The First Team - The highly-anticipated brand-new original comedy from the creators of The Inbetweeners
We follow three young footballers Mattie, Jack and Benji and their adventures with terrifying team hard-man Petey, mercurial Italian manager Cesare and eccentric chairman Mark Crane.
The First Team, is produced by Fudge Park and written by the award-winning duo Iain Morris and Damon Beesley. This series is their first as co-writers since their massive success with The Inbetweeners series and films.
Starring Shaquille Ali-Yebuah (The Feed, The Children Act) as Benji Achebe, Jack McMullen (The Souvenir, Ford v Ferrari/Le Mans '66) as Jack Turner, Jake Short (SuperCool, This Is the Year) as Mattie Sullivan, Theo Barklem Biggs (Sliced, White Gold) as Petey Brooks, Chris Geere (You’re The Worst, Modern Family) as Chris Booth, and six-time Emmy nominee Will Arnett (Arrested Development, BoJack Horseman) as Chairman Mark Crane, are set to star in BBC Two’s The First Team.
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