55 episodes

Cricket authors (and obsessives) Peter Oborne and Richard Heller have launched a new podcast to help deprived listeners endure a world without cricket. They will chat regularly about cricket topics – hoping to keep a good line and length but with occasional wides into other subjects.

Oborne & Heller on Cricket Peter Oborne, Richard Heller

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    • 5.0 • 17 Ratings

Cricket authors (and obsessives) Peter Oborne and Richard Heller have launched a new podcast to help deprived listeners endure a world without cricket. They will chat regularly about cricket topics – hoping to keep a good line and length but with occasional wides into other subjects.

    Cricket’s clarion call… from the man who delivered it

    Cricket’s clarion call… from the man who delivered it

    For about fifteen years no England Test match seemed complete without the golden notes of Billy Cooper, the professional trumpeter who accompanied the Barmy Army. It made him the best-known musician in the cricket world since the celebrated pianist Don Bradman. He shares his memories of matching music to the many moods of cricket with Peter Oborne and Richard Heller in their latest podcast.

    Read the full description here: https://chiswickcalendar.co.uk/episode-55-crickets-clarion-call-from-the-man-who-delivered-it/

    Get in contact by emailing obornehellercricket@outlook.com

    • 55 min
    George Headley and a supporting cast of two emperors, one king and Evita Peron, in Latin America’s cricketing drama

    George Headley and a supporting cast of two emperors, one king and Evita Peron, in Latin America’s cricketing drama

    Timothy Abraham and James Coyne are co-editors of the perennially fascinating and expanding section of Wisden Cricketers’ Almanack on cricket around the world. Together they completed a long-cherished project, a personal odyssey into Latin American cricket, which took them from Mexico to the southernmost tip of Chile. They have just published an unputdownable book about it called Evita Burned Down Our Pavilion. They discuss it with Peter Oborne and Richard Heller in their cricket-themed podcast, which returns after a short interval.

    Read the full description here: https://chiswickcalendar.co.uk/episode-54-george-headley-and-a-supporting-cast-of-two-emperors-one-king-and-evita-peron-in-latin-americas-cricketing-drama/

    Get in contact by emailing obornehellercricket@outlook.com

    • 1 hr 4 min
    The County Championship – past, present and future – by its great historian Stephen Chalke

    The County Championship – past, present and future – by its great historian Stephen Chalke

     Author, publisher and supreme recorder of cricketers’ memories Stephen Chalke returns as the guest of Peter Oborne and Richard Heller in their latest cricket-themed podcast. They celebrate a tremendous start to the English County Championship, before Stephen draws on his detailed and beautifully illustrated history Summer’s Crown, to analyse the competition’s past and its prospects.

    Read the full description here: https://chiswickcalendar.co.uk/episode-53-the-county-championship-past-present-and-future-by-its-great-historian-stephen-chalke/

    Get in contact by emailing obornehellercricket@outlook.com

    • 57 min
    Wisden 2021: cricket and class, race, plague and global warming

    Wisden 2021: cricket and class, race, plague and global warming

    Steven Lynch, International Editor of Wisden Cricketers Almanack, returns to the regular podcast by Peter Oborne and Richard Heller to celebrate a landmark edition which more than ever lights up the mighty issues which shape global cricket and the lives of all its players and devotees.

    Read the full description here: https://chiswickcalendar.co.uk/episode-52-wisden-2021-cricket-and-class-race-plague-and-global-warming/

    • 44 min
    Rich lives in a few words: the obituaries in Wisden 2021

    Rich lives in a few words: the obituaries in Wisden 2021

    The arrival of Wisden Cricketers Almanack is always one of the great publishing events in the calendar. The latest edition had rather less cricket to record than usual, but was nonetheless packed with important content. Indeed, it is a major source book for future political, social, economic and cultural historians. In their latest cricket-themed podcast Peter Oborne and Richard Heller celebrate it with its International Editor Steven Lynch.

    Read the full description here: https://chiswickcalendar.co.uk/episode-51-rich-lives-in-a-few-words-the-obituaries-in-wisden-2021/

    • 53 min
    The park cricketer who married the Queen

    The park cricketer who married the Queen

    Annie Chave is a cricketer and editor of County Cricket Matters, journal of the members organization of the same name which supports the county structure of English cricket. She is also part of the team at Guerrilla Cricket, which provides eclectic and independent commentary and analysis of major matches. She is the latest guest of Peter Oborne and Richard Heller in their regular cricket-themed podcast.

    County Cricket Matters can be obtained through www.countycricketmatters.com

    Read the full description here: https://chiswickcalendar.co.uk/episode-50-the-park-cricketer-who-married-the-queen/

    • 58 min

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17 Ratings

17 Ratings

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Eclectic podcast - Shatila podcast a highlight

A wonderfully eclectic podcast, particularly enjoy the episodes with stories from outside the Test world. The episode about Shatila CC is outstanding.

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