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A man new to a smallish British town joins an amateur theatre company. Once there, he discovers that the drama on stage is quite often nothing compared to what's happening behind the scenes... See full summary »

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Guy Jones
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Ted Washbrook
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Enid Washbrook
Gareth Hunt ...
Ian Hubbard
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Jarvis Huntley-Pike
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Linda Washbrook
Alexandra Pigg ...
Bridget Baines
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Hannah Ap Llewellyn
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Fay Hubbard
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Rebecca Huntley-Pike
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Crispin Usher
David King ...
Mr. Ames
Audrey Trotter ...
Mrs. Bawden
Dinah May ...
Girl at Work
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A man new to a smallish British town joins an amateur theatre company. Once there, he discovers that the drama on stage is quite often nothing compared to what's happening behind the scenes: seduction, romance, faction fighting, and the inevitable jealosy. Written by Murray Chapman <muzzle@cs.uq.oz.au>

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Comedy | Drama | Musical

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3 November 1989 (UK)  »

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Adorable seductor  »

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$216,373 (USA)
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Lionel Jeffries' final movie role. See more »

Quotes

Dafydd Ap Llewellyn: Ian's just told me. About you and Hannah. You bastard. I just want you to know I think you're a total and utter bastard and that one of these days I hope you'll get what's coming to you.
[pause]
Dafydd Ap Llewellyn: Having said that, best of luck with the show tonight and I hope it goes really well for you.
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All Through the Night
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Traditional
Arranged by John Du Prez
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Hidden Treasure
22 December 2002 | by (Alice Springs, Australia) – See all my reviews

Why this movie never got much attention has always been a bit of a mystery to me. Funny, sad and (as another commentator mentioned)absolutely veracious when it comes to the world of of amateur theatricals. Brilliantly written by Alan Ayckbourn, superbly cast and performed this film drew upon the cream of the British acting profession, and it shows. Why on earth Hollywood waited until the superficial Hannibal Lecter to award Anthony Hopkins an Oscar when it had his outstanding performance in Chorus of Disapproval is another of life's mysteries. I never get tired of watching it. For the commentator from Olive NJ who bucketed the film, he/she should be aware that the film is set in Yorkshire not Wales - different country.


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