When Saturday Comes

When Saturday Comes (1996)

To Jimmy Life Was Just A Game...Until The Game Became His Life!

  • Genre: Drama
  • Release Date: 1996-03-01
  • User Rating: 5.7/10 from 22 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 35min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Pint O'Bitter Productions
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Maria Giese
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From 22 Ratings


Jimmy Muir comes from a typical gritty, northern town where there are only two options: working down the pit or in a factory. But Jimmy has other ideas - he dreams of becoming a professional footballer. Confronted by a bitter and unsupportive father, hard drinking friends and a lifetime of bad habits...has Jimmy the will to achieve his ultimate goal?

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  • Sean Bean

    as Jimmy Muir
  • Emily Lloyd

    as Annie Doherty
  • Craig Kelly

    as Russell Muir
  • Pete Postlethwaite

    as Ken Jackson
  • John McEnery

    as Joe Muir
  • Ann Bell

    as Sarah Muir
  • Melanie Hill

    as Mary Muir
  • Chris Walker

    as Mac
  • Peter Gunn

    as Tommy
  • Bill Stewart

    as Bullneck
  • John Henshaw

    as M.C
  • Steve Huison

    as Jack Kershaw
  • Tim Gallagher

    as Steve
  • John Higgins

    as Rob
  • Douglas McFerran

    as Norman the Foreman
  • Paul Kemp

    as Brewery Worker
  • Nick Conway

    as Brewery Worker
  • John Tams

    as Brewery Worker
  • Dave Hill

    as Fred
  • Freddie Fletcher

    as Judd
  • Alex Norton

    as Factory Boss
  • Tracy Shaw

    as Tina
  • Ken Kitson

    as Careers Officer
  • James McKenna

    as George McCabe
  • Tony Currie

    as Tony Currie
  • Andrew Livingston

    as Supporter
  • David Leland

    as Priest
  • Mel Starland

    as Captain
  • Rita May

    as Mabel
  • Rebecca Nichols

    as Stripper
  • Chris Cooke

    as Miner
  • Andrew Shephard

    as Brewery Worker
  • Philippa Howell

    as Mrs. Doherty
Sound Anne Dudley Original Music Composer
Writing James Daly Screenplay
Production James Daly Producer
Directing Bernard Bellew Assistant Director
Writing Maria Giese Screenplay
Directing Maria Giese Director
Production Christopher Lambert Producer
Production Meir Teper Producer
Camera Grant Cameron Director of Photography
Camera Grant Cameron Camera Operator
Editing George Akers Editor
Camera Rodrigo Gutierrez Camera Operator
Directing Libbie Barr Script Supervisor
Camera Cary Fisher Camera Operator
Crew Gerry Grennell Dialect Coach
Camera Jimmy Turrell Camera Operator
Production Wendy Ellerker Production Accountant
Directing Mark J. Ingram Assistant Director
Camera Paul Chedlow Still Photographer
Camera Paul Englefield Camera Operator
Directing Tommy Gormley Assistant Director
Camera Guy Hazel Clapper Loader
Art Bill Hargreaves Props