Producer says he’ll contemplate involving DMU legislation college students sooner or later
De Montfort College Leicester’s mock courtroom will play host to a brand new TV present which sees former Premier League footballer Steve Claridge play the function of a choose.
Channeling his inside Choose Rinder, ex-footballing ace Claridge will seem in Ballsy Girls, a brand new Sky TV present which appears to be like at ladies in sport, gender parity and the contribution of sport in society.
A section within the collection, ‘Sport in Court docket’, will see a wigged and robbed Claridge — who loved spells with the likes of Leicester Metropolis, Birmingham Metropolis and Portsmouth — weigh-up proof given by attorneys on which sporting superstars are the perfect.
This part of the present has been pre-recorded in DMU’s very personal Crown Court docket, housed inside the enterprise college’s 13th century Nice Corridor.
The present’s producer, Geoff Strains, stated: “Individuals have these arguments frequently so we thought ‘why not put it in a court docket’. The crown court docket room at DMU was the right setting and actually units the tone. Tim Hillier (affiliate head of Leicester De Montfort Regulation College) confirmed nice curiosity and enthusiasm for what we had been making an attempt to do.”
A brand new @SkyUK TV present hopes to reply the ‘who was the perfect footballer’ debate as soon as and for all 🤔🏅
— dmuleicester (@dmuleicester) August 24, 2020
“We’ll see how the present is obtained after which have a look at the opportunity of getting a few of his legislation college students concerned sooner or later. That may be nice.”
Footballing instances recorded thus far embody former Liverpool exhausting man Graeme Souness versus Manchester United midfield maestro Paul Pogba, and Newcastle United legend Kevin Keegan in opposition to Liverpool marksman Mo Salah.
The present debuts at 6.30pm on Sunday 30 August.