A boy with an incurable illness longs to experience peace and solitude on a final adventure. His wish is granted by an online ‘Genie’ who arranges his dream trip to a place no-one has ever been to before. Yet as Aldo wanders the deserted wetlands of Lithuania, he finds he is not alone after all. … Read more
Twenty Six Miles’ is a compelling and amusing drama about Dorando Pietri, the Italian marathon runner, who in the 1908 London Olympics, collapsed as he came into the stadium and was helped over the line. Though deprived of his medal, on appeal by the Americans, Queen Alexandra was so taken by his efforts that she had a special cup made for him.