A Running Jump
|A Running Jump|
|Directed by||Mike Leigh|
|Produced by||Georgina Lowe|
|Written by||Mike Leigh|
|Music by||Gary Yershon|
|Edited by||Jon Gregory|
A Running Jump is a 2012 short film written and directed by Mike Leigh. It was commissioned for the London 2012 Cultural Olympiad and shown on both Channel 4 on Monday 23rd July and BBC Two on Thursday 26th July, 2012. Leigh describes it as "a film reflecting on sport in everyday life – not to mention taxis and dodgy second-hand cars."
- Eddie Marsan as Perry
- Samantha Spiro as Debbie
- Sam Kelly as Grandad
- Danielle Bird as Jody
- Nichole Bird as Hayley
- Lee Ingleby as Gary
- Robert Putt as Derek
- Jade Anouka as Jody's friend
- Belinda Everett as Karate girl
- Selina Zaza as Karate girl
- Ben Batt as Footballer
- Jonny Leigh-Wright as Footballer
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- "A Running Jump". Time Out. Retrieved 6 Jan 2021.
- "A Running Jump". Channel 4. Retrieved 6 Jan 2021.
- "A Running Jump". BBC. Retrieved 6 Jan 2021.
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