Speaker Client Feedback

 Client FeedbackThe following are quotations from letters received following the costumed presentation, “For Crying Out Loud!”, by Chester’s Town Crier, David Mitchell: 

client feedbackThank you very much for speaking at our lunch today.  Your talk was highly entertaining and just what we were looking for.  The feedback from our members has been excellent.  Also, your greeting of members as they arrived and announcement of the lunch being served added to the atmosphere of the occasion. Many thanks for making the event a success. The Bank of Scotland Pensioners Association

Just a note to say a really big thank you for your performance at Redhill. I had so many positive comments that I lost count. I have now had the results of the questionnaire back, and every comment is also great. They particularly loved the town crying on a horse story – which I confess had me crying with laughter. We all enjoyed it immensely. Campers and Caravanners Christian Fellowship

On behalf of everyone involved with the AIT Conference held last week at The Chester Grosvenor may I say a massive thank you for entertaining us in such style at the Conference Dinner. Association of Inhalation Toxicologists

We certainly enjoyed your company. Never before have I seen so many ladies wanting to be photographed with the guest speaker, and your outfit is amazing. Rochdale Woman of the Year Luncheon

I shouldn’t think I need to tell you how well your talk went today. Everyone left with smiles on their faces which speaks for itself. Robin Hood Theatre Luncheon Club

I have received so many calls this morning and everyone said how much they enjoyed your talk. Thank you so much. Runcorn Heath TWG

I write to offer our sincere thanks for a great evening. I am sure we will be talking about our 52nd Charter night for some years to come. Your talk was both humorous and factual which was just what Rotarians like!! Stowmarket Rotary Club

Thank you so much for your most amusing and informative talk.  I heard nothing but positive comments from the members who were lucky enough to attend and you certainly gave us a most entertaining start to our season.  Bowden Lecture Society

Our members are still talking about your hugely successful performance. Well done, and thank you. Market Harborough Business Ladies Luncheon Club

On behalf of Tony and the committee, I would like to thank you for the talk which you gave to the Northwich & District Heritage Society last Friday evening. Your blend of humour, heritage and historical interest was perfect for our members. Many members commented that you were one of the best speakers we have had for many years. I have no hesitation in recommending you to any other Society and wish you well in your travels.  Northwich & District Heritage Society 

Many thanks for a superb and entertaining speech on Thursday night, your humour and stories were enjoyed by all. We also appreciated you joining with the group as MC. which was a nice touch and went down well. Northwich 41 Club

I write to thank you for the excellent presentation you gave to the Buckley Society last night it was extremely informative, well-illustrated and greatly appreciated. The enthusiasm with which people bought your book was a measure of the interest you raised. The Buckley Society

We were delighted that you were able to make the journey down, and thank you again for such a splendid afternoon.  You’ll be pleased to know that I have had several phone calls from ladies saying how very much they enjoyed your talk and what a ‘splendid’ and ‘lovely’ chap you are!  Quorn WI

Thank you very much for your very illuminating and entertaining talk to Malpas Field Club yesterday.  We had lots of complimentary remarks afterwards from our members. Malpas Field Club

Many thanks for such a fantastic presentation at Mollington for the Ladies lunch, the feedback has been amazing. Mollington Banastre Hotel

Having been recommended to me following your attendance at our National International Luncheon, we found that the plaudits were fully deserved – in fact, they did not do you the full justice.   I hope that you felt the satisfaction as strongly as us to hear the laughter, not only during your talk, but continuing as our members took their homeward journey. South Manchester Federation of Townswomen’s Guilds

What a super supper on Friday! Everyone enjoyed the evening. Thank you for making the event such a success. I have been sent so many emails and had phone calls saying what a fantastic evening people had – all down to you. Neston URC

The ladies were unanimous in their view that your talk was thoroughly enjoyable and was both amusing and informative. Thank you so much for contributing to the success of our Christmas lunch. Yoxall Ladies Lunch Club

I wanted to pass on the Club’s thanks for your entertaining contribution to our recent Charter Night. Your talk was exactly right for the occasion and the feedback following the event was very complimentary. Your well-told anecdotes had the audience enthralled and your interaction with people during your talk kept everyone on their toes! Wrexham Rotary Club

