59 minutes | Sep 29, 2020

Chris Millard: The Barmy Army Story

TOPICSThe original story of the Barmy ArmyThe tour of Australia in 1994/95The culture of positivity and the notion of self-policingHoggy’s Rules - the code of conductThe streaker in Sri LankaThe Barmy Army trumpeter and 'Barmy's got Talent'The entertainment and atmosphere - how much is organic?The tour business side of the Barmy Army“We are part of the occasion and the economics of the game”The criticism of the corporatisation and being against the spirit of the gameCovid and the travel industryThe difference between the many cricketing countries they visitThe charity works and the events outside the cricketThe relationship between the England team and the Barmy ArmyThe use of the Barmy Army as a playing tool for the teamThe Fanatics (Australia) and the Bharat Army (India) - the response to the Barmy ArmyHow supporter groups could work to even up the power in the gameThe secondary ticket market and the problems at the 2019 World CupTaking tours to Brazil and Argentina and beyondHis favourite song and why Mitchell Johnson's 'sh*te' bowling breaks an important rule
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