Best Men Podcast with Jason Manford & Steve Edge

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The Best Men podcast, hosted by Jason Manford and Steve Edge, recently featured an episode dedicated to the art of delivering unforgettable best man speeches. They were joined by Speechy’s founder, our very own Heidi Ellert-McDermott, who shared valuable insights on crafting the perfect speech. The Speechy team are comedy writers by trade and have […]

Wedding Speech Cue Cards and Notes

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Once we’ve worked our magic writing with our clients, we’re often asked if using notes and cue cards is okay on the day. Of course, do what you’re comfortable with, but the Speechy team suggests you DO. Great delivery is equally as important as a great speech. The last thing you want is to lose […]

How To Start A Best Man’s Speech

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You’ve survived the stag do, you’ve managed to fit in the suit, and you’ve kept the rings safe, but have you worked out the perfect way to start a best man’s speech and achieve legendary status? It’s a tough one. How do you get everyone laughing from the get-go and leave everyone in the room […]

Write A Funny Wedding Speech

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All wedding speeches should be funny. They can be sentimental and heartfelt but they’ve got to be funny too. Of course, writing a witty, humorous speech isn’t about googling gags (bet you’ve already seen some stinkers). It’s actually about looking at the characters sitting at the Top Table and having a laugh with their unique […]

Best Man Speech Videos

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Best man speeches are tricky, which is why we’ve compiled a list of the best, best man speech videos to help inspire you. No need to frantically search the internet for jokes we’ve heard a thousand times before. Instead, think of this as your opportunity to FINALLY air all those embarrassing and hilarious stories you’ve […]

How To Deliver A Wedding Speech

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If the thought of delivering your wedding speech is filling you with dread, then fear no more. The Speechy team have worked in TV for decades, picking up the tricks of the trade from top presenting talent. After directing celebs such as Top Gear’s Richard Hammond, Sharon Osbourne, and Mel Giedroyc, we know how to […]

Rhyming Best Man Speech

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As opposed to the typical toast (or roast), best men have realised a sneaky writing technique us professionals have been using for years… Rhyming speeches immediately turn you into a genius. Truth. Anything you have to say, anything you want to write, sounds wittier if it rhymes. Whether it’s classic poem, a rap or a […]

Best Man Quotes – A Cheat’s Guide

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Unlike googling tired old ‘wedding gags’, witty quotes are a legitimate way of a best man adding humour to his speech. Whether it’s a wise philosopher, a witty writer or a contemporary comedian, quotes are a quick way of supercharging your speech with a bit of ready-made wit. The Speechy team have written 100s of […]

Son of the Groom Speech

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So your dad’s asked you to say a few words at his wedding – here’s your chance to pay him back for all those years of enduring his terrible dad jokes when you brought girlfriends home. Or perhaps you’re the groom wanting to involve your younger son in your big day and wondering how exactly […]

Joint Best Man Speech

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The best things come in twos. Fish and chips, vodka and coke, and the, er, Chuckle Brothers? In the old days, being a best man was a one-man job. Nowadays, it’s an ask-one, get-one-free kind of deal. However, as with anything, numbers alone are not enough to make up for quality. The results can sometimes […]

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