Bellies and Bullseyes: The Outrageous True Story of Darts

Bellies and Bullseyes The Outrageous True Story of Darts The author something of a legend in the world of darts brings a distinct whiff of cigarettes alcohol hot tungsten and moist polyester to his hilarious and exhilarating book on the story of darts

  • Title: Bellies and Bullseyes: The Outrageous True Story of Darts
  • Author: Sid Waddell
  • ISBN: 9780091917555
  • Page: 327
  • Format: Hardcover
  • The author, something of a legend in the world of darts, brings a distinct whiff of cigarettes, alcohol, hot tungsten and moist polyester to his hilarious and exhilarating book on the story of darts.

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    About “Sid Waddell

    • Sid Waddell

      Sid Waddell was an English sports commentator and television personality He was nicknamed The Voice of Darts due to his fame as a dart commentator, and worked for Granada, Yorkshire, BBC, and Sky Sports television broadcasters He was nominated for two prestigious awards for his work, and published several books.



    609 thoughts on “Bellies and Bullseyes: The Outrageous True Story of Darts

    • I was a big fan of Sid Wadell as darts was breaking through on our TV screens in the early 1980s and was saddened to hear of his demise this year. There are few commentators that define their sport in the way he did (Murray Walker maybe) and his enthusiasm for the sport had a lot to do with it's rise to prominence.I have a morbid fascination with the game of darts. I can't play it well and there is something surreal about watching huge men playing what is essentially a pub game and elevating it [...]


    • Dear oh dear oh dear. This was a disaster of a book.It introduces itself as part history of darts on TV and part autobiography of its author, Sid Waddell – it was neither. All it contained was countless depictions of the games he commentated on, never-ending mentions and sucking up to of the top players of the time, and many, many references to how dysfunctional or drunk the players were as if it was a good thing that they behaved that way. Grammatically, it was very annoying to read also – [...]


    • Sid Widdell is a legend among commentators! Brilliant, potty and hugely entertaining. That comes across in this book. To be honest, if it hadn't been written by Sid I wouldn't have bothered with a book about the history of darts. I watch a bit on the television, and I've even been to a live match (and met the great Sid himself!) but I'm not that bothered about the statistics. That said, this was a fascinating insight into the development of darts from pub game (with huge quantities of alcohol co [...]


    • I absolutely love Sid but personally I was disappointed with this book but maybe that was me expecting too much


    • Me and my Dad loved Sid (a bio of Sid would be very welcome) and this book has the feel of him sitting down and telling you the tale of darts in person. Thoroughly enjoyable.


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