Bats, Balls And Ballads

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011999072219990728

Simon Townley examines the relationship between sport and music in two programmes and asks why the bond between the two is so strong. In this first part, he covers the sweep from ancient Greece to the Olympian revival of late Victorian and Edwardian Britain and the songs that accompanied it.

011999072219990728

Simon Townley examines the relationship between sport and music in two programmes and asks why the bond between the two is so strong. In this first part, he covers the sweep from ancient Greece to the Olympian revival of late Victorian and Edwardian Britain and the songs that accompanied it.

02 LAST1999072919990804

Second of two programmes in which Simon Townley examines the relationship between sport and music, and asks why the bond between the two is so strong. In this part, he looks at the material world of the 20th century and hears from Max Boyce, Emlyn Hughes and Sir Tim Rice about the development of crowd singing and the way the subsequent boom in sports marketing has affected it. / Simon Townley examines the relationship between sport and music. He looks at the material world of the 20th century and hears from Max Boyce, Emlyn Hughes and Sir Tim Rice about the development of crowd singing and the way the subsequent boom in sports marketing has affected it.

02 LAST1999072919990804

Second of two programmes in which Simon Townley examines the relationship between sport and music, and asks why the bond between the two is so strong. In this part, he looks at the material world of the 20th century and hears from Max Boyce, Emlyn Hughes and Sir Tim Rice about the development of crowd singing and the way the subsequent boom in sports marketing has affected it. / Simon Townley examines the relationship between sport and music. He looks at the material world of the 20th century and hears from Max Boyce, Emlyn Hughes and Sir Tim Rice about the development of crowd singing and the way the subsequent boom in sports marketing has affected it.