Speakers, Hosts & MCs

Desmond O’Connor

Desmond O'Connor

From Greatest Showman themed events to charity auctions, glittering parties to high-end cabaret, Desmond O’Connor holds an audience in the palm of his hand and brings unique talent and infectious energy to any occasion or event.

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Biography

From Greatest Showman themed events to charity auctions, glittering parties to high-end cabaret, Desmond O’Connor holds an audience in the palm of his hand and brings unique talent and infectious energy to any occasion or event.

A genuine circus and cabaret ringmaster with over 20 years’ experience on stage and screen, Desmond is warm, charismatic and guaranteed to get the party started with his explosive energy and verbal dexterity.

Desmond O’Connor is the perfect host for your Greatest Showman-themed party, event or awards ceremony. With a choice of two exquisite costumes – one with authentic vintage styling, the other with a dazzling contemporary twist – Desmond can also sing a selection of show-stopping songs from The Greatest Showman, as sung by Hugh Jackman. The icing on the cake is his jewel encrusted bullwhip and jaw-dropping flaming saxophone, which is guaranteed to be the talking point of any event.

As an internationally renowned and multi award winning writer, producer and performer with over twenty years’ experience in cabaret, comedy and musical theatre Desmond is comfortable in any MC role. His collaborations with many famous faces from the world of stage, screen and broadcast media have left Desmond O’Connor with a wealth of entertaining anecdotes that form the basis of his on-stage and after dinner repertoire.

 

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Testimonials

“Witness Des O’Connor’s masterful balancing between heartbreakingly doe-eyed angel and ukelele-toting gutter tramp”…”Supremely talented…dark, hilarious and really rather strange”
TIME OUT

“O’Connor is a lyrically delightful and linguistically delicious clown-faced creature who spins words like a spider spins webs.”
RICHARD J THORNTON- Extra Extra

“Endlessly entertaining”
THE SCOTSMAN****

“Finest lyricist of the burlesque scene…Next to the masterful Des, whose songs make me double – nay, triple – over with laughter, everything else pales into mediocrity.”
ALIX FOX- Bizarre Magazine

“O’Connor is a lyrically delightful and linguistically delicious clown-faced creature who spins words like a spider spins webs.”
Richard J Thornton, Extra Extra

“Desmond O’Connor might just be the most delightful MC on any circuit anywhere. Endlessly entertaining and utterly charming.”
Kate Copstick, The Scotsman

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