John Snagge

British reporter

John Derrick Mordaunt Snagge (8 May 1904 – 26 March 1996) was a British newsreader and commentator on BBC Radio.


  • I can't tell who's leading— it's either Oxford or Cambridge.
    • Radio commentary on the Boat Race in 1949, when the engine of Snagge's launch broke down. Quoted in C Dodd Oxford and Cambridge Boat Race (1983), chapter. 14.

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