Once Upon a Time in the Ashes
Episode 12 - Mick Malone

Episode 12 - Mick Malone

October 21, 2021

Mick Malone joins us to talk about the 1977 Ashes tour of England, that culminated in Mick taking 5-63 and scoring 46 with the bat at the Oval in his one and only Test for Australia. He also chats growing up in Scarborough, World Series Cricket and his time playing in the Lancashire League for Haslingden. 

Episode 11 - Graham Barlow

Episode 11 - Graham Barlow

September 19, 2021

Graham Barlow is our latest guest as he takes us through his one Ashes Test at Lord's in 1977 and his wider cricketing and sporting life. Middlesex, Loughborough University, a Test debut in India and the Centenary Test in Australia. All this and much more.

Episode 10 - Ross Duncan

Episode 10 - Ross Duncan

August 6, 2021

Episode 10 is the tale of two Australian fast bowlers, Ross Duncan and Pat Crawford.  Ross played his one Ashes Test in 1971, in the 5th Test at the MCG, but his day in the Victorian sun was hampered by injury. Pat fared no better, managing 29 balls at Lord's in 1956 before breaking down. But that was just the beginning of Pat's story. The Australian writer and journalist, Gideon Haigh, guides us through the incredible ups and downs of Pat's life.

Once Upon a Time in the Ashes **Ian Chappell** Special

Once Upon a Time in the Ashes **Ian Chappell** Special

July 9, 2021

The legend that is Ian Chappell joins us to talk about his finest Ashes' moments and his wider cricketing career. The captaincy, the hundreds, the battles with the board. World Series Cricket and the Lancashire League. All this and much, much more. It's an episode not be missed.

Episode 9 - Tony Dell

Episode 9 - Tony Dell

June 4, 2021

Tony Dell, Australian Test cricketer 255 and Vietnam War veteran, joins us to tell the remarkable story of his life. Aged 20, he was thrust into the horrors of the Vietnam War and his experiences were to have a profound and devastating effect on his life. Ian Chappell, Tony's captain for his one Ashes appearance in 1971, and brother Greg, Tony's captain at Queensland, are on hand to share their memories and insights.

Episode 8 - Ken Eastwood

Episode 8 - Ken Eastwood

May 18, 2021

Ken Eastwood, of Gordon, Footscray and Victoria, joins us to discuss his one and only Test match - the 7th Test of the 1970-71 Ashes series at the Sydney Cricket Ground. And we delve into the Ashes archive with the cricket writer and historian, Stephen Chalke, to tell the tale of the 1921 Ashes - home to no less than 10 one Ashes Test wonders.

 

Episode 7 - Roger Prideaux

Episode 7 - Roger Prideaux

May 2, 2021

Episode 7 features the opening batsman, Roger Prideaux who played his one Ashes Test at Headingley in 1968. We also hear from Australian cricketing legend, Neil Harvey, who tells us the story of his brother Merv, who played one Ashes Test in 1947. Plus, Ian Chappell and David Frith give their views on the D'Oliveira affair that dominated the 1968 Ashes.

Episode 6 - Brian Taber

Episode 6 - Brian Taber

April 11, 2021

Episode 6 features the New South Wales and Australia wicket-keeper, Brian Taber. Brian played 16 Tests in total for Australia, including one in the Ashes on the 1968 tour of England. In addition, Stephen Chalke takes us through the first three MCC tours of Australia following the Second World War and the three English wicket-keepers who would join Brian Taber in becoming One Ashes Test Wonders.

Episode 5 - Pat Pocock

Episode 5 - Pat Pocock

March 26, 2021

Episode 5 features Pat Pocock of Surrey and Engand. It's a tale of riots, abandoned tours and severed toes. Pat's one Ashes Test was in 1968 at Old Trafford but his Test career spanned 27 years. He is our most capped One Ashes Test Wonder - appearing in 25 Test matches in total.

Episode 4 - Eric Russell & Peter Allan

Episode 4 - Eric Russell & Peter Allan

March 14, 2021

Eric Russell and Peter Allan are our featured cricketers on Episode 4. They both played their one Ashes Test at Brisbane in December 1965. And that's not the only thing they have in common. We also take a look at another one Ashes Test wonder from the 1965-66 Ashes: David Sincock of Adelaide. His cousin, Denis Brien reveals how David bamboozled the greatest all-rounder of all-time, on more than one occasion.

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