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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Duncan Hamilton. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Duncan Hamilton, often where they are interviewed.

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9 of The Best Podcast Episodes for Duncan Hamilton. A collection of podcasts episodes with or about Duncan Hamilton, often where they are interviewed.

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165: Author Duncan Hamilton - One Long And Beautiful Summer

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"Author Duncan Hamilton has a new book out" usually provokes a charge from sports lovers to their nearest book retailer. And his latest is the perfect celebration of English county cricket and the red ball game.

In this edition of the podcast, Duncan joins James Buttler to talk about his new book 'One Long and Beautiful Summer - A Short Elogy for Red-Ball Cricket'. As expected the winner of William Hill Sports Book of the Year Pries and two British Sports Book Awards nails his latest masterpiece.

It was an absolute pleasure to have Duncan on the show and he had more in common with the Badger than you might think!

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Jul 26 2020 · 46mins
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V: Book Review: Duncan Hamilton, One Long and Beautiful Summer: A Short Elegy for Red-Ball Cricket

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One of Duncan Hamilton's favourite writers on cricket, Edmund Blunden, wrote how he felt going to watch a game: 'You arrive early, earlier even than you meant . . . and you feel a little guilty at the thought of the day you propose to give up to sheer luxury'.
In 2019, Hamilton became convinced that the therapeutic “slow trot” of cricket’s sparsely attended but charmingly nuanced county championship was at the point of unwelcome change, with the new white-ball competition the Hundred about to trample all over it. So to capture the quirky, kind and stoic people who characterise this receding community, he spent last season luxuriating in cricket at Sookholme in Nottinghamshire, Clifton Park in Yorkshire and Hove’s county ground in Sussex. Hamilton admits to “nostalgically summoning ghosts”, but with no cricket at all at the moment, his work makes for a welcome substitute, for all those nostalgic.

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Jul 17 2020 · 7mins

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Duncan Hamilton: This Guy Won Le Mans DRUNK

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Today we’re looking into the bonkers life of Duncan Hamilton, the only man to win the 24 Hours of Le Mans drunk behind the wheel. This guy might have the nuttiest story so far on this podcast: from building his own car as a teenager, to surviving back to back sinking ships in World War Two, and surviving multiple crashes on the track. There’s only one Duncan Hamilton!

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Jun 29 2020 · 1hr 3mins
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FRD Book Club: Provided You Don't Kiss Me, Duncan Hamilton

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Welcome to the pilot episode of Football Ramble Daily’s Book Club! Each time, Luke Moore will be joined by Kate Mason and Andy Brassell to delve into the pantheon of football literature and pull a different book from the shelf for discussion.


Our first entry is one of football’s defining biographical works, as the Nottingham Evening Post’s Duncan Hamilton pens his extraordinary 20-year tale covering then-Nottingham Forest manager Brian Clough. We get stuck into the process behind Hamilton’s writing, break down the often strained relationship between the author and his volatile subject and reflect on the life of one of English football’s most captivating and controversial characters.


Buy Duncan Hamilton's Provided You Don't Kiss Me here: https://www.waterstones.com/book/provided-you-dont-kiss-me/duncan-hamilton/9780007247110


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Apr 19 2020 · 43mins

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10 x 10 Robert Kielty on Duncan Hamilton's memoir of Brian Clough 'Provided You Don't Kiss Me'

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Stirling University's Robert Kielty discusses Duncan Hamilton's eye-opening and access-all-areas memoir of 20 years covering Brian Clough and Nottingham Forest. Robert marvels at Clough's ability to lead people and places him a generation of great British managers the like of which we will probably never see again. On the way, Robert, who has an extensive career in professional football as a coach and sports scientist, outlines what he thinks the book tells us about the development of coaching in the modern era.
Apr 01 2020 · 11mins
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Guerillashire - Duncan Hamilton

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Neville Cardus’ two great passions were music and cricket. He described how one majestic stroke maker ‘made music’ and ‘spread beauty’ with his bat. Between the two wars, he became the laureate of cricket by doing the same with words.
In this latest Guerillashire, Tony Bishop interviews multi award winning author Duncan Hamilton, who in ‘The Great Romantic’, casts a new light on the enigmatic Cardus and demonstrates how he changed spots journalism for ever.
Along with Annie Chave, the discussion also covers Hamilton’s life and work, including ‘Kings of Summer’ a treasure of a book that takes us back to the final game of the glorious 2016 County Cricket season, when Middlesex met Yorkshire at Lords, Somerset waiting in the wings should the match end in a draw.
Through Duncan’s Hamilton, the spirit of Neville Cardus is ever present.
Thanks to Jeff Perkins for the theme tune and jingles and to Jon Stone for editing and production support.
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Jan 20 2020 · 1hr 6mins
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4: Duncan Hamilton's 'The Great Romantic' and John Inverdale on 'The Life and Death of Peter Roebuck'

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Cricket is in the spotlight on this episode as two-time Award winner Duncan Hamilton tells us about his latest book, The Great Romantic: Cricket and the Golden Age of Neville Cardus and John Inverdale describes his favourite sports book, Chasing Shadows: The Life and Death of Peter Roebuck

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Nov 24 2019 · 28mins
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497: Adrian Hamilton is the Managing Director at Duncan Hamilton & Company in Hampshire, England

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Adrian Hamilton is the Managing Director at Duncan Hamilton
& Company in Hampshire, England. They have been purchasing and
selling the world?s finest motor cars for over 65 years. Some of
the most iconic racing cars in history have passed through the
company to become part of the most prestigious collections in the
world. Adrian took the reins from his father, Duncan Hamilton, who
from 1947 to 1957 was one of Britain?s celebrated racing drivers.
Among his many victories was Le Mans in 1953. Adrian was a racer as
well competing in touring cars including the iconic Ford GT40. I?ve
had the great pleasure of visiting Adrian at his facility in
England and it is magical place where the English country and
incredible cars come together.

Apr 27 2016 · 33mins
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United We Stand 56: Duncan Hamilton is the guest on the podcast with Andy Mitten

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The two-time winner of the prestigious William Hill Sports Book of the Year award about 'Immortal', his new approved biography of George Best. Hamilton's book on Brian Clough was superb, while his biography of the outstanding fast bowler Harold Larwood, the main protagonist in the controversial 'Bodyline' series between Australia and England in 1932-33, also won awards.
Having spent three years researching Immortal, during which he spoke to hundreds of people closest to Best and went through 5,000 cuttings, Hamilton offers rare insight into the Belfast Boy.

Oct 17 2013 · 46mins