Drew Cameron is an award winning ‘stand-up chameleon’. A Comedy Impressionist based in Brighton, performing at Weddings, Corporate & Private Parties Worldwide!
To assist you in booking Brighton Based Comedy Impressionist, Drew Cameron your upcoming event, we recently had a Q&A session with them!
Q. What are the most common events that you perform at?
A. Weddings, Corporate functions, Parties, Fund raising events, Golf and Social clubs.
Q. How long have you been in the entertainment industry?
A. Since the age of 13 when I won Opportunity Knocks on the Clapometer and went on to go to Stage School in London with Phil Collins and Jack Wild, where I appeared on many films and TV. I then opened up a full time, professional Stage School called Shandy Stage School, based in Brighton. A hugely successful day school for 6-16 year olds. I became a Headmaster and a Fellow of the International Dance Teachers Association. Now I am back ‘treading the boards’.
Q. On average, how much do you cost to hire? A. Average is £500.
Q. Is there audience interaction in your act? A. My Meet and Greet characters are what I use to interact with the audience. Del Boy, Uncle Albert, Mr Bean, Ali G, Ozzy, Michael Caine, Victor Meldrew. My stand up is separate from my meet and greet characters.
Q. What’s your most favourite gig to date and why? A. Compering for Sir Brian May CBE on his Rock Concert in aid of his Wildlife charity. I also run a wildlife sanctuary.
Q. Whereabouts have you played in the country/world?
A. I have performed all over the world.
Q. Describe your act in 5 words. A. Award Winning, Stand Up Chameleon.
Q. What do you personally enjoy most about performing? A. Making people happy.
Q. What’s the biggest crowd you have performed to so far? A. About 1000.
Q. Performing your act, what’s your biggest achievement so far? A. Not getting buzzed off on BGT!! but also being voted ‘Best new Comedian’ on ITV.
Q. Do you have any overtime charges if the event runs late? A. No.
Q. Is you act child-friendly? A. Yes, my comedy and impressions is suitable for all ages.
Q. Do you have any video links on your Profile for a booker to view your act? A. Yes there are several videos of Drew Cameron at work on my profile.
Q. Can you tailor your act to the booker’s requirements?
A. Yes I am very experienced to adjusting my performance.
Q. What is the average duration of your act?
A. 50 minutes is the average time of my stand up comedy impressions act. That doesn’t include any lookalikes.
Q. Are there any cancellation fees? A. Only a deposit that is required.
Q. What sets your act apart from your competition? A. My act is very unique in its ideas and presentation.
Q. Do you have an idea age-range? A. My act suits all ages.
Q. What was your worst gig and why?
A. Technically, it was a few years ago when a woman in my audience laughed so much that she passed away soon after I had finished. I know that because the next day the widower rang me up to book me for her wake!!!! It was a celebration of her life and strangely the show went very well.
Q. Do you have an interval?
A. I only have an interval if I’m performing my lookalike characters before my stand-up routine.
Q. Are you insured for Public Liability?
A. I am insured for Public Liability.
Q. Do you sell any merchandise?
A. I don’t have anymore merchandise left after being a finalist on BGT.
Q. Are there any other services you can provide, such as MC’ing?
A. As well as my stand-up comedy impressions, and my lookalike meet and greet characters, I can MC and also sing some songs.
Q. Do you require a meal?
A. Most times I don’t require a meal.
Q. Would there be any fees that the booker is not accounting for?
A. All travel fees are included in the quote I give for my performances.
Q. What kind of outfit will you wear?
A. For my stand-up comedy impressions, I wear a suit and for my lookalike characters of Del boy, Uncle Albert, Mr Bean, Ali G, Ozzy, Victor Meldrew and Michael Caine, I wear the proper costume.
Q. Do you use flashing lights in your act?
A. No flashing lights in my impressions.
Q. Do you require help to set up your equipment/set-up?
A. No, the equipment that I use is very easy for me to set up.
Q. Do you have a back-up plan if there is a malfunction with the equipment?
A. My comedy impressions are loosely based on being very flexible and adapting to the event.
Q. Would you say you have a good rapport with your audience?
A. My celebrity impressions and lookalike greetings have a strong rapport with the audience. Del Boy, Uncle Albert and Mr Bean particularly.
Q. Does your pricing change during popular seasons?
A. During the Christmas period it can be more expensive and in the week it can sometimes be slightly cheaper.
If you are looking to hire an amazing and talented live Comedy Impressionist for your Corporate or other event, view Brighton Based Comedy Impressionist, Drew Cameron’s publicity here!