Our Man At Wembley

First in a four-part comedy series by Bill Matthews, set in 1947.

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Alistair Mcgowan stars as Lancashire lad Eric Halliday, who has a great talent for impersonating people. But is his upper-class accent good enough to win him a job as a sports commentator for the BBC? With Jon Glover and John Salthouse. Director Sally Avens

Eric Halliday has a talent for impersonation, but can he make it as a sports commentator?

Eric Halliday has a talent for impersonation but can he make it as a sports commentator? Stars Alistair McGowan. From June 1998.

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Eric Halliday has landed the job as sports commentator for the BBC by assuming an upper-class accent. But as the FA Cup final looms, it seems they will not be able to broadcast from within the stadium. With Alistair Mcgowan, Jon Glover and John Salthouse. Director Sally Avens

As the FA Cup final looms, will budding commentator Eric Halliday get inside the stadium?

As the FA Cup final looms, will budding commentator Eric Halliday get inside the stadium? Stars Alistair McGowan. From June 1998.

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Eric Halliday is working as a sports commentator for the BBC, but no-one knows he is actually a working-class lad from Lancashire. His increasing popularity makes a dangerous enemy of his colleague Gordon McKay. With Alistair Mcgowan, Jon Glover and John Salthouse. Director Sally Avens

Eric's increasing popularity makes a dangerous enemy of his colleague Gordon McKay.

Eric's increasing popularity makes a dangerous enemy of his colleague Gordon McKay. Stars Alistair McGowan. From July 1998.

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It is 1948, and Eric Halliday is working as a sports commentator for the BBC, but now arch-rival Gordon McKay has discovered his secret - it cannot be long before he is forced to resign. With Alistair Mcgowan, Jon Glover and John Salthouse. Director Sally Avens

Eric Halliday's secret has been discovered by his arch-rival. Can he avert disaster?

Eric Halliday's secret has been discovered by his arch-rival. Can he avert disaster? Stars Alistair McGowan, Jon Glover and John Salthouse. From July 1998.