The Big Flutter: The Grand National on Film

The Big Flutter: The Grand National on Film

BBC One

The story of the world’s most famous steeplechase

For more than a hundred years the great drama of this spectacular race has been captured on film – today it’s watched by an estimated 600 million people worldwide.

This film explores how television coverage turned the National’s greatest moments into some of the nation’s best-loved sporting stories. Featuring a wealth of film archive, including rarely seen footage of the 1911 race, The Big Flutter relives the moments that shaped a national institution.