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01A Tentative And Rather Shy Bat20171204

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography. His early years at the crease.

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography.

Henry became a cricket writer in 1964 and ten years later graduated to the Test Match Special team, where he commentated on cricket for 43 years, announcing his retirement this year.

Episode 1: A Tentative and Rather Shy Bat
Henry's early years at the crease

Writer: Henry Blofeld
Reader: Henry Blofeld
Abridger: Pete Nichols
Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

02Testing Times In The City20171205

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography.

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography.

Henry became a cricket writer in 1964 and ten years later graduated to the Test Match Special team, where he commentated on cricket for 43 years, announcing his retirement this year.

Episode 2: Testing Times in the City
"For about a day and a half, I was treated as if my name was Henry de Rothschild."

Writer: Henry Blofeld
Reader: Henry Blofeld
Abridger: Pete Nichols
Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

03You Can Afford Occasionally To Look Over The Boundary20171206

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography - and gets wise words from the producer.

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography.

Henry became a cricket writer in 1964 and ten years later graduated to the Test Match Special team, where he commentated on cricket for 43 years, announcing his retirement this year.

Episode 3: You Can Afford Occasionally to Look Over the Boundary
Wise Words from the Producer

Writer: Henry Blofeld
Reader: Henry Blofeld
Abridger: Pete Nichols
Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

04Yes, We've Got A Freaker20171207

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography. Trevor Bailey misses the mark, but not by much.

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography.

Henry became a cricket writer in 1964 and ten years later graduated to the Test Match Special team, where he commentated on cricket for 43 years, announcing his retirement this year.

Episode 4: Yes, We've Got a Freaker
Trevor Bailey misses the mark, but not by much!

Writer: Henry Blofeld
Reader: Henry Blofeld
Abridger: Pete Nichols
Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

05 LASTEnchanting Ghosts20171208

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography.

Henry became a cricket writer in 1964 and ten years later graduated to the Test Match Special team, where he commentated on cricket for 43 years, announcing his retirement this year.

Episode 5: Enchanting Ghosts
Arlott, Johnners, CMJ et al

Writer: Henry Blofeld
Reader: Henry Blofeld
Abridger: Pete Nichols
Producer: Karen Rose
A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Henry Blofeld reads his autobiography. Arlott, Johnners, CMJ et al.