• Publication date: June 3, 2013

The Flying Scotsman

The inspiring story of Scotsman Graeme Obree, determined to become the fastest cyclist in the world. This is the story of how he took, lost, then reclaimed the world one-hour distance cycling record…

  • Publication date: June 3, 2013

The Flying Scotsman

Program data

Duration: 120

Production Year: 2006

MBC Max:

June 8, 2013 17:00 (KSA) ~ June 8, 2013 16:00 (CLT)

The inspiring story of Scotsman Graeme Obree (John Lee Miller), suffering from bipolar disorder, yet determined to become the fastest cyclist in the world. Though the film starts off with him cycling through the woods to hang himself, through sheer will he will turn it all around…

This is the story of how he took, lost, and then finally reclaimed the world one-hour distance cycling record…


  • Johnny Lee Miller as Graeme Obree
  • Laura Fraser as Anne Obree
  • Billy Boyd as Malky McGovern
  • Brian Cox as Douglas Baxter
  • Morven Christie as Katie

Directed by:  Douglas Mackinnon

Rating:  PG-13 for some mature thematic elements and strong language.