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From the team that presented the multi award-winning Motherland - the hit of the Festival 2008 - the inside track into the true stories behind Olympic success. For some making it to London 2012 has been literally a matter of life and death and the struggle is not over yet. The play draws on interviews with past Olympic medal winners and aspiring first time competitors. Full of sacrifice, tragedy and touching humour these stories are brought to life with dynamic physicality taking the audience on a journey - the inside experience of being an elite athlete striving for the ultimate prize. All ages.
Murmur / Live Theatre.
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The Prize8 Aug 2012
Steve Gilroy and Richard Stockwell's latest not quite living the Olympic dream
Gold and silver are mere split seconds apart. Hair’s breadths. There’s just as little between Olympians and Paralympians: a ladder that slips; a bout of meningitis; an IED underfoot. Life may not be fair, but – as the London 2012 hopefuls and former…
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