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A Chorus of Disapproval (1989)

PG  |   |  Comedy, Drama, Musical  |  3 November 1989 (UK)
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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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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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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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Storyline

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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Trivia

The name of the theatre where John Gay's "The Beggar's Opera" was performed was "The Royal Opera House" in Scarborough, North Yorkshire in England. 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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A Little of Your Time
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Music by John Hyde
De Wolfe Music Ltd
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Everything that's good and bad about England
2 October 2001 | by See all my reviews

Saw this, rather incongruously, with Spanish subtitles in a hotel in deepest, darkest Mexico... and made me feel a little homesick with its warm but too-close-to-the-bone portrayal of provincial English life. Lost dreams and opportunities, and eating chips in your car, staring at the gloomy sea and drizzle. Beautiful.


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