“Jeff was a real highlight for many guests. He not only conveys interesting information about Great Singers & Great Singing, he brings a sense of humour and inter-action to his talks. His presentations had the same draw as an evening show – very entertaining. Must book as much as possible, with the amount of material Jeff has it would take a long time before he became repetitive.”

Jennifer Daulby. Cruise Director. M/S Balmoral


“A great speaker who engages his audience from start to finish and delivers high-quality presentations which are a delight to listen to.”

Anthony Borradaile. Cruise Director. Fred. Olsen


"A Great Communicator !"


 "Total Command of Subject and Audience."


  "Extremely Interesting, Massively Enjoyable and Very Funny !"



 "Thanks again for the most interesting talks, delivered in such a laid back fashion."   Jean & Derek. Cunard Queen Elizabeth.


.....On our recent 'Queen Victoria' cruise to the Norwegian fjords, my wife and I were delighted to find, as part of the entertainment programme ,a speaker who had not only an extensive musical knowledge but also a fine singing voice. We refer of course to Mr. Woods known as "The Singing Speaker".  We found his talks were both extremely informative and very enjoyable.  We left the theatre wishing the talks could have been longer.  We hope to be fortunate enough to see him again on future cruises."

Mr Ian Snook, September 2014, Cunard Queen Victoria. 


I lectured on the 'Queen Mary 2' from the 4th to the 12th of November. A massive thrill and a real privilege. 

Alice Pooley, Entertainment Booking Executive - Queen Mary 2 said : 

" First-class speaker with excellent presentation; Great personality and sense of humour that is portrayed naturally throughout his talks. Recommend for the future.

Thank you for your valued contribution to the Enrichment Programme and for your continued hard work and enthusiasm. We look forward to welcoming you back to Cunard in the future."


I became Choir Master on Saga 'Sapphire' Adriatic explorer in June and Cruise Director, Jo Bose said :

“Chose just the right kind of material and all had lots of fun because he is a sensational personality. If I had a Questionnaire I would put Jeff Woods every time for a passenger choir.”




Welcome and Thank You for visiting my website !
I am very fortunate to have enjoyed two simultaneous and complimentary careers - as Singer and Speaker. 
I have sung to such luminaries as HRH Princess Diana & the Archbishop of Canterbury and with some of Britain's leading Opera companies, as well as amassing considerable performing experience in Cabaret, Theatre, Corporate Entertainment, Television and Radio both as Jeff Woods and my alter ego 'Pavanotti'. 
In Concert - Free Trade Hall, Manchester.


Crowland Abbey


Equally importantly and with great enjoyment I have been privileged to have shared my performance experience, and love and knowledge of both the Art of Performance and Great Singers & Great Singing as a Lecturer on Cruise Ships, at several Universities and to many other organisations.






ENJOY !!!!!!!!