Premiere night for hero runner movie

Rep hosts 300 guests at launch of Blind Dave Heeley film, 7 Days

More than 300 guests attended the premiere of a new film about blind West Bromwich marathon runner Dave Heeley at Birmingham Rep. The film titled 7 Days, charts how the runner nicknamed Blind Dave completed seven marathons across seven continents in seven days. Made by Pixel Revolution Films, it was produced by Nigel Davey and directed by Ian and Dominic Higgins. Blind Dave has raised millions of pounds for charity since he started his epic runs. The film is released this month.


1 Ian Higgins, Nigel Davey, Jack Lane, Dominic Higgins, Oliver Phelps

2 Eleanor Griffiths

3 Andrew Fox, Suzanne Virdee

4 Ian Higgins, Dominic Higgins, Steve and Tracy Dourass

5 Sam and Charlie Boswell

6 Suzi and Joe Meads

7 Dave Heeley, Kash Gill

8 Chris Jones, Rik Jones, Jayne Jones

9 Kate Manners, David Manners, Sarah Manners