500-1: The Miracle of Headingley '81


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Steen, Robert and McLellan, A. (2001) 500-1: The Miracle of Headingley '81 BBC Worldwide, London. ISBN 9780563538202

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The events of 1981 hold a matchless place in the hearts of English cricket fans. For the only time in nearly fifty years, the whole country stood transfixed by the course of a Test series. Over the course of that summer, during the Third Test, England came from 1-0 down to retain the Ashes 3-1. The events of that match, and the exploits of Ian Botham, Bob Willis, Mike Brearley, and Terry Alderman bear constant retelling, and 500-1 uses contemporary newspaper, TV, and radio reports to recreate the fevered atmosphere of the series.

Item Type: Authored book
Uncontrolled Keywords: cricket; Ashes; Botham; Thatcher; Brearley
Subjects: P000 Mass Communications and Documentation > P500 Journalism
L000 Social Sciences > L900 Cultural Studies
P000 Mass Communications and Documentation > P300 Media studies > P390 Media studies not elsewhere classified
L000 Social Sciences > L300 Sociology > L311 Sport and Leisure
Faculties: Faculty of Education and Sport > Chelsea School
Depositing User: Robert Steen
Date Deposited: 20 Nov 2009
Last Modified: 21 Apr 2015 11:21
URI: http://eprints.brighton.ac.uk/id/eprint/6366

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