Loneliness Of The Long Distance Runner - Tom Courtenay, Michael Redgrave, An Award Winning Classic!

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Date Added: 19th May 2020

Date Removed: 5th March 2021

Available for: 10 months



A rebellious youth (Sir Tom Courtenay), sentenced to a boy's reformatory for robbery, rises through the ranks from his prowess as a long distance runner. During his runs, memories of his life lead him to re-evaluate his privileged status as the Governor's (Sir Michael Redgrave's) prize runner. A famous quote "Running was always a big thing in our family, specially running away from the police"


Certificate: Not Rated

Year: 1962

Duration: 1h 43min

Episode Length: 1h 43min


Director: Tony Richardson

Cast: Michael Redgrave, Tom Courtenay, Avis Bunnage, Alec McCowen, James Bolam, Joe Robinson, Dervis Ward, Topsy Jane, Julia Foster

Studio: Bryanston


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