Sports, Games, Recreation

Last Edited: 01-Nov-2014 A Global British Comedy Collaborative document. Edited by John Lucas
Broadcast source is BBC Radio Four unless otherwise indicated. Recording quality is considered good unless otherwise indicated.


Date
Title
Cast
Parameters
2004
R7:
06-Jan-2011
Grasshead Racers
Murray Walker explores lawnmower racing
Murray Walker
produced by Julian May
27:36, 25890, S
20-Dec-2004
Wall of Death
Daredevil Mototcycle Ride
Andy Kershaw
27:55, 26180, S
22-Jul-2007
29-Jul-2007
05-Aug-2007

20-Jul-2008
27-Jul-2008
03-Aug-2008

14-Sep-2009
21-Sep-2009

12-Sep-2010
19-Sep-2010

24-Jul-2011
31-Jul-2011

24-Apr-2012
01-May-2012

30-Jul-2012 to
03-Aug-2012
Children of the Olympic Bid
Peter White
Produced by Sue Mitchell
28:21, 26591, S
28:18, 26533, S
28:15, 26498, S

28:23, 26625, S
28:22, 26597, S
28:17, 26520, S

28:03, 26313, S
28:00, 26258, S

28:05, 26329, S
28:03, 26308, S

27:56, 26135, S
27:51, 26062, S

27:50, 26055, S
27:56, 26135, S

13:46, 12885, S
13:47, 12906, S
13:50, 12961, S
13:51, 12973, S
13:50, 12957, S
12-Jan-2008
R7:
15-Jul-2010
Phil Hammond's Bad Golf Day
Phil Hammond
Produced by John Byrne
27:45, 26017, S
19-Jan-2008
Scrum Down?
John Inverdale
Julian May
28:13, 26466, S
04-Jul-2008
The Medal Makers -- Olympic Judges
Allison Curbishley
27:51, 26116, S
06-Jan-2010
13-Jan-2010
20-Jan-2010
More Than A Game
  1. The Fight
  2. Blood in the Water
  3. The Football War
Anthony King
Produced by Chris Bond
14:02, 13173, S
13:55, 13058, S
13:37, 12780, S
13-May-2010 Why Go? -- The game of Go
Chris Ledgard
 
27:45, 26025, S
24-May-2010 Football Fights Back
Hardeep Singh Kohli
Producer: Richard Bannerman
27:48, 26077, S
14-Jun-2010 UK Cycling's Biggest Challenge Yet
Jim White
produced by Kevin Mosley
27:57, 26214, S
02-Jul-2010 to
16-Jul-2010

12-Aug-2011 to
26-Aug-2011

30-Nov-2012 to
14-Dec-2012
Touchline Tales
  1. An Uproar of Butterflies
  2. A Thunder of Hooves, A Babble of Bookies
  3. New Balls Please
  4. A Game of Two Halves
  5. Hop, Step and Jump
  6. More Fruitcake?
  7. Just Who's Idea Was This?
  8. We Could Have Been Contenders
  9. Striking Crowns into the Hazard
Des Lynam and Christopher Matthew
Producer:Paul Kobrak

Producer Alice Lloyd, Paul Kobrak

Producer: Paul Kobrak
27:50, 26105, S
27:13, 25526, S
27:41, 25967, S

27:45, 25970, S
27:42, 25929, S
27:49, 26027, S

27:27, 25692, S
27:35, 25819, S
27:44, 25949, S
23-Jul-2010 Cache in Pocket -- geocaching;
a technological treasure hunt
Ian Peacock
produced by Sara Langan
27:57, 26217, S
04-Sep-2010 Stock Car Sewell
Brian Sewell
Producer: Caroline Hughes
27:45, 26020, S
27-Sep-2010 to
01-Oct-2010
Run up to the Ryder Cup
Nick Savini
produced by Catherine Chadwick
13:40, 12825, S
13:52, 13014, S
13:50, 12973, S
13:46, 12916, S
13:47, 12924, S
12-Oct-2010 The Gizmo Games
Chris Ledgard
Producer: Ali Serle
17:08, 16076, S
missing start
29-Oct-2010 Inside the Cage -- cage fighting
Felicity Finch, Mike Wood
Producer: Jane Ray

