The Devil's Own turn out to be the perfect hosts for this devil of a boy that is Hector Woolley. Read more to find out why ...
A brief post with information about Monday’s #Sport and Leisure #History seminar at the #IHR with Beth Gaskell giving a paper on the #military and #mdia in the #19thC
A fun part of the production has been assembling props - a 40s Woodbine astray, an old-fashioned bottle of scotch, a cigarette case and a whiff of 40s in the costume of the characters. And the cast - Anna Rogers, Matt Griffin and Ruari Johnson - have been extraordinarily successful at bringing Musset's characters to life in a faux-Fitzrovian setting.
A short post with a link giving access to my latest publication for the International Journal for the History of Sport on early West Indies cricket.
A post in praise of a unique London institution.
Don't miss out on the chance to hear one of the foremost cricket historians talking about early Indian tours to England.
Getting down in the basement of the National Gallery springs a welcome memory of an overlooked children's classic.
Updating a bit of Marivaux turns out to be more fun than expected. Think 'Citizen Smith' meets 'Ex on the Beach'.
Yesterday I was fortunate enough to attend an excellent panel discussion on Cricket as Revolution organised by the LSE as part of its literary festival. The two speakers were Dr Prashant Kidambi of The University of Leicester and the journalist and cricket historian Peter Oborne. It was an excellent evening. Prashant kicked off with an…
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