LATE Night Football Club, the new talk show following Wales' World Cup adventure, filmed in Wrexham, is set to air this weekend. 

Late Night Football Club (LNFC) started filming at The Rockin' Chair yesterday (November 17) and will continue over Tuesday, November 22, Saturday, November 26, and Thursday, December 1.

The show seeks to capture the celebratory mood of the nation as Wales makes its first World Cup appearance since 1958.

Over the course of the three episodes, initially around the group stages of the competition; the series will feature of a mixture of conversation with guests from the entertainment and sports world which will also include live music performances.


The studio will have a ‘Soccer AM vibe’ and will give guests the opportunity to talk about any upcoming projects whilst building up to Wales’ next World Cup fixture.

Described by the BBC as 'a late-night entertainment and music series' the synopsis adds: "fused together with football and presented by former Wales international Robbie Savage and broadcaster Polly James, along with film producer and football fanatic Jonny Owen.

"It’ll be a fun and cheeky programme to get the party started each episode will be recorded in front of an audience of football fans, based in the very heart of Welsh football, Wrexham.

"Each episode will line up star guests to talk about all things football and will be packed with segments and challenges.”

Cllr Nigel Williams, lead member for economy and regeneration said: “It’s really encouraging that so many TV companies are now filming from Wrexham and to be classed as being at the very heart of Welsh football is great recognition of everything that’s happening here right now.

"I hope many of you tune in and get the excitement of the fans as the World Cup begins. Pob Lwc Cymru”

The first episode will be aired on Sunday (November 20) on BBC Wales at 10.30pm and on iPlayer.