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BBC commissions Watford FC docuseries

UK pubcaster BBC3 has commissioned UK prodco Goalhanger Films to produce an exclusive look into English Premiere League soccer team Watford FC. Directed by Paul King, the four-part Behind the Scenes ...
November 23, 2016

UK pubcaster BBC3 has commissioned UK prodco Goalhanger Films to produce an exclusive look into English Premiere League soccer team Watford FC.

Directed by Paul King, the four-part Behind the Scenes at Watford FC will expose the day-to-day routines of the professional footballers, coaches and executives on and off the pitch.

Narrated by former England striker Gary Lineker, the docuseries was filmed throughout November and December 2016.

Goalhanger’s Tony Pastor serves as executive producer on the series, which is slated to premiere on the network on Dec. 1.

“The series will bring a candid insight into what really goes on behind the scenes at football’s highest level and give BBC3 fans an access all-areas pass to a Premier League club,” said BBC3 controller Damian Kavanagh┬áin a statement.

(Pictured: Watford captain Troy Deeney)

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