Thank you so much for a magnificent presentation last night- our members were absolutely delighted with it as shown by their laughter and the many compliments you received afterwards.  One of our members told me that she thought you were one of the best speakers we have ever had which is praise indeed and well-deserved for a most interesting, informative and extremely entertaining talk.  Your passion for your subject came over in every word and led to so many people buying your book afterwards, proof indeed of the interest you had stimulated. North Staffordshire National Trust Association

It was certainly very different from anything we had heard, or seen, before. Several people told me it was the best ever at the Club: as we have had some very good speakers that is a unique compliment. For us it was an unforgettable afternoon of brilliant entertainment. The Manor Gatehouse Club, Wirral

Every person present enjoyed your talk…it was knowledgeable and entertaining, serious and comical. National Association of Retired Police Officers

A really professional performance and so much appreciated. Association of Larger Local Councils

I would like to thank you very much for your excellent contribution to the success of my Charter Night Celebration. The impact you made dressed up in all your finery, followed by your highly entertaining talk, had the place buzzing.  President, Bala-Penllyn Rotary Club

From your reception it was quite clear that members felt themselves most royally entertained and that, without doubt, you set the seal on everyone’s festive season in grand, traditional style. West Kirby Probus Club

client feedbackEveryone I have spoken to at the lunch has said how enjoyable it was to have someone who joined in our celebration from the moment he arrived, mixed with as many as he could, gave us wonderful pictures of his experiences, and stayed on to talk to anyone who wanted to talk to him. Bromborough Walkers

He gave a brilliant and very witty speech. United Christian Broadcasters Ltd.

A considerable number of people have come to me and said what a great night it was, and how much they enjoyed your speech. A great speaker is a central part of making such an evening a success, and this certainly proved to be the case for us.  Rotary Club of West Houghton

Can I thank you for the very excellent speech you gave to our Rotary Christmas Lunch…I have had many telephone calls from Rotarians after your engaging and amusing speech. I would thoroughly recommend you. Liverpool Rotary Club

On behalf of the members I would like to express their thanks for your very entertaining after dinner talk at our Christmas meeting. The feedback I received was excellent. Sutton Coldfield Antiques Circle

You have a rare and valuable talent, that of bringing happiness and the medicine of laughter to the lives of people in a world too often tinged with sadness. Barton Under Needwood Civic Society.

Without doubt you will rank as one of the most interesting speakers we have had. Bournemouth Literary Luncheon Club

We appreciated your coming in your Town Crier costume and your presentation was one that will be remembered for a long time to come and with great fondness. Peterborough Ladies Luncheon Club

You had our members eating out of the palm of your hand from the moment you appeared in all your finery. It is not often we are moved to weep with laughter but several members complained of stomach ache brought on from laughing so much…you certainly entertained us ‘right royally’. Goosetrey WI

It was nice that you mingled with the ladies before and during the Luncheon and got them involved. Your talk was both humorous and informative, with your robes adding colour to the occasion. A great success, thank you. Dorset Ladies Luncheon Club

The talk was not only a visual delight, but was truly thrilling as you held the audience spellbound at every word. Chester Inner Wheel

Many thanks for making our ladies supper evening such a success. You are the talk of the club! From start to finish you made it a very special, unforgettable occasion.” Lady Captain, Bramall Park Golf Club

We all thoroughly enjoyed your after dinner address: it was a most entertaining evening. Lady Captain, Royal Berkdale Golf Club

My sides were aching with laughter. Many ladies said ‘It was the best talk we have ever had.’ Stratford on Avon Ladies Luncheon Club

From a personal point of view, I do not think that I have ever seen the ladies laugh so much or so heartily! Everyone went home in a very happy mood…People are still coming up to me to say how much they enjoyed your tales. Cardiff Ladies Luncheon Club

The feedback has been very good, the word ‘brilliant’ being the one most used in describing your talk and the way you presented it. Chesterfield Federation of Townswomen’s Guilds

Your performance was professional, informative and very entertaining…The event was made extra special by your welcoming our guests and by your encouraging the participation of the audience in your storytelling. Charter Lunch of Soroptomist International of Chesterfield and District

The general verdict on the visit was: ‘Excellent’.  Mr Mitchell speaks clearly and has an excellent delivery.  His stories were amusing and held everyone’s attention.  He created a good rapport with his audience and stimulated questions – always a good sign.  One lady was heard to say ‘Absolutely wonderful!’ as she left the event. Alderley Edge Ladies Luncheon Club

They are all saying you are the best we’ve ever had!” Secretary, Abersoch Ladies Luncheon Club

