Thailand cave rescue

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‘Playing football in heaven’: tributes pour in after boy rescued in Thai cave dies in UK
Friends of Duangpetch Promthep share emotional messages after the talented player was found dead in his dorm at a football academy

Rebecca Ratcliffe South-east Asia correspondent

16, Feb, 2023 @6:39 AM

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Captain of football team rescued from Thai cave in 2018 dies in UK
Cause of death of Duangpetch Promthep, who moved to Leicester to attend a football academy, has not been confirmed

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

15, Feb, 2023 @3:04 PM

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Thai Cave Rescue review – Netflix drama series shines a light on the real story
Following on from Ron Howard’s Thirteen Lives, this respectable series shows the 2018 disaster from a different point of view

Radheyan Simonpillai

22, Sep, 2022 @7:01 AM

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Thirteen Lives review – thrilling dramatisation of the Thailand cave rescue
Ron Howard’s recreation of the 2018 rescue of a Thai junior football team is an impressively claustrophobic piece of cinema

Wendy Ide

30, Jul, 2022 @10:00 AM

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Thirteen Lives review – Ron Howard’s Thai cave-rescue saga told with non-Hollywood heroics
Howard gives this stunning true story the Apollo 13 treatment but swerves Elon Musk’s grotesque ‘pedo’ comment

Peter Bradshaw

25, Jul, 2022 @4:00 PM

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Going underground: inside Ron Howard’s explosive movie about the Thai cave rescue
Viggo Mortensen plays a heroic firefighter in new movie Thirteen Lives, based on the dramatic 2018 rescue of 12 boys and their coach in Thailand. But the film isn’t simply a white-saviour narrative, as its director explains

Stuart Jeffries

22, Jul, 2022 @5:00 AM

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The Rescue review – riveting Thai cave rescue documentary
The rescuers are the focus as Free Solo directors Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin expertly weave news footage with restaged scenes

Simran Hans

31, Oct, 2021 @12:30 PM

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The Rescue review – divers save Thai cave kids as documentary goes deep underwater
This gripping film from the makers of Free Solo and Meru digs deep to find out how the 2018 rescue of a junior football team was achieved

Leslie Felperin

26, Oct, 2021 @11:00 AM

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British diver relives gripping Thai cave rescue
Divers who took part in 2018 perilous mission to save 12 teenage boys and their football coach re-enact scenes in meticulous detail

Rebecca Ratcliffe in Bangkok

10, Oct, 2021 @5:45 AM

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The Cave review – Thai soccer team rescue dramatised in oddly muted emotional tones
First dramatised version of Thailand’s famous Tham Luong cave rescue mission favours logistics at the expense of character development

Luke Buckmaster

18, Aug, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Elon Musk did not defame British cave explorer, jury finds
Vernon Unsworth’s legal team had sought at least $190m in damages after Tesla CEO called him ‘pedo guy’

Julia Carrie Wong in Los Angeles

06, Dec, 2019 @11:58 PM

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British cave explorer demands $190m in damages from Elon Musk over 'pedo guy' comment
A Los Angeles jury is expected to weigh in later on Friday whether the Tesla CEO defamed Vernon Unsworth on Twitter

Julia Carrie Wong in Los Angeles

06, Dec, 2019 @8:12 PM

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