‘I’m a better person now that I’m not a professional sportsman,’ says Freddie Flintoff in this surprisingly revealing interview. Bishop’s relaxed charm aids Freddie’s openness, alongside the Preston native’s own plain-speaking attitude – doing the Australian version of I’m a Celebrity was, he reckons, the ‘easiest month of my life… the perfect detox’. Talking of which, he’s also very open about his boozing, binge eating and struggle with depression. And he has a surprising assessment of cricket – ‘Essentially, you’re throwing a ball and hitting it’.