The Benny Lynch Story

Cathkin Park Ltd's national production tells the story of Scotland's first ever boxing world champion, Benny Lynch, don't miss your chance to see it at Eastwood Park Theatre, Giffnock!

The Benny Lynch Story

About The Benny Lynch Story

It is a poignant and entertaining look at his life, from his childhood in the Gorbals' slums, to his boxing success and global stardom, and ultimately to his demise and untimely death in 1946 at the age of only 33.

It doesn't matter if you're not a boxing fan. This show is about the extraordinary life of a Scottish icon. It is the ultimate rags to riches to rags story.

STEPHEN PURDON (Shellsuit Bob from River City) plays Benny.
Scottish acting legend DAVID HAYMAN plays Benny's coach and mentor Sammy Wilson.
HOLLY JACK (River City, Burnistoun, Waterloo Road) plays Benny's wife
SIMON WEIR (High Road, River City, Taggart, Acid House, Trainspotting 2) plays Tash the Gorbals' sage.

Directed by DAVID HAYMAN Jr.

Age recommendation of 14+ as the show contains strong language.

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for The Benny Lynch Story are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

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