Actress, Writer, TV Presenter & Producer
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Ruby Wax has had a successful 25-year career in television. Through her directness, intuition and humour she quickly established a relationship with her guests during interviews, creating a climate of mutual appreciation and rapport. This incredibly useful skill can be taught to any leader who wants to motivate, inspire and improve communication within their organisation.
Arriving in Britain from the United States in the 1980s Ruby wax began her acting career with the Royal Shakespeare Company. She began her TV career writing and starring in Girls on Top with French and Saunders and Tracey Ullman. Ruby went on to write and perform for both the BBC and Channel 4 for over 25 years in her own hugely popular television programmes including Don’t Miss Wax, Wax on Wheels, Hit and Run, The Full Wax, Hot Wax, and Ruby Wax with…… in which she performed memorable interviews with major celebrities such as Donald Trump, Imelda Marcos, Madonna, OJ Simpson, Goldie Hawn, Jim Carrey, Ben Stiller and many others. Among her many award-winning documentaries are Miami Memoirs, East Meets Wax, Ruby Takes a Trip, Class of ’69, Ruby Wax Meets and Ruby’s American Pie.
Ruby’s books, How Do You Want Me? Sane New World, and A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled have topped the Sunday Times Bestseller’s lists and been published all over the world.
Ruby gave a TedTalk at TEDGlobal 2012. Her speaking work includes presentations for GOOGLE, MI5, EBAY, SKYPE, APPLE, Following publication of her first bestselling book combining neuroscience, mindfulness and comedy, Sane New World, in January 2017 her second, “A Mindfulness Guide for the Frazzled” came out in paperback. The hardback sold over 100,000 copies and is distributed in over 20 countries. She is currently launching her Frazzled Cafes in partnership with Marks and Spencer’s throughout the UK.
In 2016 Ruby received an OBE for her services to mental health.
"So many thanks for just being so brilliant on Tuesday. We really appreciate your generosity in coming and taking part with such a great sense of fun. The evening certainly went with some zing. I hope you really enjoyed the whole evening too, it did have a very special atmosphere, thanks to all of you." Dyslexia Foundation
"Over the past 2 weeks we have been collating feedback from our staff and the results have been fantastic. You really gave our event a lift and our management team thoroughly enjoyed working with you on the day. There will be fond memories of yourself and Andy Marchant driving round the dance floor in those motorised bathtubs! It was a pleasure to work with you and many thanks for all your help and input at our event." Event Manager – Aegon
"Thank you so much for your wonderful speech at the OXPIP lunch. I have received so many calls and messages from guests saying how you brought the subject of attachment “alive” in such an entertaining way. You have an amazing talent and all of us at Oxpip are immensely grateful to you. We expect to raise more that £30,000 from the event. If we had not done it, we would have been forced to close by next spring for lack of funds. You have quite literally “saved” us."
Chairman - OXPIP - HOUSE OF LORDS SPEECH