The First Team. Image shows from L to R: Olivia Talbot (Tamla Kari), Mark Crane (Will Arnett), Benji Achebe (Shaquille Ali-Yebuah), Mattie Sullivan (Jake Short), Jack Turner (Jack McMullen), Chris Booth (Chris Geere), Petey Brooks (Theo Barklem-Biggs).

The First Team

BBC Two sitcom about footballers. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2020. Stars Jake Short, Shaquille Ali-Yebuah, Jack McMullen, Will Arnett and others.

Episode 1 is repeated on Monday at 11:30pm.

The First Team

The First Team

The BBC comedy from the makers of The Inbetweeners.

The First Team follows the off-the-pitch escapades of three young football players - Mattie, Benji and Jack - as they find themselves struggling with their mercurial Italian manager Cesare, the team's eccentric American Chairman, resident hard-man Petey Brooks and ineffectual coach Chris Booth. All whilst living in fear of Olivia, their team's press manager, who can make or break them.

First released: Monday 6th July 2020


  • Behind the scenes
  • Distributor: BBC Studios
  • Region: 2 & 4
  • Discs: 1
  • Minutes: 165
  • Subtitles: English

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