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Ian Botham in hospital

Title
Ian Botham in hospital
Genre
Interview
TX Date
3 Jun 1988
Year of production
1988
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Duration
00:11:21
Description
Richard Smith talks to Ian Botham at his hospital bedside in Worcester as he vows his back operation will not put him off reclaiming his place in the England cricket squad next year. On success of the operation; timescale for convalescence; watching the test cricket on TV; plans for enforced time off work; passing the time in hospital. Background sound from Beethoven’s Ninth Symphony most of the way through.
Contributors
Ian Botham; Richard Smith
Keywords
Sport; Surgery; Hospitals; Cricket; Sportsmen; Worcester

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