Graham, World's Fastest Blind Runner! Script
Awarded Critics Choice at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe (1984), National Drama Festivals Association (2007) and the All England Theatre Festival (2008).
This play tells the inspirational story of World Champion blind runner Graham Salmon MBE who tragically died in 1999.
It offers opportunities for performers to play unusual roles (blind and visually impaired people) and stage complicated physical scenes (eg, race scenes) using advanced ensemble techniques, with opportunities for humour... Graham had a great sense of humour.
Suitable for: Key Stage 3/4, A-level to adult.
Duration: 55 minutes approximately
Cast: 8 female, 10 male, 12 female/male, or 3 female, 3 male with doubling
"It ticked all the boxes for A-Level work and all seven candidates were awarded 100%, and the external moderator was accompanied that evening by her senior examiner!"
Mike Fleetwood, Parkside Arts College
"Mark beautifully crafts and weaves the story of the three friends and cleverly integrates some stunning monologues."
Tim Ford: Artistic Director Garrick Theatre, Litchfield