Andrew ‘Freddie’ Flintoff MBE is a former England Cricket Captain and now co-host of Top Gear.
Flintoff made his first-class debut for Lancashire in 1995.
Freddie’s international Test Match debut was in 1998 vs South Africa and his One Day International debut followed in 1999 against Pakistan.
Flintoff made his most significant impact for England in the summer of 2005, playing a major role in the team who regained the Ashes from Australia.
His contributions won him the BBC Sports Personality of the Year award and the following year he was awarded an MBE.
In September 2010, having become one of the most prominent players and best-known characters in cricket, Flintoff retired from cricket due to a recurring knee injury.
Freddie Flintoff – Broadcaster
Since his retirement from cricket in 2010, Freddie Flintoff has developed a diverse and credible broadcasting career.
In March 2010, Flintoff became a Team Captain, along with Jamie Redknapp, on Sky One’s A League of Their Own.
The BAFTA award-winning show has been an enormous success and is now on its fourteenth series.
Freddie has since presented a number of his own shows including:
- Flintoff versus The World – ITV2
- Alone in the Wild – Discovery
- Freddie Flintoff Goes Wild – Discovery
- The Hidden Side of Sport – BBC One
- Flintoff: From Lord’s to the Ring – Sky One
- Flintoff’s Road Through the Rainforest – Sky One
- Flintoff’s Ashes Roadshow – BBC Radio 5 Live
- Freddie’s World of Sport – BBC Radio 5 Live
Along with Robbie Savage and Matthew Syed, Freddie discusses topical sports talking points on Radio 5 Live’s ‘Flintoff, Savage and The Ping Pong Guy‘.
In March 2015, Freddie was crowned the ‘King of the Jungle‘ in the Australian version of I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out Of Here!
Flintoff made his acting debut in 2017, performing in the Kay Mellor BBC drama Love, Lies & Records. He also made his stage debut in Kay Mellor’s musical Fat Friends, touring around the UK in 2018.
Freddie now co-hosts BBC Two’s Top Gear.
Freddie Flintoff is available for Q&A led speeches and personal appearances.