Programme Catalogue - Details: 25 August 199019900825Next in series: 10 August 1991
Previous in series: 29 July 1989
SBH:A View From the Boundary - Harold Pinter, writer and actor, talks about his interest in cricket.
Interviewer: Brian Johnston.
Introduced by Bill Rennells.
From Test Match Special.
PRE:Pinter: Watching cricket during and after World War II.
Playing for Gaiety cricket team.
Has always supported Yorkshire.
Playing with cricketer Arthur Wellard.
(11'00""): Doesn't play cricket anymore - can't field well enough.
Manages to get cricket scenes into film screenplays he writes.
Has thought about writing play about cricket.
Cricket is a very tense, dramatic, violent game.
Found captaincy very hard.
Resigned captaincy in the middle of a game.
Complains about not being able to tell one batsman from another because of their helmets.
Recalls seeing Bradman play.
His acting.
Writing screenplays.
Broadcast history
25 Aug 1990 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)
Brian Johnston (int)
Harold Pinter (Speaker)
Bill Rennells (Speaker)
Notes: CAIRS 359987.
Programme Catalogue - Details: 10 August 199119910810Previous in series: 25 August 1990
SBH:A View From the Boundary - Peter O'Toole, actor, talks about his life, career and interest in cricket.
Includes refs.
to the making of 'Lawrence of Arabia' and to his ""corpsing"".
Interviewer: Brian Johnston.
From Test Match Special.
Broadcast history
10 Aug 1991 00:00-00:00 (RADIO 3)
Brian Johnston (int)
Peter O'Toole (Speaker)
Notes: CAIRS 360157.