Frank Skin­ner on Muham­mad Ali

Doc­u­men­tary / 9.00pm / BBC1

TV Times - - Film Guide -

Frank skin­ner looks for the man be­hind the icon in this in­ti­mate por­trait of his hero Muham­mad Ali, who died a year ago next Satur­day. In Ali’s Ken­tucky home­town, Frank meets his brother and con­fi­dante Rah­man, and in Penn­syl­va­nia he vis­its the com­pound where Ali trained for 1974’s Rum­ble in the Jun­gle. There’s also a chat with an Ox­ford­shire bare-knuckle boxer who be­came one of The Great­est’s clos­est friends.

Frank meets Ali’s brother, Rah­man

Newspapers in English

Newspapers from UK

© PressReader. All rights reserved.