Des Coleman! Twice nominated and winner of a coveted (RTS) Royal Television Society award. Nominated at the Santa Monica film festival for best actor in "Simple" Nominated for an Evening Standard award with the cast of Simply Heavenly and winner of a BAFTA as a cast member of East Enders, gives recognition to a career that spans the spectrum of entertainment. Television, theatre, production and film. Des is one of the UK's leading corporate event compere/hosts and can tailor the delivery to suit the event. He is also an accomplished singer & currently on a UK tour with the "The Rat Pack is back" and filming for the BBC's Inside Out Programme.
Television / Film
During his career Des has appeared in many guises. As an actor, host, compere or vocalist, on Children in Need, or as a pundit, even sitting on the 'This Morning' sofa. But it was as a presenter that he won a Royal Television Society award, and with a Christmas single under his belt as a reporter on 'The One Show' Des soon turned his hand to presenting the BBC weather. Des has appeared on numerous TV shows including: East Enders, The Bill, Casualty, Doctors, East Midlands Today, Wild Weather, Is Harry on the Boat & Submerged.
Des is an exceptional inspirational speaker and is regularly employed for motivational tutorials. Des joined forces with Nottingham-based PR and speaker coach Louise Third, running their extremely popular one-day 'Inspired to Speak' workshop
Des has played the lead in the many of London's award winning West End shows including, Miss Saigon at Drury Lane, Rent at Shaftesbury Theatre and the Musical/Opera Porgy and Bess at the Savoy Theatre.
Des performs in the Rat Pack playing the role of Sammy Davis Jnr. The show is currently on tour in UK theatres and abroad.
Des has a vast repertoire of songs to choose from, therefore he can tailor the show to suit your musical preference and the occasion. From Musical theatre, Swing, through to Soul & Motown or a mix of party dance floor fillers. Des can also cater to your budget by performing solo to backing tracks or with a big band for those with a bigger budget. Perfect choice for Weddings, Private arties, Public Shows & Corporate events, whatever the occasion, Des will make it a memorable night!