Development is well underway on bringing the incredible life story of the cheeky, charismatic charmer Barry Sheene to the silver screen. Universally loved, Sheene was many things A a cockney rebel who always did things his way, a playboy who loved life in the fast lane, and a champion who became an icon. His legacy though was to cheat death twice and win two world championships while fighting the authorities and changing the destiny of the most deadly sport in the world.
SHEENE is a narrative bio-pic feature movie. Whilst on their research travels, the Producers have met with and interviewed some of the biggest names ever to be involved in Grand Prix motorcycle racing. Here's what a few of them have to say about Barry, and why he became one of the most loved and revered champions of all time.