16 Aug 2023

England win a ‘game changer’ for women, says Bend It Like Beckham writer and director

We’re joined by Gurinder Chadha who wrote and directed the iconic football movie.

The film, which tells the story of a British-Asian girl trying to become a footballer against her parents’ wishes, was described by the Lionesses Euros winning captain Leah Williamson as the reason she wanted to become a footballer – and it’s still the highest grossing movie about football ever made.