Ashley George, Family Entertainer with show's for all ages and any occasion
Q. What do you look for in an entertainer ?
A. Someone who is skilled and experienced, Ashley George is exactly that. You can be sure of fun
from start to finish.
Born in Bow, East London in 1962, Ashley George is the product of a mixed marriage (his mother was a woman and his father was a man!). From a very early age his parents would often take him to the theatre, and so the young Ashley George fell in love with the stage.
His first performances, at the age of about sixteen, were at the prestigious London’s Covent Garden - not the Opera House however, but as a busker and street entertainer in the main piazza. This is where he developed his trademark easy going, chatty comedy style. Traveling around London on roller boots he became an accomplished free skater and soon began to dazzle audiences with his unique disco skating style. Acquiring magical skills from street magicians across Europe, Ashley is an now accomplished magical Entertainer. For the last twenty years holding court at holiday centres, galas, theatres, and cruise ships as well as has appearing in panto.
Never one to drop names Ashley George never mentions his work for the BBC (Play for Today, Stars of the Roller Skate Disco), or his appearance on ITV’s The Six O’clock Show with Michael Aspel or his years working for Qdos Entertainments, one of the U.K.’s most prestigious Entertainments Companies.
A family man, who’s kids keeps him up to speed on what is happening now, Ashley George seamlessly mixes the very best of traditional magic and illusion with contemporary themes …and it is this that gives him his unique all-round appeal . The young, the old, men, women (rich or poor) and even teenagers connect with this funny, thought provoking, charismatic entertainer.