Beat The Odds

Dean Close School, Cheltenham, Gloucestershire, GL51 6HE


GIZGIG are proud to present BEAT THE ODDS starring TV Legend & Actor Charlie Lawson, Sporting Legend Bob Champion and Live Music from International Elvis Tribute Joey Linden and his amazing band in an evening of Horse Racing, Comedy, Music and a story of how no matter what happens in life, sometimes there is a chance to Beat The Odds.Charlie Lawson has appeared in at least three films and in at least twenty television productions. He is probably best known for appearing as Jim McDonald in the ITV television soap opera Coronation Street. He first appeared as Jim in 1989 and remained a regular character for the next 11 years, since which time his appearances have been few and far between.Bob Champion is an English former jump jockey who won the 1981 Grand National on Aldaniti. His triumph was made into a film 'Champions' with Actor, the late John Hurt playing the sporting legend. At the height of Bob's career he was diagnosed with cancer in July 1979 so after undergoing extensive treatment to fight this battle his victory on Aldaniti was viewed by many as a great sporting achievement. Their win earned them BBC Sports Personality Of The Year Team Award and it was chosen as one of the 100 Greatest Sporting Moments by Channel 4 viewers in 2002.International Elvis Tribute Joey Linden and his amazing band are a fitting tribute to the King. Joey Linden has perfected Elvis' signature vocal talents, his iconic style and moves to create the ultimate Elvis Presley tribute act. He is a true professional in every way and has years of experience performing as different music icons, touring around the UK amazing everyone he performs in front of!This is a show not to be missed & will make you believe miracles can really happen.


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