Highlights of all Jack’s key Gloucestershire moments are featured, including their 2003 Cheltenham & Gloucester Trophy success and four other One Day Trophies, coupled with key moments from his 54 Tests for England.
His many England highlights include his debut 94 vs Sri Lanka in 1988; the world-record 11 dismissals in a match vs South Africa at Johannesburg, 1995; the incredible stand with Michael Atherton in the same match to secure a improbable draw against all the odds; his 128 not out vs Australia at Lord’s in 1989, and his 124 against Pakistan in 1996.
Aside from his own performances Jack has witnessed some great cricketing milestones including Gooch’s 333 vs India in 1990, Brian Lara’s world record innings of 375 in 1994 and Cork’s hat-trick vs West Indies in 1995.
Away from his sporting life, the programme follows Jack the painter as he unveils his famous portrait of Dickie Bird, ‘Last Man Out’, so-called because Jack was his last victim as an umpire, and shows him at work in the Gloucestershire countryside.
Featuring in-depth interviews with Jack, his Gloucestershire teammates and ex-England colleagues such as David Gower and Michael Atherton, this is an exceptional portrait of a true cricketing legend.
"Mad as his cap, but one of the greatest wicketkeepers I've ever seen" - Harold 'Dickie' Bird MBE.