January 15, 2012 9:10 AM Subscribe
posted by fearfulsymmetry (16 comments total)
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It's the BDO world championship final
and the Guardian has The Joy of Six: darts
the six best moments in darts history* which has a great anecdote about the Indoor League
, a near legendary television programme
Indoor League presented
by 'Firey' Fred Truman
ex England fast bowler, with a pint of bitter and pipe in hand, showed competitive matches of traditional pub sports with the likes of Buffalo Bill and Taffy John from Scunthorpe playing darts, skittles, shove ha'penny and bar billiards. More footage (1
) (Fantasy World Cup
, TV Heaven
) (Andrè Brasseur - 'Waiting For You'
, a instrumental version of which was used for the theme tune)
* Someone in the comments is kind enough to provide one of the worse
... an example of: okay, a couple of drinks might take the edge off your nerves when you have you moment of glory on the big stage, but it's easy to go just a bit too far.