Richard McCabe

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Richard McCabe (born 1960) is a Scottish actor. Description above from the Wikipedia article Richard McCabe, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.​

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Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003)

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After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Paul Bettany  •  James D'Arcy  •  Billy Boyd

After an abrupt and violent encounter with a French warship inflicts severe damage upon his ship, a captain of the British Royal Navy begins a chase over two oceans to capture or destroy the enemy, though he must weigh his commitment to duty and ferocious pursuit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Weir
CAST:  Russell Crowe  •  Paul Bettany  •  James D'Arcy  •  Billy Boyd

Notting Hill (1999)

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William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Hugh Grant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Gina McKee

William Thacker is a London bookstore owner whose humdrum existence is thrown into romantic turmoil when famous American actress Anna Scott appears in his shop. A chance encounter over spilled orange juice leads to a kiss that blossoms into a full-blown affair. As ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Julia Roberts  •  Hugh Grant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Gina McKee

Persuasion (1995)

This film adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel follows Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, who is persuaded to break her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young sea captain of meager means. Years later, money troubles force ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Amanda Root  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Susan Fleetwood  •  Fiona Shaw

This film adaptation of Jane Austen's last novel follows Anne Elliot, the daughter of a financially troubled aristocratic family, who is persuaded to break her engagement to Frederick Wentworth, a young sea captain of meager means. Years later, money troubles force ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roger Michell
CAST:  Amanda Root  •  Ciarán Hinds  •  Susan Fleetwood  •  Fiona Shaw

The Constant Gardener (2005)

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Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando Meirelles
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Danny Huston  •  Bill Nighy

Justin Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who has always gone about his work very quietly, not causing any problems. But after his radical wife Tessa is killed he becomes determined to find out why, thrusting himself into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Fernando Meirelles
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Rachel Weisz  •  Danny Huston  •  Bill Nighy

Nightwatching (2007)

An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting The Night Watch.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Emily Holmes  •  Michael Teigen  •  Christopher Britton

An extravagant, exotic and moving look at Rembrandt's romantic and professional life, and the controversy he created by the identification of a murderer in the painting The Night Watch.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  Martin Freeman  •  Emily Holmes  •  Michael Teigen  •  Christopher Britton

Legacy (2013)

Set in the 1970s London during the height of the Cold War when a young spy discovers the disturbing truth about his father's complex past. Based on Alan Judd's 2001 novel Legacy, the second in the Thoroughgood series after 1981's A Breed Of Heroes (adapted by the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Romola Garai  •  Charlie Cox  •  Andrew Scott  •  Christian McKay

Set in the 1970s London during the height of the Cold War when a young spy discovers the disturbing truth about his father's complex past. Based on Alan Judd's 2001 novel Legacy, the second in the Thoroughgood series after 1981's A Breed Of Heroes (adapted by the ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Pete Travis
CAST:  Romola Garai  •  Charlie Cox  •  Andrew Scott  •  Christian McKay

Cinderella (2015)

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When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Lily James  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Richard Madden  •  Stellan Skarsgård

When her father unexpectedly passes away, young Ella finds herself at the mercy of her cruel stepmother and her daughters. Never one to give up hope, Ella's fortunes begin to change after meeting a dashing stranger in the woods.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kenneth Branagh
CAST:  Lily James  •  Cate Blanchett  •  Richard Madden  •  Stellan Skarsgård

The Invisible Woman (2013)

In 1857, at the height of his fame and fortune, novelist and social critic Charles Dickens meets and falls in love with teenage stage actress Nelly Ternan. As she becomes the focus of his heart and mind, as well as his muse, painful secrecy is the price both must pay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Fiennes
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Felicity Jones  •  Joanna Scanlan  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

In 1857, at the height of his fame and fortune, novelist and social critic Charles Dickens meets and falls in love with teenage stage actress Nelly Ternan. As she becomes the focus of his heart and mind, as well as his muse, painful secrecy is the price both must pay.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Ralph Fiennes
CAST:  Ralph Fiennes  •  Felicity Jones  •  Joanna Scanlan  •  Kristin Scott Thomas

The Tulse Luper Suitcases, Part 2: Vaux to the Sea (2004)

The Tulse Luper Suitcases reconstructs the life of Tulse Luper, a professional writer and project-maker, caught up in a life of prisons. He was born in 1911 in Newport, South Wales and presumably last heard of in 1989. His life is reconstructed from the evidence of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  J.J. Feild  •  Raymond J. Barry  •  Valentina Cervi  •  Marcel Iureș

The Tulse Luper Suitcases reconstructs the life of Tulse Luper, a professional writer and project-maker, caught up in a life of prisons. He was born in 1911 in Newport, South Wales and presumably last heard of in 1989. His life is reconstructed from the evidence of ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Peter Greenaway
CAST:  J.J. Feild  •  Raymond J. Barry  •  Valentina Cervi  •  Marcel Iureș

Einstein and Eddington (2008)

A look at the evolution of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to understand his ideas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Andy Serkis  •  Patrick Kennedy

A look at the evolution of Albert Einstein's theory of relativity, and Einstein's relationship with British scientist Sir Arthur Eddington, the first physicist to understand his ideas.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  David Tennant  •  Richard McCabe  •  Andy Serkis  •  Patrick Kennedy

Eye in the Sky (2015)

