John Inverdale

John Inverdale

(8 customer reviews)

John Inverdale has been one of the most well-known broadcasters in Britain for almost 40 years. He works for both the BBC and ITV. During his radio career, he has presented coverage of many major sporting events including the Olympic Games, Wimbledon, the Grand National and the FIFA World Cup. John celebrated four decades as part of the BBC Wimbledon commentary team. He is one of Britain’s foremost sports presenters.

Broadcasting career

John Inverdale fronted the coverage of nine Olympic Games, alongside most other major sporting events including Football and Rugby World Cups, Open Championships and Cheltenham Festivals. He has also hosted ‘The World’s Strongest Man’ on numerous occasions which regularly attracts audiences in excess of 10 million. Also fronting a 3-part investigation into the history of gambling for BBC1.

John has anchored Grandstand and Rugby Special. He hosted John Inverdale’s Football Night and the sports chat show On Side. John has also presented the popular drivetime show on Radio 5 Live and several series of the World’s Strongest Man.


He is now on the board of Cheltenham Racecourse, a member of the RFU Council, and a member of the All England Club. He is an Ambassador for the Wooden Spoon charity. John’s experience across most major sports gives him an unrivalled perspective on the issues that confront the modern sporting landscape, while also providing a lifetime’s stories of the good, the bad and the absurd.

A wonderfully relaxed and dry-humoured presenter, John has been named Sony Broadcaster and Radio Personality of the Year. He is actively involved with Sport Relief and in his spare time serves as Chairman of Rugby at Esher RFC and President of Lincoln City Supporters Club.

John Inverdale Host & Speaker

With his professionalism and personality, John makes a vastly experienced awards host or facilitator, ideally suited for any conference and topic. His wealth of experience and anecdotes from his career also make him an ideal corporate host.

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8 reviews for John Inverdale

  1. Ram Rugby

    John Inverdale, brilliant MC entertained all the guests.

  2. The IT Service Management Forum (ITSMF).

    John had some really good stories about all the various sports people he’s worked with over his extensive career in television.

  3. Denise Hampson CEO Desire Code.

    Very good summit in London … John Inverdale exceptional facilitator.

  4. Capital FM.

    A brilliant speech by John Inverdale at University of Warwick.

  5. Castlemead Insurance.

    Loved John Inverdale’s speech.

  6. StreetGames Annual Conference.

    John Inverdale presenting the awards evening – fabulous.

  7. Data Publishers Association

    John judged the crowd, had some great anecdotes and kept everyone’s attention brilliantly.

    Data Publishers Association

  8. National Tyre Distributors Association

    He exceeded our expectations. A true professional, but very down to earth putting people at easy whilst at the same time emphasising the achievements of our award winners, this ensured a highly successful event, enjoyed by all.

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