Live match commentary: Rob Nothman
BBC Radio Sport producer and broadcaster Rob Nothman explains the basic principles of a good commentary.
The best commentators keep reminding the listener of the most important facts:
- What is the score?
- What station are they listening to?
- Where is the ball?
- Which team is in possession?
If the game’s dull it is the commentator’s job to inject some extra information to keep the audience listening.
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