Fantasy Football. Image shows from L to R: Frank Skinner, David Baddiel. Copyright: Avalon Television
Fantasy Football

Fantasy Football

  • TV comedy
  • ITV / BBC Two
  • 1994 - 2004
  • 83 episodes (5 series)

Comedy, football and chat, hosted by David Baddiel and Frank Skinner. Also features Angus Loughran, Jeff Astle and Keith Cooper.

Fantasy Football. Image shows from L to R: Frank Skinner, David Baddiel. Copyright: Avalon Television

Key details

Genre
Comedy
Broadcast
1994 - 2004
Channels
ITV, BBC Two
Episodes
83 (5 series), plus 1 highlights special
Stars
Frank Skinner, David Baddiel, Angus Loughran, Jeff Astle and Keith Cooper
Writers
Frank Skinner and David Baddiel
Directors
Peter Orton and James Bobin
Producers
Andy Jacobs, John McHugh, Martin Perry, Rupert Rumney, James Bobin, Sam Pinnell, Janet McBride, Dan Mazer and more
Companies

A light-hearted mixture of comedy, soccer and chat with celebrities competing against each other as managers of their very own dream team.

Hosted by David Baddiel and Frank Skinner, the show became a smash hit in the UK with ratings reaching 6 million - a record for comedy on BBC Two.

Additional details

Also known as
  • Fantasy Football: Euro 2004
  • Fantasy World Cup '98
  • Fantasy Football League
Production
Studio
Picture
Colour

Website links

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 14th January 1994 at 11:15pm on BBC Two

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