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Whoops ApocalypseWhoops Apocalypse (1981)
Dir. John Reardon
Feat. John Cleese, Richard Griffiths, Rik Mayall
The original British TV comedy extended to feature length takes no prisoners in savagely sending up the Cold War mentality. Very eighties, but…
Merry Wives of Windsor, The (1982)
Feat. Alan Bennett, Richard Griffiths, Judy Davis
Part of the BBC's excellent series of Shakespeare productions, filmed in a 'theatrical' TV environment utilising the best of English acting talent.
Gorky ParkGorky Park (1983) Recommended
Dir. Michael Apted
Feat. William Hurt, Lee Marvin, Brian Dennehy
William Hurt plays a brooding Russian detective investigating horrific murders in Moscow. Meaty, convincing thriller.
Withnail and IWithnail and I (1986) Aro Favourite
Dir. Bruce Robinson
Feat. Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths
Anarchic cult sensation about a pair of young degenerate actors who decide to spend a soul–cleansing weekend at an Uncle's farmhouse in the…
Shanghai SurpriseShanghai Surprise (1986)
Dir. Jim Goddard
Feat. Sean Penn, Madonna, Paul Freeman
Universally panned adventure flick stars Madonna as a missionary (!) on the hunt for medicinal opium (!) and then–husband Penn plays the…
Pie in the Sky (TV Series)Pie in the Sky (TV Series) (1994)
Feat. Richard Griffiths
Brit crime series following a retirement age detective hanging up his mystery solving hat to fulfil a goal of owning his own restaurant, but it seems…
Funny BonesFunny Bones (1995) Recommended
Dir. Peter Chelsom
Feat. Oliver Platt, Jerry Lewis, Lee Evans
A fascinating ode to laughter and the business of laughter. After failing on the cut–throat Las Vegas circuit, would–be comic Oliver…
Harry Potter and the Prisoner of AzkabanHarry Potter and the Prisoner of Azkaban (2004) Recommended
Dir. Alfonso Cuaron
Feat. Daniel Radcliffe, Emma Thompson, Robbie Coltrane
Young Harry's troublesome education continues at Hogswarts School Of Witchcraft And Wizardry, in this increasingly confident series, here given a…
History Boys, TheHistory Boys, The (2006)
Dir. Nicholas Hytner
Feat. Richard Griffiths, Stephen Campbell Moore, Samuel Anderson
Alan Bennett's hit stageplay about the precocious lads and frustrated teachers at a well–bred English boarding school is transposed directly to…
Ballet ShoesBallet Shoes (2007) Recommended
Dir. Sandra Goldbacher
Feat. Emma Watson, Richard Griffiths, Yasmin Paige
Utterly enchanting contemporary adaptation of the beloved 1936 novel by Noel Streatfeild about three orphan girls (Pauline, Petrova, and Posy) who…

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