The four-part docuseries “We Are Newcastle United” will provide a behind-the-scenes look at St James’ Park for Magpie fans. It will delve into the history of Newcastle United and explore the special bond between the club and its supporters as they follow their team. The series joins Prime Video’s collection of exclusive sports documentaries and docuseries, such as “All or Nothing: Arsenal,” “Rooney,” “Ben Stokes: Phoenix from the Ashes,” “Sir Alex Ferguson: Never Give In,” “Take Us Home: Leeds United,” and “When Eagles Dare.”
Lorton Entertainment and 72 Films produced the series, with Clare Cameron and three-time Bafta winner John Douglas serving as Executive Producers. Darren Eales, CEO of Newcastle United, expressed excitement about giving global football fans a front-row seat at this pivotal time in the club’s history. He believes the documentary will offer a unique and authentic insight into how a major Premier League club operates, taking fans on the journey as the team strives to achieve their goals on and off the pitch. Julian Bird, CEO of Lorton Entertainment, added that it is a fascinating time to go behind the scenes at the club due to rapid changes occurring on and off the pitch.
The first episode of “We Are Newcastle United” will premiere on Prime Video on August 11, with new episodes releasing weekly. The series was filmed during the 2022/23 season, and it offers exclusive access to the club’s decision-makers. Additionally, it follows the Magpies’ ongoing season from close quarters, as the club reaches its first cup final in 24 years.
The trailer for “We Are Newcastle United” features manager Eddie Howe rallying the team, emphasizing the remaining days of the season and the need to earn victory. The trailer also showcases scenes of enthusiastic fans during a match, along with discussions about the Saudi-backed ownership group’s takeover of Newcastle United FC in a $415 million deal. The series will zoom in on the players’ lives and the pressure they face.
Fans can watch “We Are Newcastle United” on Amazon Prime.