Graham - World's Fastest Blind Man!
Published by Salamander
5 Male 4 Female
Premiered at the Edinburgh Festival (Fringe 2001), this tells the amazing true life story of Graham Salmon MBE
Totally blind since he was six months old, Graham was listed in the Guinness Book of Records as The World's Fastest Blind Runner (11.4 100m). And he even topped that achievement when he hit a famous "hole in one" in The British Open Golf Competition! Graham Salmon MBE died in 1999.
"Graham Salmon is the most inspiring athlete I have met; I say this without a moments hesitation even though I have enjoyed the rare privilege of sharing the company of Muhammad Ali, Stanley Matthews, Gary Sobers, Martina Navratilova, Nadia Comaneci, Arnold Palmer and countless others in the course of my job" - Robert Philip - Daily Telegraph. "A remarkable play ... a story of great courage and dedication; It is also entertaining and good Theatre, with plenty of scope for imaginative direction" - Amateur Stage Book Review (of the original Race To Be Seen)
Duration: 80 minutes - Cast: 9+ (5m+, 4f+) with doubling. Can be performed with a cast of up to 34