Tom O'Connor has established himself as one of the funniest comedians in Britain. Through the realms of television, hosting his own shows to featuring as guest on other major light entertainment shows, he has become a household name and one of the most popular entertainers in the country. His shows include Tom O'Connor, Wednesday At Eight, Night Out At The Casino, London Night Out, The Tom O'Connor Show, and The Tom O'Connor Road Show.
Tom is also regarded as one of the most accomplished quiz and game show hosts with no less than seven successful series to his credit: Name That Tune, Gambit, Zodiac, Password, I've Got A Secret, Cross Wits and A Question Of Entertainment.
In 1974 within a year of his TV debut, Tom was hosting the Thames series, Wednesday At Eight, followed by his own series The Tom O'Connor Show. A year later, he received the highest accolade in the theatrical profession, when he was invited to appear in the Royal Variety Show at the London Palladium.
1987 saw a major milestone in his career. From mid-January, he hosted his own daily TV magazine series - The Tom O'Connor Road Show - screened on BBC 1 each weekday lunchtime, while in the summer he headlined his own show, which was presented at the North Pier Theatre, Blackpool.
Tom's success, however, is not confined to television. A keen golfer with a good handicap he is author of two books on golfing apart from other literary successes 'Tom O'Connor's Book of Liverpool Humour' and his latest book 'Eat Like A Horse ... Drink Like A Fish ... A Bellyful Of Laughter' (published in October 1996) is a humorous look at food, diet and eating habits.