6.00pm Registration opens & drinks reception begins
7.20pm DCD Welcome by CEO George Rockett
7.25pm Chain of Hope Charity Partner speech by Ainsley Harriott
7.30pm Dinner is served
8.45pm Charity Raffle Prize Draw with Awards Host Stephen K Amos and Ainsley Harriott
8.50pm Opening address by Chair of the Judging
9.00pm Stephen K Amos performance
9.20pm Introduction to DCD Awards 2019 and announcement of Winners
10.10pm Closing comments by Stephen K Amos
Stephen K Amos
Stephen K Amos has charmed and entertained audiences all over the world with his natural, assured delivery and his honest, original material. A gifted actor, Amos has impressed critics with his performances on stage and screen and has proved he is one of the most unique comedy voices of his generation but demonstrated a penchant for drama roles. Comfortable as a performer, presenter, actor and guest there is no doubt that Amos will retain his position as one of the nation's favourite comedians for a long time to come.
After almost three decades as one of the country’s favourite TV chefs, Ainsley Harriott has become something of a national institution. Best known for his twenty-one series’ of Ready, Steady, Cook, and with many solo primetime cooking series under his belt, he has become the master of fresh, fun, accessible cuisine. Ainsley trained at Westminster College before a career in London’s top hotels and restaurants – and with his years of experience working in professional kitchens, he has developed a deep understanding of his craft. He is also a best-selling author and has sold over two million books worldwide.