Peter Cellier

Peter Cellier is an English actor who has appeared in film, stage and television. He is perhaps best known for his role as Sir Frank Gordon in Yes Ministerand then Yes, Prime Minister in the 1980s.

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Chariots of Fire (1981)

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In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Ben Cross  •  Ian Charleson  •  Cheryl Campbell  •  Alice Krige

In the class-obsessed and religiously divided UK of the early 1920s, two determined young runners train for the 1924 Paris Olympics. Eric Liddell, a devout Christian born to Scottish missionaries in China, sees running as part of his worship of God's glory and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Hugh Hudson
CAST:  Ben Cross  •  Ian Charleson  •  Cheryl Campbell  •  Alice Krige

A Room with a View (1985)

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Julian Sands

When Lucy Honeychurch and chaperon Charlotte Bartlett find themselves in Florence with rooms without views, fellow guests Mr Emerson and son George step in to remedy the situation. Meeting the Emersons could change Lucy's life forever but, once back in England, how ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Maggie Smith  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Denholm Elliott  •  Julian Sands

Barry Lyndon (1975)

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Marisa Berenson  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Diana Körner

An Irish rogue uses his cunning and wit to work his way up the social classes of 18th century England, transforming himself from the humble Redmond Barry into the noble Barry Lyndon.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stanley Kubrick
CAST:  Ryan O'Neal  •  Marisa Berenson  •  Hardy Krüger  •  Diana Körner

Bhaji on the Beach (1993)

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A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Kim Vithana  •  Jimmi Harkishin  •  Sarita Khajuria  •  Akbar Kurtha

A group of women of Indian descent take a trip together from their home in Birmingham, England to the beach resort of Blackpool.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gurinder Chadha
CAST:  Kim Vithana  •  Jimmi Harkishin  •  Sarita Khajuria  •  Akbar Kurtha

And the Ship Sails On (1983)

In 1914, a cruise ship sets sail from Naples to spread the ashes of beloved opera singer Edmea Tetua near Erimo, the isle of her birth. During the voyage, the eclectic array of passengers discovers a group of Serbian refugees aboard the vessel. Peace and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Federico Fellini
CAST:  Freddie Jones  •  Barbara Jefford  •  Fred Williams  •  Peter Cellier

In 1914, a cruise ship sets sail from Naples to spread the ashes of beloved opera singer Edmea Tetua near Erimo, the isle of her birth. During the voyage, the eclectic array of passengers discovers a group of Serbian refugees aboard the vessel. Peace and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Federico Fellini
CAST:  Freddie Jones  •  Barbara Jefford  •  Fred Williams  •  Peter Cellier

Howards End (1992)

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A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Emma Thompson  •  Anthony Hopkins

A saga of class relations and changing times in an Edwardian England on the brink of modernity, the film centers on liberal Margaret Schlegel, who, along with her sister Helen, becomes involved with two couples: wealthy, conservative industrialist Henry Wilcox and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Helena Bonham Carter  •  Emma Thompson  •  Anthony Hopkins

Jabberwocky (1977)

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Harry H. Corbett  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Max Wall

A medieval tale with Pythonesque humour: After the death of his father the young Dennis Cooper goes to town where he has to pass several adventures. The town and the whole kingdom is threatened by a terrible monster called 'Jabberwocky'. Will Dennis make his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Terry Gilliam
CAST:  Michael Palin  •  Harry H. Corbett  •  John Le Mesurier  •  Max Wall

Ladies in Lavender (2004)

Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the presence of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Dance
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Maggie Smith  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Freddie Jones

Andrea, a gifted young Polish violinist from Krakow, is bound for America when he is swept overboard by a storm. When the Widdington sisters discover the handsome stranger on the beach below their house, they nurse him back to health. However, the presence of the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Dance
CAST:  Judi Dench  •  Maggie Smith  •  Daniel Brühl  •  Freddie Jones

Sink the Bismarck! (1960)

The story of the breakout of the German battleship Bismarck—accompanied by the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen—during the early days of World War II. The Bismarck and her sister ship, Tirpitz, were the most powerful battleships in the European theater of World War II. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Dana Wynter  •  Carl Möhner  •  Laurence Naismith

The story of the breakout of the German battleship Bismarck—accompanied by the heavy cruiser Prinz Eugen—during the early days of World War II. The Bismarck and her sister ship, Tirpitz, were the most powerful battleships in the European theater of World War II. ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Lewis Gilbert
CAST:  Kenneth More  •  Dana Wynter  •  Carl Möhner  •  Laurence Naismith

The Remains of the Day (1993)

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A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Emma Thompson  •  James Fox  •  Christopher Reeve

A rule bound head butler's world of manners and decorum in the household he maintains is tested by the arrival of a housekeeper who falls in love with him in post-WWI Britain. The possibility of romance and his master's cultivation of ties with the Nazi cause ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Ivory
CAST:  Anthony Hopkins  •  Emma Thompson  •  James Fox  •  Christopher Reeve

Personal Services (1987)

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 Walters) as the down-at-heel waitress who, with the help of prostitute Shirley (Shirley ...  (more)

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

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 Walters) as the down-at-heel waitress who, with the help of prostitute Shirley (Shirley ...  (more)

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

Breaking Glass (1980)

Breaking Glass is the story of punk singer Kate and her meteoric rise to stardom. Starting out in the rock pubs of London, Kate, assisted by her manager Danny, becomes a huge star overnight. Once at the top the pressure is immense as Kate's band are squeezed out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Hazel O'Connor  •  Phil Daniels  •  Jon Finch  •  Jonathan Pryce

