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 <email@example.com>
If you don't remember the sixties, don't worry - neither did they.
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The Camberwell Carrot was actually made with herbal cigarettes. See more
When the girl shouts 'Up yours, granddad!' at Withnail, her mouth does not match the words. See more
[fondling the money Monty has given them to buy wellingtons
I think a drink, don't you?
What about the wellingtons?
Oh, bollocks to the wellingtons. We'll tell him they had a farmers' conference and had a run on them.
Referenced in Endeavour: Trove
Walk Hand in Hand
Performed by Charlie Kunz
Composed by John Cowell
Original Sound Recording made by the Decca Record Co. Ltd. See more