Episodes

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0101Gentleman Jack Perkins1995051720170516 (BBC7)
20200315 (BBC7)
Des Lynam tells the story a turn-of-the-century boxing toff who never quite made it.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0102Doug And Demelza Davidson1995052420170523 (BBC7)
20200322 (BBC7)
David Vine tells the story of Britain's most intrepid mixed lugers.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0103Archie Mcgillivray1995053120170530 (BBC7)
20200329 (BBC7)
Tony Gubba tells the story of the world's greatest golfing balloonist.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0104Gertrude Trelawny Ferris1995060720170606 (BBC7)
20200405 (BBC7)
Gerald Sinstadt tells the story of the sporting all-rounder Gertrude Trelawny Ferris.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0105Frankie Swoop1995061420170613 (BBC7)
20200412 (BBC7)
Barry Davies tells the story of a most precociously talentless footballer.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0106Hugo De Vries1995062120170620 (BBC7)
20200419 (BBC7)
Steve Rider tells the story of the reckless but exciting racing driver.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0201'ample' Arthur Cartwright1997060420200621 (BBC7)John Motson tells the story of the football tactician and part-time archaeologist.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0202Terry Framwell1997061120200628 (BBC7)Dougie Donnelly tells the story of probably the best one-legged bowls player ever.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0203Pigeonmilk Bob1997061820200705 (BBC7)Gerald Sinstadt tells the story of Eric Sarby and his prize-winning greyhound.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0204Sister Agnes Brown1997062520200712 (BBC7)Cliff Morgan tells the story of one of rugby's great coaches, Sister Agnes Brown.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0205Mr Wellesley Fagge1997070220160105 (BBC7)
20200719 (BBC7)
Jonathan Agnew tells the story of a nearly great amateur cricketer, Wellesley Fagge.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

Jonathan Agnew tells the story of a nearly great amateur cricketer, Wellesley Fagge.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes

0206Lady Cassandra Moon1997070920160112 (BBC7)
20200726 (BBC7)
Ted Lowe tells the story of billiards sensation, Lady Cassandra Moon.

Tales of forgotten sporting heroes