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BRIAN JOHNSTON was known as “Johnners” to millions of cricket fans around the world. For nearly fifty years he was the voice of cricket on BBC television and radio. When Brian died in 1994 at the age of eighty-one, the Daily Telegraph described him as ‘the greatest natural broadcaster of them all’ and the British Prime Minister, John Major, appeared to speak for the nation when he said: ‘Summers will never be the same’.

Johnners.Com includes some great information on BRIAN JOHNSTON and it is even possible to listen on-line to some of his classic moments including the famous occasion when the West Indian Michael Holding was bowling to the England batsman Peter Willey. The site also has details on all of the entertaining and hilarious books, CDs and tapes produced by the great man and these may all be purchased on-line.was known as “Johnners”

There is also details of how to become a member of the Johnners club and information on the excellent work undertaken by the The Brian Johnston Memorial Trust. The trust was founded by Brian’s widow, Pauline Johnston in 1995. The objects of the charity are:

These awards are funded mainly through membership of the Johnners Club and the annual Johnners Club Dinner at Lord’s in the spring of each year.In December 1999 the Brian Johnston Memorial Trust joined forces with the Lord’s Taverners and is now based in the Taverners offices at 10 Buckingham Place, London. SW1E 6HX. is well worth a visit and brings back great memories of the man that brought laughter to many people during his lifetime.

The site is well put together and has quick and easy navigation . Cricket Crazy therefore gives the site 9/10.