Jo Caulfield to host the PPS Awards 2017

Top female stand up to host popular event on Thursday, November 9.

Stand up comedian and panel show regular Jo Caulfield is to host the Progressive Preschool Awards 2017 next month.

Jo (pictured) will take the helm in front of hundreds of industry professionals who will gather at The Dorchester Hotel, London on Thursday, November 9 to find out this year’s winners.

Jo is a regular on TV screens with appearances on Have I Got News For You, Mock the Week, Michael McIntyre’s Comedy Roadshow, Saturday Night Live, Argumental and Bremner, Bird and Fortune to name a few.

She is also the writer and star of an acclaimed Radio 4 comedy show – It’s That Jo Caulfield Again – and has also appeared in several sitcoms including Life’s A Pitch and Days Like These.

She will be taking a break from her 2017 tour, Jo Caulfield, The Customer is Always Wrong, to host the awards.

A host of licensed brands and products are in the running for the prestigious Progressive Preschool Awards this year. These include DHX Brands, eOne and Magic Light Pictures – all nominated for the hotly contested Marketing award.

To read the full Product finalists listing, simply click on this link.

Click here to read the full finalists list in the Retail categories.

Tickets for the Progressive Preschool Awards 2017 are available from Createvents on 01183 340085 or email

You can keep up to date with everything to do with the awards on Twitter – simply follow @Prog_Preschool and don’t forget to use #PPSA17 in your tweets.

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