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Johnners At the Beeb

AuthorBrian Johnston

NarratorBrian Johnston

Duration2h 52m

CategoriesAdult Non-Fiction, Biography and Autobiography, Sport

PublisherAudio Go Ltd

VersionUnabridged

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Barry Johnston presents a retrospective of his father's career as a much-loved BBC broadcaster. Jovial Johnners was the doyen of cricket commentators, as well as a consumer of chocolate cake, a reporter, presenter, quizmaster and much-loved voice at State occasions. For nearly 50 years the ever-affable, always enthusiastic Brian Johnston brought warmth and wit to a wide range of BBCprogrammes - commentating for Test Match Special and the Boat Race, reporting for In TownTonight and presenting Down Your Way, playing games on Twenty Questions and Trivia Test Match, and describing Royal events such as the Coronation and the marriage of the Prince and Princess of Wales. Here, selected and introduced by his son Barry, is the best of Johnners at the Beeb, a marvellous kaleidoscope of the man at the microphone. The gaffes and the giggles are all included here, of course, helping to make an unforgettable portrait of this inimitable raconteur.

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