The Climb

Lance Woodman's drama-documentary follows two competitive cyclists as they face the biggest challenge of their sport, the hill climb.

Jazz star Soweto Kinch talks about a similar challenge experienced by musicians as they improvise.

Clive....John Flitcroft

Billy....Paul Clarkson.

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The Climb by Andrea Earl

A feel good drama about three men who venture on a climb of their lives.

Ropes, crampons, grappling irons at the ready; D-day has arrived. Frankie, John and Bud are ready, well as ready as they'll ever be. But this is not a mountain, nor a great hill they are preparing to climb tonight - it's Blackpool Tower. Furthermore, Frankie has Down's syndrome, John is blind and Bud is only 3'6". It was Frankie's idea as he wants to follow in the footsteps of his hero Sherpa Tenzing. The men are forced to pull together as a team in a race against time in an attempt to reach the top as the police try to intercept their highly dangerous (and highly illegal!) deed.

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.

2010102620130701

The Climb by Andrea Earl

A feel good drama about three men who venture on a climb of their lives.

Ropes, crampons, grappling irons at the ready; D-day has arrived. Frankie, John and Bud are ready, well as ready as they'll ever be. But this is not a mountain, nor a great hill they are preparing to climb tonight - it's Blackpool Tower. Furthermore, Frankie has Down's syndrome, John is blind and Bud is only 3'6". It was Frankie's idea as he wants to follow in the footsteps of his hero Sherpa Tenzing. The men are forced to pull together as a team in a race against time in an attempt to reach the top as the police try to intercept their highly dangerous (and highly illegal!) deed.

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris.

20101026

A feel good drama about three men who venture on a climb of their lives.

Ropes, crampons, grappling irons at the ready; D-day has arrived. Frankie, John and Bud are ready, well as ready as they'll ever be. But this is not a mountain, nor a great hill they are preparing to climb tonight - it's Blackpool Tower. Furthermore, Frankie has Down's syndrome, John is blind and Bud is only 3'6". It was Frankie's idea as he wants to follow in the footsteps of his hero Sherpa Tensing. The men are forced to pull together as a team in a race against time in an attempt to reach the top as the police try to intercept their highly dangerous (and highly illegal!) deed.

Frankie....Tommy Jessop

Bud....Warwick Davis

John....Liam O'Carroll

Frankie's Mum....Olwen May

Policeman....Gerard Fletcher

Producer/Director - Pauline Harris

Bud has a banner he wants to unravel at the top to someone special, and John's motive is a little more enigmatic.

Bud is played by Warwick Davis - films include - Harry Potter, Star Wars, Leprechaun, Willow

Frankie is played by Tommy Jessop credits include Coming Down The Mountain - BBC 1, Casualty - BBC 1,

Angel - Filmlab Take 2.

Liam O'Carroll is John, credits include Casualty, BBC 1, Father Ted and Liam is also a member of Abnormally Funny a stand-up comedy troupe.

The Climb by Andrea Earl.

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Lance Woodman's drama-documentary follows two competitive cyclists as they face the biggest challenge of their sport, the hill climb.

Jazz star Soweto Kinch talks about a similar challenge experienced by musicians as they improvise.

Clive....John Flitcroft

Billy....Paul Clarkson.