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Broadcasting legend Henry Blofeld to visit on 23 October

The unmistakeable voice of cricket is coming to the University of Central Lancashire (UCLan).

Writer and broadcaster Henry Blofeld, whose voice has been the sound of the summer to thousands of cricket lovers all over the world, will be speaking about his illustrious career on 23 October.

Having recently hung up his BBC Test Match Special microphone after nearly 50 years in the job, Henry has penned a fascinating autobiography called Over and Out that offers a candid insight into his extraordinary career.  His book is a celebration of his career commentating on the sport he loves and this talk is a must for all cricket fans.

In Over and Out he relives his favourite moments in the sport and shares behind the scenes anecdotes and stories told in his unique style.

The event will take place in UCLan’s Greenbank Lecture Theatre on Monday 23 October at 7.00pm and will be hosted by BBC Radio Lancashire’s John Gillmore.

Tickets are priced at £20 (excluding booking fee) and include a copy of Over and Out which Henry will sign on the night. To get your tickets visit https://www.eventbrite.com/o/silverwood-events-8390734856

Rachel Atkinson | 11 September 2017