BBC to show Michael Parkinson’s legendary interviews with Muhammad Ali

A compilation of the classic conversations that took place between 1971 and 1981 will air on BBC4 on Thursday


BBC4 will mark the recent death of Muhammad Ali with a compilation of the boxing star’s legendary interviews with Michael Parkinson.


Airing on Thursday 9th June, the 40-minute programme will bring together excerpts from Ali’s outspoken and highly charismatic appearances on Parkinson’s chat show between 1971 and 1981, cut together with more recent commentary from the interviewer.


Here’s a taster of what to expect…