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The Wit of Cricket

The Wit of Cricket

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By (author) Barry Johnston, Read by Dickie Bird, Read by Henry Blofeld, Read by Brian Johnston

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  • Publisher: Hodder & Stoughton Audio Books
  • Format: CD-Audio
  • Dimensions: 126mm x 143mm x 10mm | 86g
  • Publication date: 10 May 2004
  • Publication City/Country: London
  • ISBN 10: 1840328339
  • ISBN 13: 9781840328332
  • Sales rank: 56,189

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Recorded live in front of appreciative theatre audiences, here are dozens of hilarious stories about legendary Test cricketers such as Richie Benaud, Ian Botham, Geoffrey Boycott, Michael Holding and Fred Trueman - as well as some of the most famous gaffes and practical jokes carried out by the commentary team on BBC Radio's Test Match Special. Enjoy three of the best storytellers in the business as they prove that cricket is a funny game - even when rain stops play!

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Barry Johnston appeared with the vocal group Design on over fifty TV shows in the 1970s. He presented the breakfast show on KLOA-AM in California and has broadcast regularly on BBC radio. He now runs Barn Productions and has produced more than eighty audiobooks including the number one bestsellers AN EVENING WITH JOHNNERS and THE WIT OF CRICKET. He has also edited several books and is the author of biographies of Kenneth Horne and of his father, Brian Johnston.