If you love the darts, you’ll love this. Tungsten tales from a gloriously mad sport. Presented by Dave Clark, the face of darts on Sky Sports for nearly 20 years. Each week Clarky talks to a guest who loves the darts. Enjoy x
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Episode 6 - Rod Studd - The Road To Recovery
Rod Studd has been in the commentary box for some of Darts biggest moments. He saw Fallon Sherrock make History at The Alexandra Palace and watched Gary Anderson win his first World title. In 2020 his world was turned upside down when a serious stroke almost cost him his life. Rod talks to Dave Clark about his road to recovery and reminisces with some great darting memories.
Episode 5 - The most influential man in Darts you've never heard of ....
This week Dave Clark talks to the most influential man in Darts you’ve never heard of. Sky Sports producer Rory Hopkins has revolutionised the sport. From The Darts Anthem ‘Chase The Sun’ to the thunderclaps in Phil Taylor’s walk on, Rory’s ideas lit the blue touch paper that sent Darts into orbit. In a rare interview Rory tells us about Darts journey from a nightclub on the A13 to some of the biggest venues around the globe.
Episode 4 - Wayne Mardle
Dave Clark talks to Darts most colourful character Wayne “Hawaii 501” Mardle about a decade together fronting Sky Sports Darts. Mardle chats about beating Phil Taylor at Alexandra Palace, the nicknames he can’t stand AND his love of German plumbing. Plenty of laughs and some serious bits too. Enjoy x
Episode 3 - Stuart Pyke
Commentator Stuart Pyke joins Dave Clark to talk about his long and fascinating career which has taken him around the globe. Stuart tells Dave about giving Chris Evans his first paid radio gig, witnessing cricketing history with Brian Lara and his love of darts. More top tungsten tales from the greatest game in the world. Enjoy x
Episode 2 - Remembering Sid Waddell
Author and journalist Dan Waddell joins Dave Clark to chat about his Dad, the legendary darts commentator Sid Waddell. Dan talks about a liquid lunch with Jocky Wilson, the night Sid teamed up with Stephen Fry and what it was like to have the World Championship Trophy named after his father. Tungsten tales from the craziest sport in the world.
Episode 1 - Helen Chamberlain
Former Soccer AM presenter Helen Chamberlain talks to Dave Clark about why she Loves The Darts. Helen reminisces about playing darts at her local social club with Eric Bristow, saying goodbye to her hero Jocky Wilson and how she tracked down a ring belonging to Sid Vicious. Plus life after Soccer AM on a smallholding in Surrey.
Anything with Dave Clark gets a 👍🏼 for me - quality listening, loving the stories.
Love this - Dave is great and has so many great stories to share!
Part 2 please
Please get Helen back on in a future pod