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Alison Steadman


Nuts in MayNuts in May (1976)
Dir. Mike Leigh
Feat. Roger Sloman, Alison Steadman
Director Mike Leigh pokes fun at a couple into 'alternative' lifestyles, whose holiday adventure drags their marriage over the rocks. The Comic Strip…
Abigail's PartyAbigail's Party (1977) Aro Favourite
Dir. Mike Leigh
Feat. Alison Steadman
A cult classic of British TV, this is an outrageously funny send up–of social etiquette in the suburbs, with fashions to match. Squirm as buxom…
Coming ThroughComing Through (1985)
Dir. Peter Barber-Fleming
Feat. Kenneth Branagh, Helen Mirren, Alison Steadman
D.H. Lawrence's love affair with the married Frieda Von Richthofen is entwined with the life of a man in the present day who is obsessed with the…
ClockwiseClockwise (1986)
Dir. Christopher Morahan
Feat. John Cleese, Alison Steadman, Joan Hickson
Headmaster John Cleese, with pupil in tow, gets hopelessly lost enroute to a conference. In a more deadpan mode than the usual Python–esque…
Life Is SweetLife Is Sweet (1990) Recommended
Dir. Mike Leigh
Feat. Alison Steadman, Timothy Spall, Jane Horrocks
Life is always bittersweet in a Mike Leigh film, but never so funny. Naturalism and caricature harmonise is this domestic black comedy thanks to his…
Let Them Eat Cake (TV Series)Let Them Eat Cake (TV Series) (1999)
Feat. Jennifer Saunders, Dawn French, Alison Steadman
A BLACKADDER–style spoof of the French Revolution with Jennifer Saunders playing the Comtesse de Vache, with Dawn French as her maid. This…
Ivor The InvisibleIvor The Invisible (2001)
Feat. Timothy Spall, Jane Horrocks, Alison Steadman
Another one of Raymond Briggs' (WHEN THE WIND BLOWS) evocative children's animations has young John waking up one morning to discover and invisible…
Worst Week of My Life, The (TV Series)Worst Week of My Life, The (TV Series) (2004) Recommended
Feat. Sarah Alexander, Ben Miller, Alison Steadman
The stressful lead up to a wedding is the inspired comic premise for this series, in which everything that can go wrong, does go wrong... Ben…
ConfettiConfetti (2006) Recommended
Dir. Debbie Isitt
Feat. Martin Freeman, Stephen Mangan, Robert Webb
A first–rate mock–umentary, following three couples vying for the title of "The Most Original Wedding of the Year" in a…
Gavin and Stacey (TV Series)Gavin and Stacey (TV Series) (2007) Recommended
Feat. Mathew Horne, Joanna Page, James Corden
Likeable Welsh comedy following the trials and tribulations of a long distance couple struggling to merge their two worlds when they finally meet.…

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