BRITISH NORTH AMERICAN PICTURES is developing a number of drama projects with international partners
A 90 minute made for TV movie, about the life and times
of the 'Fighting Fisherman'.
The Yvon Durelle Story
It was 1958, nothing much happens in the tiny fishing community in Baie Sainte Anne, on the East Coast of Canada. Yvon Durelle: A most unlikely hero, and all the more heroic because of it fought his way to the top.
2 x 30 Min episodes, about the 36 hours before, during and after Yvon's world title bout with Archie Moore
A Web Audio Drama
Yvon has arrived in Montreal the day before the fight with the people most responsible for his rise through the cut-throat world of international boxing. Therese, his wife, and truth be told, the other fighter in the family; Chris Shaban his manager; Paddy his corner man; and a young sports writer for the Moncton Telegraph Journal, Eddie St. Pierre.