Margi Clarke

Margi Clarke (her name is pronounced with a hard 'g'; born 1954) is an English actress and radio presenter. She was born in Liverpool, and brought up in nearby Kirkby, and is known for her Scouse accent and platinum-blonde hair.

Noble (2014)

Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Bradley
CAST:  Deirdre O'Kane  •  Sarah Greene  •  Gloria Cramer Curtis  •  Brendan Coyle

Christina Noble overcomes the harsh difficulties of her childhood in Ireland to discover her destiny on the streets of Saigon. A true story.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Bradley
CAST:  Deirdre O'Kane  •  Sarah Greene  •  Gloria Cramer Curtis  •  Brendan Coyle

24 Hour Party People (2002)

Manchester, 1976. Tony Wilson is an ambitious but frustrated local TV news reporter looking for a way to make his mark. After witnessing a life-changing concert by a band known as the Sex Pistols, he persuades his station to televise one of their performances, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  John Thomson  •  Lennie James  •  Shirley Henderson

Manchester, 1976. Tony Wilson is an ambitious but frustrated local TV news reporter looking for a way to make his mark. After witnessing a life-changing concert by a band known as the Sex Pistols, he persuades his station to televise one of their performances, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Winterbottom
CAST:  Steve Coogan  •  John Thomson  •  Lennie James  •  Shirley Henderson

Revengers Tragedy (2002)

A film adaptation of the 1606 satirical tragedy by Thomas Middleton, relocated to a post-apocalyptic Liverpool. Christopher Eccleston plays the revenge-obsessed Vindice, who has sworn to kill the evil Duke (Derek Jacobi) who murdered his one true love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Kevin Knapman

A film adaptation of the 1606 satirical tragedy by Thomas Middleton, relocated to a post-apocalyptic Liverpool. Christopher Eccleston plays the revenge-obsessed Vindice, who has sworn to kill the evil Duke (Derek Jacobi) who murdered his one true love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Christopher Eccleston  •  Eddie Izzard  •  Derek Jacobi  •  Kevin Knapman

School for Seduction (2004)

An Italian temptress arrives at a school in Newcastle to teach a group of Geordies about the art of romance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sue Heel
CAST:  Kelly Brook  •  Jake Canuso  •  Emily Woof  •  Dervla Kirwan

An Italian temptress arrives at a school in Newcastle to teach a group of Geordies about the art of romance.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sue Heel
CAST:  Kelly Brook  •  Jake Canuso  •  Emily Woof  •  Dervla Kirwan

Letter to Brezhnev (1985)

The factories, pubs, clubs, hotels and streets of 1980s Liverpool form the backdrop for this tale of love, friendship, sex and a letter to the Soviet leader, Leonid Brezhnev. Two Liverpool lasses, Teresa and Elaine meet two Russian sailors, Sergei and Peter and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Bernard
CAST:  Margi Clarke  •  Alexandra Pigg  •  Alfred Molina  •  Peter Firth

The factories, pubs, clubs, hotels and streets of 1980s Liverpool form the backdrop for this tale of love, friendship, sex and a letter to the Soviet leader, Leonid Brezhnev. Two Liverpool lasses, Teresa and Elaine meet two Russian sailors, Sergei and Peter and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chris Bernard
CAST:  Margi Clarke  •  Alexandra Pigg  •  Alfred Molina  •  Peter Firth

Strike It Rich (1990)

A London accountant on his honeymoon gets swept away by gambling fever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Scott
CAST:  Robert Lindsay  •  Molly Ringwald  •  John Gielgud  •  Max Wall

A London accountant on his honeymoon gets swept away by gambling fever.  (more)

DIRECTION:  James Scott
CAST:  Robert Lindsay  •  Molly Ringwald  •  John Gielgud  •  Max Wall

Helsinki Napoli All Night Long (1987)

Alex is a Finnish taxi driver in Berlin. One evening pits two men feel comfortable in his taxi with a briefcase full of money, but unfortunately for Alex's money stolen and a group of gangsters are at the nape of the two. Soon it comes to shooting, and when the two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mika Kaurismäki
CAST:  Kari Väänänen  •  Roberta Manfredi  •  Jean-Pierre Castaldi  •  Margi Clarke

