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Consuming Passions (6-Apr-1988)

Director: Giles Foster

Writers: Paul D. Zimmerman; Andrew Davies

From a play: Secrets by Michael Palin and Terry Jones

Music Composed and Conducted by: Richard Hartley

Producer: William P. Cartlidge

Keywords: Dark Comedy

NameOccupationBirthDeathKnown for
Thora Hird
28-May-1911 15-Mar-2003 Talking Heads
Freddie Jones
12-Sep-1927   The Caesars
Jonathan Pryce
1-Jun-1947   Sam Lowry in Brazil
Vanessa Redgrave
30-Jan-1937   Julia
Andrew Sachs
7-Apr-1930   Manuel on Fawlty Towers
Prunella Scales
22-Jun-1932   Fawlty Towers
Timothy West
20-Oct-1934   Edward the King


Vanessa Redgrave   ...   Mrs. Garza
Jonathan Pryce   ...   Mr. Farris
Tyler Butterworth   ...   Ian Littleton
Freddie Jones   ...   Mr. Chumley
Prunella Scales   ...   Ethel
Sammi Davis   ...   Felicity
Thora Hird   ...   Mrs. Gordon
Timothy West   ...   Dr. Rees
Mary Healey   ...   Mrs. Eggleston
William Rushton   ...   Big Teddy
Bryan Pringle   ...   Gateman
Andrew Sachs   ...   Jason
John Wells   ...   Dr. Forrester
Linda Lusardi   ...   French Beauty
Gerard Dimiglio   ...   Frenchman
Archie Pool   ...   Rastafarian
Marc Boyle   ...   1st Ambulanceman
Paul Dalton   ...   2nd Ambulanceman
Helen Pearson   ...   Supermarket Assistant
Geraldine Griffiths   ...   Thin Lady
Jo Warne   ...   Fat Lady
Julian Ronnie   ...   Pianist
David Neville   ...   Furniture Store Assistant
Dick Brannick   ...   Butcher
Deddie Davies   ...   Mrs. Coot
Donald Pelmear   ...   Porter
Preston Lockwood   ...   Josiah
Angus Barnett   ...   Josiah's Son
Wincey Willis   ...   TV Presenter
Adam Stocker   ...   Trevor
Susan Field   ...   1st Lady on TV
Vicky Ireland   ...   2nd Lady on TV
Julie May   ...   Old Lady on TV
Paddy Ward   ...   Tramp
Robert Bridges   ...   Wooster
Patrick Newell   ...   Lester
Leonard Trolley   ...   The Mayor


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