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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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After the visit to Princess Royal, Simon travelled to Theatre Severn to act as compere for the Shrewsbury International Comedy Festival - in character as Lee.
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.
WE'RE NO ANGELS: Punters at club take turns to groan into microphone; RISQUE: Compere; Garth Cruickshanks
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.
Clockwise from top left, compere for Carey's comedy night on August 7 Windsor and taking the stage James Loveridge, Paul Ricketts and Jeff Innocent
Danny James and Jon Mayor compere alongside Jason John Whitehead, Kerry Godli-man and Howard Read.
Next year's annual fundraising lunch for a journalists' charity is to feature two comperes in honour of the special guest.
Sixth formers Ellie Vaughan, Amber Kerins, Ria Toal, Olivia Allen and Lydia Reilly ran the show with comperes Sam Grant and Ellis Curran.
He said: "I was once a young professional myself, starting off in the severe recession of the late 70s and early 80s, and for those with ideas and drive a downturn can be a great time to get going." 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." The event takes place on June 4 at the International Convention Centre.
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
COMPERES: Stickleback Plasticus; BALANCING ACT: Unicyclists will be among the attractions
I'M A celebrity star Jennie Bond will swap the Australian jungle for West Midlands horticulture when she comperes a prestigious annual gardening competition.
today MAIN STAGE: The Ellipsis, 6.15pm; Luna Kiss, 7.05pm; Space, 8pm; The Boomtown Rats, 9.15pm ROCK TENT: Wilde, 6.25pm; Signs of Fire, 7pm; The Prophets, 7.40pm; Black Peaks, 8.25pm; Neck Deep, 9.25pm PARADISE TENT: Compere Howard Read, 8pm; Patrick Monahan, 8.20pm; Ava Vidal, 8.50pm; Compere Chris Brooker, 9.25pm; Jonathan Mayor, 9.45pm; Mitch Benn, 10.05pm ACOUSTIC STAGE: Compere Sam McNulty, 6.30pm; The Caprines, 7pm; Reid Currie, 7.30pm; Glyn Finch, 8pm; Nicky Ager, 8.30pm; Pembroke Tenneson, 9pm; Danny Ansell, 9.30pm .