Sandy Strang

‘The Lyrical Gangster’. Chameleon. Entertainer. Laughtermonger.

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Meet ‘The Strang’

MEET SANDY STRANG

Columnist on ‘The Scotsman’, ‘Scotland On Sunday’, ‘The Edinburgh Evening News’, and ‘The Herald’. Wembley Footballer. Nine times Scottish Cricket Cup Finalist. Cambridge Scholar. Linguist. After-Dinner Speaker. Stand-Up Comedian. Sandy Strang. One Man. Many Faces...

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After-Dinner Speaking

Strang’s career as an After-Dinner Speaker and Stand-Up Comedian has seen him named ‘Wag of the Year Glasgow’ in 2007, ‘Wag of Wags’ in 2009, and ‘Wag of the Year Aberdeen’ in 2010, and on 3 February 2012 he elicited this tribute on ‘Twitter’ from BBC’s ‘The Apprentice’ panellist and ITV’s ‘Countdown’ frontman Nick Hewer – ‘Just seen the best act in years – Sandy Strang, comedy genius!’

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Burns Performer

Sandy is vastly experienced in delivering right across the entire spectrum of Burns Suppers and events – from the long-established traditional Burns Clubs – Bridgeton, Irvine, Paisley – to the burgeoning Burns corporate scene – RBS in Edinburgh, NATO North in Stavanger – to smaller, more intimate Burns gatherings.

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Just seen the best act in years – Sandy Strang, comedy genius!

Nick Hewer

AFTER-DINNER SPEAKING

Meet "The Strang" - immensely entertaining and award-winning after-dinner speaker currently in huge demand throughout Britain

Sandy Strang has handled the entire spectrum of speaking engagements, is equally at home addressing audiences of 8, 80 or 800, and specialises in customising his extensive material to the exact requirements of his specific audience and is also very experienced and accomplished at chairing such events

From Aberdeen to Angus; from Bellshill to Belfast; from Coatbridge to Cambridge; from Hamilton to Hampden; from Ladybank to London; from Manchester to Musselburgh; from Newcastle to Newbridge; from Stavanger to Stenhousemuir – just a few of the many venues up and down the land where Sandy has entertained a wide range of audience! Strang has also performed in tandem with many well-known celebrities, entertainers and speakers – Andy Cameron, Chris Tarrant, John Sergeant, Nick Hewer, John Gahagan, Joe Camay, Scott Glynn, John McKelvie, Eric Davidson, Bill Copeland, Jimmy Stirling – and many, many more………….

Tom Nixon, President, Paisley Callans Association

“Thank you so much for bringing The Strang Experience to our dinner. Your manner and style of delivery plus your material is unique on the after-dinner circuit, and had the audience in tears of laughter at your anecdotes and stories.”

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What can I say about Sandy Strang! …Awesome! Brilliant! Book him!

Derek Kenney, Heidelberg UK

BURNS PERFORMER

Sandy is vastly experienced in delivering right across the entire spectrum of Burns Suppers and events – from the long-established traditional Burns Clubs – Bridgeton, Irvine, Paisley – to the burgeoning Burns corporate scene – RBS in Edinburgh, NATO North in Stavanger – to smaller, more intimate Burns gatherings.

Sandy has also performed – twice – before nearly 1,000 people at the self-proclaimed Largest Burns Supper in the World, hosted by the Lord Provost of Glasgow, a prestigious event broadcast worldwide on the internet.

Sandy has also performed in his own one-man Burns show in Oxford, sponsored by Talisker Whisky and Loch Fyne Restaurants

Lady Provost Liz Cameron

“Your ‘Immortal Memory’ was quite frankly the best I have ever heard… Once you had caught our attention with your wit – you were excruciatingly funny!… Words fail me!”

Sandy’s Clients

Burns Supper, London, 2014
Burns Supper, London, 2014
Burns Supper, London, 2014

Journalist

Sandy Strang is an experienced journalist who has had long running columns in The Herald, The Edinburgh Evening News, The Sun and Scotland on Sunday.

 

After God made Ali, he broke the mould: “Forget what you think you know, blusters the promotional tagline as “Ali” fever grips the globe. Will Smith’s reincarnation of the boxing icon, that peerless embodiment of magnetic athlete, cultural and even sexual reverence… [more]” Edinburgh Evening News

Redgrave – Sydney Olympian: “The great Greek tragedian Aeschylus knew a thing or two about life on the edge and surviving at the outer limits. Fear, he said in “The Eumenides”, is good at times; it keeps a watchful place at the heart’s controls… [more]” The Herald

Do not stand at my grave and weep: “When squaddie Stephen Cummins was killed in a terrorist ambush in Londonderry, a poem was found in his pocket… [more]” The Sun

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A masterclass speech! Real gritty intelligent humour! The stand-out speech of the night! Superb!

Raymond O’Hare, President, Institute of Directors, Scotland

Satisfied Clients

Sandy has hundreds of delighted clients

  • Having been to many Sportsman’s Dinners I found it hugely refreshing to hear some new anecdotes and jokes rather than the same old ones being trotted out! Your ‘act’ was excellent, and the feedback from those who attended has been fantastic. Please accept our gratitude for making our night such a success.

    Richard Laidlaw, Social Organizer, Kilmarnock CC
  • Thanks so much for such a wonderful performance at our Dinner. The response from the audience has been unanimous in praise of you. So many memorable moments!

    Alex Watson, President, The 49 Wine & Spirit Club of Scotland
  • 60 minutes of superb entertainment – a cosmopolitan repertoire of jokes and impersonations. Everyone present at our Spring Luncheon has sung your praises!

    Colin Neill, President. The 40 Club, Scotland
  • Absolutely delighted with everything about your performance. The night was a great success – of which you were a big part!

    Billy McSorley, Chairman, Lodge St John Kilwinning
  • Thank you so much for bringing The Strang Experience to our dinner. Your manner and style of delivery plus your material is unique on the after-dinner circuit, and had the audience in tears of laughter at your anecdotes and stories.

    Tom Nixon, President, Paisley Callans Association
  • Thank you so much for last night – you were fantastic – hilarious!!!

    Iain Mitchell, President, Grangemouth Rotary Club
  • We thoroughly enjoyed your hilarious speech at the charity dinner in aid of our ‘Big Build’ Appeal Fund, and it was wonderful to hear you speak so warmly about Marie Curie Cancer Care and our work

    Caroline Hughes, Capital Appeal Team, Marie Curie Hospice, Glasgow

 

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