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Downton star at Lord's

Hugh Bonneville, who plays Robert Crawley – the Earl of Grantham, in the award winning ITV series Downton Abbey - was at Lord’s to promote the new exh... Read more

The first ever Test

Today marks the 136th anniversary of the first ever Test match between England and Australia. Read more

Meet the voice of Lord's

In an exclusive interview with Lord's TV, PA announcer Johnny Dennis discusses working at the Home of Cricket its challenges and how he "fell" into th... Read more

Lord's Memories: Simon Hughes

Former Middlesex bowler turned cricket analyst Simon Hughes takes a trip down memory lane and recalls the unusual circumstances surrounding his first-... Read more

Cricket, fashion, egg and bacon

Lords.org takes a look at the history of the famous 'Egg & Bacon' colours and how cricket affects the wider fashion world. Read more

Strauss' Lord's love affair

Lord's punctuated the career of Andrew Strauss as his home Ground, the venue of a stunning Test debut in 2004 and the stage for his 100th and final Te... Read more

Bodyline: A snapshot 80 years on

Now 80 years old, the Bodyline Ashes series of 1932/33 is still one of the most dramatic and intriguing events in the history of cricket. Read more

Lord's Ashes classics: 1981

In the third of our series, we go back to 1981 to revisit Botham's lowest ebb - which became the famous turning point in one of the greatest Test seri... Read more

Lord's Ashes classics: 1989

In the second of a series of trips down memory lane, we go back to 1989, when Terry Alderman was on fire, David Gower got riled and England were in di... Read more

Making a replica Ashes Urn

Join Lord's TV in the heart of the world-renowned Potteries as we discover how our replica Ashes Urns are made, in the same style as the famous origin... Read more
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