Dougie Donnelly is one of the BBC’s top television sports presenters and, since joining the BBC in 1978, he has been involved with a wide variety of major network sporting productions including presenting the BBC’s premier sport programme Grandstand.
In Scotland he is perhaps most associated with the sport he has presented and reported on for more than twenty years, Football, while the rest of the UK will know Dougie better through his fifteen year presentation of Golf and Snooker. Dougie has also presented on numerous Olympic and Commonwealth Games, as well as the World Cup and the European Championship.
Nowadays Dougie is in equally high demand on the after dinner circuit, entertaining audiences all over the country. His vast knowledge of the sporting world and experience in presenting makes Dougie both interesting and likeable to any audience.
"Your compering was perfectly timed just like a Jonathan Edwards Triple Jump from the board and you handled the evening with all your usual debonair, professional, articulate and humorous style."
Stewart Petrie Testimonial Dinner
"On behalf of Cisco thank you very much for speaking (and playing) at our Golf Day. Without trying to patronise, you did a fantastic job and it just a shame time was tight as the audience certainly wanted more."
"We would like to thank you for the excellent manner in which you entertained the media and guests and handled the awards ceremony as compere for the evening."
Scottish Press Awards
"Thank you for your dedicated help and hard work during the Sandpiper Spectacular Ball, your charisma on the evening undoubtedly injected the spectacular into the Ball. It was a fantastic and memorable evening."