Her laid back style and razor sharp wit leaves audiences truly entertained.
Sandi Toksvig regularly presents The News Quiz and Excess Baggage on Radio 4 and has published a great number of children’s and adult books. Sandi has appeared as a panelist on shows such as I’m Sorry I Haven’t A Clue, QI, Whose Line Is It Anyway, Mock The Week, Have I Got News For You and Call My Bluff. She is the current host of What the Dickens, a Sky Arts quiz show and appears on The One Show. Other TV credits include Question Time, Behind the Headlines and Great Journeys featuring her canoeing down the Zambezi. She is also a contributor to BBC Radio 4’s Loose Ends and presented a daily lunchtime programme on LBC, where she was joined by a high profile lunch date from the worlds of entertainment, politics or the arts. Sandi took a refreshing and at times irreverent look at the day’s top stories plus her unique perspective on issues affecting Londoners.
Sandi also co-wrote the sitcom The Big One, in which she also starred alongside Mike McShane and Island Race, a documentary series co-presented with former Beirut hostage John McCarthy.
Theatre credits include a season with the Nottingham Playhouse appearing in The Boyfriend, A Little Night Music, Old King Cole and Comedy of Errors. Sandi also spent a season with the New Shakespeare Company at Regents Park and The Pocket Dream which she also co-wrote at the Albery Theatre, London. Most recently, Sandi appeared in Sandi Toksvig’s Christmas Cracker at the Southbank Centre.
Sandi is an accomplished author writing 13 books for both adults and children. Her latest children’s book Hitler’s Canary has sold worldwide and her latest novel for adults Chain of Curiosity was published in 2009. Sandi has regular columns in The Sunday Telegraph and Good Housekeeping. Sandi has been named Channel 4 Political Humourist of the Year, and Radio Broadcaster of the Year by the Press Guild.
When Sandi is not presenting her radio show or writing, she is in great demand as an after-dinner speaker and guest host.