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Andy Murray: the Man Behind the Racquet

Andy Murray: the Man Behind the Racquet

Sun Jun 23, 10.25-11.25pm, BBC1

By Gabriel Tate
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Andy Murray recently suggested that he was intentionally dull in press conferences to avoid courting undue criticism or controversy. So what will this ‘behind the scenes’ documentary – the BBC’s final warm-up before Wimbledon begins tomorrow – reveal about this brooding, reticent national hero?

A raging coke habit? A penchant for coprophagia? A St George’s cross tattooed on his inner thigh? Unlikely. Instead, expect fashion shoots, dressing-room tomfoolery and a brief glimpse at a contented home life with girlfriend and dogs. Plus a bewilderingly diverse list of peers and admirers: fellow pros, of course, but also James Corden, Kevin Spacey and Anna Wintour. Such is the rarified world of sporting celebrity…
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