This is the feature film released in 2016 about my sudden illness, amputations, rehabilitation and recovery.
It's kind of brutal, but it's a life affirming story that shows how determined my wife and I were to hold on to our love and to keep our family together when everything was out to destroy us. We did all that.
The film was shot entirely in our home county of Rutland by Origami Films in association with Crossday Productions, What's The Story and Golden Globe winning actress Joanne Froggatt. It was written and directed by Bill Clark.
So, how strange and wonderful it is to have a movie made about the most dramatic thing that ever happened to me? It was an incredible experience to be on set and to be so closely involved in the production. I love it, and I'm so proud of the end result. This film speaks for me in honest, beautiful and creative ways and it helps to makes sense of the incredible journey I have been through.
It also serves to pay respect to all those husbands, wives, sons, daughters, mothers, fathers and friends who have been affected by sepsis. They are never forgotten, and we have worked closely with The UK Sepsis Trust to spread awareness, information and understanding about this deadly condition.