Wednesday, February 17, 2010

 

Seb Coe & Steve Ovett rivalry to be subject of BBC film

 

Pat Butcher’s blog (no, not THAT Pat Butcher) says:

COE & OVETT - THE MOVIE!

It gives me great pleasure to reveal (and for once this isn’t a joke) that BBC Films has finally announced, today, the production of a screenplay based on my book The Perfect Distance, an account of the rivalry between Steve Ovett and Sebastian Coe.

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Thus, a quarter of a century after their heyday, arguably the greatest rivalry in athletics history is finally destined for the silver screen, sometime before the Olympic Games in London 2012, a sports festival whose staging in Britain’s capital city owes much to the efforts of Seb, now Lord Coe.

 

  

 

Hooray! 

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