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Footballer and commentator
With England's star firmly on the rise, which current player made Sue Smith's dream team?
'It had to be able to stir one’s feelings, make one feel happy, and most importantly it had to sound fresh every time one heard it played.' Composer Barry Stoller explains how the theme for BBC One's Match of the Day was recorded in his basement.
As an actor there are some auditions you are invited to where you want the part so much it's hard to control your excitement and nerves. For me The Best Of Men was one of those. I had known of Dr Guttmann ever since playing wheelchair basketball at the Guttmann Centre (now Stoke Mandeville S...
I'd never been near any boat smaller than a pleasure cruiser on the Norfolk Broads when I started work on the script for Bert & Dickie. That was part of the attraction for me. I'm sport mad and was intrigued to investigate sculling - a sport which for me was completely alien. (For those ...
It's not an exaggeration! Here I am, 32 years of age, I've been a professional footballer for half of my life yet I've never talked to my Dad about his days within the game. The truth is I'm kind of glad that I hadn't. My dad left school with the dream of being a footballer but only manage...
As a schoolchild I was one of millions who gathered around television sets to watch Sebastian Coe, Steve Ovett and Steve Cram battle each other to win the 1500m in two epic Olympic finals: Moscow in 1980 and LA in 1984. Thirty years ago Brits were the undisputed kings of middle distance runn...