Swimmer is a radio play by Christopher Russell. It was first broadcast on BBC Radio 3 on 01 April 1984, and won a Giles Cooper Award that same year. The script also won the Radio Times Play competition in 1983[1]. Running time - 51 minutes.


A young disabled boy becomes a swimmer and discovers liberation in the water.


Directed by Richard Wortley

Critical ReceptionEdit


  1. Best Radio Plays of 1984 Methuen/BBC 1985

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