Alistair Divall

Presenter, Actor & Voice Over Artist

Television

FRIDAY NIGHT LIVE – Presenter – Chat show with celebrity guests, lTV
A QUESTION OF….. – Presenter – Game Show, Granada Television
KEYNOTES – Host – Networked Daytime Music Game Show (5 Series), lTV
OREGON UNCOVERED – Presenter – 15 week series, Travel Channel Sky TV
WEEKEND PLUS – Presenter – Weekly Magazine Programme, Anglia TV
1st CUT – Co Presenter – Weekly music show, lTV West
DESTINATIONS – Presenter/Producer – Holiday show, Sky TV
ROYAL VARIETY CLUB AWARDS – Presenter/Host, Living TV/Sky TV
SKY SPORTS LONDON FREEWHEELING – Presenter/Host, ‘Live’ interview with 2008 Beijing Olympic Team GB Gold medal Cyclists and audience Q+A

Commercials

SPECSAVERS – ‘Drew’ – Jerry Springer style chat show
SKYBET – Football Manager UK & Europe
AXMINSTER TOOLS – DIY Host UK & Europe
BURGER KING – Football Coach – 6 Pack, Britain Spain Germany
JUICE BOOSTER – Eezee TV
BBQ BUDDY – Simply TV

Radio

LBC – Presenter – Weekend Talk Show
NBC l04.6FM – Presenter – Weekend music show
PARADISE FM – Presenter – Weekend / Swing Jock
INDEPENDENT RADIO ROAD SHOW – Presenter/Broadcaster – Road show networked live to thirty independent radio stations. On air links, celebrity interviews, audience participation, etc

Corporate Video (Selection)

WILCON HOMES – Presenter – Powermax DVD – Hand out DVD to new and current Homeowners
JEWSENS – Presenter – Corporate Broadcast
TELETEX – Presenter – Twice weekly Television Programme for Sainsburys Homebase
BRITISH HEART FOUNDATION – Presenter – Fund raising in house corporate video
BT – Presenter – Corporate Broadcast for Interactive TV
INTERACTIVE DIRECT – Presenter – Corporate DVD sell through

Live Events (Selection)

lTV ‘COLOUR OF MONEY’ GAMESHOW – Host – Launch at selected shopping centres around the UK to large numbers of shoppers all chosen at random with an opportunity of winning instant cash prizes.
MEL B PARTY – Host – Spice Girl Mel B’s Charity Party which was covered by ‘Hello’ magazine
MICROSOFT – Host/Narrator/Actor – 5 day corporate event in Brighton playing ‘Dirk Dataman’ a time traveller sent back in time to explain future technology to audiences of up to 500 Microsoft employees.
BOOTS – Host – Boots, Areobathon, Earls Court
PEUGEOT – (in town road show) Presenter – Dealership launches including celebrity/company executives, interviews, audience participation etc.
MISS STUDENT UK – Host – 12 regional heats – 2 Finals Live events around the UK covered by ‘OK’ magazine. The Sun newspaper.
VAUXHALL – Presenter – Dealership launches including celebrity company executives, interviews, audience participation.
LITTLEWOODS – Hosting live choreographed shows – 6 month tour, to promote Littlewoods Pools, audience participation, etc.
IDEAL HOME SHOW – Presenter – Ideal Home of the Future, live daily shows with audience participation.

Theatre

WIFE BEGINS AT FORTY – Roger – National Tour
SUDDENLY AT HOME – Remick – Wolsey Theatre, Ipswich
RELATIVELY SPEAKING – Greg – Mercury Theatre, Colchester
SPRING & PORTWINE – Arthur – Westcllff Theatre, Clacton-on-Sea
THE DRESSER – Norman – National tour
BUTHE SPIRIT – Dr Bradman – National tour
THE GHOST TRAIN – Charles – National tour
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK – Jack – Theatre Royal, Hanley
MOTHER GOOSE – Silly Billy – The Secombe Theatre, Sutton
CINDERELLA – Buttons – The Empire Theatre, Consett
ALADDIN – Wishee Washee – The Empire Theatre, Consett
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK – Silly Billy – The Gordon Craig Theatre, Stevenage
JACK AND THE BEANSTALK – Simple Simon – The Anvil Theatre, Basingstoke
WIZARD of OZ – Scarecrow – The Woodville Theatre, Gravesend
PETER PAN – Captain Hook, The Drill Hall, Lincoln
ROLE PLAY – Various corporate

More about Alistair

Alistair is currently presenting a travel show for Sky called ‘OREGON UNCOVERED’ .Giving him the chance to combine his own ad lib style of humour in a unique and watchable way. It’s a 15 episode series uncovering the relatively untapped tourist opportunities found in Oregon, from flyfishing, white water rafting, wine tasting to name but a few. Alistair became the character ‘DREW’ to star in a ‘SPECSAVER’ advert and was recently seen in the ‘6PACK’ BURGER KING ad playing a football coach. He can also be seen presenting the highly successful selling DVD ‘BECKHAMANIA’. This exciting documentary profiling the life of Footballer DAVID BECKHAM is also playing on SKY TV.

Television

ITV chose Alistair to host the promotional tour to launch the most stressful game show on TV ‘THE COLOUR OF MONEY’ Live versions of the TV show were played in leading shopping centres around the UK. Energy, quick wit and an unrivalled ability to ad lib, Alistair was chosen to host ITV’S top rated network music game show ‘KEYNOTES’ for five successful series.

 

Other television credits include ANGLIA TELEVISION’S weekly magazine programme ‘WEEKEND PLUS’ and for HTV ‘WHAT’S ON’ and ‘1ST CUT’ which gave Alistair the opportunity to fine tune his interviewing technique, ‘live’ studio and outside broadcast skills. Alistair also produced, directed and presented a series of holiday programmes called ‘DESTINATIONS’ for SKY TV. Always up for a laugh, Alistair appeared on ‘DALE’S WEDDING’ for BBC 3.

Radio

His great voice lends itself to radio. Alistair was regularly heard on LBC presenting a four-hour weekly talk show and a music show on NBC l06.4FM. Alistair toured with an INDEPENDENT RADIO road show sponsored by Philips, hosting on air broadcasts and presenting ‘live’ to large audiences around the country.

Live

A natural ability to work and hold a live audience makes Alistair an attractive proposition to the corporate and commercial market. His clients include BOOTS, BT, BRITISH AIRWAYS, HEATHROW EXPRESS, LITTLEWOODS, MARS, MICROSOFT, NAT WEST LIFE, PEUGEOT, SAINSBURY’S HOMEBASE, SMITHS CRISPS, SONY AND VAUXHALL.

Theatre

Alistair’s acting career has paralleled his presenting career. An early stage career began with BUTLINS touring the camps up and down the country. He has gone on to perform, sing and dance in ‘KEYNOTES LIVE’, and acted in many plays including leading roles in ‘SUDDENLY AT HOME’, ‘RELATIVELY SPEAKING’ and ’SPRING AND PORT WINE’. Pantomime performances include playing the role of ‘JACK’ in ‘JACK AND THE BEANSTALK’ at the THEATRE ROYAL, Hanley. ‘SILLY BILLY’ in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at the GORDON CRAIG THEATRE in Stevenage. SILLY BILLY in MOTHER GOOSE at the SECOMBE CENTRE Sutton. SIMPLE SIMON in JACK AND THE BEANSTALK at the ANVIL THEATRE Basingstoke and BUTTONS in CINDERELLA at the EMPIRE THEATRE Consett.