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Alexander Armstrong

Alexander Armstrong is instantly recognisable as a regular host of the popular BBC game show 'Pointless'. He is also an acclaimed comedy actor, author, singer, speaker and event host. An instant hit with event organisers and audiences alike, Alexander is extremely popular on the corporate circuit and in much in demand for awards hosting and after dinner speaking.


About Alexander Armstrong

Alexander Armstrong is a classically trained singer as well as a straight actor and comedian. Furthermore, in 2010, he discovered he is descended from William the Conqueror during an appearance on Who Do You Think You Are.


Alexander Armstrong is best known for being one half of comedy duo Armstrong and Miller, with Ben Miller. He co-starred in four series of ‘Armstrong and Miller’ from 1997 to 2001 before renewing his partnership with Ben for BAFTA winning ‘The Armstrong and Miller Show’ in 2007 for three series.

Alexander has hosted the hugely popular quiz show ‘Pointless‘ since it began in 2009 alongside other presenting roles, including ‘Alexander Armstrong’s Big Ask’ and ‘Epic Win’, as well as frequently guest hosting on the BBC’s ‘Have I Got News For You’. Alexander also presented ‘The Twelve Drinks of Christmas’, a one off special for BBC2 alongside his brother-in-law Giles Coran. In 2014 Alexander co-hosted Frank Sinartra: Our Way with Rochelle Humes in a bid to find a winner to sing at The Frank Sinatra’s centenary concert.

Alexander has also turned his hand to straight acting and has starred in numerous TV dramas including ‘Love Life’, ‘Life Begins’, ‘Saxondale’ and he also appeared in Julia Davis’ 2012 comedy ‘Hunderby’. Most recently, Alexander has been working on voicing the children cartoon series of ‘Danger Mouse’ which was released in 2015. Earlier in the year, Alexander also appeared in the ITV2 post apocalyptic sitcom ‘Cockroaches’, where he played a character trying to survive a nuclear fallout.

November 2013 saw Alexander perform his debut show as a singer at St James’ Theatre, London. Performing with a 4 piece backing band, led by Harry the Piano, Alexander performed his take on the great British song-book with covers of everything from Benjamin Britten and Ivor Novello to Spandau Ballet.  In 2010, Alexander was featured in the hit BBC series, ‘Who Do You Think You Are?’ Where he discovered that he was a descendant of William the Conqueror. Alexander has also appeared in a number of films including Jackboots on Whitehall, Skellig, Matchpoint and Churchill – The Hollywood Years.

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"It was great…and Xander was great…very professional. Thank you!"

The Chowtzer Awards

"I just wanted to let you know my client thought Xander was a lovely man (I think she’s a bit smitten) did a fantastic job and they all loved him!"

International Insurance Brokers Association Annual Dinner 2014

"It went really, really well and Alexander was great – such a nice guy and our audience loved him."

Greater Manchester Chambers of Commerce Dinner

"Even when the constraints of the venue precluded a full rehearsal, Alexander delivered a warm, witty and flawless performance."

VNU Entertainment Media

"A very amiable guy, and he did a good job."

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