Sir Viv

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01My Island In The Sun20000612

Rudolph Walker reads five extracts from the autobiography of the legendary cricketer and former captain of the West Indies.

Abridged by Sally Marmion.

1: `My Island in the Sun'.

Growing up in Antigua, skiving off church to play cricket on the beach and getting caught out in more ways than one.

02The Somerset Years20000613

Rudolph Walker reads five extracts from the autobiography of legendary cricketer Viv Richards.

Abridged by Sally Marmion.

2: `The Somerset Years'.

Viv lands himself a job with the Somerset team and shares a flat with a guy called Ian Botham

03The Test Of Strength20000614

Viv is now a star on the international test cricket scene, but he finds he is seeing stars after an encounter with Dennis Lillee

04The Packer Years20000615

Rudolph Walker reads five extracts from the autobiography of legendary cricketer Viv Richards.

Abridged by Sally Marmion.

4: `The Packer Years'.

Viv is wooed by Kerry Packer - and faces the consequences.

05Over And Out20000616

Rudolph Walker reads five extracts from the autobiography of legendary cricketer Viv Richards.

Abridged by Sally Marmion.

5: `Over and Out'.

Viv provides insight into match rigging allegations and talks about his use of marijuana in tea for an eye complaint.