Lawrence Hilton _ Deon Bischoff A Corporate Comedy Double-Act

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                               Lawrence Hilton & Deon Bischoff

       A Corporate Comedy Double-Act- Comedy Hosts and Entertainers

From hosting black tie formal events to acting as ‘Survivor Day’ sales conferences facilitators, Lawrence
Hilton and Deon Bisschoff have been moving audiences with their hilarious comedy double-act as MC’s and

Unique Show Piece Entertainment

Both take great pride in assisting clients in the creation of unique show piece entertainment packages for
their corporate events. They have been featured in South Africa’s top event magazine - “Eventage” as a
featured act

Not just stand-up!

Lawrence plays the straight comedy counterpart to Deon’s fabulous portrayal of ‘Vera!’ - a most
extraordinary female persona - who utterly charms audiences as Mistress of ceremonies. Their show
combines stand-up, sketch comedy and song as well as Deon’s incredible costumed specialty comedy
impressions that range from Opera to Bollywood styled disco divas.

“Super talented, well organized professionals and a pleasure to work with!" Oct 2007

Lawrence and Deon’s double-act as event hosts and comedy entertainers has been described as “nothing
short of brilliant!” Both have had successful solo entertainment and television careers.

MC and the Entertainers

Highly entertaining and spirited as Master and Mistress of Ceremonies they maintain perfect decorum,
handle all the formalities and are the perfect ice-breakers.

In a recent Tonight article they were dubbed the “proverbial chicken soup for the millennium soul.”

They also provide comic relief in entertainment links and after-dinner cabaret that combine spot on stand-up,
incredible impression and irresistible musical numbers.

Tailor Made Scripting

They are able to adapt their show to suit the event, assist with concept development, tailor-made scripting of
links, program structure, costuming, music track and repertoire selection.

Conference Hosts

Lawrence and Deon as Vera have proved to the perfect conference hosts, and product and service launch
specialist presenters.

Team Spirit

So if you are looking for something different and memorable for your next event, with all humour above the
belt that will build team spirit, and make it all loads of fun, you may not need to look any further than
Lawrence Hilton and Deon Bisschoff.


Uplifting and inspiring, this comedy act is a breath of fresh air with their unique and professional approach.
Lawrence and Deon are pleased to announce…. ANYTHING!

                                           Lawrence Hilton

          “Thanks so much for such an outstanding job at our conference!” Sept 2007

Television Career

Lawrence Hilton has appeared on South African television in many guises. He kicked off his career as the
"Sparman" in the Grand Prix Loerie award winning campaign. Here his improvisational comic talents were
put to good use. He claims during this period to have sold more toilet rolls than any other human. At that
stage he was also seen as a 50/50 field reporter, Melanie's friend on Treasure Hunt and went on to tour the
African continent for the MNet "Afrodisiac" travel series. He also hosted Celebrity Cook Out for Top Billing.


He is a BA Drama graduate (Rhodes) and has appeared in various stage productions from Shakespeare to

Documentary Producer

As documentary producer he directed and presented Siyaphambili– We’re Moving Forward! broadcast on
etv. This social development series focused on South Africans who are moving us in the right direction.


Lawrence has recently appeared on international television commercials as the front man for an Ola Ice
Cream European Summer Campaign, in the UK for Bird’s Eye and in the USA for a well known anti-
depressant, which kind of makes sense if you get to know him!

Corporate Events

Lawrence has appeared at many events in the role of comic host and entertainer, including for the Men's
Health inaugural South African Best Man Awards at the Arabella Sheraton Ballroom, the President’s Sports
Awards amongst many others.

                                              Deon Bischoff

                “Deon’s performance as Vera was no less than superb!” June 2007


Deon Bisschoff is one of South Africa's most brilliant and multi-talented entertainers. He has a repertoire of
some of the most hilarious specialty impressions that have seen him in demand internationally. He recently
completed a summer European tour performing at some of the Mediterranean top venues.


He has been seen on South African television many times. Most recently as one of the 'barflies" in
the Savannah "Dry" ads and as the male lead for the Liquorish Allsorts "Fun Police" commercial.

