The Halcyon Podcast: Don McRae

Joining Rob and Adam on this episode of the Halcyon Podcast is two-time William Hill Sports Book of the Year and THREE-time Sports Interviewer of the Year Don McRae, who very kindly put up with us/being on the other side of the mic for a little while.

Don talks to us about his upbringing and routes into football and boxing growing up in South Africa, his move to London to 'be a writer', whatever that meant, and his early years in the industry.

We also get an amazing insight into the development of Don's career as the Guardian's sports interviewer (20 years and counting), as well as his processes, preparation and experiences of talking in such depth with sportspeople at their peak.

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