- Nicola Meighan
- 18 August 2010
This article is from 2010.
Wonderful, funny and moving
Jupp is a thoroughly endearing storyteller, stand-up and cricket fetishist. The former Balamory actor’s account of how he posed as a journalist and toured India with the England team (and some familiar sports celebs) is wonderful, funny and moving. It speaks to anyone who has ever loved anything – music, football, films, whatever – or who has ever had a hero.
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