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Author: Brian Johnston; Barry Johnston
Publisher: [England] : BBC Audiobooks, 2003.
Edition/Format:   Audiobook on CD : CD audio : English
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Barry Johnston presents a retrospective of his father's career as a much-loved BBC broadcaster. Jovial Johnners was the doyen of cricket commentators, as well as a consumer of chocolate cake, a reporter, presenter, quizmaster and a much-loved voice at State occasions. For nearly fifty years the ever-affable, always enthusiastic Brian Johnston brought warmth and wit to a wide range of BBC programmes. Here, selected  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
Compact discs
Named Person: Brian Johnston
Material Type: Audio book, etc.
Document Type: Sound Recording
All Authors / Contributors: Brian Johnston; Barry Johnston
ISBN: 0563495367 9780563495369
OCLC Number: 367507149
Notes: Compact discs.
Description: 3 sound discs (2 hr. 50 min.)
Contents: pt. 1. 1. And it's good morning to Brian ... --
2. Brian hadn't intended to join ... --
3. And in a cafe, after rehearsals ... --
4. A couple of years later, Brian ... --
5. And it was live --
6. I'm a frustrated comic ... --
7. The most chaotic Let's go ... --
8. One of the most popular radio ... --
9. 1951 saw the Festival of Britain --
10. One of the cinematic discoveries ... --
11. In other editions, Brian tried ... --
12. In the original series of Let's go ... --
13. And following the band of the ... 14. One of the highlights of Brian's ... --
15. For the wedding of the prince ... --
16. Five years later, it was the turn ... pt. 2. 1. From his earliest days at the BBC ... --
2. It's Brian's solo! --
3. Brian didn't fare much better ... --
4. Another panel game Brian ... --
5. Quite often on Quote, Unquote ... --
6. One of radio's most popular ... --
7. Finally, the show which for his ... --
8. We'll have a single, please, Brian --
9. We all of us have to face ... --
10. I suppose we tend to interview ... --
11. We come across a lot of ... --
12. When up in Scotland ... --
13. And now for another of ... --
14. In 1979 the Down your way team ... --
15. I want you to hear something ... --
16. After fifteen years, and more ... pt. 3. 1. Although Brian had retired from ... --
2. Over the years, Brian was ... --
3. But, of course, Brian will always ... --
4. I suppose the most extraordinary ... --
5. We'll have more cricket later --
6. Four years later, John Snagge ... --
7. Another sport from Brian's ... --
8. His locations weren't always ... --
9. The first London marathon ... --
10. But Brian's main sport was always ... --
11. But in the commentary box ... --
12. Fred, you'll be interested ... --
13. Would you like to ask Brian ...? --
14. One of the things Brian enjoyed ... --
15. In June 1992, Brian was to be ... --
16. We'd better examine the question ...
Responsibility: Brian Johnston.

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The sound of Brian Johnston's voice conjures up instant images for many people: "Down your Way", coverage of myriad royal events and countless summer test matches. This is a retrospective of the much  Read more...

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