Letter: Dear Johnners

Sir: It is a rare occasion when a man feels comfortable about crying openly. The death of Brian Johnston is one such occasion. Yet I'm sure Johnners wouldn't have minded. He symbolised a summer of eternal boyhood, where tears mix with laughter in equal measure and where there's always an extra slice of chocolate cake.

Test Match Special will be colder for the absence of his pranks and manic giggling. He will be dreadfully missed.



London, N8