Bobby Seagull



Bobby Seagull is probably best known for his appearances on TV game shows like Richard Osman's House of Games, Pointless Celebrities, Countdown's Dictionary Corner but his career started as an investment banker with Lehman Brothers; he is an accomplished speaker and seminar host.

After a career as an investment banker at Lehman Brothers, Bobby switched trajectories and became a maths teacher, a passion that started with a scholarship to Eton College.

He writes regularly for the Financial Times and has published two books: Monkman and Seagull Quiz Book and The Life- Changing Magic of Numbers. 

In 2016-17, Bobby captained the Emmanuel College team on University Challenge where he met his future broadcasting partner Eric Monkman as a member of the rival Wolfson College team.

Bobby went on to co-host Monkman and Seagull’s Genius Guides for BBC Two in 2018 and Monkman and Seagull’s Genius Adventures in 2020. 

In 2021, Bobby featured in E4’s The Real Dirty Dancing, before taking part in popular gameshows such as Richard Osman’s House of Games, Pointless Celebrities, and Countdown’s Dictionary Corner. 

Bobby is an accomplished keynote speaker, and has hosted events for Pearson Education, Manchester City Football Academy, and The British Library.

He has partnered with brands such as Argos, IBM and IKEA and delivered keynotes speeches for the likes of TEDx, the British Chambers of Commerce, National Numeracy, and numerous schools across the UK. 

Most recently, Bobby appeared in the latest series of Celebrity Hunted for Channel 4, Pilgrimage for BBC Two, and Indian Matchmaking for Netflix.



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