Stephen Wells

Notice Period:
Short (maybe less than one month's notice)
Paid: £50 - £80 including travel
23rd October 2020
Entertainment | Holiday | History Culture | Humour

BUTLINS. The Rise and Fall of an Empire

Stephen Wells began as a Butlin's Redcoat and went on to being the Entertainment Executive responsible for booking some of the biggest names in Show Business.

A wonderful and very funny talk fully illustrated and with lots of great stories about the stars, including Cliff Richard, Bob Monkhouse, Jimmy Tarbuck, Des O'Connor, Ringo Starr, Tommy Cooper, Dave Allen, Tommy Trinder, Max Wall and many more.

A fascinating talk for both those who enjoyed Butlin holidays and those who never went. With just £5 Billy Butlin built an empire that appealed to millions! Discover the real 'Hi-Di-Hi!' in this wonderfully humorous illustrated talk.

This entertaining talk is available via ZOOM, and can be booked at short notice.

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About Stephen Wells

Stephen Wells is a professional speaker who is constantly rebooked by audiences throughout the UK If you are looking for a highly entertaining speaker who delights audiences then why not contact Stephen for further information on 01377 259166 or by email at

Stephen has given talks to many and varied groups across the UK including Women’s Institutes, Probus Clubs, U3A’s and Luncheon Clubs. He has frequently appeared for Cunard, P & O and Viking cruises.

Stephen’s subjects include ‘The Story of Butlin’s Holiday Camps,’ The Curious Incident of Agatha Christie, The Magic Circle and the Great Magicians (this includes real magic!) and ‘The Life and Crimes of Jack the Ripper.’

What makes Stephen’s talks so different, is the huge entertainment value that he gives due to his career as an actor and magician who has been an award winning member of the world-famous Magic Circle for more than forty years

The talks all last for 50-60 minutes and allow for questions. Most talks are fully illustrated with optional PowerPoint presentations More details can be found on my website

Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic certain talks are now available through ZOOM. Please contact me for details.

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