John-Paul Flintoff



I make art to celebrate something beautiful, make sense of what’s painful, and generally to understand the world.

Watch Olivia Colman be drawn.


My latest book is about public speaking and presenting

You can buy it on Amazon (and elsewhere).

I’m English, live in London. I’ve published six books in 16 languages



I produce an ADEQUATE podcast, because I can’t do perfect. Nor (probably) can you.


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“Very good, very funny. In fact… it made me laugh.”
– Harold Pinter, Nobel-winner

“John-Paul Flintoff is the most practical dreamer I know”
– Philippa Perry, BBC Television

“It’s not often we have a paragon on the show… very funny”
– Jane Garvey, BBC Radio 4 Woman’s Hour


How To Academy (public, online): How To Write And Deliver Unforgettable Speeches


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Me, in 18 seconds

A teeny tiny CV, with links to assorted rabbit holes

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