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    • The Wit of Cricket 2

    • By: Richie Benaud, Dickie Bird, Henry Blofeld
    • Narrated by: Richie Benaud, Dickie Bird, Henry Blofeld
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Abridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 12
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 7

    Cricket is said to be a funny game and now you can hear why with another brilliant collection of humorous stories, jokes, and anecdotes from the world of cricket as told by five of the game's all-time great personalities: Richie Benaud, Dickie Bird, Henry Blofeld, Brian Johnston, and Fred Trueman.

    • 4 out of 5 stars
    • funny wickets

    • By Anonymous User on 03-09-18

    Regular price: £10.49

    • An Evening with Dickie Bird

    • By: Dickie Bird
    • Narrated by: Dickie Bird
    • Length: 1 hr and 20 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 19
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      5 out of 5 stars 10

    Dickie Bird is not only the world's most famous cricket umpire, he is also one of the most entertaining public speakers of our time.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Delightful

    • By Philbert Stevenson on 14-03-14

    Regular price: £10.49

    • The Wit of Cricket

    • By: Dickie Bird, Henry Blofeld, Brian Johnston
    • Narrated by: Dickie Bird, Henry Blofeld, Brian Johnston
    • Length: 1 hr and 12 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4 out of 5 stars 41
    • Performance
      4.5 out of 5 stars 22
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 21

    Recorded live in front of appreciative theatre audiences, here are dozens of hilarious stories about legendary Test cricketers such as Richie Benaud, Ian Botham, Geoffrey Boycott, Michael Holding and Fred Trueman, as well as some of the most famous gaffes and practical jokes carried out by the commentary team on BBC Radio's Test Match Special.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • A must for cricket lovers and listeners alike

    • By William Carse-Austen on 13-03-18

    Regular price: £10.49

    • Have You Heard the One About

    • Volume 1
    • By: Brian Johnston, Dickie Bird, Jon Pertwee
    • Narrated by: Brian Johnston, Dickie Bird, Jon Pertwee
    • Length: 1 hr and 59 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10
    • Performance
      5 out of 5 stars 7
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 7

    Have you heard the story about the day Dickie Bird was invited to lunch with the Queen? Or the one about Brian Johnston when he joined the Grenadier Guards?

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Brilliant

    • By D J SAVAGE on 01-04-17

    Regular price: £10.49

    • 80 Not Out

    • My Favourite Cricket Memories
    • By: Dickie Bird
    • Narrated by: Gareth Armstrong
    • Length: 7 hrs and 7 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 11
    • Performance
      4 out of 5 stars 10
    • Story
      4.5 out of 5 stars 10

    Highlights of a career in cricket from Britain's favourite umpire.Hardly a week goes by without Dickie Bird visiting a county or Test match arena where he can keep up to date with all that is happening in the cricket world, while at the same time taking the opportunity to reflect, in the company of old friends and acquaintances, on his own colourful contribution to the sport that lasted for over half a century. Dickie remains the most famous umpire of them all and is still highly respected throughout the world.

    • 5 out of 5 stars
    • Bowled over!

    • By Daureen on 04-12-14

    Regular price: £20.99

    • White Cap and Bails

    • By: Dickie Bird
    • Narrated by: Graham Roberts
    • Length: 12 hrs and 25 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3 out of 5 stars 3

    In this new anecdotal book, the unstoppable Dickie Bird takes one County Cricket Club at a time and revisits each with the aid of memorabilia, statistics, books and videos. A mass of new hilarious stories flow from Dickie as he flexes his memory: he describes the cricketers, the matches and the character of these clubs. Dickie also relives his journeys as a umpire to clubs and Test match arenas overseas and recalls the humorous times that have filled his unique career.

    Regular price: £6.99

    • The Best of Dickie Bird

    • By: Dickie Bird
    • Narrated by: Dickie Bird
    • Length: 1 hr and 14 mins
    • Unabridged
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Performance
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3
    • Story
      3.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Seventy-five minutes of laughter, anecdotes, and memories from cricket's best-loved umpire. Now collected for the first time on one audiobook, here are the brilliant highlights from Dickie Bird's three best-selling recordings: My Autobiography, White Cap and Bails, and An Evening with Dickie Bird. From his childhood in Barnsley to his hilarious experiences with Test cricketers, here are the best stories from cricket's favourite storyteller.

    Regular price: £14.99