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The Dressmaker (1988) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Jim O'Brien

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Beryl Bainbridge ... (novel)
John McGrath ... (writer)

Cast (in credits order)  

...
Nellie
...
Margo
...
Jack (as Peter Postlethwaite)
...
Rita
...
Wesley
...
Val
Rosemary Martin ...
Mrs. Manders
...
Mr. Manders
...
Chuck (as Michael James-Reed)
...
Cpl. Zawadski
Bert Parnaby ...
Mr. Barnes
...
Factory Girl
Mandy Walsh ...
Factory Girl
...
Shopwoman
Andrew Moorcroft ...
Butcher's Boy
Marie Jelliman ...
Mrs. O'Toole
Rita Howard ...
Producer
...
Singer
Gerry White ...
Singer
Dorothy Dearnley ...
Pianist
Anthony Benson ...
Terrence
Al T. Kossy ...
Mr. Betts (as Al Kossy)
Val Elliott ...
Secretary
Mandy Humphrey ...
Party Guest
Jayne Male ...
Party Guest
...
Party Guest
Andrew Woodman ...
Party Guest
...
Woman in Doorway
Terry Canning ...
Man in Doorway
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Richard Gardiner ...
Kissing Soldier

Produced by 

Steve Clark-Hall ... associate producer
John McGrath ... executive producer
Ronald Shedlo ... producer

Music by 

George Fenton

Cinematography by 

Michael Coulter

Film Editing by 

William Diver

Casting By 

Priscilla John

Production Design by 

Caroline Amies

Art Direction by 

Chris Townsend

Costume Design by 

Judy Moorcroft

Makeup Department 

Kezia De Winne ... makeup artist
Karen Z.M. Turner ... makeup artist (as Karen Turner)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Patrick Kinney ... second assistant director
Nick Laws ... third assistant director
Gary White ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Alan Bailey ... property master
John Bailey ... dressing prop
Sophie Becher ... art department assistant
Alastair Gow ... construction manager
David Hamilton ... construction crew
Ken Hawkey ... stand-by construction crew
Danny Hunter ... stand-by prop
Mickey Hunter ... property chargehand (as Micky Hunter)
Josh Jones ... stagehand
George Malin ... dressing prop
Penny McDonald ... hand-printer/painter of wallpaper (as Penny Beard)
Susan McLenachan ... construction crew
Brian Mitchell ... construction crew
Con Murphy ... stand-by construction crew
Ben Pulsford ... construction crew
Marcus Spriggs ... art department trainee
Shirley Spriggs ... production buyer
Robin Thistlewaite ... construction crew
Tommy Westbrook ... stand-by construction crew

Sound Department 

Gary Desmond ... sound trainee
Peter Joly ... dubbing editor
Sandy MacRae ... sound recordist
Peter Maxwell ... dubbing mixer
Andrew Melhuish ... assistant dubbing editor
Gary Weir ... boom operator
Steve Hancock ... sound camera operator (uncredited)

Stunts 

Tom Delmar ... stunts
Jim Dowdall ... stunt coordinator
Tom Lucy ... stunts
Wayne Michaels ... stunts
Gareth Milne ... stunts
Nick Powell ... stunts
Trevor Steedman ... stunts
Mark Stewart ... stunts

Camera and Electrical Department 

David Atkinson ... camera loader
Frank Connor ... still photographer
Alan Martin ... gaffer
John Maskall ... camera operator
Dave McWhinney ... electrician (as Dave McWhinnie)
Dave Moore ... best boy
Nick Pearson ... grip
Bill Pochetty ... electrician (as Billy Pochetty)
Kay Sheridan ... camera department trainee
Martin Testar ... focus puller

Casting Department 

Mary Colquhoun ... casting: USA
Brendan Donnison ... adr casting
Barbara Hudson ... casting secretary

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Keith Morton ... wardrobe master
Sue Wain ... wardrobe mistress

Editorial Department 

Nicola Black ... second assistant editor
Alex Mackie ... first assistant editor

Location Management 

Bill Clark ... location assistant
Brian Donovan ... location manager

Other crew 

Susan Barrett ... researcher
Susie Brown ... assistant to executive producer
Andrea Calderwood ... production trainee
Jan Deakin ... production secretary
Laura Goulding ... production department trainee
Isobel Hurll ... choreographer
Carolyn Jardine ... publicist
Trevor Kaye ... floor runner
Susan Long ... accounting assistant
Shahana Meer ... production secretary
Sheila Fraser Milne ... production assistant
Gail Samuelson ... production coordinator
Joan Washington ... dialect coach
Angela Wharton ... script supervisor (as Angela Noakes)

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