Garry Richardson has worked for the BBC for 45 years and during that time he’s interviewed and worked with some of the world’s most famous people.
President Bill Clinton, His Royal Highness Prince Harry, Samuel L Jackson and World Number 1 Tennis star Serena Williams have all been on BBC programmes with Garry.
Garry can be heard most morning on BBC Radio 4’s prestigious “Today” programme; maybe Britain’s most influential breakfast programme. He’s been appearing on the programme for 38 years and is the longest serving member of the team. He can be heard om most mornings broadcasting from the BBC studios and rubbing shoulders with the countries decision makers.
It’s the range of stories that has made Garry an incredibly popular speaker for over 30 years. His impromptu BBC TV interview with President Bill Clinton after a meeting with White House secret service agents is a highly amusing story. A great one for an after dinner set!
In another presidential interview Garry interviewed Nelson Mandela who gave him a friendly punch during the course of their chat.
After 45 years at the BBC Garry takes you behind the scenes with a fund of hilarious stories from his broadcasting life. He is also able to deliver a motivational speech incorporating video and slides if required.
It’s at corporate business dinners and as an awards host where Garry has proved to be an outstanding success. The range of clients Garry has spoken to come from just about every profession.
They include HSBC, Barclays, Coutts, Bank or Ireland, KPMG, Deloitte, Porsche, Mercedes, British Airways, American Airlines, Qantas, Tesco, British Health Care, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Civil Engineers Contractors Association, British Health Care, National Farmers Union.
“ We have received only positive feedback from the delegates, all bar none enjoyed your excellent speech”
Brian Anderson, Mercedes Benz.
“ 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 Richardson was absolutely brilliant I would recommend him to anyone who wants a first class speaker “
Metal Packaging Manufacturers Association
“ Garry was excellent hitting just the right note to appeal not just to the sportsmen but to the non-sports minded as well” J
ill Graham , The Fleet Street Club.
“ He gave a fantastic speech and a number of our participants described him as an inspired choice”
Petro- Canada .
“Your contribution set the atmosphere for the event perfectly”
The Teaching Awards
“ The tone of your speech its length and content were perfect and it was enjoyed immensely by everyone”
Association of Electoral Administrators
“You did a great Job entertaining the audience and presenting the Awards”
Banking Technology Awards Grosvenor House
“Everyone was very impressed and thoroughly enjoyed your speech”
Chartered Institute of Taxation Dinner
"Please pass on our effusive thanks to Garry Richardson.
His contribution as the After Dinner speaker at the DAF Trucks conference dinner last week was outstanding and our client was more than pleased with his very entertaining and very, very funny stories."
"The feedback has been fantastic very funny and enlightening"
Siemens Management conference
" I have received nothing but praise about your speech"
Centre for Forensic computing Dinner
"Fantastic hope we can work together again soon"
European Banking technology Dinner
"Garry was the consummate professional"
Iron And Steel Trade association.
Garry presents the sport on the Radio 4 Today programme and is the longest serving member, having appeared on the programme for 38 years! A very popular after dinner speaker and host.
Rob Nothman has been a Sports Broadcaster and Producer for BBC Radio for over 20 years. He's covered Olympic Games, World Cups and Wimbledon, however Golf is his real passion having covered Ryder Cups, all the golf majors and interviewed the likes of Tiger Woods and Jack Nicklaus.
John has presented Five Live's coverage of many major sporting events including Wimbledon, the Olympic Games, World Cups (both football and rugby)and the Ryder Cup.
Former Daybreak presenter and former tennis professional. A regular presenter on TalkSport
Jim is one of the most familiar faces in television sport in Britain having been a main ITV presenter for over 30 years, and the face of Formula One for nearly 10 years.