A Delicious Slice Of Johnners by Brian Johnston

By Brian Johnston

Following Brian Johnston's loss of life in 1994, top Minister John significant looked as if it would converse for the kingdom whilst he remarked that 'Summers is simply not the same'. To an Englishman's ears, the sound of leather-based opposed to willow will consistently be heavily linked to the pleased tones of Johnners' voice.

But there has been much more in his existence. From the excessive jinks of Eton and Oxford he graduated to being a urban gent within the relatives espresso enterprise. Later, as Technical Adjutant within the Grenadier Guards, he contributed to the battle attempt along with his own 'Dad's Army'. as soon as demobbed in 1945, he all started a broadcasting profession that brought him to a bunch of British eccentrics from areas visited in Down Your Way, and at last took him to the cramped, snug and chaotic cricket commentators' field the place gaffes, bad jokes and gales of laughter have been by no means distant. alongside the way in which there has been a wedding to 'a very beautiful blonde' and 5 children.

Lovingly edited by way of his eldest son, Barry, this can be a splendidly stress-free compendium of 3 of Johnners' top enjoyed books, the autobiographies It's Been loads of enjoyable and It's a humorous Game, and Rain Stops Play.

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