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 after-dinner speaking, auctions, and corporate events.
Born in Norfolk and educated at Eton and Cambridge, Henry Calthorpe Blofeld OBE, nicknamed “Blowers” by the late Brian Johnston, is best known as a cricket commentator for Test Match Special on BBC Radio 4 and BBC Radio 5 Live Sports Extra.
His distinctively rich, cut glass voice and his vividly eccentric observations of life on and off the pitch, have made him a household name, not only in Britain but around the world wherever cricket is played. Blowers has been close to the heart of the game for over fifty years and his career has taken him to the far corners of the earth, each journey delivering a bounty of classic stories about the games much loved characters, and the countries they visited.
Having spent recent years touring the UK and internationally with his solo show. 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 Blofeld is the ideal speaker for an occasion that demands class, performance and entertainment.