Role and Synopsis

Set in the mid 1920’s Luke McGibney plays Albert Abbot a working class father mill worker struggles to support his son’s dream to become the first working class tennis player to a win Wimbledon.


Rise is a rags to riches story of working class mill worker Henry Abbott who in the 1920’s dreamed of competing and winning Wimbledon. In a time of social divide and poverty, Henry must prove to himself and the world of tennis that only divide in winning amongst his competitors will be the strength of will and spirit within himself.