- x3 Winner of After Dinner Speaker Of The Year Award
- A Comedy Genius
Tony Jo is a perfectionist and always performs to the highest standards. On 3 occasions in recent years Tony has been awarded the prestigious After Dinner Speaker of The Year Award, in 1997, 1999 and 2001. There is, nobody better and more in demand than Tony Jo. Tony is one of the few after dinner speakers/comedians on the circuit who can adapt to any audience, whether all male, all female or mixed. He is also comfortable providing his services for Company Dinners, Corporate Hospitality, Sportsmans Dinner Evenings etc, and because of his flexibility is often referred to as “The Governor”.
He has appeared with many of the sporting legends including: Sir Bobby Charlton, Sir Geoff Hurst, Gordon Banks OBE, Alan Ball MBE, Jack Charlton MBE, Nobby Stiles MBE, the late Great George Best, Dennis Law, Freddie Trueman OBE, Ian Botham OBE, Graham Gooch OBE, Bill Beaumont OBE, Gareth Edwards MBE, Sir Henry Cooper and Barry McGuigan MBE to name but a few.
Another talent he possesses, is writing scripts for many TV shows including: You’ve Been Framed, Stars in Your Eyes and Born Lucky. Tony also worked on the production team of A Question Of Sport for ten years. Television appearances have included Jim Davidson’s Generation Game, The Comedians (Four series) Live at Her Majesty’s and three Royal Command Shows along with numerous appearances on local networks.
Tony Jo has toured with Dr. Hook for seven years and supported many big stars such as Ton Jones, Engelbert Humperdinck, Gene Pitney, Dame Shirley Bassey and Vic Damone, appearing in major theatres all over the country, including the Royal Albert Hall, London Palladium, Wembley, NEC Arena, Bournemouth BIC and the MEN Arena.
Tony has worked on QE2 and Fred Olsen cruise liners, both as a member of the Grumbleweeds and also as a solo artiste. He has also worked on many major cruise ships as a solo entertainer.
Tony Jo ensures you have one of the most sought after and reliable entertainers on the circuit, and most importantly someone who is very funny, arguably “A Comedy Genius” Tony is one of the funniest, versatile and talented comedians currently on the circuit.
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