I am Marc Blakewill, an experienced speech writer, who can write you a speech you can’t wait to deliver. I use my background as a TV comedy writer for the BBC, ITV and C4 to write speeches full of wit and warmth.

From writing sitcom episodes, I understand storytelling; from writing sketches, I understand how to craft gags; and from directing comedy shows, I understand the unique demands of live performance. Couple this with over ten years’ experience offering speech writing services, and I can be trusted to deliver.

So, if you are in need of a great speech for a wedding or any other occasion, I would love to put my writing skills at your service.

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Professional Speech Writing Services That I Offer

Bespoke wedding speech – you fill in a questionnaire, I write you a unique speech from scratch. From the welcomes and thanks, to the jokes and the heartfelt. Edits included. 

Last-minute Best Man speech – I can turn around a written speech within 48 hours. You are just one click away from removing all that stress.

After-dinner speech – from birthdays to golf club dinners and work events, I can craft you an elegant and engaging speech that hits the spot.

Whatever your speaking role, I have tips on how to craft a knock-out speech. Everything from coming up with ideas to delivery on the day. There are also more details on the professional speech writing services I provide.

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Best Man Speech

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Groom's Speech

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Father of the Bride Speech

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After-Dinner Speech

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Your Speech Starts Here… But what’s the process?

2. I'll send you out a short questionnaire

I garner the key info and stories to help bring your speech alive with humour and warmth.

3. I write your speech

I craft your speech and email it to you within the agreed deadline. (Last-minute package also available)

4. We refine the speech

I'll make as many changes as you want to hit the perfect note.

5. You NAIL it on the day

You stand up knowing you’ve got a tightly written, well-balanced speech armed with killer gags.

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Why Choose All Write On The Night For Your Speech Writing?

  • Experience - I’ve written hundreds of wedding speeches for happy customers.
  • Reviews - my speech writing services are highly rated on Trustpilot (“Excellent”) and Hitched.
  • Referrals - lots of my work comes from returning customers and word of mouth. I’ve become people’s trusted go-to professional speech writer.
  • Focus on quality – I never take on too much work. I devote proper care and time to each speech.
  • Satisfaction – the type of speech you get has been drafted several times, so clients seldom ask for changes. However, I always offer unlimited revisions till your wedding speech is just right.
  • Flexibility – this is a tailored service - if the speech you require is mid-way between an edit and a full speech, I can do that. Just tell me what you need.
  • Approachability – whether we communicate over email or phone/video call, I love to make the process fun and stress-free.
  • Me – you get me (a great speech writer) and my unique experience, not an unknown writer.

My writing background includes sketches for BBC’s Horrible Histories and ITV’s 2DTV and Off Their Rockers. I’ve also written countless gags for BBC radio and material for The Weakest Link and The 11 O’Clock Show. As an author, my work includes The Brexit Cookbook which was featured in the national papers in Britain.

I also write greetings cards with one of my comedy ranges winning a Henry, “the Oscars of the greetings card world”.

So if you use my speech writing services, you’ll get the same focus, pride and professionalism as throughout my writing career.

Popular Speech Writing Packages

Bespoke wedding speech

  • From the info you give me (via questionnaire, video call or phone), I craft a speech that flows from top to bottom and hits all the right notes. From great original gags to warmly sincere lines, it’ll be a speech the guests will long remember.

Wedding speech edit

  • Take your speech to the next level. You send me your draft and I can polish it, slim it down or lengthen it, add more jokes and a better flow. Why not send your speech for a free opinion now?

Last-Minute Best Man speech

  • Run out of time or inspiration? Buy the package and you’ll automatically get sent a questionnaire. Within 48 hours I send back a high-quality, original speech packed with great jokes. Just click below.

After-dinner speech

  • My speech writing help and services have been delivered by people celebrating birthdays and household names doing award ceremonies. Whatever the occasion, I can write the speech you need. 100% discretion. No one will ever know you’ve used me.