He was the ultimate British sporting underdog who proved success comes to he who waits.
Eddie the Eagle was the Winter olympic skijump zero - who recently became a reality TV diving board hero.
And now he's become the inspiration for a play. Ken Goodwin joined him watching the rehearsals of 'Fly Eddie Fly'...
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