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From The Ashes - Preview

From The Ashes

Preview by Jack Foley

FROM The Ashes is the uplifting and remarkable tale of a summer that changed England forever.

July 1981, rioting and discontent rule the streets of Britain. Meanwhile, on the playing fields, England are 1-0 down after two tests against the old enemy, Australia; and Ian Botham, their iconic all-rounder, has resigned as English captain, moments before being pushed.

With English cricket on the brink, bookmakers offer odds of 500-1 against an English win in the 3rd Test.

Yet, a reinvigorated Ian Botham refuses to lie down and rediscovers his cavalier flair in a series of match-winning performances that enthral a nation and see the Ashes retained.

Narrated by Tom Hardy (Bronson, Inception) and packed with match action and contemporary interviews with the chief protagonists – including Ian Botham, David Gower, Mike Brearley, Bob Willis, Rod Marsh, Australian captain Kim Hughes and more – From The Ashes tells the evocative story of one of sports’ greatest ever comebacks.

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Certificate: E
Running time: 92mins
UK DVD Release: May 30, 2011