Lester Crabtree was born in the 1970's and named after the most famous jockey in the world "Lester Piggot." From Lester's name you can tell that he is the son of a Bookie, which is where it all began.
As well as a bookie, Lester's father was also a very popular and sought after entertainer in the 60's, 70's and 80's. At a very young age Lester's ambition was to become a jockey, however, the stage beat the stable and at the age of ten Lester performed on the boards for the very first time. Lester swapped his stirrups for the smell of the crowd and the raw of the paint...yes he swapped his saddle for the lights and wonders of being an entertainer on the stage.
At the age of 18, having had numerous jobs from a window cleaner, a double glazing salesman to a quantity surveyor, Lester became a professional entertainer performing impressions, vocals and comedy.
By the age of 27 Lester had become a fully fledged "Stand Up Comedian." Lester Crabtree is now a firm favourite in the UK and abroad and he performs in all types of venues including Corporate functions, Cabaret, Sporting Dinners, Golf days, Military functions, Comedy clubs, Theatre, Television and Radio.
Lester has worked in some fantastic venues which include topping the bill at Durban Exhibition centre in South Africa, Manchester United FC, Central pier Blackpool, The Mike Tyson 2010 Tour and was the chosen comedian for the FIFA World Cup Dinner at Leicester City FC. Lester often performs at Sportsman's Dinners and has worked with some great speakers including Mike Tyson, Nigel Benn, Ricky Hatton, Smokin Joe Frazier, Alan Shearer, Peter Beardsley, Paul Merson, Jimmy Greaves, Neil Razor Ruddock, Nobby Stiles and John Parrot to name but a few.
Television appearances include: Ant and Dec's Saturday night Take away, ITV'S out from the crowd, and Sky TV'S Just for laughs. Lester Crabtree is an outstanding Unique comedian with the ability to perform at any type of function and this is what enables Lester to be selected time after time.