WITH the countdown to the London Paralympic Games well under way, Boccia Brothers tells the story of two brothers, Peter and Stephen McGuire, who have been chosen to represent ParalympicsGB in boccia, a sport similar to French boules.
Narrated by Billy Connolly, the programme follows Peter and Stephen from the Scottish Championships to the International Championships in Portugal and on to the crunch date when they find out if they have made the final cut.
The brothers, from Lanarkshire, both suffer from an undiagnosed form of muscular dystrophy.
Boccia Brothers is a Hopscotch Films production for BBC Scotland.
It is being transmitted this evening, on BBC Two Scotland, 2200-2230. It is being repeated on Sunday evening.
Here, the programme’s producer, John Archer, answers the questions.