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As well as sporting commentaries, Alison has co-presented Graeme Swann’s Ashes Roadshow, the Tuffers and Vaughan Cricket Show and Andrew Flintoff’s Ashes Legends on BBC Radio 5Live. She co-presents the BBC World Service cricket programme, Stumped, and has also used her contacts and skills as a journalist to pitch and present special programmes on BBC Radio such as:
Black Armband: The Full Story - Ten years on, England coach Andy Flower talks exclusively and in depth for the first time about the Black Armband protest he and Henry Olonga carried out against Robert Mugabe’s Zimbabwe regime during the Cricket World Cup of 2003.
Fighting the Fixers: Corruption in Cricket – Investigating corruption in the English domestic game, including uncovering flaws in the ECB’s anti-corruption unit at the time
Recorded documentaries include:
Althea Gibson – Like It Is Productions for BBC Radio 1Xtra – As Wimbledon gets underway, Alison Mitchell looks back on the life of a tennis legend. Althea Gibson was the first black player to win a Grand Slam.
Apartheid in Reverse – All Out Productions for BBC Radio 1Xtra - Alison Mitchell investigates South Africa’s controversial transformation policies in cricket.