Joanna Lumley OBE

Actress and Former Model

Joanna Lumley is a beloved British actress, presenter, and activist whose career has left an indelible mark on the world of entertainment. Her remarkable journey began on the stages of London's West End before catapulting her to international fame through her iconic role as the eternally inebriated, fashion-obsessed Patsy in the award-winning Absolutely Fabulous.

"One of the UK's best loved & most respected actresses"

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  • Host and Awards
  • Entertainment
  • Behind the Scenes of a Legendary Career
  • Conservation and Environmental Stewardship
  • Women's Empowerment


She presents in English.

How she presents

Joanna effortlessly captivates audiences with her eloquence, poise, and a remarkable ability to connect on a personal level. She exudes warmth and authenticity, creating an atmosphere of genuine connection and empathy.

Books & Media

  • A Queen for All Seasons: A Celebration of Queen Elizabeth II
  • Absolutely: A Memoir
  • The Magic Key to Charm: Instructions for a Delightful Life (with Eileen Ascroft)
  • No Room for Secrets (autobiography)

In Detail

Born in Kashmir, India, Joanna Lumley's glittering career spans stage, television and film, with her big break as a Bond girl in 1969. She has been a regular on our screens ever since and proved her acting credentials in roles such as Purdey in the New Avengers and films roles in The Pink Panther and Shirley Valentine. Beyond her acting prowess, Joanna is celebrated for her tireless advocacy for human rights, environmental conservation, and social justice. Her role as a UNICEF UK Ambassador and her dedication to causes such as women's empowerment, children's rights, and the preservation of the natural world underscore her commitment to making a positive impact on society.


Joanna Lumley is an iconic and captivating speaker known for her illustrious career in entertainment and her unwavering commitment to social causes. With grace, wit, and a magnetic presence, Joanna enchants audiences, sharing captivating stories from her life's journey and her passionate advocacy for various humanitarian and environmental issues.


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Inspirational Awards Lunch

Joanna Lumley was fun, friendly and engaged the audience. Joanna was professional but very approachable. She tailored her content to our theme and overall was excellent.

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