Mike Bassett: Interim Manager. Image shows from L to R: Unknown, Mike Bassett (Ricky Tomlinson), Unknown.

Mike Bassett: Interim Manager

New British comedy film in development. Stars Ricky Tomlinson, Bradley Walsh and Til Schweiger.

This film project is in development

Mike Bassett: Interim Manager

A sequel to the 2001 film starring Ricky Tomlinson as the manager of the England football team

Genre
Film
Added to BCG
2014
Starring
Ricky Tomlinson, Bradley Walsh and Til Schweiger
Writers
John Smith and Rob Sprackling
Director
Steve Barron
Producer
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...

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