Annabel Croft is a former British Number One tennis player who is now a well respected radio and TV presenter, much in demand for adventure and sports themed programmes, fronting shows such as Treasure Hunt and Interceptor. She has also been involved in covering the Wimbledon Tennis Championship for the BBC, Radio 5 Live and GMTV, and has worked for Sky Sports and Eurosport as a tennis presenter. In addition, Annabel has appeared on UK lifestyle TV shows such as The Wright Stuff, The Entertainment Show, GMTV, Out and About and This Morning.
As a tennis player, Annabel won the Virginia Slims WTA Tour event in San Diego and represented Great Britain in the Fed Cup and the Wightman Cup.
In June 2009, Annabel was one of five volunteers who took part in a BBC series entitled Famous, Rich and Homeless, about living penniless on the streets of London. She did a follow-up programme on BBC Radio 5 Live entitled James: My Alcoholic Friend, and in 2012 gave a speech at the Oxford Union in which she spoke at length about her three-day experience of living on the streets and the friendship she formed with James during that time.
Annabel is active in raising awareness of child obesity, and is a supporter of the children's cancer charity CLIC Sargent.
Annabel is an insightful speaker on many issues, particularly those with sports related themes. This makes her an ideal speaker at sports days, and also as an After-Dinner Speaker and Awards Host. To book her, contact Prime Performers through the online booking enquiry form or alternatively call us on 020 7251 8222.
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