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Cally is a one of the country’s most booked and experienced keynote and after-dinner speakers, awards hosts, MC’s and presenters within the corporate, education and charity sectors. As well as being one of the country’s top stand-up’s, Cally has worked in the television industry for over three decades (under her birth name Caroline Beaton). She has operated at board level in companies including ITV, MTV and ViacomCBS, and has also run her own award-winning creative agency. She still serves as a non-executive director and is a BAFTA voting member and popular media pundit. In short, she’s been around the block a few times and knows how to work a room!

Cally has produced and hosted many prestigious events, with regular bookings in the UK, Europe and the United States. She is highly-skilled and versatile and as safe (and funny!) a pair of hands as you will find.

Cally was superb. She managed to weave in bespoke themes and topics expertly. She was the consummate professional and interested in our business and making her event personal to us.

Macquarie Group Financial Services

Warm, funny, articulate and what she says is perfectly pitched to her audience… she had us all in stitches, and all this at 8 o’clock in the morning!

The PA Club

Cally is as good in front of camera as she is on stage. As witty and funny on the first take as the 15th. She is a pro and a pleasure to work with.

AFAR Media

Cally’s session on Diversity, Equity and Inclusion was amazing – funny, topical, authentic and in tune with the needs of the event and the audience.


Cally blew us all away with a fantastic keynote which offered a great blend inspiration and thought provocation, all delivered with an endearing humour!

Willmott Dixon, Construction

Cally is a brilliant, warm MC who knows exactly how to work a tent and tickle a festival crowd of all ages. A true professional!

Standon Calling

The best In-Cumbria Business Awards to date – in no small part thanks to Cally. You have set the standard for all future events!

In-Cumbria Magazine

A 5-star presentation at Pendulum – the perfect balance between informative, funny and authentic storytelling with quality bite-sized takeaways.

Pendulum Summit

Cally brought the house down at our ‘What’s Funny About Everyday Sexism?’ event. A superb blend of wit, anecdote and feminism. Please come back next year Cally!

UCL Interaction Centre

Cally is an exceptional speaker – simply excellent. And good fun to work with, on-stage and off. A comedian with a serious message. Brilliant.

Cushman & Wakefield

When gay men and lesbians both agree that something is wonderful it has to be pretty damn special. Cally Beaton totally rocked our LGBTQ+ networking event with her refreshing take on the world – absolutely bloody hilarious, I’m still trying to breathe.

BBC Intermedia
Cally on stage with mic

Smart and inspirational, it’s hard to capture the amazing effect and the sense of fun she emits on stage. A brilliant, quick-talking self-deprecating raconteur.

The Gloss Magazine

Cally made the event the best we’ve ever had. She walked the perfect line for a corporate gig and made it all look easy. Thank you.


Rare mix of serious business background with seriously strong comedic hosting. She is an integral part of The Finger Awards and long may she reign!

The Finger Awards

Absolutely exceptional. An excellent mix of inspiring, funny and insightful. Cally’s was by far the standout session of the day.

Ernst & Young

Cally was engaging, empathetic, inspiring, challenging and also just really funny! She was easily the best external speaker we have ever had.

Bauer Media Group

The event with Cally was so greatly received… Perfectly landed the messages we spoke about & the delivery was great!

Red Bull

The perfect match for our client’s awards evening – effortlessly funny and appropriate in equal measure. Thank you, Cally – we’d love to work with you again.

Opening Doors & Venues Limited

Cally was an absolute joy at our Peppa pig partner event – smart and witty blend of commercially savvy questions, peppered with humour. She captivated the room.

Hasbro, Consumer Products

Cally highlights how menopause can be a superpower and delivers a strong message on how we can carve our own path.


Cally delivers! She kept the audience involved and amused, offering insights that brought the agenda to life through her own experience. Thank you Cally.

Worcestershire Local Enterprise Partnership

Cally was a knock-out. Her incredibly quick and witty humour left us busting with laughter and wanting more! Like the hilarious friend you want around at all times.

Paramount Emerge

Cally always delivers. She understands her audience and delivers smart, funny curation of even the most challenging events.

C21 Media