ONE of England cricket’s finest ever captains and players has extended his tour to take in Lyme Regis.

David Gower will bring On the Front Foot to the Marine Theatre in Lyme Regis on October 15.

Often described as one of the most stylish left handed batsmen of all time, the blond haired 80s bombshell and Sky Sports Cricket lead anchor will share his thoughts this years’ ICC Cricket World Cup and The Ashes - both of which are being battled out on UK soil.

Expect tales of Gower’s own sporting career, from captaining his national team to victory in the Ashes to memories such as flying that Tiger Moth over Queensland.

David Gower is one of England cricket’s finest ever captains and players. He played 117 Test Matches and 114 One Day Internationals (ODI) scoring 8,231 and 3,170 runs respectively along the way. He is England’s sixth highest capped Test player and fourth highest Test run scorer of all time. Now a broadcaster and journalist, David’s main job is to present and commentate on Sky’s coverage of international cricket. David spent five years as a commentator for BBC TV, also presenting Gower’s Cricket Monthly and David Gower’s Cricket Weekly on BBC 5Live.

During this time David was team captain opposite Gary Lineker on BBC TV’s hit show They Think It’s All Over. fter two years as the Sunday Express cricket correspondent, and two more as a columnist for the Sunday Telegraph he then wrote a well-received column for the Sunday Times for 10 years.

On the Front Foot is David’s debut solo theatre tour, following his hit joint tour with Chris Cowdrey in 2017, Gower, Cowdrey and the Holy Bail.

*David Gower, On the Front Foot, Marine Theatre, Lyme Regis, Tuesday, October 15. Contact the box office for tickets.