Biography series exploring the greatest people who ever lived. Matthew Parris interviews an eminent…
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The controversial England cricket captain, Douglas Jardine, who was responsible for the infamous 1932 Bodyline tour of Australia, is Peter White's chioce of a Great Life.
Matthew Parris, who is sceptical about cricket to say the least, presents, while Christopher Douglas (who co-writes and presents Ed Reardon on Radio 4, the disaffected, failed 50-something hack writer) fills in the biographical gaps.
Producer: Mark Smalley.