Brian Cox as Sir Matt Busby
BAFTA-nominated and Emmy award-winning actor, Scottish born Brian Cox brings the presence, strength and warmth of Sir Matt Busby to the screen. His credits include Braveheart, The Bourne Identity, X-Men 2, Nuremberg and Troy.
Natascha McElhone as Erica – Georgie’s Mum
Starring opposite David Duchovny in the US TV hit series Californication, Natascha McElhone combines award-winning acting talent with international recognition and credibility. Her credits include Love’s Labour’s Lost, Ronin with Robert De Niro, The Truman Show with Jim Carrey, Solaris, and The Other Boleyn Girl.
Philip Jackson as Bob
Philip Jackson is a prolific English actor, best known as Chief Inspector Japp in the famous television series Poirot and as Abbot Hugo, one of the recurring adversaries in the cult 1980s series Robin of Sherwood.
Toby Stephens as Dr. Farquar
Toby Stephens is an English stage, television and film actor who has appeared in films in both Hollywood and Bollywood. He is best known for playing megavillain Gustav Graves in the James Bond film Die Another Day, Edward Fairfax Rochester in the BBC television adaptation of Jane Eyre and Philip Marlowe on the BBC Radio 4 Saturday Play series Classic Chandler.
Anne Reid as Jean – Matt Busby’s wife
BAFTA nominated and winner of the Best Actress of the Year Award from the London Critics Circle Awards 2004 for her stunning performance in The Mother with Daniel Craig, Anne Reid is one of Britain’s greatest comedy actresses. She rose to fame in the 1950’s as Ken Barlow’s wife in Coronation Street.
Kate Ashfield as Helen
Kate Ashfield is a prolific actress best known for her award-winning roles in Late Night Shopping, This Little Life and Shaun of the Dead.
Richard Strange as Father Brian
Strange has worked as an actor since 1984, appearing extensively on stage, in films and on television. His numerous film appearances include Tim Burton’s Batman, Mona Lisa by Neil Jordan, Robin Hood Prince of Thieves, and Gangs of New York. He can also be seen in the Harmony Korine film Mr Lonelyplaying the part of Abraham Lincoln and in Harry Potter and The Deathly Hallows Part 2 under the directorship of David Yates.