Jonathan Agnew

British Cricket Legend

Sports speaker, radio presenter, pundit and cricket legend Jonathan Agnew has spent more than thirty years working in the cricket industry; beginning his career as a player Agnew has since graduated to sports correspondent and cricket speaker, but remains heavily involved in British cricket.

Agnew’s professional career was spent playing for Leicestershire and England, for whom he appeared in several Test Matches; upon retiring in the 1990’s Agnew went on to further develop the cricket commentating career he had begun whilst still a player. Over the years Agnew has made a name for himself as a trusted and eloquent sports speaker and now holds an impressive career as one of Britain’s leading cricket speakers and sports journalists.

Agnew has become known as the voice of cricket on the BBC, he has published a number of books, including a frank autobiography and anthologies that reflect on cricket throughout history. His writing, much like his public speaking, is expressive, engaging and well informed, making it unsurprising that he is one of the most sought after cricket speakers working on the after dinner speaker circuit.

Further complimenting his work as an after dinner speaker Jonathan Agnew, alongside a number of other well-known cricketers and cricket speakers (including Ian Botham, Geoff Boycott and Graeme Swann) have travelled the UK on theatre tours where they held discussions, seminars and Q&A’s about cricket and the cricket industry.

Available for a range of cricket related events Jonathan Agnew is an incredibly popular choice of cricket speaker, his personality, eloquence and iconic status not only make for entertaining and interesting presentations but also draw large audiences.

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