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Live cricket commentary on The Ashes series between England and Australia, plus special programmes and features

Live cricket commentary on The Ashes series between England and Australia, plus special programmes and features
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Live cricket commentary on The Ashes series between England and Australia, plus special programmes and features

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English


Episodes

Let’s go to the pub

9/13/2018
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At short notice Greg James, Felix White and Jimmy Anderson head to the pub to record an impromptu edition of Tailenders looking back at the final, historic, record breaking Test match of the summer between England and India.

Duration:00:36:29

Ready, Steady….. Alastair Cook

9/5/2018
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Greg James, Felix White and Jimmy Anderson look back at the wonderful career of Alastair Cook in true ’Tailenders’ fashion.

Duration:00:45:00

Trophies, Trent Bridge and Tampons up the nose

8/29/2018
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Greg James, Felix White and Jimmy Anderson look back on the Tailenders victory over TMS, review the events at Trent Bridge and in ‘General Cricketing Sadness’ hear from a listener who had an unfortunate encounter with a bowling machine.

Duration:00:44:55

Vegas, Vaughan and Vulgar Language.

8/14/2018
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Greg James, Felix White and Jimmy Anderson look back at England’s triumph at Lords, plus Mattchin has a new game and Felix gets a spicy caller. Warning:This podcast contains a lot of ‘bleeping’.

Duration:00:42:04

Golf, Gifts and Glory

8/8/2018
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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White review England's incredible first Test against India, find out what happened when Jimmy played golf with Stuart Broad and Mattchin reviews his first ever cricket match.

Duration:00:43:25

The Pedal Board Episode

7/25/2018
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Greg James and Jimmy Anderson are treated to the delights of Felix White’s ‘pedal board’, plus Mattchin makes everyone emotional, more cricketing sadness and a look ahead to the up coming Indian Test series.

Duration:00:57:25

The Lord's Special

7/17/2018
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Greg, Jimmy and Felix have escaped from The World Service and have been allowed onto the hallowed turf of Lord's……with a guitar! Expect some ‘General Cricketing Sadness’, another Mattchin Quiz and details of the TMS v Tailenders Cricket match. Plus can the guys get any ‘Go Wells’ from the array of cricketing stars they encounter?

Duration:00:34:21

Our Jimmy and General Cricketing Sadness

7/5/2018
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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White hear listeners tales of woe in ‘General Cricketing Sadness’, plus Mattchin has another new quiz show, but this time with prizes money can’t buy! Go Well!

Duration:00:46:25

The Quiz Show Edition

6/28/2018
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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White are subjected to Mattchin’s new quiz. Plus a review of England’s 5-0 series win over Australia, Felix has a new feature idea and how do you pack a bat on a plane?

Duration:00:37:37

Fat Peter Crouch and Tinder Dates

6/21/2018
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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White reflect on England’s record-breaking ODI performance, plus Mattchin gets a new nickname, ‘World in Motion’ has a Tailenders makeover and can cricketing Tinder dates work?

Duration:00:40:42

Drunken Questions and Now 42

6/13/2018
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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White answer the big cricketing questions, including - Which reality show would Jimmy go on? What links the Vengaboys to cricket? Who runs the England cricket team WhatsApp group? Plus we play Snog, Marry, Avoid and there’s the small matter of Scotland beating England… not forgetting Mattchin and more stupid songs.

Duration:00:49:34

Long, long, short, swinger!

6/6/2018
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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White look back at England’s victory over Pakistan in the second Test, plus cricketing ‘agony uncles’, a new theme tune (several), court room shenanigans and the return of Mattchin. Go Well!

Duration:00:42:58

Some serious cricket chat… Once Felix bothered to turn up

5/30/2018
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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White (sort of) discuss the first Test between England and Pakistan at Lord's, plus Taylor Swift, Ben Folds Five, Radiohead and Jimmy’s childhood memories.

Duration:00:36:26

Don’t mention Buddy Holly, plus toilets, Soft Cell and Mario Kart.

5/23/2018
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On this week’s Tailenders we get an insight into the ‘facilities’ at Lords, more songs to bowl to, why the home of cricket is like Mario Kart and the late, great Buddy Holly causes a disruption to proceedings.

Duration:00:49:24

We’re back …and we’ve gone electric!

3/14/2018
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Greg James, Jimmy Anderson and Felix White return for a second series of Tailenders: the cricketing podcast for those that love the game, but also for those who don’t know their long legs from their silly mid on. On this episode: New Zealand, Europe (the band), Duckworth-Lewis gets a re-brand, Jimmy’s travel travails and the return of Machin. Please leave us your ratings and reviews!

Duration:00:41:39

Best of ‘Machin’

3/9/2018
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Ahead of Greg, Jimmy and Felix returning for a new series of Tailenders for the New Zealand test series next week, a compilation of the best bits from Matt “Machin Tendulkar” - a man who happens to be distantly related to Sachin Tendulkar but doesn’t know a thing about cricket.

Duration:01:06:44

Shoes, Surprises and Sydney

1/15/2018
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Greg, Jimmy and Felix are back for the final Ashes edition of Tailenders. They look back on the fifth test in Sydney and review the series as a whole. Plus an epic (ish) surprise for Greg and Felix.

Duration:00:50:10

The episode from a cupboard

12/21/2017
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Jimmy and Felix are in a cupboard in Melbourne while Greg is on his lonesome in London. We review Perth, ask if England bowlers are too slow, pitch some cricketing films, and Machin Tendulkar returns. Sadly no Flamenco.

Duration:00:46:38

The Flamenco Special

12/12/2017
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Ahead of the Third Ashes Test at the WACA Greg, Jimmy and Felix get to know that well known hotbed of Flamenco music and culture……...Perth! The shark has well and truly been jumped.

Duration:00:41:21

Adelaide, golf, and songs to bowl to...

12/8/2017
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Greg, Jimmy and Felix look back on England's defeat in the second Test at Adelaide. Plus: cricketing fruit and veg, and more from Matt the Caller and his famous family. Please keep leaving us your ratings and reviews - we might even read it out on air!

Duration:00:39:43