Craig Charles

After Dinner & Event Speaker (in association with SpeakOut!)

He also appeared weekly as a John Cooper Clarke-style 'punk poet' on the BBC pop music television programme The Oxford Road Show, calling himself Susan Williams. He presented the virtual reality gameshow CyberZone, shown in 1993 in the UK.

He was married to Cathy Tyson from 1984 to 1989 and married his second wife, Jackie, on August 9, 1999.

Craig Charles finally acquired cult status as the Liverpudlian slob, Dave Lister, in the series Red Dwarf which also starred Chris Barrie as Rimmer and Robert Llewellyn as the zany robot Kryten. From 1998 until 2004, he presented the game show Robot Wars, on BBC Two and five. He is also a DJ on the radio station BBC 6 Music.

Craig was also the voice-over man for the Japanese hit TV-show Takeshi's Castle, shown on Challenge. In 2005 he participated in Channel 4 reality sports show The Games, coming 4th overall in the men's competition, despite missing 2 events due to injury.

To book Craig Charles, contact Emkay Entertainments Agency via mark@emkayentertainments.net. Alternatively, speak to a booking agent directly on 01506 855 555.

Please note; Emkay Entertainments act as a booking agent for any engagements for this artiste. Bookings are processed through our partner agency, Speakout! speaker agency.

Craig Charles was born in Liverpool. A comedian, television presenter and actor, best known for playing Lloyd the cabbie in Coronation Street and Dave Lister in BBC's cult TV series Red Dwarf.

Before turning to entertainment, Craig played football (most notably for Tranmere Rovers).

 

He started his career as a performance poet on the British cabaret circuit, appearing as on the late-night comedy programme, Saturday Live, and later as a presenter of children's television programmes.

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