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Guernsey swimming documentary premieres to sold-out crowd

Credit: James Harrison (Filmmaker)

A documentary focusing on a Guernsey swimmer, facing one of open water swimming's toughest challenges, premieres tonight to a sell-out theatre.

'Sea Donkey' follows Adrian Sarchet's attempt to complete the North Channel swim, between Northern Ireland and Scotland.

It's thought to be the toughest channel swim in the world, because of the low water temperatures and the risk of jellyfish stings.

Adrian took on the challenge in 2015. Throughout his training, and the swim itself, he was followed by local filmmaker James Harrison who's produced the documentary.

Having sold out its first screening tonight at Beau Sejour, a second has been organised for November 28th.

James Harrison's film is also up for World Open Water Swimming Association award, and will compete with other entries in a public vote.