The Right Set

A week of readings from a new tennis anthology to mark the start of Wimbledon.

Episodes

EpisodeTitleFirst
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01The First Wimbledon19990628by A Wallis Myers, read by Alistair Mcgowan.

The tournament is scandalised by new strokes.

02My Match Against Mlle Lenglen19990629by Helen Wills, read by Barbara Barnes. A classic match modestly recalled.
03The Show On The Road19990630Fred Perry remembers turning professional. Read by Ioan Meredith
03The Show On The Road19990630Fred Perry remembers turning professional. Read by Ioan Meredith.
04Grooming Monica19990701by Nick Bollettieri, read by Garrick Hagon. Turning Ms Seles into a lethal winner.
05 LASTCourt Manners And Etiquette And Tennis Personalities19990702Rod Laver and Martin Amis on sportsmanship and celebrity. Read by James Laurenson and William Nighy.