After the England Cricket Team’s win at the World Championship against New Zealand interest in the sport has never been higher. The perfect time then for the world premiere of Barney Douglas’s documentary The Edge, called “the rock ‘n’ roll story of one of the greatest English sporting teams of all time”. It details the pressure placed on the England cricket team from 2009 to 2013, when they rose to become the number one team in the world.

Guests attending the premiere include Andy Flower, Andrew Strauss, Graeme Swann, Jonathan Trott, James Anderson, Sir Alastair Cook, Paul Collingwood, Tim Bresnan, Steven Finn, Iain Bell, Greg James, Felix White and director Barney Douglas. The Edge is working to support Heads Together, a mental health initiative spearheaded by The Royal Foundation of The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge and The Duke and Duchess of Sussex.

Colin Hart and David Sztypuljak were on the red carpet and conducted these interviews. The Edge will be released in selected cinemas from 19th July and across all platforms from 22nd July.

The Edge World Premiere Interviews


Between 2009 and 2013, England’s Test cricket team rose from the depths of the rankings to become the first and only English side to reach world number one. Featuring behind-the scenes footage from the period and original interviews with star players and coaches, The Edge tells the story of this special group’s journey to the top, their unmatched achievements, and the huge toll it would take. Compelling, funny and emotional, this is Test cricket like you’ve never seen it before.