Established in 1884, Redbridge Rovers F.C. are one of the oldest club's in England - and one of the worst. A new sitcom introducing us to the characters who gather within the social club of a non-league football club.
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Series cast summary:
Craig Cash ...  Pete 6 episodes, 2016
Sue Johnston ...  Doreen 6 episodes, 2016
Steve Speirs ...  Tel 6 episodes, 2016
Lolly Adefope ...  Sam 6 episodes, 2016
Jamie Demetriou ...  Tom 6 episodes, 2016
Diane Morgan ...  Mandy 6 episodes, 2016
Pearce Quigley ...  Willy 6 episodes, 2016
Joe Wilkinson ...  Lee 6 episodes, 2016
David Earl David Earl ...  Bruce 6 episodes, 2016
Judith Barker Judith Barker ...  Francis 6 episodes, 2016
Seb Cardinal ...  Mel 6 episodes, 2016
Mark Silcox ...  Ronnie 6 episodes, 2016
Angela Curran Angela Curran ...  Gillian 3 episodes, 2016
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Founded in 1884, Redbridge Rovers Football Club are one of the oldest football club's in the English football system. This amateur team are currently sitting second from bottom of the local league, playing in front of crowds that average 27 people at their Spartan ground that is located two miles down a dirt track next to the local rubbish dump. Despite this they (like all sports teams) have their own collection of fans who turn out week in, week out to watch them play, meet their friends and discuss the latest defeat over a beer and a packet of pork scratchings in the social club bar. Running the place is matriarchal, hardworking but loose-lipped Doreen - whose meat raffles are legendary and have kept the punters coming through the doors for all these years. Obsessive fan Pete Mott is like a walking, talking almanac of facts, figures and statistics relating to his beloved team. Pete regularly meets his friend Tel at the club, but Tel has surprised him by coming out as gay and has now... Written by Mark_a_Wood <markawood@hotmail.co.uk>

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2016 (UK) See more »

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a solid start
4 July 2016 | by tlloydesqSee all my reviews

Craig Cash's odyssey through comedies in limited situations continues with Rovers – set in the club house of Redbridge Rovers, a semi professional English football team in levels 7 & 8 of the footballing pyramid.

Is it a problem that Rovers' number 1 support Cash is also executive producer and director of the show? Having multiple roles means difficulties reigning in Craig's more excitable moments. But nothing is perfect.

Those familiar with "Early Doors" will recognise the setup: a group of locals gather in the club house before and after games. They all have their own seats where they settle for the day. Conversation can be limited to a single group or can travel around the bar. In fact step forward director Cash for a smooth transition between different groups. "Royle Family" favourite Sue Johnson turns in a good performance as bar manager Doreen. Otherwise the acting is solid. The script is okay and grows as the first series progresses. You have to watch the whole first series to really get an appreciation of the show. Individual episodes lead you to miss the bigger picture. The humour is ribald but doesn't step over any lines. And there are a few teary moments.

So a decent first series and hopefully more to come.


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