Artist In Residence: The Football Club
Artist Tai Shan Schierenberg spends a season at West Bromwich Albion, during an incredibly turbulent period for the club.
He takes on the role of painter, narrator and interrogator in The Football Club, querying Tony Pulis, then manager of West Bromwich Albion, as he considered the inevitability of his club’s demise and his own position.
“It manages to be about failure, masculinity, creativity and community at the same time.. it gets my vote for the sheer ambition is pours into a commercial hour” – editor Chris Collins
Grierson Winner: Best Arts or Music Documentary
Broadcast Award Winner: Best Specialist Factual
Director: Marcus Plowright
Editor: Iain Pettifer
Composer: Alexander Parsons