1947 in a small town in England. The war has been won two years ago, but there's still rationing of meat. When princess Elizabeth is going to marry, a group of businessmen wants to impress (or probably bribe) the local government by giving a big party. They want to slaughter an illegally raised pig for this event. Unfortunately someone steals the pig. Written by
Vicious, Delicious and Tasteless.
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The movie was nominated for 5 BAFTA Awards including Best Film and Best Original Screenplay (Alan Bennett). The picture won three BAFTAs, Best Actress (Maggie Smith), Best Supporting Actress (Liz Smith) and Best Supporting Actor (Denholm Elliott). As such, both actress acting BAFTAs for this movie were won by actresses who were last named "Smith". See more
[upon spotting a single, solitary banana
Mrs Medcalf, are you wanting that banana?
Mrs. Dorcus Medcalf
I am, love; I'm planning a trifle.
Referenced in What the Pythons Did Next...
Rose of England
Music by Ivor Novello
Played on piano by Maggie Smith See more