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Some Mothers Do 'Ave 'Em

Made for the BBC at the peak of Robbie's ‘Angels' fame, Some Mothers Do ‘Ave Em follows a year in the life of Robbie Williams at the dawning of his second round of superstardom!

Visiting the streets where he grew up, including the Red Lion pub where Robbie was born "on Oliver Reed's birthday!", the film takes us on a nostalgic trip back to his childhood days.

Stop-offs include Bloomers, where Robbie had his first Saturday job, and a walk on the turf of his treasured Port Vale FC! With appearances from Robbie's Mum, Jan, and a frank chat with his Dad, Pete, Robbie gets to grips with his past and explains the reasons behind his desire to perform, his hopes and aspirations.

Closing the door on a difficult phase of his life, Robbie shows us round the "fruits of his labour" in the form of his comfortable home....and tells us how fame and success feel second time around!

Director: Lee Lodge
First Shown: BBC1 December 1998
Released: 7 December 1998