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A UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” As American pilot Steve Watts is about to engage, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Aaron Paul  •  Alan Rickman  •  Helen Mirren  •  Iain Glen

A UK-based military officer in command of a top secret drone operation to capture terrorists in Kenya discovers the targets are planning a suicide bombing and the mission escalates from “capture” to “kill.” As American pilot Steve Watts is about to engage, a ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Gavin Hood
CAST:  Aaron Paul  •  Alan Rickman  •  Helen Mirren  •  Iain Glen

Mindhorn (2016)

A washed up actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective show "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be real.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Foley
CAST:  Julian Barratt  •  Simon Farnaby  •  Essie Davis  •  Steve Coogan

A washed up actor best known for playing the title character in the 1980s detective show "Mindhorn" must work with the police when a serial killer says that he will only speak with Detective Mindhorn, whom he believes to be real.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sean Foley
CAST:  Julian Barratt  •  Simon Farnaby  •  Essie Davis  •  Steve Coogan

The Scandalous Lady W (2015)

A gripping 18th century drama details the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley, who dared to leave her husband and elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset. Lady Seymour Worsley escapes her troubled marriage only to find herself at the centre of a very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sheree Folkson
CAST:  Natalie Dormer  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Shaun Evans  •  Peter Sullivan

A gripping 18th century drama details the scandalous life of Lady Seymour Worsley, who dared to leave her husband and elope with his best friend, Captain George Bisset. Lady Seymour Worsley escapes her troubled marriage only to find herself at the centre of a very ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sheree Folkson
CAST:  Natalie Dormer  •  Aneurin Barnard  •  Shaun Evans  •  Peter Sullivan

National Theatre Live: The Audience (2013)

For sixty years, Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace, a meeting like no other in British public life, it is private.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Lough
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Michael Elwyn  •  Haydn Gwynne  •  Richard McCabe

For sixty years, Elizabeth II has met each of her twelve Prime Ministers in a weekly audience at Buckingham Palace, a meeting like no other in British public life, it is private.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Robin Lough
CAST:  Helen Mirren  •  Michael Elwyn  •  Haydn Gwynne  •  Richard McCabe

The Best of Men (2012)

Ludwig Guttmann, a renowned German neurosurgeon who fled Nazi Germany in the early days of WWII, takes a position at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, England in 1944 and begins to transform the lives of his patients, paralyzed soldiers that have been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Whitby
CAST:  Eddie Marsan  •  George MacKay  •  Rob Brydon  •  Niamh Cusack

Ludwig Guttmann, a renowned German neurosurgeon who fled Nazi Germany in the early days of WWII, takes a position at Stoke Mandeville Hospital in Buckinghamshire, England in 1944 and begins to transform the lives of his patients, paralyzed soldiers that have been ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Whitby
CAST:  Eddie Marsan  •  George MacKay  •  Rob Brydon  •  Niamh Cusack

Epithet (2012)

Epithet: a short film starring Patrick Stewart. Inspired by the Young Vic theatre's recent production of Edward Bond's play Bingo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angus Jackson
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Aimee-Ffion Edwards  •  Matthew Marsh  •  Richard McCabe

Epithet: a short film starring Patrick Stewart. Inspired by the Young Vic theatre's recent production of Edward Bond's play Bingo.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Angus Jackson
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  Aimee-Ffion Edwards  •  Matthew Marsh  •  Richard McCabe

One Step Behind (2008)

Three youngsters are shot dead whilst having a woodland picnic in fancy dress. The corpses are found, and a friend of the victims is also slain, having told Wallander that his workmate was really gay, and that he is a transvestite, and a wholly murderous one, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Sarah Smart  •  Sadie Shimmin

Three youngsters are shot dead whilst having a woodland picnic in fancy dress. The corpses are found, and a friend of the victims is also slain, having told Wallander that his workmate was really gay, and that he is a transvestite, and a wholly murderous one, who ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Philip Martin
CAST:  Kenneth Branagh  •  Tom Hiddleston  •  Sarah Smart  •  Sadie Shimmin

The Duchess (2008)

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saul Dibb
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Dominic Cooper

A chronicle of the life of 18th century aristocrat Georgiana, Duchess of Devonshire, who was reviled for her extravagant political and personal life.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Saul Dibb
CAST:  Keira Knightley  •  Ralph Fiennes  •  Charlotte Rampling  •  Dominic Cooper

Goodbye Christopher Robin (2017)

The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Margot Robbie  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Will Tilston

The behind the scenes story of the life of A.A. Milne and the creation of the Winnie the Pooh stories inspired by his son Christopher Robin.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Simon Curtis
CAST:  Domhnall Gleeson  •  Margot Robbie  •  Kelly Macdonald  •  Will Tilston

Rangoon (2017)

Julia travels to the Indo-Burma border to perform for the troops during the World War II, on the insistence of Billimoria, her lover. She finds herself in love with Jemadar Malik, a soldier there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vishal Bhardwaj
CAST:  Saif Ali Khan  •  Shahid Kapoor  •  Kangana Ranaut  •  Richard McCabe

Julia travels to the Indo-Burma border to perform for the troops during the World War II, on the insistence of Billimoria, her lover. She finds herself in love with Jemadar Malik, a soldier there.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Vishal Bhardwaj
CAST:  Saif Ali Khan  •  Shahid Kapoor  •  Kangana Ranaut  •  Richard McCabe
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