Get Her Off The Pitch!

Lynne Truss reads from her account of the four years she spent as a sports reporter.

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012009100520091005 (BBC7)
20130805 (BBC7)

Lynne Truss reads from her account of the four years she spent as a sports reporter.

How does a woman of literary tastes and neither knowledge of nor interest in sport end up covering great and not-so-great events for the sports section of a national newspaper? As Lynne explains, it all starts over lunch...

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Lynne's time as a sports reporter all starts over lunch.

022009100620091006 (BBC7)
20130806 (BBC7)

Lynne Truss reads from her account of the four years she spent as a sports reporter.

In 1999 Lynne is sent to Madison Square Garden to cover the fight between Evander Holyfield and Lennox Lewis for the heavyweight championship of the world.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

In 1999 Lynne is sent to Madison Square Garden to cover the Holyfield-Lewis fight.

032009100720091007 (BBC7)
20130807 (BBC7)

Lynne Truss reads from her account of the four years she spent as a sports reporter.

Watching sport is one thing, but playing it is quite another. Lynne describes how she developed an enduring passion for golf.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Watching sport is one thing, but playing it is quite another.

Lynne describes how she developed an enduring passion for golf.

042009100820091008 (BBC7)
20130808 (BBC7)

Lynne Truss reads from her account of the four years she spent as a sports reporter.

To outsiders, what could be better than to be paid to attend and write about world-class sporting events? Well, they don't know the half of it.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

What could be better than to be paid to go to and write about world-class sporting events?

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20130809 (BBC7)

Lynne Truss reads from her account of the four years she spent as a sports reporter.

By the autumn of 2000, Lynne has been covering sport for four years, but a combination of events leads her to ask a very simple question - just how important is sport?

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

A combination of events leads Lynne to question the importance of sport.