WorldCat Identities

Johnston, Brian 1912-

Overview
Works: 73 works in 228 publications in 2 languages and 4,042 library holdings
Genres: Biography  Autobiographies  Humor  Anecdotes  Portraits  Interviews  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Sports films  Juvenile works  Miscellanea 
Roles: Author, Other
Classifications: PR4662, 796.358
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Brian Johnston
Middlemarch : notes ... by Brian Johnston( Book )

21 editions published between 1967 and 2000 in English and Italian and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Includes George Eliot's life and career, a general snyopsis, a list of characters, chapter summaries and commentaries, and analysis of main characters, and more
More Views from the Boundary : Celebrity Interviews from the Commentary Box by Brian Johnston( Book )

8 editions published between 1993 and 1995 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been a piece of cake : a tribute to my favourite test cricketers by Brian Johnston( Book )

4 editions published between 1989 and 1990 in English and held by 124 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

I say, I say, I say by Brian Johnston( Book )

6 editions published between 1994 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 108 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This is a collection of favourite old jokes and anecdotes from all walks of life, including his beloved cricket, which Johnners made just before his death in 1994. Brian Johnston was one of the funniest and most popular raconteurs and after-dinner speakers as well as one of the greatest broadcasters of his generation
An evening with Johnners by Brian Johnston( Book )

8 editions published between 1996 and 2012 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The tour was a sell-out and a recording of one of the shows became a number one bestseller and was awarded a Gold Disc. When Brian died in 1994, he was described by the Daily Telegraph as 'the greatest natural broadcaster of them all'. This book was first published in 1996 and contains all the material from the original recording as well as additional stories from his second and final tour. Brian's skill and warmth as a master raconteur shine through on every page as he recalls his early years at Eton and Oxford, his war service with the Grenadier Guards, and his remarkable broadcasting career
A delicious slice of Johnners by Brian Johnston( Book )

5 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 79 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A compendium of three of Johnners' best loved books - the autobiographies 'It's been a lot of fun', 'It's a funny game' and 'Rain stops play'
Chatterboxes : my friends the commentators by Brian Johnston( Book )

4 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 61 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Forty-five summers : personal memories of 264 test matches seen from the commentry box by Brian Johnston( Book )

1 edition published in 1991 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rain stops play by Brian Johnston( Book )

3 editions published between 1979 and 1981 in English and held by 57 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

All about cricket by Brian Johnston( Book )

4 editions published between 1972 and 1978 in English and held by 49 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A further slice of Johnners by Brian Johnston( Book )

2 editions published between 2002 and 2003 in English and held by 43 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now here's a funny thing by Brian Johnston( Book )

2 editions published between 1984 and 1986 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Johnston's guide to cricket by Brian Johnston( Book )

3 editions published between 1986 and 1988 in English and held by 32 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Views from the boundary : Brian Johnston's celebrity interviews from the commentary box by Brian Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 26 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The wit of cricket by Brian Johnston( Book )

2 editions published in 1968 in English and held by 25 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's been a lot of fun : an autobiography by Brian Johnston( Book )

5 editions published between 1974 and 1990 in English and held by 18 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

For the average cricket lover, the gentle tones of veteran cricket commentator Brian Johnston typify all that is best in an English cricketing summer. His life-story is coloured by a vast store of cricketing knowledge and a repertoire of amusing anecdotes
Armchair cricket by Brian Johnston( Book )

7 editions published between 1956 and 1958 in English and held by 17 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A book designed to help people in the early throes of cricket fever. It lists county teams, test match records, commentators and provides a cricket followers guide
Johnners' trivia test match by Brian Johnston( )

2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Brian Johnston - aka "Johnners"--The BBC's long-time cricket commentator, is the umpire in this test of wit and general knowledge, as two teams try to score the highest number of runs under his watchful eye. In these four episodes, team captains Tim Rice and Willie Rushton are joined by Stephen Fry, Paul Merton, Tim Brooke-Taylor, Barry Cryer, Bill Tidy, Caroline Quentin, Bernard Cribbins and Robin Bailey
UFC classics. where it all began!( Visual )

1 edition published in 2008 in English and held by 15 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This time around, the Octagon rolls into Birmingham, Alabama and a spellbound crowd witnesses the unprecedented fury as eight of this planet's fiercest fighters make war until only one remains
Brian Johnston : the authorised biography by Tim Heald( Book )

1 edition published in 1996 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Description How did it work, exactly, that Johnners magic? Brian Johnston was arguably the most distinctive and best loved voice in British broadcasting. Elder statesman of the Test Match Special team, he was also Britain's most entertaining commentator with an irrepressible and infectious sense of humour. Johnners also had an enviable talent like few other broadcasters of making his listeners feel like close, personal friends. Drawing on Brian Johnston's own papers and other previously unpublished sources as well as conversations with an enormous selection of his friends and colleagues
 
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Middlemarch : notes ...
Alternative Names
Brian Johnston urheiluselostaja

Брайан Джонстон

برایان جانستون

Languages
English (164)

Italian (1)

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I say, I say, I sayAn evening with JohnnersA delicious slice of JohnnersViews from the boundary : Brian Johnston's celebrity interviews from the commentary boxJohnners' trivia test matchJohnners : the life of BrianLetters home : 1926-1945