London, 1969 - two 'resting' (unemployed and unemployable) actors, Withnail and Marwood, fed up with damp, cold, piles of washing-up, mad drug dealers and psychotic Irishmen, decide to leave their squalid Camden flat for an idyllic holiday in the countryside, courtesy of Withnail's uncle Monty's country cottage. But when they get there, it rains non-stop, there's no food, and their basic survival skills turn out to be somewhat limited. Matters are not helped by the arrival of Uncle Monty, who shows an uncomfortably keen interest in Marwood... Written by
Michael Brooke <firstname.lastname@example.org>
You are invited to spend an hilarious weekend in the English countryside.
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Did You Know?
The Barman in the London pub. He also doubles up for Richard E. Grant
as the driver of the car on the way back from London (and can be seen at a couple of points) and Michael Elphick
's poacher character in the long distance shots of him visiting Crow Crag. See more
When the letter is delivered to the cottage, Withnail picks it up from the table to read it. In the following shot, he is holding the envelope at the back of the letter which wasn't in his hands in the previous shot. See more
Come on lads, let's get home, the sky's beginning to bruise, night must fall and we shall be forced to camp.
Referenced in Generation Jedi
Performed by Charlie Kunz
Composed by Ervin Drake
and Jimmy Shirl
Published Chappell Music Ltd
Original Sound Recording made by the Decca Record Co. Ltd. See more