‘Our Girl’ star Michelle Keegan joins ITV’s Bobby Moore love story drama

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ITV has announced the cast for Tina and Bobby.

Written by Lauren Klee (EastEnders, Waterloo Road), the new three-part drama series tells the story of England and West Ham legend Bobby Moore’s life with his childhood sweetheart, Tina Dean, from their humble beginnings to the dizzy heights of superstardom.

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Michelle Keegan (Coronation Street) and Lorne MacFadyen (Granchester) will begin filming as Tina and Bobby in Manchester next month, directed by John McKay (Ordinary Lies).


The cast also includes Patsy Kensit (Emmerdale) as Tina’s mother Betty and David Bamber (What Remains) as England Manager Alf Ramsey.

Kensit tweeted: “So thrilled to be playing Tina Moore’s mother Betty in @ITV ’s new drama “Tina & Bobby“. @michkeegan I can’t wait to be your on screen Mum!x”

Tina and Bobby is based on Tina Moore’s memoir, Bobby Moore: By The Person Who Knew Him Best and is described as “an epic love story about an ordinary girl from Essex who fell head over heels in love with an ordinary boy, who just happened to be an extraordinarily talented footballer.”

Executive producer Kieran Roberts commented earlier this year: “Most people will know the story of Bobby Moore’s achievements as captain of club and country – the only Englishman ever to lift the football World Cup. Far fewer will know the story of his life with Tina  – a love story every bit as dramatic and epic as Bobby’s exploits on the pitch. We are thrilled to be dramatising Tina and Bobby’s amazing story for ITV.”

The second season of army drama Our Girl, with Michelle Keegan replacing previous lead Lacey Turner, is expected to air on BBC One later this year.

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