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HENRY BLOFELD: 78 RETIRED
Friday 25th May
Henry 'My Dear Old Thing' Blofeld has hung up his microphone after 50 years commentating on international cricket.
The cherished golden voice of cricket has decided to celebrate by touring the country with his brand new show, jam-packed full of unheard anecdotes from on and off the pitch, as well as stories from the TMS box not allowed on the radio!
Don't miss the chance to wave a bat in honour to the last bastion of the original Test Match Special team; the team who made it the much-loved programme it is today. The summers of cricket will never be the same without our 'Dear Old Thing'.
Henry's keen to stress though that it's not all cricket, in fact most of it isn't and that every show is different. So, even if you've been before you can be sure that it'll never be the same twice.
Instead, the talk is based, in the loosest sense, on Henry's life story, although there's time for as many after-dinner anecdotes and meandering digressions as there is in a Test Match Special rain break. The show is very tongue-in-cheek and Henry spends a lot of time poking fun at himself and subjects veer from intergalactic travel, to horticulture to mountaineering.