Cape Town’s Waterfront School of Performing Arts

He also consults to the Waterfront School of Performing Arts with whom he has a long and productive

Cape Town’s On Broadway

Besides being an accomplished entertainer Deon has choreographed many of Cape Town’s On Broadway
productions such as Three Ton's of Fun and You Can't Stop the Music. Deon’s Tour’e De Femme has just
completed a successful season at Cape Town’s On Broadway Theatre. This show featured Deon’s simply
amazing specialty impressions in some of the most spectacular costuming one can imagine.

                             Feedback from recent appearances
La & Vera were amazing!! They definitely exceeded my expectations considering that they had less than a
week to prepare a customized show. The show was perfect! They incorporated the clients brand in the most
imaginative & entertaining way. I would highly recommend them. Super talented, well organized
professionals and a pleasure to work with. Thank you for recommending them! “James Carlsen -Hairy
Munster Productions Oct 2007

“I would like to take this opportunity to thank you so much on doing such an outstanding job at the SPAR
Conference as the TV Anchorman in the Retail Operations presentation. You sure got the audience to
respond very well and the presentation was enjoyed by all. It was such a pleasure working with you again.
The song was fantastic.” Tracey Gawler - TBWA/Hunt/Lascaris Sept 2007

“On behalf of Research Surveys thanks for an outstanding performance on Friday 8th December 2006. Your
professionalism was greatly appreciated and made you a pleasure to work with. The performances certainly
won the company’s approval. Companies hiring your services can be reassured that they will be hiring a
performance second to none.” Beulah Best - Personal Assistant to M Putter (CEO)

“Once again you were simply superb and helped 1000 Hollardites go all the way! From Hollard and me
personally, thank you very much for your stunning show, good humour and brilliant professionalism.” Carel
Nolte - GM Communications J

“The launch song you wrote was a big hit, the reps even sang to the rest of the company at the national
sales conference that followed the launch. Have never encountered that before. You answered the brief
perfectly and as usual exceeded client expectations. You make it so easy for me to recommend you the next
time I have the opportunity.” Derek van Vuuren - Dacs Perceptual management

“Feedback from our conference delegates was phenomenal. La and Vera! really kept the day’s momentum
going. The speakers were impeccably introduced and the comedy after-break refreshers led to a perfect and
attentive reception for the client’s presentation."
Grant Matthews - Event producer

“Lawrence & Deon were hilarious and built up a fantastic atmosphere of fun and laughter. They are both so
professional with a great approach to the work at hand.” Maureen Stanier - C2C Concept to Conclusion

                                             The Approach

    Lawrence and Deon bring a unique approach that fosters team spirit with huge amounts of goodwill.

    •   Complete professionalism & can handle all the formalities.

    •   Provide excellent entertainment links or as after-dinner cabaret.

    •   Exceptional host and entertainment concepts for launch road-shows, conference flagship events
        and as conference MC.

    •   Tailor made scripting and song selection & brainstorm partners.

    •   Loads of experience.

    •   Outrageous takes on style and fashion for the new millennium.

    •   All humor above the belt!

    •   A passionate approach that appeals across the board.

    •   Attentive and understand client's aims and needs.

    •   Lawrence and Deon come to the party and take the funny business seriously!

        Recent appearances include

South Coast Fever 10th Anniversary Celebrations
            Port Shepstone Oct 2007

             Spar Annual Conference
               Sun City Sept 2007

       Emerald Casino VIP Dinner Awards
           Emerald Casino Sept 2007

              Sasol CTI Conference
              Carnival City Aug 2007

             Bayer Shering Launch
    The Westcliff Hotel, Johannesburg July 2007

         Astra Zeneca Sales Conference
         Sibaya Lodge Durban June 2007

               Glaxo Smith Kline
          Arrabella Hermanus May 2007

         Ernst and Young Masked Ball
Cape Town International Convention Centre Nov 2006

              Morgate SA Awards
             Arabella Hermanus 2006

                 Research Surveys
         Alle Bleu, Stellenbosch Dec 2006

         Chemical Initiatives Conference
          Monate Game Lodge June 2007

                Hollard Conference
         La Kleine Zalse Stellenbosch 2006

             Hollard Annual Awards
             Ellangeni, Durban 2006

            RCI Awards Evening
      Champagne Castle Sports Resort 2006

            Batswadi Sales Conference
    Airport Grand Hotel, Johannesburg July 2007

         Watkins Valeur Annual Awards
                Cape Town 2006