Jessica's parkrun heroes for Sky tv : John Butcher film

Butch, to his pals, is in his late eighties and setting running records. He and running pals Colin and Snowy are like an episode of TV's 'Last of the Summer Wine'. But this film is also about grief and how we handle it when we are older.

Series Overview
Produced for Sky TV, commissioned by clients Vitality and parkrun; Jessica’s parkrun heroes, presented by Dame Jessica Ennis-Hill, is a series of remarkable, moving and powerful personal stories of parkrunners which have been turned into 10 inspirational short films made around the UK. Prepare to be moved!


Tim Langford is an award winning freelance writer, tv director and corporate film-maker;  with a reputation for visionary and innovative story telling techniques, flair and ideas. He's pragmatic, imaginative and client friendly.