Over the past 50 years, Henry Blofeld has been a regular journalist for many national newspapers and has published eight books.
‘Blowers’, as he is known to many, has been a regular member of Test Match Special since 1972. In 2003 he was awarded an OBE for his services to broadcasting. Henry has toured a series of one-man shows around the country, as well as theatrical collaborations with John Bly and Peter Baxter.
Henry has some of the finest stories from cricket on and off the pitch, as well as inimitable anecdotes from the world of journalism and through-the-keyhole tales of the glitz and glamour of celebrity life. He has the capacity to amuse and fascinate crowds of all shapes and sizes.
Henry Blofeld, the quintessentially English cricket commentator, writer, oenophile, bon viveur, collector and national treasure, fondly known as “Blowers”, is the ideal public speaker for any formal occasion. Henry is now available and open to enquiries for addressing corporate or private functions and gatherings, auctions and so forth.
Having spent recent years touring the UK and internationally with a his solo show, and in partnership with former TMS producer Peter Baxter. Henry is adept at entertaining large audiences with fascinating, hilarious, anecdotes all delivered in his own inimitable style.
Whether a short feature, or a longer address, Henry is the ideal speaker for an occasion that demands class, performance and entertainment. Blowers is an adept and uproarious after dinner speaker and nothing would delight him more than to be able to rummage in the recesses of his professional memory to provide delightful anecdotes to you and your guests. With a bountiful supply of charm and wit, and a lifetime of stories at his fingertips, Blowers is the go-to chap to give a terrific after dinner speech.
Matthew Willetts MA is the Director of Comicus who has over 35 years experience in television, film, theatre, and comedy club/cabaret entertainment, working as a performer, screenwriter, producer and agent. He lectured at Southampton Solent University in Comedy, Screenwriting, Television, Theatre & Radio. Matthew can sometimes be seen and heard on TV & Radio and often quoted in the national press and media publications. As well as speaking regularly at festivals and industry conferences, he has been a judge at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival and the Montreux Television Festival.
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