Search results for "Benjamin Whitrow"

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A Man for All Seasons (1988) RT 82% / Audience 87%

DVD release: Feb 1999

Story of Sir Thomas More, who refused to accept the spiritual leadership of Henry VIII, and faces death as he struggles to remain loyal to his integrity. A Man for All ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charlton Heston
CAST:  Charlton Heston  •  Vanessa Redgrave  •  John Gielgud  •  Richard Johnson

Bomber (2009)

An 83 year-old man returns to Germany for a long planned journey of atonement. When Ross, his useless son agrees to drive him there, a nightmare family road trip ensues.  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Paul Cotter
CAST:  Shane Taylor  •  Eileen Nicholas  •  Ulrike Arndt  •  Michael Asmussen

Scenes of a Sexual Nature (2006) RT 40% / Audience 49%

DVD release: Jan 2008

Sex and love. Some seek it, some need it, some spurn it and some pay for it, but we're all involved in it. Set on one afternoon on Hampstead Heath, London, the film ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign • Romance
CAST:  Holly Aird  •  Eileen Atkins  •  Hugh Bonneville  •  Tom Hardy

Chicken Run (2000) RT 97% / Audience 64%

DVD release: Nov 2000

Having been hopelessly repressed and facing eventual certain death at the British chicken farm where they are held, Rocky the american rooster and Ginger the chicken decide to ...  (more)

GENRES: Animation • Comedy • Family
DIRECTION:  Peter Lord  •  Nick Park
CAST:  Mel Gibson  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Timothy Spall  •  Imelda Staunton

Damage (1992) RT Audience 44%

DVD release: Mar 2010

The life of a respected British politician at the height of his career crumbles when he becomes obsessed with his son's lover.  (more)

GENRES: Drama • Romance
DIRECTION:  Louis Malle
CAST:  Jeremy Irons  •  Juliette Binoche  •  Miranda Richardson  •  Rupert Graves

The Merchant of Venice (1996) RT Audience 70%

DVD release: May 2016

A TV schools version of the play by William Shakespeare, filmed in the studio and on location in Venice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Horrox
CAST:  Bob Peck  •  Paul McGann  •  Haydn Gwynne  •  Benjamin Whitrow

Personal Services (1987) RT Audience 81%

The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne. The story follows Christine Painter (Julie ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy
DIRECTION:  Terry Jones
CAST:  Julie Walters  •  Shirley Stelfox  •  Alec McCowen  •  Danny Schiller

Afternoon Off (1979)

Lee, a Chinese man, works as a waiter in a hotel in England, despite speaking very little English. Told that a girl called Iris might be interested in him, on his afternoon ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Frears
CAST:  Henry Man  •  Benjamin Whitrow  •  Angela Morant  •  Pasquale Perrino

Henry VIII (2003) RT Audience 77%

DVD release: Nov 2004

Henry VIII is a two-part British television movie produced principally by Granada Television for ITV. It chronicles the life of Henry VIII of England from the disintegration ...  (more)

GENRES: Drama • History • Romance
DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Ray Winstone  •  Joss Ackland  •  Sid Mitchell  •  Charles Dance

Hawks (1988) RT Audience 84%

Two terminally ill patients in a hospital yearn for relief from their predicament. With little or no friends, they form an uneasy alliance and plot an escape for one last wild ...  (more)

GENRES: Comedy • Drama • Foreign
DIRECTION:  Robert Ellis Miller
CAST:  Timothy Dalton  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Camille Coduri  •  Robert Lang

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

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