More Than A Game [Reading]

John Major reads from his history of cricket, exploring the game's rich past, its characters and its moments of beauty and madness.

Episodes

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0120070514

Major describes the early forms of the game and explains his attachment to it.

0120070514

Major describes the early forms of the game and explains his attachment to it.

0220070515

The 18th Century saw many changes to the game.

0220070515

The 18th Century saw many changes to the game.

0320070516

Major charts the rise of the institutions that still dominate the game.

0320070516

Major charts the rise of the institutions that still dominate the game.

0420070517

Major profiles one of the game's most enduring figures, Wg Grace

0420070517

Major profiles one of the game's most enduring figures, Wg Grace

05 LAST20070518

Major concludes his narrative with the beginning of the 20th Century and the threat of war.

05 LAST20070518

Major concludes his narrative with the beginning of the 20th Century and the threat of war.