Executive producer and screenwriter, The Flying Scotsman (2006). A true story about eccentric world-beating Scottish cyclist Grame Obree, it stars Jonny Lee Miller, Brian Cox, Billy Boyd and Laura Fraser. Opening the Edinbrugh Film Festival in 2006, it was released worldwide by MGM the following year. Won five BAFTA (Scotland) nominations, including for my screenplay. Won the Grand Prix at Trasnogorski, the International Festival of Sports Films.
‘A sensitive and beautifully rendered film.’ – The Washington Post.
‘A Triumph.’ – The Daily Telegraph.
Winner, the Orange Prize for Screenwriting for screenplay The Alchemist.