Dick Booth

Dick Booth worked in further education and then became one of Her Majesty’s Inspectors (HMI) for school and colleges.  After a period as an education consultant Dick turned to full-time writing.   His last publication was a biography of the English long-distance runner Gordon Pirie, entitled The Impossible Hero.

Talking of Sport

Sports commentary on the radio began in the early ’20s and despite the onset of television and the initial suspicion of the press it is still going strong. Dick Booth's book examines the history of commentary, the way it grew and where it is now.?As well as the growth of…