Your commentating, brightened up the end of a disappointing tour of Australia. Your traditional style balances the descriptive – field placings, style of play and environmental setting – with the entertaining banter that is very much a part of TMS. What captures the listener as well is the almost Arlottesque burr of your voice that just exudes the very ethos of TMS.” – Charlie Nelson


I write once again in praise of the excellent cricketing commentary of Charles Dagnall. In my previous correspondence (a plea to the wise producers of Test Match Special (TMS) to afford Mr Dagnall a place on their ‘top table’ commentary team) Mr Dagnall’s expert commentary has had my ear glued to the radio in recent weeks, despite the rather silly version of cricket on show.” – Alistair Critchlow


Your commentating, brightened up the end of a disappointing tour of Australia. Your traditional style balances the descriptive – field placings, style of play and environmental setting – with the entertaining banter that is very much a part of TMS. What captures the listener as well is the almost Arlottesque burr of your voice that just exudes the very ethos of TMS.” – Charlie Nelson


I write once again in praise of the excellent cricketing commentary of Charles Dagnall. In my previous correspondence (a plea to the wise producers of Test Match Special (TMS) to afford Mr Dagnall a place on their ‘top table’ commentary team) Mr Dagnall’s expert commentary has had my ear glued to the radio in recent weeks, despite the rather silly version of cricket on show.” – Alistair Critchlow