Mark Nicholas and Jon Hotten with Tom Collomosse: The Future for English Cricket

Fri 14 Oct
20:00 - 21:00
The Electric Theatre
£14, £12.60 concessions

Quite possibly the best cricket book you will ever read - a masterpiece.
— Mike Procter
Simultaneously playful and packed with insight … All cricketing life is here... Hotten’s writing is accessible and often moving... It deserves a wider readership.
— Ben East; Observer

Is Test cricket dead? Will city-based T20 become the norm? What will happen to the county game? Broadcaster and former Hampshire captain, Mark Nicholas, the face of cricket on Channel Five, and author of A Beautiful Game, his insightful and entertaining memoir, discusses the future for English cricket, with Evening Standard cricket correspondent, Tom Collomosse, and Jon Hotten, Guardian writer and author of The Meaning of Cricket and the popular blog, The Old Batsman.

Very few have ever equalled his passion, perception, knowledge of the game and matchless ability to communicate it with wit, charm and flawless fluency. All these qualities and more have flowered in A Beautiful Game
— Stephen Fry
Engrossing book… Hotten explores what it is about cricket that so takes hold of the imagination… Reveal[s] the funny, moving and transformative impact the game can have on life.
— The Bookseller