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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White take an alternative (and sometimes musical) look at cricket...

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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White take an alternative (and sometimes musical) look at cricket...

    Emergency Podcast: Jimmy’s Got Something To Say

    Emergency Podcast: Jimmy’s Got Something To Say

    Jimmy assembled the team as he’s got something to tell the Tailenders listeners...

    • 19 min
    An Organised Walkie Talkie

    An Organised Walkie Talkie

    Issy Wong is back on the pod with news of her England team bonding weekend in the the lakes, the WIPL and a preview of the up coming white ball series with Pakistan which starts at Edgbaston on Saturday. Plus is there too much men's cricket in the summer? Can VAR learn from DRS? Also Mattchin has yet another new quiz - ‘Rear Review Mirror’ - and plans are afoot to ’supersize’ a village match.

    • 1 hr 8 min
    Who Am I?

    Who Am I?

    While in India Jimmy turned down the chance to meet the Dalai Lama, but who would he get out of bed for? Find out in Mattchin’s new, listener generated quiz ‘Meet or No Meet’. Plus we discover another side to Felix, big hitting in the IPL, Jofra’s back for England and the joys of a day watching country cricket.

    • 57 min
    The Michael Palin Special

    The Michael Palin Special

    Writer, comedian, broadcaster, documentary maker, presenter and all round genius Sir Michael Palin joins Greg, Jimmy and Felix for a very special episode of Tailenders.
    In a wide-ranging interview he discussed his career with Monty Python, his legendary travelogues including his new series on Nigeria, his films and his love of cricket. Included are tales about George Harrison, Keith Miller, watching cricket around the world, his first job at the BBC and the perils of eating rotten camel meat. Plus, what happened when Jimmy was invited to meet the Dalai Lama.

    • 1 hr 30 min
    The Boss

    The Boss

    On day one of the County Championship we were invited into the boardroom at Lord's to sit down with ECB Chair, Richard Thompson, the boss of English Cricket. Topics included cricket in state schools, TV deals, The Hundred, racism and cricket, the development of the women's wame and THAT presentation to Jimmy in India.

    • 35 min
    Christmas all Summer

    Christmas all Summer

    The County Championship is back so we headed to Lord's to celebrate everything that’s great about county cricket. This episode includes an explanation of how the competition works, the difference between Kookaburra and Dukes balls, hybrid pitches, the standard within the game and whether day one of the County Championship is like Xmas Eve, Xmas Day or New Year's Eve. Plus we’re joined by TMS Producer Adam Mountford.

    • 1 hr

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