Shy Bairns

Based on an extraordinary true story and set in Newcastle in the late-seventies.

A Geordie teacher at the end of her rope makes a promise to a naughty disabled lad that if he behaves himself for a week she will organise a visit from his hero, Muhammad Ali and in doing so sets herself an even greater challenge, to unite a disparate community of working class men, Muslim worshippers and local council members in one joined cause.

Written by Alex Oates

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