Another Slice Of Johnners

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Random House, May 31, 2012 - Sports & Recreation - 400 pages
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Following the success of A Delicious Slice of Johnners, Barry Johnston has edited another delightful anthology based on three of his father’s most popular books, Brian Johnston’s Guide to Cricket, Chatterboxes and It’s Been a Piece of Cake.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1 The PreWar Pioneers
Seymour de Lotbinière
R C Lyle
George Allison
Tommy Woodroffe
H B T Wakelam and others
Howard Marshall
Trevor Bailey and Fred Trueman
9 Test matches Six of the Best
ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA THE OVAL 1953
ENGLAND v WEST INDIES LORDS 1963
WEST INDIES v ENGLAND GEORGETOWN GUYANA 1968
ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA THE OVAL 1968
AUSTRALIA v ENGLAND SYDNEY 1971
ENGLAND v AUSTRALIA HEADINGLEY 1981

2 Links in the Chain
John Snagge
Harold Abrahams
Stewart Macpherson
Raymond Glendenning
3 Familiar Voices
Kenneth Wolstenholme
Dan Maskell
Eddie Waring
Peter OSullevan
Harry Carpenter
David Coleman
Bill McLaren
4 And Now Over To
Eamonn Andrews
Lionel Marson
Maurice Edelston
Max Robertson
Robert Hudson
Raymond Baxter
Bryon Butler
Peter Bromley
5 More Commentary From
Dorian Williams
Alan Weeks
John Motson
Nigel StarmerSmith
Alun Williams
Peter Jones
Brian Moore
Gerald Williams
6 Voices of Cricket
Rex Alston
E W Swanton
Peter West
Jim Laker
Alan Gibson
Tony Lewis
Norman Cuddeford
Peter Cranmer
Neil DurdenSmith
7 Overseas Visitors
Alan McGilvray
Charles Fortune
Vic Richardson
Pearson Surita
Tony Cozier
Alan Richards
8 Test match Special
John Arlott
Henry Blofeld
Christopher MartinJenkins
Don Mosey
Bill Frindall
10 Happy Memories
11 Patsy Hendren Don Bradman Wally Hammond
Don Bradman
Wally Hammond
12 Len Hutton Denis Compton Alec Bedser Arthur Morris
Denis Compton
Alec Bedser
Arthur Morris
13 Ray Lindwall Keith Miller Godfrey Evans
Keith Miller
Godfrey Evans
14 Jim Laker Neil Harvey Trevor Bailey
Neil Harvey
Trevor Bailey
15 The Four Ws Tom Graveney Peter May Brian Statham
Clyde Walcott
Everton Weekes
Wes Hall
Tom Graveney
Peter May
Brian Statham
16 Richie Benaud Fred Trueman The Two Little Masters
Fred Trueman
The Two Little Masters
Sunil Gavaskar
17 Colin Cowdrey Gary Sobers Ken Barrington Ray Illingworth
Gary Sobers
Ken Barrington
Ray Illingworth
18 Five Aussie Keepers Graeme Pollock Geoff Boycott
Don Tallon
Gil Langley
Rodney Marsh
Graeme Pollock
Geoff Boycott
19 Mike Procter Derek Underwood Clive Lloyd Alan Knott
Derek Underwood
Clive Lloyd
Alan Knott
20 Barry Richards Greg Chappell Dennis Lillee Imran Khan
Greg Chappell
Dennis Lillee
Imran Khan
21 Bob Taylor Richard Hadlee Viv Richards Mike Brearley
Richard Hadlee
Viv Richards
Mike Brearley
22 Ian Botham David Gower Allan Border
David Gower
Allan Border
23 The Tale End
Index
Acknowledgements
Copyright

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About the author (2012)

Brian Johnston is Chief Editor of Theater Three. He is the author of The Ibsen Cycle (Penn State, 1992) and To the Third Empire (1980), and is Visiting Professor, Department of Drama, Carnegie Mellon University.

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