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Weekend Docco: Joey – The Man Who Conquered the TT

Submitted by on September 1, 2017

Joey Dunlop The Man Who Conquered the TT

Put the kettle on, put your feet up and enjoy Joey – The Man Who Conquered the TT, a Bigger Picture documentary about motorcycle great Joey Dunlop.

The 2013 documentary is narrated by Cally Elise Statham and features interviews with John McGuinness, Phil McCallen, Brian Reid, Mick Grant, Ron Haslam, Roger Marshall, Jim Dunlop, Neil Tuxworth and others. It looks at the history of the Isle of Man TT and road racing in Northern Island, interweaving that with the story of the sport’s greatest racer – Joey Dunlop.

Dunlop won the TT an unparalleled 26 times, including three hat tricks. He also won the TT Formula One world championship for five consecutive seasons, and the Ulster Grand Prix 24 times, before his untimely death racing a 125cc bike on Pirita-Kose-Kloostrimetsa Circuit in Estonia.

The Man Who Conquered the TT is packed with insight and brilliant period footage from motorcycle racing’s most fearsome race. Enjoy.

For more and to buy the documentary on DVD, see the Bigger Picture website here.

MORE: Video: The life of a TT legend – Joey Dunlop

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