Bring an extra dimension to your event with the witty, amiable and larger-than-life presence of a Winston Churchill lookalike. Enthral your guests with some of Churchill’s famous World War II speeches and celebrated quips, as Derek provides a captivating talk on the life of Churchill, delivered in full character throughout including famous anecdotes, quotations and speeches.
Derek is the only Winston Churchill lookalike who accurately replicates Winston’s Churchill’s voice, especially when delivering Winston Churchill’s Wartime speeches. Derek has an impressive reputation as being one of the best Winston Churchill Lookalikes and never fails to impress, borne out by the excellent testimonials which he receives for his Winston Churchill performances and the reason why so many of his bookings are from personal recommendations. His attention to detail in clothing and mannerisms makes his look-alike performance highly believable. His vocal mimicry complements his visual detail and his amiable personality, good humour, acting ability and admiration for Winston Churchill bring his character brilliantly to life, entertaining guests in any situation.
There are very few Winston Churchill lookalikes and soundalikes in the UK and Derek is genuinely renowned as the best! Admirers of Winston Churchill will often invite Derek as their "surprise special guest" to their birthday parties and Derek has worked as MC & Auctioneer in the capacity of Winston Churchill. He has appeared in small speaking roles as Winston Churchill in BBC dramas including "Hustle" & Stephen Poliakoff's "Close to the Enemy". Derek has worked at many venues associated with Winston Churchill including Blenheim Palace, Cliveden House, Chartwell House the Churchill War Rooms and Bletchley Park.
Derek is available for appearances throughout the British Isles and internationally, and he is more than happy to tailor any speech or appearance to your specific requirements and to work alongside other entertainers and performers. When you book Derek as Winston, he will also be accompanied by 'Mrs Churchill' for no additional charge, which really gives a truly great Winston Churchill experience!
A trained actor, Derek attended the renowned Crane Studios in Liverpool to study music, drama, speech, theatre and media studies, attaining accreditation in singing and acting & also an accomplished ukulele-banjo player (for his George Formby tribute). His live musical theatre experience includes leading roles in ‘Guys & Dolls’,’ Carousel’, ‘Merry Widow’ and ‘Fiddler on the Roof’ plus various appearances on TV, Radio and in Theatre.
Available for Voice Overs, Corporate and Private Functions, After-Dinner Speaking, Meet and Greet Opening Ceremonies, World War II Events, Reunions and Remembrance Commemorations, Exhibition Stands, Dinner-Dances, Training & Corporate Videos, Staff Training & Inductions, Charity Functions, Theme Nights, Award Ceremonies, Murder Mystery, Product Launches, Conferences, Advertising & Commercials, Television & Film Appearances, All Media Work, Presenter, Auctioneering & Master of Ceremonies.
Derek can also be booked to perform his George Formby Tribute where he plays ukulele-banjo and is great for sing along and also his Tommy Cooper Tribute which includes characterisation and Tommy Cooper-style magic tricks and jokes.