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Ripping Yarns

Series 2

Episode 2: Golden Gordon

Duration: 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC FourLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

A torrid tale of football fanaticism in the 1930s. Super-fan Gordon Ottershaw supports Barnstoneworth United, a team that hasn't won a match for six years. But worse is to come and Gordon and his bicycle clips are re-united in a last desperate bid for glory and Bovril. Show less


Gordon Ottershaw:
Michael Palin
Mr Foggen:
Bill Fraser
Mrs Ottershaw:
Gwen Taylor
Football Manager:
David Leland
Teddy Turner
Alan JW Bell


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