DVD & Book Gift Set

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This incredible DVD tells the complete story of darts from its early beginnings in English pubs in the Middle Ages right through to the dramatic televised competitions of the Embassy World Championship. Presented by the legendary Bobby George, the BBC s face of darts, the programme uses a mix of archive footage and stills to tell the early history, before moving on to the televised era from the 70s onwards. Highlights include; Welshman Leighton Rees beating Englishman John Lowe in the first ever Embassy World Darts final in 1978. The Crafty Cockney Eric Bristow ruling darts during the 80s, claiming five Embassy World titles, then his great friend Phil Taylor winning two world titles during the 90s including the epic 1992 victory over Mike Gregory, the greatest game of arts ever seen. Dutchman Raymond Barneveld matching Taylor s two Embassy championship wins in 1998 and 1999 and the first ever live 9 dart finish achieved by Shaun Greatbatch. A sensational DVD to be watched again and again.


More popular than ever, darts has lit up television screens for over thirty years and Darts Player by Player is a fascinating compilation of the 50 greatest players to have ever graced the sport. Enjoy the game s early masters, including the indomitable Eric Bristow, fan favourite Jocky Wilson and the first man to win world titles in three separate decades, John Lowe. Marvel at the majesty of the game s greatest player, Phil Taylor, who has swept all before him for more than 20 years. The spotlight also shines on popular champions Martin Adams, Andy Fordham and Raymond van Barneveld, while the game s new entertainers led by Adrian Lewis and Michael van Gerwen, also feature. With all of the oche s most fabled players and legendary characters profiled, this absorbing book is a must-have for darts fans everywhere.

DVD Info

Running Time: 170 minutes
Book: 128 pages

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