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17 – 19 April 2020

Join us for the largest and most prestigious television festival in the UK.


TV Preview: The First Team

+ Q&A with co-writer and director Iain Morris and actors Shaquille Ali-Yebuah and Jack McMullen

The team behind The Inbetweeners turn their hilarious gaze on the world of football.

We regret that Jake Short is no longer able to attend.

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Image from TV Preview: The First Team + Q&A with co-writer and director Iain Morris and actors Shaquille Ali-Yebuah, Jack McMullen and Jake Short

Photograph: Steve Schofield

BBC 2020
Dirs Iain Morris, Damon Beesley
With Shaquille Ali-Yebuah, Jack McMullen, Jake Short, Will Arnett
Eps 1&2 (2x 30min), Total runtime 90min

Created, written and directed by Iain Morris and Damon Beesley (the award-winning duo behind The Inbetweeners), The First Team follows the misadventures of three young football players as they find themselves struggling with their mercurial Italian manager, the team’s eccentric American chairman (Arnett), and an ineffectual coach. Make sure you’re on the starting team to see what promises to be a massive comedy hit.

Tickets £15, concs £12 (BFI Members pay £2 less, concs £1.60 less)

Tickets on sale to BFI Champions and Patrons Mon 2 Mar 11:30, to BFI Members Tue 3 Mar 11:30, Radio Times readers on Wed 4 March 11:30 and to the public Tue 10 Mar 11:30.



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