Michael Wardle

Withnail & I (1987)

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Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the country house of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Paul McGann  •  Richard Griffiths  •  Michael Elphick

Two out-of-work actors -- the anxious, luckless Marwood and his acerbic, alcoholic friend, Withnail -- spend their days drifting between their squalid flat, the unemployment office and the pub. When they take a holiday "by mistake" at the country house of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bruce Robinson
CAST:  Richard E. Grant  •  Paul McGann  •  Richard Griffiths  •  Michael Elphick

Harold Shipman: Doctor Death (2002)

James Bolam portrays serial killer Dr. Harold Shipman in this made-for-TV drama. The film follows the story of Shipman, a general practitioner who throughout his career is believed to have killed as many as 250 of his patients. When the high death rate of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Bamford
CAST:  James Bolam  •  James Hazeldine  •  Micheal Stainton  •  Olive Pendleton

James Bolam portrays serial killer Dr. Harold Shipman in this made-for-TV drama. The film follows the story of Shipman, a general practitioner who throughout his career is believed to have killed as many as 250 of his patients. When the high death rate of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Bamford
CAST:  James Bolam  •  James Hazeldine  •  Micheal Stainton  •  Olive Pendleton

'Itch (1991)

A lone hitch hiker, marooned near a housing estate, has a dramatic effect on the lives of those around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Alexei Sayle  •  Michael Wardle  •  Christopher Fulford  •  Jonny Lee Miller

A lone hitch hiker, marooned near a housing estate, has a dramatic effect on the lives of those around him.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Beeban Kidron
CAST:  Alexei Sayle  •  Michael Wardle  •  Christopher Fulford  •  Jonny Lee Miller

The Black Stuff (1980)

Drama about a Merseyside tarmac gang away on a contract on Teesside. Without the boss around, there's a chance for some local diversion with the natives while keeping up the spirit of free enterprise, preferably on the firm's time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Goddard
CAST:  Michael Angelis  •  Tom Georgeson  •  Bernard Hill  •  Alan Igbon

Drama about a Merseyside tarmac gang away on a contract on Teesside. Without the boss around, there's a chance for some local diversion with the natives while keeping up the spirit of free enterprise, preferably on the firm's time.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Goddard
CAST:  Michael Angelis  •  Tom Georgeson  •  Bernard Hill  •  Alan Igbon

Bank Holiday (1972)

18-year-old friends Todd and Towzer set off by motorbike to spend a Bank Holiday weekend in Scarborough. Their long hair, cut-off denim jackets, medals, badges and swastikas lead to hostility from everyone they meet, including the police  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronald Smedley
CAST:  Tony Naylor  •  Miles Reithermann  •  Bill Dean  •  Honora Burke

18-year-old friends Todd and Towzer set off by motorbike to spend a Bank Holiday weekend in Scarborough. Their long hair, cut-off denim jackets, medals, badges and swastikas lead to hostility from everyone they meet, including the police  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ronald Smedley
CAST:  Tony Naylor  •  Miles Reithermann  •  Bill Dean  •  Honora Burke