Interview with Joey and Robert Dunlop

Interview with Joey and Robert Dunlop

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Details

Location

Year

1981

Date

Production 16/12/1981

Length

04min 10sec

Audio

sound

Format

16mm to Betacam

colour

Source

Digitised as part of the UTV Archive Partnership Project (ITV, Northern Ireland Screen and PRONI)

Courtesy

Department for Communities, ITV, Public Record Office of Northern Ireland, UTV Archive

Rights Holder

ITV

It is illegal to download, copy, print or otherwise utilise in any other form this material, without written consent from the copyright holder.

Description

Meet Joey and Robert Dunlop as they tinker with a motorbike and talk about their shared passion in this short interview from 1981. Robert talks about his budding career as a motorcycle racer, Joey reflects on the successes and disappointments of the year past and David Wood, a friend and his manager, comments on their collaboration.

Notes

Joey Dunlop, one of the greatest motorcycling icons ever, died tragically in a motorcycle accident in 2000 in Tallinn.

Robert Dunlop, also an accomplished road racer, died in 2008 after suffering severe injuries in a motorcycle crash during a practice session at the North West 200.

Credits

Interviewees are Robert Dunlop, Joey Dunlop and David Wood
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