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The Benny Lynch Story
The Benny Lynch Story
This ultimate rags to riches story is about the extraordinary life of a Scottish icon.
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A poignant and entertaining look at the life of Scotland’s first ever boxing world champion, from his childhood in the Gorbals’ slums, to his boxing success, global stardom and ultimately his demise and untimely death in 1946 at the age of only 33.
This ultimate rags to riches story is about the extraordinary life of a Scottish icon.

Stephen Purdon (Shellsuit Bob, River City) plays Benny. Scottish acting legend David Hayman plays Benny’s coach and mentor Sammy Wilson. Holly Jack (River City, Burnistoun, Waterloo Road) plays Benny’s wife, while Simon Weir (High Road, River City, Taggart, Acid House, Trainspotting 2) plays Tash the Gorbals’ sage. Directed by David Hayman Jr.

Strong language.

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