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The Shackles Are Off

Two batty hosts. The biggest personalities from the world of cricket. Produced by the Barmy Army. The Shackles Are Off.

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About The Shackles Are Off

There’s been one constant in English cricket since 1994. England fans travelling and unconditionally supporting the team.

From years of touring, the Barmy Army has had countless interactions with cricketers from across the world. Now it’s time to sit down and speak to them.

This is no ‘normal’ cricket podcast. We discuss the things that matter to fans – what did the England team do the night they won the T20 World Cup in 2010? Hint, it got pretty out of hand according to Tim Bresnan and Ryan Sidebottom! Or what was it like being on the receiving end of the Barmy Army during the Ashes? Hint, it was pretty relentless according to Ryan Sidebottom!

Strap yourselves in and listen to some of the biggest names in cricket talk about the careers as the shackles are well and truly off.

Meet the hosts

James Gregg

James Gregg

Starting out in local radio, James now provides the nation with sporting news on BBC 5 Live.
Chris Millard

Chris Millard

Since 2015, Chris has been the Managing Director for the Barmy Army and overseen several tours around the world!
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