You’ve been asked to give an ‘after dinner’ speech. The vague title of this page says it all. Your role is rarely specific and there is no template to follow. The key will be to achieve the all-important balance of sincerity and humour, whilst making your speech as relevant and appropriate as possible. Easy!
Before reading please be aware that we are here to help. We can write a speech for you from scratch or edit a draft that you have already made a start on. Here are some of the audiences we are regularly approached to write about: