Sonnets, guitar by night and a tight budget, with little but collaborators’ good will to rely on
to Sparta’ premiered in Athens last October and was short-listed for the 2017 British Sports Journalism Awards, finishing ‘Highly Commended.’ It is described as a love letter to the race and the astounding dedication of those that run it. the runner. That was very pleasing.
Thus far it has been very warmly received. We were thrilled to be shortlisted at the Sports Journalists’ Association Awards in Britain. It was BBC, ITV, Sky Sports and us. So that was nice. We are now heading into a run of festivals and screenings, starting with the Doc Market in Thessaloniki, and hopefully that means we will be able to sell it to some networks. The DVDs and the soundtrack should both be available for Christmas – and lovely little stocking fillers they will make.