Phil Tufnell


Former England cricketer and TV presenter, Phil Tufnell is now affectionately known as one of the captains on BBC’s ‘A Question of Sport’. Recognised during his cricketing days as an orthodox spin bowler, Tufnell competed for Middlesex for 16 years until 2003 when he announced his retirement. A prolific wicket taker, “Tuffers” took over 1000 first-class wickets; a creative cricketer, Tufnell transferred that skill set into becoming a TV presenter, and again into being an accomplished Cricket speaker and after dinner speaker.

Crowned King of the Jungle in ‘I’m a Celebrity…Get me out of here’ Tuffers was thrown into the limelight, with his popularity with the British viewing audience being confirmed when he successfully undertook the Captaincy role on ‘A Question of Sport’ alongside 2003 Rugby world cup hero Matt Dawson. Tufnell has hosted a multitude of TV and Radio shows since his retirement, including working on BBC Radio’s ‘Test Match Special’, a regular spot reporting on ‘The One Show’ and participating in ‘Strictly Come Dancing’ during 2009. His media commitments have caused him to have a developed ability within keynote and after dinner speaking.

Part of the 1992 England cricket team who came runners up in the World Cup, Tufnell successful Television career has cemented his position as one of the most sought after sports speakers in England, especially when it comes to cricket speakers. His laddish attitude and behavior has been embraced by the country, and his cheeky chappy mannerisms have caused the British public to accept him as a staple part of British media. A career which finished abruptly, some would say with unfinished business, Tufnell has a story to tell, an aspect which improves his suitability as an after dinner speaker. His charisma and witty attitude as a cricket speaker will connect with the audience seamlessly, creating the perfect atmosphere at your event.

Book Cricket speaker Phil Tufnell for your event, conference or as a keynote speaker. To book Phil, contact the Champions Speakers agency by filling out our online form, or call +44 1509 85 29 27.

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