Reviews

  • Hootingly funny, deftly structured, a joy to read and highly recommended

    Marcus Berkmann, The Spectator
  • A touching, funny, warm and readable tribute to a funny, warm and unreadable man!

    Stephen Fry
  • Warm, moving and humorous.... a paean to a way of life that has slowly slipped from view and people and places that linger now only as memories

    Yorkshire Post
  • A touching tribute to a man who transcended his sport

    Sunday Times, Sports Books of the Year
  • Raise a glass to Sid Waddell's wit and warmth! ... An engaging biography of a much-loved tv voice ... packed throughout with little gems about Sid

    Telegraph
  • Touching

    The Times
  • Affectionate, funny

    Mail on Sunday, Books of the Year
  • A touching and laugh-out-loud tribute to the father he adored

    Eithne Farry, Express
  • Extremely funny... Brilliant.

    Birmingham Post
  • I adored this treble-top memoir of coal miner’s son, Cambridge graduate and inimitable darts commentator Sid Waddell by his sportswriter son. By turns fruity, funny and deeply touching, it teems with larger-than-life characters – and I don’t just mean the darts players. At its heart it’s a celebration of a vanished era, from the pits of County Durham and the early Wild West days of Yorkshire Television, to the boozy, smoky pre-arena spectacle that was darts. But most of all it’s a story about a father and a son, and the often tested but never broken bond between them.

    Caroline Sanderson, Bookseller

We use cookies on this site to enable certain parts of the site to function and to collect information about your use of the site so that we can improve our visitors’ experience.

For more on our cookies and changing your settings click here


Strictly Necessary


Analytics


Preferences & Features


Targeting / Advertising