Tales From A Long Room [Peter Tinniswood]

Episodes

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0101Our Own Dear Queen1981082420190127 (BBC7)
20190126 (BBC7)
Had Queen Victoria become a Test cricketer, would there still be a British Empire?

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.

Had Queen Victoria become a Test cricketer, would there still be a British Empire?

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.

0102Polar Games1981082520190203 (BBC7)
20190202 (BBC7)
A Norwegian eleven trouncing the English at the summer game. That's just not cricket!

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.

A Norwegian eleven trouncing the English at the summer game. That's just not cricket!

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.

0103The Lady Wife1981082620190209 (BBC7)
20190210 (BBC7)
Should a cricket fanatic marry when he is perpetually entranced by the summer game?

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.

0104What Do I Mean By?1981082720190217 (BBC7)
20190216 (BBC7)
Which is closer to godliness? Cleanliness or cricket? No contest!

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.

Which is closer to godliness? Cleanliness or cricket? No contest!

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.

0105I Was There1981082820190224 (BBC7)
20190223 (BBC7)
A personal recollection of cricket's 'day of infamy'. Despite improving weather, why was play abandoned? Read by Robin Bailey.

Robin Bailey reads the fifth of five stories from Peter Tinniswood's cricket tales.

Abridged for radio by the author.

Producer: Tony Cliff

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1981.

Cricket's 'day of infamy'. Despite fine weather, why was play abandoned?

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.

A personal recollection of cricket's 'day of infamy'. Despite improving weather, why was play abandoned? Read by Robin Bailey.

Robin Bailey reads the fifth of five stories from Peter Tinniswood's cricket tales.

Abridged for radio by the author.

Producer: Tony Cliff

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in 1981.

Cricket's 'day of infamy'. Despite fine weather, why was play abandoned?

Dramatisation of Peter Tinniswood's cricket-inspired Tales from a Long Room.