Twenty Players

Six programmes featuring forgotten sporting heroes.

Episodes

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19970611

The second of six characters in the collection of fictional sporting heroes. Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950517]

An album of forgotten sporting heroes in a highly collectable series of six parts. Gentleman Jack Perkins. Des Lynam narrates the story of a turn-of-the-century boxing toff who never quite made it to the top.

Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950517]

Unknown: Jack Perkins.

Unknown: Des Lynam

Producer: Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950524]

An album of forgotten sporting heroes in a highly collectable series of six parts. 2: Doug and Demelza Davidson. David Vine narrates the story of Britain's most intrepid mixed lugers. Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950524]

Unknown: Demelza Davidson.

Unknown: David Vine

Producer: Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950531]

An album of forgotten sporting heroes in a highly collectable series of six parts. 3: Archie McGillivray. Some of the world's great golfers were also accomplished balloonists.

Tony Gubba recalls the greatest of them all. Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950531]

Unknown: Tony Gubba

Written By: Simon Bullivant

Producer: Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950607]

An album of forgotten sporting heroes. 4: Gertrude Trelawny Ferris.

Gerald Sinstadt tells the story of the all-round pioneering sportswoman. Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950607]

Unknown: Gerald Sinstadt

Written By: Simon Bullivant

Producer: Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950614]

An album of forgotten sporting heroes in a highly collectable series of six parts.

5: Frankie Swoop. Barry Davies tells the story of the most precociously talentless footballer of the late 60s.

Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950614]

Unknown: Barry Davies

Written By: Simon Bullivant

Producer: Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950621]

An album of forgotten sporting heroes. Hugo De Vries. The tale of the late

50s champagne Charlie and reckless driver complete this series of collectable characters.

Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19950621]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19960710]

A six-part album of forgotten sporting heroes.

1: Gentleman Jack Perkins Narrated by Desmond Lynam. Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960710]

Unknown: Jack Perkins

Unknown: Desmond Lynam.

Written By: Simon Bullivant

Producer: Richard Wilson Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960717]

A six-part album of sporting heroes. 2: Doug and Demelza Davidson The tale of Britain's intrepid mixed lugers, narrated by David Vine. Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960717]

Unknown: Demelza Davidson

Unknown: David Vine.

Written By: Simon Bullivant

Producer: Richard Wilson Rpt

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960724]

A six-part album of sporting heroes. 3: Archie McGillivray Narrated by Tony Gubba. Written by Simon Bullivant Producer Richard Wilson Repeat

Genome: [r4 Bd=19960724]

Unknown: Archie McGillivray

Unknown: Tony Gubba.

Written By: Simon Bullivant

Producer: Richard Wilson

Genome: [r4 Bd=19970611]
Genome: [r4 Bd=19970611]
0119970604

John Motson tells the story of football tactician and part-time archaeologist `Ample' Arthur Cartwright.

01Gentleman Jack Perkins20150929 (BBC7)

4 Extra Debut. Des Lynam tells the story a turn-of-the-century boxing toff who never quite made it. From May 1995.

0219970611
02Doug And Demelza Davidson20151006 (BBC7)

Forgotten sporting heroes. David Vine tells the story of Britain's most intrepid mixed lugers. From May 1995.

0319970618
03Archie Mcgillivray20151013 (BBC7)

Forgotten sporting heroes. Tony Gubba tells the story of the world's greatest golfing balloonist. From May 1995.

0419970625
0519970702
06Hugo De Vries1997070920151103 (BBC7)

Forgotten sporting heroes. Steve Rider tells the story of the reckless but exciting racing driver. From June 1995.

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0101Gentleman Jack Perkins20150929 (BBC7)
20170516 (BBC7)

Des Lynam tells the story a turn-of-the-century boxing toff who never quite made it.

Des Lynam tells the story a turn-of-the-century boxing toff who never quite made it. From May 1995.

0102Doug And Demelza Davidson20151006 (BBC7)
20170523 (BBC7)

David Vine tells the story of Britain's most intrepid mixed lugers.

Forgotten sporting heroes. David Vine tells the story of Britain's most intrepid mixed lugers. From May 1995.

0103Archie Mcgillivray20151013 (BBC7)
20170530 (BBC7)

Tony Gubba tells the story of the world's greatest golfing balloonist.

Forgotten sporting heroes. Tony Gubba tells the story of the world's greatest golfing balloonist. From May 1995.

0104Gertrude Trelawny Ferris20151020 (BBC7)
20170606 (BBC7)

Gerald Sinstadt tells the story of the sporting all-rounder Gertrude Trelawny Ferris.

Forgotten sporting heroes. Gerald Sinstadt tells the story of the sporting all-rounder Gertrude Trelawny Ferris. From June 1995.

0105Frankie Swoop20151027 (BBC7)
20170613 (BBC7)

Barry Davies tells the story of a most precociously talentless footballer.

Forgotten sporting heroes. Barry Davies tells the story of a most precociously talentless footballer. From June 1995.

0106Hugo De Vries20170620 (BBC7)

Steve Rider tells the story of the reckless but exciting racing driver.

0201'ample' Arthur Cartwright20151208 (BBC7)

Forgotten sporting heroes. John Motson tells the story of the football tactician and part-time archaeologist. From June 1997.

0202Terry Framwell20151215 (BBC7)

Forgotten sporting heroes. Dougie Donnelly tells the story of probably the best one-legged bowls player ever. From June 1997.

0203Pigeonmilk Bob20151222 (BBC7)

Forgotten sporting heroes. Gerald Sinstadt tells the story of Eric Sarby and his prize-winning greyhound. From June 1997.

0204Sister Agnes Brown20151229 (BBC7)

Forgotten sporting heroes. Cliff Morgan tells the story of one of rugby's great coaches, Sister Agnes Brown. From June 1997.

0205Mr Wellesley Fagge20160105 (BBC7)

Forgotten sporting heroes. Jonathan Agnew tells the story of a nearly great amateur cricketer, Wellesley Fagge. From July 1997.

0206Lady Cassandra Moon20160112 (BBC7)

Forgotten sporting heroes. Ted Lowe tells the story of billiards sensation, Lady Cassandra Moon. From July 1997.