Journals Higher Education



Published: 01 May 2011

240 Pages | 21 Illustrations, black & white

9.2 x 6.1 inches

ISBN: 9780719077487

Bookseller Code (06)

Cricket and Broadcasting

Jack Williams

Published by Manchester University Press

Studies in Popular Culture MUP

  • Broadcasting has been vital in determining levels of interest in the sport, how it is played, its organisation and increasingly its finances
  • Examines how broadcasting has presented cricket from the inter-war years to today in England and what this reveals about broadcasting bodies' attitudes to the sport
  • Considers the relationship of both radio and television with a major sport in Britain from the beginnings of broadcasting to the present day Written in a clear and jargon-free style
  • Though a scholarly work, it is accessible to non-academic readers

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