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Britain's first and only Olympic ski jumper hosted an evening at the home and joined residents for a three-course supper before giving an after-dinner speech.
Mr Thorne later entertained guests with an after-dinner speech.
TROUBLED football legend Paul Gascoigne is enjoying some welcome success - an after-dinner speech he is planning for Compton Hospice has nearly sold out.
The trainer, the only one from the current crop to have saddled the winner of the Gold Cup, Champion Hurdle and Grand National, is hosting the event and giving the after-dinner speech at Von Essen's Lower Slaughter Manor in Gloucestershire.
I was fortunate enough to be asked to do an after-dinner speech celebrating 100 years of Hampden and Denis was one of the guests of honour.
Otherwise, why would they write book after book and haunt the after-dinner speech circuit?
Additionally, the social highpoint of the event was the Awards dinner (see back page) with an after-dinner speech by Cao Kai Xing, General Secretary of the China Anti-Counterfeiting Technology Association.
Richmond was involved in the escalation of an Arab claim that the Zionists were poised to destroy the Dome of the Rock: a claim based on naive drawings from Zionist folklore and a literal interpretation of a metaphor used by Alfred Mond in an after-dinner speech.
Charlton Heston made an inadvertent case for concealed-carry permits by conversing with himself in an after-dinner speech.
As for humans, Morley says the lesson is that to be most memorable, the after-dinner speech should be given before dinner.
And so on--language so blandly benign, so odorlessly decent, that it seems to have been hastily glued together for an after-dinner speech.
According to The Daily Star, the ex-Ryder Cup captain was discharged from hospital two weeks after collapsing before his after-dinner speech at an Aberdeen hotel.
The ex-Ryder Cup captain collapsed while about to give an after-dinner speech at a hotel in Aberdeen.
Anyone who has ever given an after-dinner speech will know what the man has been through.
The only drawback was being unable to sleep on Saturday night after my after-dinner speech.