Alex is a Finnish taxi driver in Berlin. One evening pits two men feel comfortable in his taxi with a briefcase full of money, but unfortunately for Alex's money stolen and a group of gangsters are at the nape of the two. Soon it comes to shooting, and when the two ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mika Kaurismäki
CAST:  Kari Väänänen  •  Roberta Manfredi  •  Jean-Pierre Castaldi  •  Margi Clarke

The Dressmaker (1988)

In England during World War II, a repressed dressmaker and her sister struggle looking after their 17-year-old niece, who is having a delusional affair with an American soldier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim O'Brien
CAST:  Joan Plowright  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Jane Horrocks

In England during World War II, a repressed dressmaker and her sister struggle looking after their 17-year-old niece, who is having a delusional affair with an American soldier.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim O'Brien
CAST:  Joan Plowright  •  Billie Whitelaw  •  Pete Postlethwaite  •  Jane Horrocks

The Boys & Girl from County Clare (2003)

In Ireland in the mid 1960s, two feuding brothers and their respective Ceilidh bands compete at a music festival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Andrea Corr  •  Bernard Hill  •  Colm Meaney  •  Shaun Evans

In Ireland in the mid 1960s, two feuding brothers and their respective Ceilidh bands compete at a music festival.  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Irvin
CAST:  Andrea Corr  •  Bernard Hill  •  Colm Meaney  •  Shaun Evans

L.A. Without a Map (1999)

An aspiring Hollywood actress, on a visit to a charming North England town, has a brief fling with the town undertaker, who also writes obituaries for the local paper. Returning home, where she works as a waitress at a Japanese restaurant, she tells everyone about ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mika Kaurismäki
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Julie Delpy  •  Vinessa Shaw  •  Vincent Gallo

An aspiring Hollywood actress, on a visit to a charming North England town, has a brief fling with the town undertaker, who also writes obituaries for the local paper. Returning home, where she works as a waitress at a Japanese restaurant, she tells everyone about ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mika Kaurismäki
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Julie Delpy  •  Vinessa Shaw  •  Vincent Gallo

I Hired a Contract Killer (1990)

After losing his job and realizing that he is alone in the world, a businessman opts to voluntarily end his life. Lacking courage, he hires a contract killer to do the job. Then, while awaiting his demise, he meets a woman and promptly falls in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aki Kaurismäki
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Margi Clarke  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Imogen Claire

After losing his job and realizing that he is alone in the world, a businessman opts to voluntarily end his life. Lacking courage, he hires a contract killer to do the job. Then, while awaiting his demise, he meets a woman and promptly falls in love.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Aki Kaurismäki
CAST:  Jean-Pierre Léaud  •  Margi Clarke  •  Kenneth Colley  •  Imogen Claire

Blonde Fist (1991)

A woman attempts to escape her domestic problems by fleeing to New York in search of her father. She finds him, and also new problems, some friendship, a romance, and an unexpected career as pro-boxer, to make ends meet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Clarke
CAST:  Margi Clarke  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ken Hutchison  •  Sharon Power

A woman attempts to escape her domestic problems by fleeing to New York in search of her father. She finds him, and also new problems, some friendship, a romance, and an unexpected career as pro-boxer, to make ends meet.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Clarke
CAST:  Margi Clarke  •  Carroll Baker  •  Ken Hutchison  •  Sharon Power

Emmanuelle: A Hard Look (2001)

Documentary about the Emmanuelle movies, looking at their making as well as their social and cultural impact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Sylvia Kristel  •  Alex Cox  •  Laura Gemser  •  Just Jaeckin

Documentary about the Emmanuelle movies, looking at their making as well as their social and cultural impact.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alex Cox
CAST:  Sylvia Kristel  •  Alex Cox  •  Laura Gemser  •  Just Jaeckin

Soul Survivors (1995)

Otis Cooke is a DJ with a late-night American soul music programme in Liverpool. His favorite band, The Tallahassees, disbanded years ago, but their biggest hit, "Pickin' Up the Pieces," was never released in England. The film recounts Cooke's adventures and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sandy Johnson
CAST:  Ian McShane  •  Margi Clarke  •  Isaac Hayes  •  Antonio Fargas

Otis Cooke is a DJ with a late-night American soul music programme in Liverpool. His favorite band, The Tallahassees, disbanded years ago, but their biggest hit, "Pickin' Up the Pieces," was never released in England. The film recounts Cooke's adventures and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sandy Johnson
CAST:  Ian McShane  •  Margi Clarke  •  Isaac Hayes  •  Antonio Fargas