A member of the prestigious cricketing family Graeme Swann is the son of ex-England cricketer Raymond Swann and the younger brother of Northampton and Lancaster player Alec Swann; a talented player in his own right Graeme Swann has established himself as one of the most sought after cricket speakers working on the sporting after dinner speakers’ circuit.
Since retiring, Graeme has become a regular part of the Test Match Special team and has contributed to BT Sport’s Ashes coverage. Away from the cricket pitch, in addition to his performance on the Strictly dancefloor, he has appeared on Question of Sport, Play to the Whistle, Pointless, and he won his edition of Celebrity Mastermind (specialist subject: Star Wars). He’s also taken to the road on two UK theatre tours in the company of raconteur and commentating great Henry Blofeld.
Alongside hosting and speaking after dinner, Graeme also considers more serious lessons from his time in sport. He has cultivated an interest in the psychology of teamwork, advocating for psychologists to be more involved in the development and management of sports teams.