Fred Perry In His Own Words
Fred Perry

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Narrated By: Fred Perry

Duration: 40 minutes

What to expect

Fred Perry conquered the tennis world and was, until Andy Murray in 2012, the last Englishman to win Wimbledon. Yet despite achieving fame and fortune, his life began in humble surroundings on the banks of the River Goyt in Stockport. In this fascinating audio portrait, we hear Perry's story in his own words. He discusses his life and professional career in the following extracts: The Archie MacPherson Interview, BBC Radio (first broadcast 23 June 1985); Sport on Four, BBC Radio 4 (first broadcast 13 May 1989); Sport on Five, BBC Radio 5 (first broadcast 26 June 1993); Be My Guest, BBC Radio 2 (first broadcast 26 March 1980). Due to the age and nature of this archive material, the sound quality may vary.

Genre

Films, cinema, Television, Radio, Tennis

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