The Wit and Wisdom of Test Match Special

The Wit and Wisdom of Test Match Special He played that so late it was almost posthumous John Arlott For over fifty years Test Match Special has provided the soundtrack to many cricket fans lives now this book collects its greatest hits He

  • Title: The Wit and Wisdom of Test Match Special
  • Author: Dan Waddell
  • ISBN: 9781849908719
  • Page: 345
  • Format: Hardcover
  • He played that so late, it was almost posthumous John Arlott For over fifty years, Test Match Special has provided the soundtrack to many cricket fans lives now this book collects its greatest hits.Here are all the witty sayings, bons mots, doubles entendres, wise words and priceless moments from the whole TMS team past and present, and of course their many and vari He played that so late, it was almost posthumous John Arlott For over fifty years, Test Match Special has provided the soundtrack to many cricket fans lives now this book collects its greatest hits.Here are all the witty sayings, bons mots, doubles entendres, wise words and priceless moments from the whole TMS team past and present, and of course their many and varied celebrity guests Whether it s classic Test moments or hilarious asides from the boundary, you ll find the perfect line for every occasion Collecting over half a century of quips and quotes, and beautifully illustrated throughout, The Wit and Wisdom of Test Match Special is a cricket fan s indispensable guide to bats, bowls, beards and bakes.

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    About “Dan Waddell

    • Dan Waddell

      Dan Waddell is a journalist and author who lives in west London He has published ten non fiction books, including the bestselling Who Do You Think You Are , which tied in with the successful BBC TV series The Blood Detective is his first novel Series Nigel Barnes



    349 thoughts on “The Wit and Wisdom of Test Match Special

    • An easy read that captures some of the best moments from TMS, and reminds us of much missed commentators Arlott, Johnstone and Martin-Jenkins.


    • If you love cricket, have listened to TMS and enjoy reminiscing, then you'll enjoy this book. I enjoyed the book but hoped for a more insight into everything around the radio institution, along with the famous commentary moments.Gentle humour for the aficionados.


    • A pleasing compendium of some of the best bits of the eternal radio cricket coverage provided by the BBC. Cricket is a bizarre sport when you think about it, taking place over the course of five days on a pitch where the action is as far away from the spectators as is humanly possible. It does however provide everything that makes great sport: feats of skill, endurance and athleticism; tests of courage, concentration and character; team dynamics and individual heroism. All of which is represente [...]



    • Must read for fans of cricket and quintessential British humor. The likes of Johnston, Arlott, Blofeld and Agnew amongst others have enriched the game and entertained fans in their own unique way.


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