Touchline Tales

  • by Des Lynam
  • Narrated by Des Lynam
  • 1 hrs and 50 mins
  • Radio/TV Program

Publisher's Summary

Four selected episodes from the two BBC Radio 4 series of Touchline Tales. In these programmes, old friends Des Lynam and Christopher Matthew visit some famous sporting venues to enjoy, observe, reminisce, and trade tales.

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These two could read the telephone directory

What did you like most about Touchline Tales?

Charming self deprecating fun. Delightful to drive to


What does Des Lynam bring to the story that you wouldn’t experience if you had only read the book?

voice, intonation


Was this a book you wanted to listen to all in one sitting?

yes, and re listen to


Any additional comments?

more please. x4 episodes for 1 credit is expensive

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- Tj Simpson

Touchline Tales didn't touch me.

Would you try another book written by Des Lynam or narrated by Des Lynam?

Yes.


What could Des Lynam have done to make this a more enjoyable book for you?

Made it less about 2 old men chatting about old times gone by.


How could the performance have been better?

Not sure it could.


What character would you cut from Touchline Tales?

Not an appropriate question.


Any additional comments?

I like Des lineham and respected him as a sports broadcaster but this book left me rather cold and bored.

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- jillian grant

Book Details

  • Release Date: 04-10-2012
  • Publisher: BBC Worldwide Limited