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25 February 1982 (UK) See more »
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Trevor is an angry young man.
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Trevor is a 16 year old, sometimes-violent skinhead with no regard for authority, and would rather spend... See more » | Full synopsis »
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Cast

  (in credits order) (verified as complete)

Tim Roth ... Trevor
Terry Richards ... Errol
Bill Stewart ... Peter Clive
Eric Richard ... Harry Parker
Geoffrey Hutchings ... Superintendent

Sean Chapman ... Barry Giller
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Vass Anderson ... Canteen Manager
Madelenine Athansi
Allister Bain ... Hopkins
David Baldwin ... Leroy
Kim Benson ... Job Centre Girl #1
John Bleasdale ... Policeman #1

Richard Bremmer ... Policeman #2
Catherine Clarke ... Job Centre Girl #2
Frankie Cosgrave ... Viv Parker (as Frankie Cosgrove)
Sharon Courtney ... House Parent
Noel Diacomo ... Solicitor
Jim Dunk ... Chef
Virginia Fiol

Christopher Fulford ... P.C. Anson
Brian Hayes ... Man on Stairs #1
Ava Hrela
Eric Kent
Hyacinth Malcolm
Jean Marlow ... Job Centre Woman

Cathy Murphy
Garry Patrick (as Gary Patrick)
Maurice Quick ... Magistrate
Jirí Stanislav ... Man on Stairs #2
Steve Sweeney ... Job Centre Youth (as Stephen Sweeney)
Joan Ware

Directed by
Alan Clarke 
 
Writing credits
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David Leland 

Produced by
Patrick Cassavetti .... associate producer
Margaret Matheson .... producer
 
Original Music by
The Exploited 
 
Cinematography by
Chris Menges 
 
Film Editing by
Steve Singleton 
 
Casting by
Sheila Trezise 
 
Production Design by
Jamie Leonard 
 
Art Direction by
Jamie Leonard 
 
Costume Design by
Monica Howe 
 
Makeup Department
Mary Hillman .... makeup artist
 
Production Management
Guy Travers .... production manager
Sue Wall .... production executive
 
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard Dobson .... second assistant director
Roy P. Stevens .... first assistant director
Chris Thompson .... assistant director
 
Art Department
Celia Barnett .... assistant art director
Bob Hedges .... property master (as Bobby Hedges)
 
Sound Department
Tony Bell .... assistant sound
Mike Billing .... dubbing mixer
Kevin Brazier .... dubbing editor
Clive Gardener .... assistant dubbing editor
Tony Jackson .... sound mixer
Clive Osborne .... assistant sound
Tony Bell .... boom operator (uncredited)
 
Camera and Electrical Department
James Ainslie .... assistant camera
Jeremy Gee .... assistant camera
Peter Hall .... grip
Ian Owles .... assistant camera
Ronnie Rampton .... gaffer
 
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Daryl Bristow .... wardrobe supervisor
 
Other crew
Joanna Gollins .... location manager
Joan Murphy .... accounts assistant
Monica Rogers .... production assistant
Ene Watts .... continuity
 
Crew believed to be complete


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76 min
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Tim Roth researched his role by attending National Front meetings, much to his distaste.See more »
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[repeated line]
Trevor the Skinhead:Bollocks!
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Featured in Tim Roth: Made in Britain (2000)See more »

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8 out of 9 people found the following review useful.
The Eighties as I remember them, 27 August 1999
Author: Lexo-2 from Dublin, Ireland

From the minute Made in Britain kicks off, with a 17-year-old Tim Roth with skinhead and a swastika tattoo between his eyebrows, slouching into the juvenile court to the strains of The Exploited, the energy never flags. Clarke's patented loping Steadicam follows Trevor (Roth) as he goes from assessment centre to job centre to sniffing glue with a fellow ne'er-do-well to stealing a car and throwing bricks through a Pakistani's front window, seemingly bent on pushing the system to its limits. Trevor doesn't give a f***, and in an amazing second act, set entirely in a basement room, he tells the authorities what he thinks of them: "I'm a star, mate. I'm in exactly the right place at the right time."

Trevor is hateful - he's racist, bullying, utterly selfish and dangerous, but he's also so bright and eloquent that the main feeling on watching the film is wonder at a society that could possible have produced people like this. David Leland, who wrote the film, speculated years later that Trevor would probably have gone on to work in the Stock Exchange in the late Eighties - he might well have been one of the well-heeled cronies of Gary Oldman's Bez in Clarke's 1988 football hooliganism film, The Firm. In the depressed and fearful Britain of 1982, Trevor's manic energy and contempt has no outlet - once Thatcherite policies had helped to boost the British economy, his disbelief in "society" would have been totally at home on the stock market. As Thatcher famously remarked, "There is no such thing as society", and Made in Britain shows how she caused such a state of affairs to come about.

It's also very funny, in a sick kind of way.

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