The Last Champion - The Life Of Fred Perry, First Signs Of Greatness

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Jamie Bamber reads from Jon Henderson's biography of English tennis great Fred Perry, charting his extraordinary life from his childhood in Stockport to Wimbledon glory, the glamour of Hollywood and the founding of a clothing empire.

Many of the killer shots Perry perfects to win the world table tennis championships in 1929, he adapts and applies to the tennis court.

A Sweet Talk production for BBC Radio 4.

Perry adapts some of the shots that made him a table tennis champion for the tennis court.