“Author, journalist, raconteur and singer which has earned him a highly respected reputation.
His professionalism, wit and boundless energy never ceases to amaze.”

Jeff Hooper, BBC Big Band

Dean Powell enjoys a first-class reputation as a guest speaker in a wide variety of settings ranging from the concert platform to corporate events.

An award-winning journalist, with years of experience as a newspaper editor and broadcaster, Dean regularly appears on radio and television.

Dean remains in particular demand as a compere and guest speaker in presentation dinners, along with guest appearances in Welsh evenings throughout the UK where his quick-witted style and enchanting Welsh humour has endeared him to all.

Anecdotes of interviews given with the likes of Hollywood greats Gregory Peck and Joan Fontaine along with American TV star Larry Hagman and icon Sir Tom Jones, have allowed Dean a plethora of humorous tales.

With appearances before the Royal College of Surgeons, the Rt Hon Cymmrodorion, British Warships Association and several hundred organisations closer to home, audiences are always ensured an event to remember.

As an accomplished author and historian, Dean engages with the audience which makes his topics both fascinating and humorous.

Dean is also an ambassador for the Welsh Government’s Big Ideas Wales programme which takes him to schools and higher education colleges across Wales promoting careers as entrepreneurs.

Dean is often requested to undertake voiceover work with ranging from radio and cinema advertising to government announcements and documentaries.

Download the complete list of Dean’s lectures and walking tours HERE




“We appreciated the excellence of Dean Powell’s role as a masterful Master of Ceremonies!”
Wyn Calvin OBE, Comedian


Rt Hon. Rhodri Morgan, First Minister of the Welsh Government


“An overwhelming performance that lifted the whole event and will be remembered for a long time.”
Woking Welsh Society


Your dynamic role as master of ceremonies and your presence was much appreciated at the launch of my father’s book.”
Cheryl Owen


“Dean was quite superb and brought great Welsh humour and balance to the proceedings. A real quality personality addition to the team.”
Nigel Jones, Morriston Orpheus Male Choir



A decade ago I helped the great Welsh actor Glyn Houston write his memoirs.Today I collected 500 copies of the new Second Edition of the book. With more than 20 new pages filled with photographs and a filmography it also features the kind words of his obituaries. Priced just £12.99 each, his memoirs are now on sale. For details message me or email Postage within the UK is an additional £2.50. Foreign postage to be confirmed via email. A Black & White ActorThis incredibly honest rags to riches story reveals how a South Wales valley boy running his grandmother’s milk round, became one of Britain’s most popular actors of television and film.Glyn reveals his total devotion for the country of his birth as he embarked on a career that has seen him appear in more than 80 films for cinema or television and countless theatre productions. A self-confessed hell-raiser in his youth, he often spent time with drinking friends in Stanley Baker and Richard Burton, mixing with the Kray twins.Introduced to the acting profession by older brother Donald, Glyn began his career by entertaining the troops in Singapore before making his film debut as the cheeky cockney barrow boy in Dirk Bogarde’s The Blue Lamp. This is his fascinating account of a life that has taken him from Wales to Hollywood, and has assured him a place in the annals of film history. ... See MoreSee Less
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