Sports talk night at Hallam

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SPORTS fans will get an insight into life behind the microphone at a Meet The Commentators event to be held at Sheffield Hallam University’s Pennine Theatre on May 9.

On the panel will be Hallam graduate, Olympic silver medallist and BBC Sport commentator Leon Taylor, veteran sports broadcaster John Helm and BBC Radio Sheffield’s Seth Bennett.

John, who first commentated on athletics at the Commonwealth Games in Christchurch, has more than 50 years’ experience of sports broadcasting and has covered several football World Cups including the 2010 tournament in South Africa.

Seth Bennett is presenter of Radio Sheffield’s flagship Football Heaven programme and reports for Five Live.