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.


Brand new comedy from the makers of The Inbetweeners following the off-the-pitch misadventures of three young footballers.

From Series 1. Featuring: Jake Short (Mattie Sullivan), Shaquille Ali-Yebuah (Benji Achebe), Jack McMullen (Jack Turner), Will Arnett (Mark Crane), Chris Geere (Chris Booth), Theo Barklem-Biggs (Petey Brooks), Tamla Kari (Olivia Talbot), Paolo Sassanelli (Cesare), Yetunde Oduwole (Mrs Achebe), Vadhir Derbez (Carlos Velez).

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