Mike Bassett: Interim Manager
A sequel to the 2001 film starring Ricky Tomlinson as the manager of the England football team
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- Ricky Tomlinson, Bradley Walsh and Til Schweiger
- John Smith and Rob Sprackling
- Steve Barron
- Leo Pearlman
Mike Bassett entered every football fan's consciousness in 2001 as Martin Bashir documented his exploits as England manager. His hilarious mixture of passion and ineptitude has made Bassett a byword for all that is right and wrong about English football.
When nobody else could or would take the England manager job over a decade ago, Bassett somehow led them to the semi-finals of the World Cup where they were finally beaten by Brazil (but equalled their best performance since winning the '66 World Cup). Since then however, Mike Bassett has fallen down the ladder to the lowest of the lower divisions...