Tagged with: Sport

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  1. Chief Steward at Wimbledon

    Working at Wimbledon: I'm in charge of the queue

    Tennis fans come from miles around to queue up for the prestigious sporting event – but did you ever wonder who keeps them in check?!

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  2. Composer

    '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.

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  3. Director

    How I captured the highs and lows of Formula 1 by following my sister, racing driver Susie Wolff.

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  4. Producer/Director

    How I discovered the glamorous, and at times shocking, footage of Formula 1's early days in the BBC's archives.

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  5. Presenter

    "I still remember the jolt... the charge of emotion and adrenalin every boxing movie has" - presenter Danny Leigh on his inspiration for the BBC Four documentary.

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  6. Actor

    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...

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  7. Writer

    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 ...

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  8. Presenter

    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...

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  9. Producer/Director

    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...

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