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compere

Brit
a master of ceremonies who introduces cabaret, television acts, etc.
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The evening was compered by ever present John McKelvie."
The gala shows will each feature spellbinding performances from five magicians compered by John on the first evening and comedian Tim Vine on the second.
He has also compered a number of high-profile events.
JASON COOK is a regular compere at Stockton's Catch 22 Comedy Club and also compered the first Big Mouth Comedy Club at Middlesbrough Town Hall Crypt earlier this month.
The evenings are compered by Brian Dakin, aka Billy Spake Mon.
A Grand Ball, compered by TV and radio star Fred MacAulay, will take place in the evening, when guests will take over dancing the Strip shifts until just after midnight.
The two variety shows will be compered by comic acts The Splott Brothers in Broadgate and Stickleback Plasticus at Shelton Square.
Yorkshire Water was one of 900 attendees from over 13 countries shortlisted at the event which was compered by comedian Kevin Bridges.
The ex-glam rock Slade frontman, who comes from Walsall, compered a sell-out concert at Birmingham Town Hall which also included entertainment from the Birmingham Philharmonic Concert Band accompanied by St Peter's Collegiate Church Choir, St Mary's Church Choir, members of Birmingham City Choir and the Azaad Dhol Group, which performed a mix of traditional carols and a fusion of culture.
The evening was compered by BBC's Dave Monks topping off a sell out success and offering something a little different to Liverpool's gig goers.
"Mark Edwardson compered the evening to a very excited audience, who all enjoyed a quite brilliant performance."
Former Star Gladstone Small, compered the evening which included a fundraising auction and entertainment from 1970s Band Showaddy waddy, and a disco.