by Ashley Hickson-Lovence - £14.99 Faber & Faber (2022)
hardback ISBN 13: 9780571366798 | ISBN 10: 0571366791
The brilliant novelisation of the life of Uriah Rennie, the Premier League’s first and only Black referee.
From Jamaica to Sheffield to the recently formed Premier League, Uri rises through the ranks as a referee, making it to the the highest level of our national game.
But along the way he is confronted with tensions and prejudices, old and new, which emerge as his every move is watched, analysed and commented on.
Your Show is an extraordinary novel which charts one man’s pioneering efforts to make it, against the odds, to the very top of his profession and beyond.
(Price & availability last checked: May 2022)