The project is run by volunteers, many of them Brentford fans, and supported by Arts and Education charity, digital:works. This episode is called “The Kick Off”.
It explores the early years of people’s support for Brentford, their family history, some going back to the 1920s, others who had to cope with being the only Brentford fan in a family of QPR supporters.There are stories of bunking in over turnstiles, of grandfathers banned from pubs around the ground, and hand-knitted bobble hats and scarves.
People also recall their first ever match at Brentford, of 9-0 victories, huge crowds and the towering Royal Oak stand, but also of humiliating defeats and dwindling numbers on the terraces.
The music was written and performed by Robb Johnson. The project was funded by National Lottery Heritage Fund and supported by Brentford Football Club.
Produced by digital:works.
Listen to the full interviews and find out more about the project at www.pushupbrentford.org.uk/