HERE'S a cryptic crossword clue for you. Surname of a broadcasting legend, quintessentially British, very middle class. Seven letters. Any guesses?
It is of course Blofeld. Henry Blofeld that is.
One of cricket's best-loved commentators, he's been a regular fixture in the booth for the last 40 years.
And his exploits as a commentator on the Test Match Special team alongside Peter Baxter are now the subject of a theatre show which is making its way to the Roses Theatre in Tewkesbury next week.
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But for those of you expecting an evening of cricket talk – rather reasonable in the circumstances – forget it.
Henry is positively desperate to point out that is anything but.
"It's absolutely not about cricket," he says in those clipped English tones that have become so recognisable.
"It's a very lady-friendly show. It's not as case of the old man going out for an evening where two guys talk about cricket.
"We've been getting big audiences [on the tour so far] and it's been a very good show.
"It's full of good stories and I think people enjoying laughing.
"Our demographic has been very interesting, a lot of youngsters and a lot of young ladies which is good to see."
Henry's ability to paint pictures with words has been in demand all over the world since the 1970s and he has built up a fan base with quirky observations often away from the match itself.
"We all have ways of doing things and I think more than most I describe life beyond the boundaries," he said.
"It is something I have done naturally, it's not a conscious decision.
"Obviously it has served me well otherwise I wouldn't be doing it any longer."
Henry, who enjoys "reading, drinking good wine and playing bridge" and by his own admission doesn't do enough exercise as he should, has enjoyed a wealth of amusing moments over the years.
But one occasion where he was locked out of the ground by the groundsman at Galle, in Sri Lanka, in 2001 was not one of them.
In the end he watched the action from a nearby fort alongside BBC cricket correspondent Jonathan Agnew.
Here's a man who counted James Bond creator Ian Fleming and playwright Noel Coward as
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