Peter Baxter first worked on Test Match Special as a production assistant 40 years ago. He became the programme's producer in 1973, so he has been in charge for 34 of its 50 seasons. Born in Derby in 1947 and educated at Wellington College, Peter joined the BBC in 1965 after a short spell in the British Forces Broadcasting Service in Aden. As well as cricket, Peter was rugby producer for 8 years, produced the coverage of the annual University Boat Race for 10 years and has worked on almost every other type of radio outside broadcast - sporting or otherwise. He lives in north Buckinghamshire with his two children.