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British term for someone who introduces television acts or cabarets etc

act as a master of ceremonies

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WEDNESDAY The Midweek Comedy Cabaret, The Stand, Glasgow Steven Dick and Gary Little compere and headline at night of new comedians.
The Comperes taught their Creek students, ministered to small communities of Christians of various races living in the Creek Nation, and reported to their supporters what they learned about Creek culture.
Among the Creeks, as in Jamaica, the abolitionist Comperes found a receptive audience for Christianity among black slaves.
But 75 per cent of his material was funny and you just knew he would be a prolific writer, " said Maria, who was forced to compere the early shows out of necessity.
THURSDAY The Thursday Show, The Stand, Edinburgh Local comedy stars Louis Ramey, Graeme Thomas, Diane Morgan and Garry Dobson usher in the weekend with the help of compere Susan Calman.
Danny James and Jon Mayor compere alongside Jason John Whitehead, Kerry Godli-man and Howard Read.
Bob Warman, who does such a great job as MC, will be joined by his BBC counterpart, Nick Owen, as joint compere.
Sixth formers Ellie Vaughan, Amber Kerins, Ria Toal, Olivia Allen and Lydia Reilly ran the show with comperes Sam Grant and Ellis Curran.
Roula Samaha, chairwoman of Birmingham Future's BYPY committee, said: "We're proud to carry on our great tradition of securing comperes who have made it to the top of their respective professions and are passionate about succeeding in business.
R David comperes for the evening alongside main acts Geoff Boyz, Alan Carr and Gavin Webster.
Tim, who was one of the first comperes at the prestigious Comedy Store in London, will be headlining at the Comedy Junction show on Thursday.
SHOWTIME: Michelle Lewis with comperes Stan Boardman and Craig Phillips Picture: MARTIN BIRCHALL
I'M A celebrity star Jennie Bond will swap the Australian jungle for West Midlands horticulture when she comperes a prestigious annual gardening competition.
25pm PARADISE TENT: Compere Howard Read, 8pm; Patrick Monahan, 8.
THERE are no easy jobs in stand-up, but in many ways being the compere for the evening is more difficult than being the headliner.