27:51, 26120, S
07-Dec-2010 A Level Playing Field for the Paralympics
Peter White
Producer: Emma Kingsley
36:45. 34464, S
22-Dec-2010 Australian Wanted in Woodhall Spa
Chris Ledgard
Producer...Mary Ward-Lowery
27:27, 25742, S
31-Jan-2011 Corporate Karma --
yoga becomes more commercial
Jolyon Jenkins
27:41, 25969, S
07-Feb-2011 to
18-Feb-2011
On Your Bike
Presenter: Martin Ellis
Producer: Simon Evans
13:55, 13054, S
13:51, 12992, S
13:57, 13088, S
13:52, 13014, S
14:06, 13234, S
13:38, 12785, S
14:02, 13159, S
13:38, 12785, S
14:02, 13158, S
13:59, 13117, S
20-May-2011 Roller Girls
Produced by Eleanor McDowall
27:42, 25977, S
25-May-2011
Going on the Gallopers -- Carters Steam Fair
Producer: Julian May
27:35, 25871, S
29-May-2011 FIFA: Football, Power and Politics
David Goldblatt
Producer: Mark Burman
28:00, 26264, S
30-May-2011 Boy Racers
Aasmah Mir
Producer: Tamsin Barber
27:45, 26017, S
18-Jun-2011 Royal Racers and Fascinators
Hardeep Singh Kohli
Producer: Richard Bannerman
27:09, 25455, S
14-Jul-2011 The Sinha Test
Paul Sinha
Ed Morrish
28:01, 32838, S
06-Aug-2011 Ladies of the Links
Rhona Cameron
Producer: Kevin Dawson
27:34, 25797, S
10-Aug-2011 The Sex Test -- eligibility to compete in
female competitions
Chris Ledgard
Produced by John Byrne
27:42, 25921, S
12-Oct-2011 Hook, Line and Singer
Cerys Matthews
Produced by Sarah Cuddon
27:38, 25865, S
29-Oct-2011 Roger's Rabbits
Roger Law
produced by Mark Richards
27:33, 25779, S
27-Jan-2012 No Brakes, No Fear
Michael Lee
Producer: Alan Hall
27:34, 25792, S
30-Jan-2012 to
Sport and the British
  1. The Rise of Olympism
  2. A Level Playing Field
  3. The Bare Fists of Boxing
  4. The Unsporting Side of Sport
  5. The Making of Men
    omnibus 1
  6. Playing Like Ladies
  7. The Corinthian Ideal
  8. The Formal Empire
  9. Dawn of Professional Football
  10. Exporting Football
    omnibus 2
  11. Rugby's Great Split
  12. Tennis and Golf in Suburbia
  13. Fighting Back
  14. Women Between the Wars
  15. A Bit of a Flutter
    omnibus 3
  16. Cricket and the English Hero
  17. Anyone but England
  18. Welsh Rugby and its National Heroes
  19. Ireland, Politics on the Pitch
  20. Ireland, North of the Border
    omnibus 4
  21. War Games
  22. Broadcasting to the Nation
  23. Driving Innovation
  24. The Gentleman Amateur
  25. Beating Us at Our Own Game
    omnibus 5
  26. Sport for All
  27. Golden Girls
  28. Rugby's Big Bang
  29. Globalisation
  30. The State of Play
    omnibus 6
Clare Balding
reader is Stuart McLoughlin
Producer: Lucy Lunt, Sara Conkey, Garth Brameld
13:48, 12918, S
13:30, 12635, S
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13:40, 12800, S
13:50, 12953, S
56:35, 52944, S
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13:38, 12761, S
12:57, 12134, S
10:50, 10147, S
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13:42, 12830, S
12:47, 11978, S
56:35, 52942, S
12:58, 12146, S
13:34, 12701, S
13:45, 12880, S
13:38, 12765, S
12:09, 11376, S
56:22, 52739, S
12:31, 11718, S
13:49, 12934, S
12:02, 11266, S
12:34, 11775, S
12:27, 11658, S
56:42, 53108, S
12:09, 11382, S
12:07, 11353, S
12:54, 12088, S
13:37, 12760, S
13:34, 12709, S
56:44, 53085, S
05-Mar-2012 Fever Pitched: Twenty Years On
Nick Hornby, John Wilson
Produced by Faith Lawrence
27:20, 25574, S
28-May-2012 Outfoxed: The Story of Hunting in Britain
Emma Griffin
Producer: Melissa FitzGerald
27:43, 25938, S
07-Jun-2012 Pump Up the Volume
John Wilson
produced by James Cook
27:49, 26014, S
11-Jun-2012 The Taking Part --
1972 Olympic Women's Pentathlon
Tim Franks
produced by Tom Alban
27:47, 26005, S
15-Jun-2012 The Synchro Girls
Katie Derham
Producer: Sarah Cuddon
27:46, 25981, S
04-Jul-2012 The Sad Story of Jim Thorpe
Producer: Mark Whitaker
27:46, 25994, S
16-Jul-2012 Over the Boundary
Kevin Connolly
Producer: Rachel Hooper
27:43, 25940, S
16-Jul-2012 Advantage Home
Matthew Syed
Producer: Martin Rosenbaum
27:32, 25764, S
18-Jul-2012 Beyond Bolt: The Human Limits
Jonathan Edwards
produced by Pamela Rutherford
25:44, 24080, S
22-Jul-2012 Securing the Games
Gordon Corera
Producer: Mark Savage
27:41, 25909, S
14-Aug-2012 Game Changer: 20 Years of the Premier League
Jim White
produced by Steve Groves
36:41, 34325, S
25-Aug-2012 In Praise of the Lido
Stephen Smith
Producer: Adele Armstrong
27:48, 26018, S
26-Aug-2012 No Triumph, No Tragedy
Margaret Maughan, Peter White
produced by Susan Mitchell
27:52, 26078, S
24-Sep-2012 Luck Be a Lady Tonight
Marverine Cole
Producer: Ashley Byrne
27:42, 25931, S
01-Dec-2012 Football's Home Fans
Ian Stone
produced by Chris Ledgard
27:52, 26084, S
24-Mar-2012 Hunt/Lauda Vicki Butler-Henderson
Producer: James Wm. Roberts
27:59, 26227, S
10-Apr-2013
The Thrilla in Manila
John McDonald
Producer: Mark Burman
27:51, 26092, S
30-Apr-2013 to
03-Jan-2014

27-Oct-2014 to
31-Oct-2014
Across the Board
  1. John Healy
  2. Rachel Reeves
  3. Lennox Lewis
  4. Hou Yifan
  5. Natan Sharansky
  6. Magnus Carlsen
  7. Murray Campbell
  8. Sigrid Rausing
  9. Sol Campbell
  10. Demis Hassabis
Dominic Lawson
produced by David Edmonds


13:42, 12834, S
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13:53, 12995, S

11:51, 11094, S
12:02, 11263, S
11:55, 11158, S
11:59, 11223, S
11:51, 11099, S
29-Jun-2014
06-Jul-2014
Blofeld and Baxter: Memories of Test
Match Special
Henry Blofeld and Peter Baxter
Producer: Jon Harvey
27:42, 25920, S
27:46, 25986, S