Search results for "Alison Steadman"


Confetti (2006) RT 57% / Audience 48%

DVD release: Mar 2007

A mockumentary that follows three couples as they battle it out to win the coveted title of 'Most Original Wedding of the Year'.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Romance
DIRECTION:  Debbie Isitt
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Jessica Hynes  •  Olivia Colman  •  Stephen Mangan

Blame It on the Bellboy (1992) RT 20% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Dec 2003

Mike Lawton, Maurice Horton, and Melvin Orton are three men who come to Venice. One of them is a hit man sent to take out a mobster. Another is a lech looking for a little ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mark Herman
CAST:  Dudley Moore  •  Bryan Brown  •  Richard Griffiths  •  Andreas Katsulas

Life Is Sweet (1990) RT 100% / Audience 88%

DVD release: Mar 2005

Just north of London live Wendy, Andy, and their twenty-something twins, Natalie and Nicola. Wendy clerks in a shop, leads aerobics at a primary school, jokes like a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Alison Steadman  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Claire Skinner  •  Jane Horrocks

Wilt (1989)

Henry Wilt is a more or less failed teacher who fantasizes about murdering his dominant, non-attentive wife Eva. At a party who gets stuck in an inflatable doll and makes a ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Crime
DIRECTION:  Michael Tuchner
CAST:  Mel Smith  •  Griff Rhys Jones  •  Alison Steadman  •  Roger Lloyd-Pack

Shirley Valentine (1989) RT 67% / Audience 87%

DVD release: May 2007

Wondering what has happened to herself, now feeling stagnant and in a rut, Shirley Valentine finds herself regularly talking to the wall while preparing her husband's chips ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Pauline Collins  •  Tom Conti  •  Julia McKenzie  •  Alison Steadman

Monster Maker (1989)

A young boy wants to work with a famous creature/fx man but gets more than he bargained when one of the creatures, The Ultra-Gorgon, takes him under his wing. Literally.  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  Giles Foster
CAST:  Kieran O'Brien  •  Harry Dean Stanton  •  Alison Steadman  •  Michael Gambon

Champions (1984)

The true story of jockey Bob Champion who overcame cancer to win the 1981 Grand National  (more)

GENRES: 
DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  John Hurt  •  Jan Francis  •  Edward Woodward  •  Ben Johnson

P'tang, Yang, Kipperbang (1982)

An enchanting comedy set in post-World War Two Britain. It studies a teenage boy's relationships and period of sexual awakening. A cricket-obsessed adolescent, Alan Duckworth ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Michael Apted
CAST:  John Albasiny  •  Abigail Cruttenden  •  Maurice Dee  •  Mark Brailsford

Nuts in May (1976)

A middle-class couple go camping in Dorset, but peace and quiet elude them.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Alison Steadman  •  Anthony O'Donnell  •  Roger Sloman  •  Stephen Bill

Clockwise (1986) RT Audience 66%

DVD release: Dec 2001

An uncompromising British school headmaster finds himself beset by one thing going wrong after another.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Christopher Morahan
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Penny Leatherbarrow  •  Sharon Maiden  •  Alison Steadman




The Short & Curlies (1987) RT Audience 71%

A short comedy by Mike Leigh about the romance between a young woman and a man who communicates only through jokes and humor...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Alison Steadman  •  Sylvestra Le Touzel  •  David Thewlis  •  Wendy Nottingham

A Private Function (1984) RT 100% / Audience 63%

DVD release: Jul 2005

Life isn't easy in 1947 Yorkshire, where strict post-war rationing is putting the squeeze on the townspeople. But when a working-class couple discover that the town's wealthy ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Malcolm Mowbray
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Maggie Smith  •  Richard Griffiths  •  Denholm Elliott

The Dinner Party (2007) RT Audience 13%

DVD release: Jul 2010

Young couple Jackie and Leo move from North London to a suburban home in the green belt paradise of Southern England. At the birthday party of a neighbor, they soon discover ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama
DIRECTION:  Tony Grounds
CAST:  Lee Evans  •  Rupert Graves  •  Alun Armstrong  •  Alison Steadman

Happy Now (2001) RT Audience 77%

All grown up and gunning for political power in a small North Wales community, Glen Marcus and his best mate harbour a dark secret which seems to be coming back to haunt them. ...  (more)

GENRES: Thriller
DIRECTION:  Philippa Cousins
CAST:  Ioan Gruffudd  •  Susan Lynch  •  Om Puri  •  Emmy Rossum

Topsy Turvy (1999) RT Audience 100%

After their production "Princess Ida" meets with less-than-stunning reviews, the relationship between Gilbert and Sullivan is strained to breaking. Their friends and ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Music
DIRECTION:  Mike Leigh
CAST:  Allan Corduner  •  Jim Broadbent  •  Timothy Spall  •  Dexter Fletcher

The Singing Detective (1986) RT 39% / Audience 40%

DVD release: Mar 2004

Tormented and bedridden by a debilitating disease, a mystery writer relives his detective stories through his imagination and hallucinations.  (more)

GENRES: Crime • Drama • Fantasy
DIRECTION:  Jon Amiel
CAST:  Michael Gambon  •  Patrick Malahide  •  Joanne Whalley  •  Alison Steadman