Breaking Glass is the story of punk singer Kate and her meteoric rise to stardom. Starting out in the rock pubs of London, Kate, assisted by her manager Danny, becomes a huge star overnight. Once at the top the pressure is immense as Kate's band are squeezed out ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Brian Gibson
CAST:  Hazel O'Connor  •  Phil Daniels  •  Jon Finch  •  Jonathan Pryce

One Against the Wind (1991)

Mary Linden works for the French Red Cross in Occupied France during World War II and helps allied soldiers who have been shot down to escape to the unoccupied side. Her activities are complicated by her high profile and her daughter's love affair with a German ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Sam Neill  •  Anthony Higgins  •  Christien Anholt

Mary Linden works for the French Red Cross in Occupied France during World War II and helps allied soldiers who have been shot down to escape to the unoccupied side. Her activities are complicated by her high profile and her daughter's love affair with a German ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Larry Elikann
CAST:  Judy Davis  •  Sam Neill  •  Anthony Higgins  •  Christien Anholt

Mrs. Dalloway (1997)

Clarissa Dalloway looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith reminds her of a past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Alan Cox

Clarissa Dalloway looks back on her youth as she readies for a gathering at her house. The wife of a legislator and a doyenne of London's upper-crust party scene, Clarissa finds that the plight of ailing war veteran Septimus Warren Smith reminds her of a past ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marleen Gorris
CAST:  Vanessa Redgrave  •  Natascha McElhone  •  Michael Kitchen  •  Alan Cox

The Black Candle (1991)

At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat submarined by problems with an employee who is accused of murder and her sister who has married a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Battersby
CAST:  Nathaniel Parker  •  James Gaddas  •  Bob Smeaton  •  Brian Hogg

At the turn of the century, a widow decides to set her dead husbands business back in the black column. Her efforts to get the mill going again, however, are somewhat submarined by problems with an employee who is accused of murder and her sister who has married a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Battersby
CAST:  Nathaniel Parker  •  James Gaddas  •  Bob Smeaton  •  Brian Hogg

Flame (1975)

Light the Rock 'n Roll spark with a Flame in the guise of Dave, Noddy, Jim and Don and their showcase of the rise and demise of rock band Flame. Set in the hardships of North England's seventies working class society and music scene. This build-up from rags to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Noddy Holder  •  Jim Lea  •  Don Powell  •  Dave Hill

Light the Rock 'n Roll spark with a Flame in the guise of Dave, Noddy, Jim and Don and their showcase of the rise and demise of rock band Flame. Set in the hardships of North England's seventies working class society and music scene. This build-up from rags to ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Loncraine
CAST:  Noddy Holder  •  Jim Lea  •  Don Powell  •  Dave Hill

Man Friday (1975)

Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday as anything ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Richard Roundtree  •  Peter Cellier  •  Christopher Cabot

Englishman Robinson Crusoe, stranded alone on an island for years, is overjoyed to find a fellow man, a black islander whom he names Friday. But Crusoe cannot overcome the shackles of his own heritage and upbringing and is incapable of seeing Friday as anything ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jack Gold
CAST:  Peter O'Toole  •  Richard Roundtree  •  Peter Cellier  •  Christopher Cabot

Don't Just Lie There, Say Something! (1973)

Based on the hit play. A British Government Minister puts forward a bill to battle filth in the UK but that doesn't stop him having an affair with both his secretary, Miss Parkyn and Wendy, the wife of a high-up reporter. Opponents to the bill - mainly some hippy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Kellett
CAST:  Leslie Phillips  •  Brian Rix  •  Joan Sims  •  Joanna Lumley

Based on the hit play. A British Government Minister puts forward a bill to battle filth in the UK but that doesn't stop him having an affair with both his secretary, Miss Parkyn and Wendy, the wife of a high-up reporter. Opponents to the bill - mainly some hippy ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bob Kellett
CAST:  Leslie Phillips  •  Brian Rix  •  Joan Sims  •  Joanna Lumley

The Pumaman (1980)

Low-budget superhero flick about a young man given a mystical medallion by a South American shaman, in order to become a puma- empowered champion like his father before him. In trying to locate the young man initially, the shaman has the nasty habit of pushing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto De Martino
CAST:  Walter George Alton  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Miguel Ángel Fuentes  •  Sydne Rome

Low-budget superhero flick about a young man given a mystical medallion by a South American shaman, in order to become a puma- empowered champion like his father before him. In trying to locate the young man initially, the shaman has the nasty habit of pushing ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alberto De Martino
CAST:  Walter George Alton  •  Donald Pleasence  •  Miguel Ángel Fuentes  •  Sydne Rome

The Willows in Winter (1997)

Hailed as the "rightful heir" to "The Wind in the Willows", William Horwood's critically acclaimed sequel comes to magical life in this beautifully animated feature-length classic. Join four of the best-loved characters in children's literature for their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Unwin
CAST:  Alan Bennett  •  Michael Gambon  •  Rik Mayall  •  Michael Palin

Hailed as the "rightful heir" to "The Wind in the Willows", William Horwood's critically acclaimed sequel comes to magical life in this beautifully animated feature-length classic. Join four of the best-loved characters in children's literature for their ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dave Unwin
CAST:  Alan Bennett  •  Michael Gambon  •  Rik Mayall  •  Michael Palin
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