Start the Car
- The World According to Bumble
- Narrated by: David Lloyd
- Length: 9 hrs and 34 mins
- Unabridged Audiobook
- Release date: 27-05-10
- Language: English
- Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers Limited
Bumble has become the one constant for passionate English fans in cricket's rapidly changing landscape. He has earned cult status as a commentator and pundit, with viewers loving his unerring dedication to the game's great fables.
The World According to Bumble: Start the Car revels in the quirkier and humorous side of cricket, while offering behind-the-scenes action of Lloyd's years spent following cricket around the globe, from Accrington to Lahore.
Bumble waxes lyrical on everything from the genius of Shane Warne to the merits of a Lancashire hotpot … and the delights of finishing the day with a couple of pints and a curry.
Enjoy the camaraderie that exists among the SkySports team - including former England captains Sir Ian Botham, Michael Atherton, Nasser Hussain, and David Gower - and laugh out loud at the stories and anecdotes which have forged Bumble's character.
Whether he is holding up play to retrieve lost balls from the top of sight-screens, or enacting mock pitch reports from car parks, Bumble is capable of stealing the limelight at all times.
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By Bluemoonpete on 28-12-16
A really enjoyable listen
Thought this was a book that would make me smile and it did not disappoint. Only part I did not enjoy was a bit in the middle where he read various newspaper reports but overall a fun time was had and I will be following this up with another of bumble's books.
He has a great voice to settle you down, he sounds like everyone's favourite uncle.
By J.W.GRAVES on 28-10-13
Bumble at his best
Where does Start the Car rank among all the audiobooks you’ve listened to so far?
A great listen with Bumble reading it is special for all cricket fans
What did you like best about this story?
I liked all the anecdotes
Have you listened to any of David Lloyd’s other performances? How does this one compare?
this is the first I have listened to, but won't be the last
If you made a film of this book, what would be the tag line be?
Difficult to make this into a film, but the tag would be "Bowled over"
Any additional comments?
Any cricket lover would love this