Pristine lawns, tennis whites, strawberries and cream; tennis is synonymous with the upper echelons of society, but scratch beneath the surface and you’ll quickly discover a different history. From the birth of modern tennis in Victorian Britain to the present day, the game has been a focus of struggles around sexuality, gender, race and class that have transformed the nature of tennis and sport itself.
David Berry reveals the hidden history of the game, providing a rich account of the challenges faced and the victories won.
Interview by writer and poet James Nash.
Sponsored by Stowe Family Law.
Pre-recorded event. Run time approx. 44 mins. Once registered you can watch the broadcast live or catch up on demand until 30 November.
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- Date: Monday 30th November
- Time: 11:59 pm
- VenueDigital Event
- Digital Event