John Arlott OBE
(1914-1991)

Died aged c. 77

Leslie Thomas John Arlott OBE (25 February 1914 – 14 December 1991) was an English journalist, author and cricket commentator for the BBC's Test Match Special. He was also a poet and wine connoisseur. With his poetic phraseology, he became an iconic cricket commentator noted for his "wonderful gift for evoking cricketing moments" by the BBC. - DbPedia

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Commemorated on 3 plaques

Photo of John Arlott black plaque
Basher Eyre on Geograph
Photo of John Arlott blue plaque
David Smith on Geograph
Photo of John Arlott blue plaque
Simply Jan on Flickr