Swimming Lessons

The moving story of a young woman with anorexia locked into a long-term battle of wills with her loving but angry family.

She meets Alastair, a teacher, at the swimming pool, and through his lessons glimpses a confidence and a love for life she didn't know she had.

But then she is diagnosed with cancer.

By Tina Pepler

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FP20050923

The moving story of a young woman with anorexia locked into a long-term battle of wills with her loving but angry family.

She meets Alastair, a teacher, at the swimming pool, and through his lessons glimpses a confidence and a love for life she didn't know she had.

But then she is diagnosed with cancer.

By Tina Pepler

FP*20060922

By Tina Pepler, based on a poem sequence by Sally Festing.

Grace is locked into a long-term battle with her loving but angry family over her anorexia. When she meets Alistair, she begins to learn how to confront her fear and start to love life.

Grace....Clare Corbett

Alastair....Stuart Mcloughlin

Mary....Jenny Coverack

Rachel....Emily Bowler

Jim....Michael Elwyn

Producer/director Sara Davies.