It is a great pleasure to enjoy entertainment which is original, witty and inoffensive. The Elizabethan Luncheon Club Sutton Coldfield

All agreed we have never enjoyed a speaker so much. The laughter continued long after you had gone. Huyten Park Conservative Club

“Wow! Thanks to you the meeting was a tremendous success and the feedback totally appreciative.” Birkenhead Conservatives Ladies Luncheon Club

His talk entitled ‘For Crying Out Loud!’ was interesting, enthralling and hilarious. His costume was magnificent and he greeted each lady with a kiss on her hand which was so charming and courteous. Out of Town Luncheon Club, Near Leicester

The unanimous opinion was that David’s presentation was absolutely wonderful. His style and humour kept us all enthralled for almost an hour. The stories he told has us all literally doubled over with laughter and he included all the audience from the very start. He weaves his experiences and tales into a brilliant speech which we would highly recommend to anyone.  Leeds Women’s Luncheon Club

It is rare these days to listen to somebody who can deliver with such perfect timing and bring to life so vividly such amusing stories! It was a most entertaining and humorous occasion and one which will be remembered by our ladies for a long time. Nelson Ladies Dinner Club

I am just writing to say thank you for the excellent talk you gave at our Ruby Anniversary Dinner, it was very humorous and entertaining. I have received several thank you notes from members saying how much they enjoyed the evening and especially your performance. Romiley Floral Art Guild

You made it a very special Christmas meeting for us with your entertaining and amusing talk. I thank you, most particularly, for the way you involved the ladies in your talk and made such an effort to go round to the tables welcoming our members. We had a great afternoon’s entertainment and I can thoroughly recommend your presentation on all counts. Stockport Ladies Luncheon Club

The ladies of the Luncheon Club were captivated by your talk and I have received a host of complimentary remarks. Many of the members consider that your talk was one of the best, if not THE best, that we have had. Wrekin Ladies Luncheon Club

Where do I start? It was brilliant, you are a star. Articulate, funny, refreshing, the whole evening was tinged with perfection and brought a feeling of well-being and happiness to the celebration.  Manchester Flower Lovers Guild

It is always refreshing to look out at a sea of faces and know that everyone goes home with a smile on their face and you certainly achieved that!  Wakefield Ladies Luncheon Club

What a splendid entertainment you gave us at The Bridge Hotel Ladies Lunch today. You had them all in stitches. Your stories were not at all what we had expected ~ but so hysterically funny. You really deserve that Oscar nomination ~ your timing was superb. Thank you for starting our year off with a bang.  The Bridge Hotel Ladies Lunch

On behalf of the Mid Cheshire Branch of the European Union of Women I would like to thank you most sincerely for attending our Annual Dinner and making it very special…I have not seen my members laugh so much for a long time. Everyone went home in a happy mood. Mid Cheshire Branch of the European Union of Women

The Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts Club has had many speakers on a variety of topics but none which has prompted such rapt attention and amusement as your talk ‘For Crying Out Loud!’ The Rolls-Royce Enthusiasts Club

I have received many letters of congratulation following the meeting ~ it is clear you have been a great hit with the members. It is our aim, after the serious side, to send the members home with smiles on their faces and without doubt you ensured that this was the case this year. Lancashire Federation of Women’s Institutes

I have never had so many comments following a lecture ~ ‘Can he come again?’, ‘We never laughed so much.’ etc. It certainly was a very enjoyable evening and one which will be remembered for a long time to come.  South Cheshire Federation of National Trust Members

What a pleasure it was to have you speak at our Ladies Luncheon Club today. We had been told that you would entertain us most royally… your presentation surpassed our already high expectations…all the members join me in thanking you for a most entertaining hour, a wonderful start to the festive season.  The Burnley Luncheon Club

All the ladies appreciated the way in which they were greeted and ushered into luncheon by someone in such spectacular livery. Everyone was spellbound by both your appearance and the stories you told.  Southport Women’s Luncheon Club

 Our event was a great success and I have received some excellent feedback from our members who thoroughly enjoyed your excellent anecdotes ~ I particularly liked the one about your secret meeting with the horse!  Townswomen’s Guilds International Luncheon

In 11 years of WI, I can honestly say that we have never been as entertained and captivated as we have by you tonight.  Gee Cross WI

 I’ve never seen so many ladies wiping the tears from their eyes. President, Abersoch Ladies Luncheon Club