Celebrating Peter Tinniswood

Short stories by the late Peter Tinniswood, read by Robin Bailey.

The narrator is The Brigadier, one of Tinniswood's most well-loved creations, who shared the writer's life-long passion for cricket.


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01Polar Games2003060920030610
20040330 (BBC7)
20040331 (BBC7)
20050503 (BBC7)
20050504 (BBC7)
A Norwegian 11 trouncing the English at the summer game and then rubbing their noses in it? That's just not cricket! Episode 2 of 5.
A Norwegian eleven trouncing the English at the summer game and then rubbing their noses in it? That's just not cricket!
Today he tells of an eventful cricket match in Antarctica - between the teams of Captain Scott and Roald Armundsen.
Celebrating Peter Tinniswood The first in this week's series of short stories by the late Peter Tinniswood, read by Robin Bailey.
The narrator is The Brigadier, one of Tinniswood's most well-loved creations, who shared the writer's life-long passion for cricket.
02Polar Games2003061620030610
20040330 (BBC7)
20040331 (BBC7)
20050503 (BBC7)
20050504 (BBC7)
A Norwegian 11 trouncing the English at the summer game and then rubbing their noses in it? That's just not cricket!
A Norwegian eleven trouncing the English at the summer game and then rubbing their noses in it? That's just not cricket!
Today he tells of an eventful cricket match in Antarctica - between the teams of Captain Scott and Roald Armundsen.
Celebrating Peter Tinniswood The first in this week's series of short stories by the late Peter Tinniswood, read by Robin Bailey.
The narrator is The Brigadier, one of Tinniswood's most well-loved creations, who shared the writer's life-long passion for cricket.
02Polar Games1981082520040330 (BBC7)
20040331 (BBC7)
20050503 (BBC7)
20050504 (BBC7)
A Norwegian 11 trouncing the English at the summer game and then rubbing their noses in it? That's just not cricket!
A Norwegian eleven trouncing the English at the summer game and then rubbing their noses in it? That's just not cricket!
Today he tells of an eventful cricket match in Antarctica - between the teams of Captain Scott and Roald Armundsen.
Celebrating Peter Tinniswood The first in this week's series of short stories by the late Peter Tinniswood, read by Robin Bailey.
The narrator is The Brigadier, one of Tinniswood's most well-loved creations, who shared the writer's life-long passion for cricket.
02The Lady Wife2003061020040331 (BBC7)
20040401 (BBC7)
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20050505 (BBC7)
Should a cricket fanatic marry, when perpetually entranced by the beguiling mistress that is 'the summer game'?
Should a cricket fanatic marry, when perpetually entranced by the beguiling mistress that is 'the summer game'? [Episode 3 of 5 rpt of Wed 9.30am].
Should a cricket fanatic marry, when perpetually entranced by the beguiling mistress that is the summer game? Episode 3 of 5.
Celebrating Peter Tinniswood: Robin Bailey reads five cricketing stories by the late Peter Tinniswood.
The Brigadier muses on a marriage made in heaven.
03 20030611 The Brigadier is haunted by umpire Dickie Bird.
03The Lady Wife1981082620030611
20040331 (BBC7)
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Should a cricket fanatic marry, when perpetually entranced by the beguiling mistress that is 'the summer game'?
Celebrating Peter Tinniswood: Robin Bailey reads five cricketing stories by the late Peter Tinniswood.
The Brigadier muses on a marriage made in heaven.
04What Do I Mean By?1981082720030612
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20040402 (BBC7)
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Which is closer to godliness? Cleanliness or cricket? No contest! Robin Bailey reads Peter Tinniswood's cricket tales.
The Brigadier waxes lyrical on the batting skills of a humble grocer.
05 LASTI Was There1981090320030613
20040402 (BBC7)
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Robin Bailey recounts cricket's 'day of infamy' when despite fine weather, play was abandoned due to water-logging.
The Brigadier reveals how a Mole's scandalous treachery betrayed the MCC.
01Our Own Dear Queen1981082420040329 (BBC7)
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20050502 (BBC7)
20050503 (BBC7)
Robin Bailey reads the first of five stories from Peter Tinniswood's cricket tales.
Had Queen Victoria become a Test cricketer, would there still be a British Empire? By Peter Tinniswood.
 Omnibus 01-05 20040404 (BBC7)
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It's your chance to hear the post match replay of last week's cricket tales by Peter Tinniswood, and read by Robin Bailey.

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