Comedy Clicks – This Week – Renford Rejects

 

Each week, we will be taking an in depth look at some of the best sitcoms and comedy shows from both the UK and the USA.

Today we will be looking at a comedy that was a sitcom created by Nickelodian – Renford Rejects 

 

Renford

Opening Titles

 

About the Show

Summary of Plot

British teen sitcom centred around a local football team. – IMDb

 

Number of Seasons / Episodes

4 Seasons

 

Characters:

Roger Davies – Vinnie
Matthew Leitch – Stewart Jackson
Martin Delaney – Jason Summerbee

 

Trivia

  • The theme tune for the show was “Australia” by the Welsh rock band, Manic Street Preachers, which appeared on their album “Everything Must Go” (1996).
  • Produced and broadcast by Nickelodeon UK between 1998 and 2001
  • Series 1 was filmed in Autumn 1997, Series 2 in Autumn 1998, Series 3 in Autumn 1999, and Series 4 in Autumn 2000.
  • The show was filmed at Willesden Sports Centre, London, NW10 3QX. Eddie McAvoy’s Gracelands Cafe was filmed at 118 College Road, Willesden, London NW10 5HD.
  • The ‘Cafe’ still exists to this current day.
  • A number of famous guest stars from the world of football appeared as themselves throughout the course of the series including Ian Rush, Gianfranco Zola, Martin Keown, Shaka Hislop, Roberto Di Matteo, Jon Harley, John Terry, Kasey Keller and Harry Redknapp

 

Clips

Tony Slattery Guest Stars 

 

2001 Titles

 

 

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