Llewellyn Rees

A Fish Called Wanda (1988)

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A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Michael Palin

A diamond advocate is attempting to steal a collection of diamonds, yet troubles arise when he realizes that he is not the only one after the diamonds.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Charles Crichton
CAST:  John Cleese  •  Jamie Lee Curtis  •  Kevin Kline  •  Michael Palin

The Dresser (1983)

In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. The pathos of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Zena Walker  •  Eileen Atkins

In a touring Shakespearean theater group, a backstage hand - the dresser, is devoted to the brilliant but tyrannical head of the company. He struggles to support the deteriorating star as the company struggles to carry on during the London blitz. The pathos of his ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Yates
CAST:  Albert Finney  •  Tom Courtenay  •  Zena Walker  •  Eileen Atkins

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

Brothers in Law (1957)

Roger Thursby (Ian Carmichael) is an overly keen, newly-qualified barrister who rubs his fellow barristers up the wrong way. When he is thrown in at the deep-end, with a particularly hot-tempered judge (Miles Malleson) and tricky case, Thursby learns how to prove ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Richard Attenborough  •  Ian Carmichael  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Jill Adams

Roger Thursby (Ian Carmichael) is an overly keen, newly-qualified barrister who rubs his fellow barristers up the wrong way. When he is thrown in at the deep-end, with a particularly hot-tempered judge (Miles Malleson) and tricky case, Thursby learns how to prove ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roy Boulting
CAST:  Richard Attenborough  •  Ian Carmichael  •  Terry-Thomas  •  Jill Adams

The House in Marsh Road (1960)

When a woman inherits a valuable house, her nasty husband and his mistress plot murder. But the house has a protective poltergeist who thwarts the wicked pair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Montgomery Tully
CAST:  Patricia Dainton  •  Sandra Dorne  •  Tony Wright  •  Derek Aylward

When a woman inherits a valuable house, her nasty husband and his mistress plot murder. But the house has a protective poltergeist who thwarts the wicked pair.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Montgomery Tully
CAST:  Patricia Dainton  •  Sandra Dorne  •  Tony Wright  •  Derek Aylward

Salt & Pepper (1968)

London nightclub owners (Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford) play spy and foil a military madman out to overthrow the government.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Sammy Davis Jr.  •  Peter Lawford  •  Michael Bates  •  Ilona Rodgers

London nightclub owners (Sammy Davis Jr., Peter Lawford) play spy and foil a military madman out to overthrow the government.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Richard Donner
CAST:  Sammy Davis Jr.  •  Peter Lawford  •  Michael Bates  •  Ilona Rodgers

Another Country (1984)

In Moscow in 1983, an American journalist interviews Guy Bennett, who recalls his last year at public school, fifty years before, and how it contributed to him becoming a spy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marek Kanievska
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  Colin Firth  •  Michael Jenn  •  Robert Addie

In Moscow in 1983, an American journalist interviews Guy Bennett, who recalls his last year at public school, fifty years before, and how it contributed to him becoming a spy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marek Kanievska
CAST:  Rupert Everett  •  Colin Firth  •  Michael Jenn  •  Robert Addie

The Navy Lark (1959)

An Inshore Minesweeping Unit has been forgotten by the Navy after World War II on the peaceful island of Boonsley and they have adapted to their circumstances. The men still wear uniforms and the proper reports are filed, although the reports of hundreds of mines ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parry
CAST:  Cecil Parker  •  Ronald Shiner  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Elvi Hale

An Inshore Minesweeping Unit has been forgotten by the Navy after World War II on the peaceful island of Boonsley and they have adapted to their circumstances. The men still wear uniforms and the proper reports are filed, although the reports of hundreds of mines ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gordon Parry
CAST:  Cecil Parker  •  Ronald Shiner  •  Leslie Phillips  •  Elvi Hale

The Return of the Soldier (1983)

The horrors of World War I have robbed returning veteran Chris Baldry of his memory. The traumatized soldier doesn't even recognize his own wife, Kitty, or remember their years together. While Baldry attempts to cope with the unfamiliar surroundings of his own home ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Bridges
CAST:  Alan Bates  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Ann-Margret  •  Julie Christie

The horrors of World War I have robbed returning veteran Chris Baldry of his memory. The traumatized soldier doesn't even recognize his own wife, Kitty, or remember their years together. While Baldry attempts to cope with the unfamiliar surroundings of his own home ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alan Bridges
CAST:  Alan Bates  •  Glenda Jackson  •  Ann-Margret  •  Julie Christie

Tender Loving Care (1993)

Night nurse Elaine Dobbs may be overworked and underpaid, but she has created a very special atmosphere in her ward and is extremely attentive to her patients. However, rather too many of them are dying.Inspired by the real-life case of four nurses in Austria who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dewi Humphreys
CAST:  Dawn French  •  Rosemary Leach  •  Robert Pugh  •  Joan Sims

Night nurse Elaine Dobbs may be overworked and underpaid, but she has created a very special atmosphere in her ward and is extremely attentive to her patients. However, rather too many of them are dying.Inspired by the real-life case of four nurses in Austria who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Dewi Humphreys
CAST:  Dawn French  •  Rosemary Leach  •  Robert Pugh  •  Joan Sims

The Price of Silence (1959)

Roger Fenton has been released from prison and stared to build a new life. But his past catches up when an elderly visitor is murdered in his office.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Montgomery Tully
CAST:  Gordon Jackson  •  June Thorburn  •  Maya Koumani  •  Terence Alexander

Roger Fenton has been released from prison and stared to build a new life. But his past catches up when an elderly visitor is murdered in his office.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Montgomery Tully
CAST:  Gordon Jackson  •  June Thorburn  •  Maya Koumani  •  Terence Alexander

Stand Up, Nigel Barton (1965)

Semi-autobiographical TV play by Dennis Potter, from the BBC's 'Wednesday Play' series. It deals with the experiences of Nigel Barton, a young man from a poor mining community who wins a scholarship to Oxford University. The villagers accuse him of snobbery, while ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Davies
CAST:  Keith Barron  •  Jack Woolgar  •  Vickery Turner  •  Janet Henfrey

Semi-autobiographical TV play by Dennis Potter, from the BBC's 'Wednesday Play' series. It deals with the experiences of Nigel Barton, a young man from a poor mining community who wins a scholarship to Oxford University. The villagers accuse him of snobbery, while ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gareth Davies
CAST:  Keith Barron  •  Jack Woolgar  •  Vickery Turner  •  Janet Henfrey

Doctor Who: The Deadly Assassin (1976)

Summoned back to Gallifrey, the Doctor is framed for the assassination of the Time Lord President. To prove his innocence, he must stand for election himself, uncover the traitor in the Time Lord High Council, fight a hooded killer in a nightmare cyberspace world ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Maloney
CAST:  Tom Baker  •  Bernard Horsfall  •  Peter Pratt  •  Llewellyn Rees

Summoned back to Gallifrey, the Doctor is framed for the assassination of the Time Lord President. To prove his innocence, he must stand for election himself, uncover the traitor in the Time Lord High Council, fight a hooded killer in a nightmare cyberspace world ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  David Maloney
CAST:  Tom Baker  •  Bernard Horsfall  •  Peter Pratt  •  Llewellyn Rees