Edmond Wells as John Cleese

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  • Lookalike
  • London

Edmond will provide the sort of service you would expect from a "Top Class Torquay Hotelier"; from Interactive Receptions to Full On Fawlty Towers Theme Nights. Also available are some of the best-loved John Cleese characters.

Price from £549 + travel

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* One of the UK's top lookalikes!
* Available as Basil Fawlty and other of John Cleese's best-loved characters
* Top actor and impersonator as well as great lookalike

Edmond has enjoyed a succesful career starting as a professional John Cleese impersonator, and character actor, with 16 years professional experience in this role. He has performed in 14 different countries, including Europe, the Middle East, USA and Canada. At 6’ 7” tall, he is the same height, looks and persona.

“You know, you really do look like me.” Quote from John Cleese, the “Grand Fromage” himself!

Edmond has had over 1000 bookings and appeared on television on numerous occasions. Adverts for blue chip companies such as Motorola, British Gas, and Allied Healthcare, promotions for the NHS, Corporate entertainments for Lloyds, Nat West, Dell Computers, Warners Leisure, Price Waterhouse Cooper, HSBC and more.

Different levels of service are provided for the many ranging types of events. Usually in the guise of Basil Fawlty or Monty Python characters. Also Agent “Q” and "Jaws" from the Bond series and "Hagrid" from Harry Potter!

Edmond is also a Member of the UK School of Professional Toastmasters, so that protocol for announcements as a toastmaster can be adhered to and also modified to suit one of the many characters.

“So what has Edmond Wells ever done for us”?
There are three basic types of events that Edmond is called for:

1) Corporate Events
These are generally meet and greet work as an ice breaker at receptions, and / or interactive work in character around the dining room tables.

2) Weddings and Parties
Again, this would be covered with the above, but may introduce any of the examples below to suit, depending on the bias for full-on entertainment or supplementary or secondary with other acts.

3) Formal Presentations
Qualified as a Member of the UK School of Toastmasters, Edmond often. works on stage for awards, raffles and auctions.

4) Promotion and Advertising
This encompasses commercials and corporate training videos, exhibition stand work, and TV appearances.

And now for somewhere completely different...A few of the more recent venues & Clients

Price Waterhouse Cooper at the Millenium Hotel London
The Daily Mail Gala Night at Hampton Court Palace London
Madame Tussauds London
Madame Tussauds Las Vegas USA
Mr September - Peugeot Calender 2003
Sky TV - 3 days Livingstone Scotland
Lloyds Bank
SNS Bank
Dell Computers Dublin
Compaq Computers at Danesfield House at Marlow on Thames
Casio Electronics (The MD made a very admirable "Manuel")
Motorolla Mobile Phones, Hilton Park Lane London & Birmingham
The De Vere Belfry Hotel Wishaw Birmingham
Thorntons Chocolates at Keele University
Freshers night at Portsmouth University
Telenor- Scandinavian mobile and land line communications.
Brittanic Asset Management at Chez Gerard Covent Garden London
The Radio Times Celebration Party-London
PC World Stores as "Acting Manager" numerous
SHL Staff Recruitment
Hyundai Cars
Brannigans - Chicago Rock Cafe - Jumpin Jaks - numerous
The Institute of Health Services Management
The Mermaid Hotel - Rye - East Essex (See anecdotes)
Natural History Museum London
Stringfellows London (Allegedly your honour)!


Default lineup: 1 performer

Ideal for Corporate Events, Weddings, Private Parties and Company Launches. Mix n Mingle, Meet n Greet, photographs, ice breaker at parties.

Performance Times

Up to 2 hour performance (with a break)

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Up to 3 hours (with breaks)

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Price from £549 + travel from London

Based on 1 person performing up to 2 hours of mix and mingle

  • East of England From £549
  • South East From £562
  • East Midlands From £575
  • Wales From £595
  • West Midlands From £614
  • Yorkshire and the Humber From £627
  • South West From £647
  • North West From £653
  • North East From £680
  • Scotland From £719

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“Dear Ed, I wanted to thank you for coming to entertain at our event last night. All our clients had a wonderful time and thoroughly enjoyed your act as John Cleese. Thank you again for assisting in making our evening such a success. Kind regards Georgie ”

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