Garry Richardson has been a broadcaster for the BBC for over 30 years. He is best known as the sports presenter on Radio Four’s prestigious “Today” programme. He also presents “Sportsweek” on Five Live every Sunday morning and is a regular contributor on BBC Television. Garry’s big love is performing on the after dinner circuit. He is one of the country’s funniest after dinner speakers. Garry’s speech is a rich mixture of stories and anecdotes about his life in broadcasting including his incredible interview with President Bill Clinton in Wimbledon’s royal box, in front of 18 thousand tennis fans sitting under umbrellas and 10 million viewers on BBC 1. Garry has won major awards as a Broadcaster including a “Sony Gold” (radio’s equivalent of an Oscar) for his Sportsweek programme. He also won best Sports magazine programme from the National Union of journalists. Garry has also performed in the several eries of a comedy sketch show on Radio 4.
Garry has spoken for a wide range of clients and feedback on his after dinner speaker and hosting includes, “He immediately got the crowd laughing and kept us well entertained with his anecdotes and observations. A truly accomplished speaker – it was a performance myself and others have rarely seen bettered ” Paul Watkins, Tesco
“Garry spoke at our Employee of the Year Awards – he entertained us with an immensely funny and engaging speech. His stories and quick witted responses had the audience laughing throughout. Garry’s performance was definitely one of the best and funniest we have seen. One thing not necessarily seen by everyone is his preparation & professionalism, which is second to none – very impressive.” Brian McClory, Fulfilment Operations Director, Ocado