From the producers of the Number One bestselling CD The Wit of Cricket, here is a brand new collection of the funniest cricket stories at home and abroad, recorded live at Great Brickhill Cricket Club in Bedfordshire. Join in the laughter at hilarious anecdotes about the Ashes, overseas tours, sledging, Test Match Special, and much more!
More highlights from the BBC Radio series featuring Brian Johnston, selected by his son Barry Johnston. Down Your Way was one of the most popular programmes on BBC Radio from 1946 until 1992. Every week the presenter would visit a different city, town or village in the UK and interview six local people about its history, traditions and customs.Brian Johnston presented the series for fifteen years and for this recording, his son Barry has selected more of the fascinating people and places that his father visited....
Recorded live by Peter Alliss, Tim Brooke-Taylor, and Robert Powell in front of an enthusiastic audience at Hindhead Golf Club in Surrey, here are dozens of hilarious stories about legendary players such as Seve Ballesteros, Nick Faldo, Jack Nicklaus, and Tiger Woods – and also caddies, club golf, pro-celebrity tournaments, and commentary gaffes!
A compelation of cricketing moments including the letter from William H Tit, the streakers commentaries, the chocolate cake mouthfuls, Johnners numerous scoring mix ups, the resemblance between Fred Truemand and a turnip, cricket for the blind, Jim'll Fix it voiceover, Ned Sherrin interviewing Johnners on his last Test Match, the Parrot impersonation, John Cleese and John Major admitting he stopped cabinet meetings to get the test match results.
Down Your Way was a BBC radio series from 1946 to 1992, on the Home Service and then on BBC Radio Four. It visited towns around the United Kingdom and spoke to residents. Sometimes being described as having portrayed an increasingly outmoded and rose-tinted view of Britain concentrating on market towns with pre-industrial roots and ignoring industrial towns and New Towns it vividly evoked the local and regional distinctiveness as it roved around the United Kingdom.