Page extent: 80
ISBN: 9781849434393
Binding: PaperBack

The Prize

Steve Gilroy, Richard Stockwell

PaperBack (24 Jul 2012)

For some making it to London 2012 has been literally a matter of life and death and the struggle is not over yet. Get the inside track into the true stories behind Olympic success from the team that presented the multi-award-winning show Motherland, the hit of the 2008 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. The Prize 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.

Additional Information

ISBN13 9781849434393
Binding PaperBack
Page Extent 80


‘It has some electrifying moments… offers plenty of insights into the passions and also the cruelties of sport’ – Guardian

‘The stories…together…form a powerful voice challenging all of us to be the best we can be, whatever we’re doing.’ – Scotsman