Can Anyone Hear Me? (Paperback)

Testing Times with Test Match Special on Tour

Peter Baxter

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For 25 years Peter Baxter toured the world for the BBC, producing and commentating on Test Match Special from India and Pakistan to New Zealand and the West Indies. Drawing extensively on his tour diaries, and with a cast including Henry Blofeld, Jonathan Agnew and the late Christopher Martin-Jenkins, Baxter vividly takes us behind the scenes of TMS on tour – from the threat of arrest in Zimbabwe to commentating from the ramparts of a fort in Sri Lanka. With summaries of some of the most memorable foreign Tests, this funny and revealing book is the ideal companion to an afternoon in the pavilion. ‘The stories are told with avuncular warmth and no little charm.’ Rob Smyth, The Cricketer

Peter Baxter first worked on Test Match Special in 1966, and was the producer of the programme from 1973-2007.

‘The joy of Baxter’s book is that it communicates a love of cricket and shows why, whatever its flaws, we still need TMS.’Michael Billington, Wisden Cricketer, on The Best Views from the Boundary


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ISBN: 9781906850555

Price: 8.99 GBP 22.99 AUD 28.99 NZD

Pages: 352

Publication date: 06/06/2013


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