Mr Rich and the Terriers

When US billionaire Bob Rich's wife discovered an ancestral link to the Northumbrian town of Bedlington, few could have anticipated what would happen next. Looking to find a way to connect with his English ancestors, one of America's richest men took on the challenge of transforming local northern league football club, the Bedlington Terriers. For the team described as more mongrel than pedigree, what happens next is a fairytale.

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Role Contributor
NarratorGina McKee
DirectorMaggie Latham
ProducerMaggie Latham

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