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How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Bruce Robinson

Writing Credits  

Bruce Robinson ... (written by)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

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Denis Dimbleby Bagley
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Julia Bagley
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John Bristol
Jacqueline Tong ...
Penny Wheelstock
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Psychiatrist
Susan Wooldridge ...
Monica
Hugh Armstrong ...
Harry Wax
Mick Ford ...
Richard
Jacqueline Pearce ...
Maud
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Waiter
Gino Melvazzi ...
Waiter
Victor Lucas ...
Tweedy Man
Dawn Keeler ...
Tweedy Woman
Kerryann White ...
Girl in Elevator
Vivienne McKone ...
Sullivan Bristol Receptionist
Donald Hoath ...
Businessman on Train
John Levitt ...
Businessman on Train
Gordon Gostelow ...
Priest
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Jonathan
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Basil
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Jennifer
Pauline Melville ...
Mrs. Wallace
Roddy Maude-Roxby ...
Dr. Gatty
Francesca Longrigg ...
Nurse
Tanveer Ghani ...
Hospital Doctor
Joanna Mays ...
Phillis Blokey
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Larry Frisk
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
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Male Love Bird (voice) (uncredited)
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The Boil (voice) (uncredited)
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Produced by 

Ray Cooper ... co-producer
George Harrison ... executive producer
Denis O'Brien ... executive producer
David Wimbury ... producer

Music by 

David Dundas
Rick Wentworth

Cinematography by 

Peter Hannan

Film Editing by 

Alan Strachan

Casting By 

Lucy Boulting

Production Design by 

Michael Pickwoad

Art Direction by 

Henry Harris

Set Decoration by 

Robyn Hamilton-Doney

Costume Design by 

Andrea Galer

Makeup Department 

Peter Frampton ... makeup creation / makeup designer
Sue Love ... hair stylist

Production Management 

Kathy Sykes ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Dominic Allen ... assistant director
Peter Kohn ... assistant director
Melvin Lind ... assistant director

Art Department 

Les Andrews ... art stand-by
John Bastin ... construction
Pete Beasley ... construction
Frank Berlin ... construction
Bruce Bigg ... property master
Peter Bigg ... dressing props
Peter Browne ... art stand-by
Alan Chesters ... construction manager
Stan Cook ... dressing props
Charles Cottrell ... construction
Martin Duffy ... construction
Peter Duffy ... construction (as Peter Duffey)
Jim Foran ... construction
Les Henning ... construction
Danny Hunter ... art stand-by
David Ned Kelly ... art stand-by (as Ned Kelly)
Patrick Lynch ... construction
Dennis Maddison ... props buyer
Larry Marchant ... construction
Don McLellan ... construction
Brian Morris ... art stand-by
John Robertson ... art stand-by
Ray Rose ... dressing props
Brian Webb ... construction
Michael Webb ... construction

Sound Department 

Allan Brereton ... sound maintenance
Alan Paley ... sound editor
Trevor Rutherford ... boom operator
Paul Smith ... dialogue editor
Otto Snel ... dubbing mixer
Clive Winter ... sound mixer

Special Effects by 

Sue Higgins ... foam
Ruth Hogg ... special effects runner
Richard Neal ... special effects sculptor
Daniel Parker ... animatronic constructor
Mike Quinn ... puppeteer (as Mike Quinby)
Luke Sawh ... special effects runner
David White ... animatronics
Nik Williams ... animatronic constructor

Camera and Electrical Department 

Sophie Baker ... still photographer
Adam Cooper ... camera loader
Alan Grosch ... electrician
Brian Martin ... best boy
Andrew McDade ... electrician
Reg Parsons ... gaffer
Luke Quigley ... grip
Ronnie Rampton ... electrician
Bob Smith ... camera operator
Stefan Stankowski ... focus puller
John Turner ... electrician

Casting Department 

Marilyn Milgrom ... casting secretary

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Heather Williams ... wardrobe

Editorial Department 

Pat Brennan ... assistant editor
Paula Connor ... assistant editor
Peter Holt ... associate editor
Kevin Lane ... assistant editor
Sarah Thomas ... assembly editor

Music Department 

Keith Grant ... music engineer
Gerry O'Riordan ... assistant music engineer
Rick Wentworth ... conductor / orchestrator

Transportation Department 

Mike Beaver ... transportation
Roy Clarke ... transportation
Dave Manning ... transportation

Other crew 

Bobby Blues ... production accountant (as Bob Blues)
Vicky Burton ... trainee
Gilly Case ... location manager
Stephanie Clark ... production secretary
Valerie Craig ... production coordinator
Gordon Davis ... assistant accountant
Lynn Hoey ... runner
Jacky Holding ... accounts secretary
Sally Jones ... script supervisor
Lorraine Luke ... trainee
Graham Norton III ... trainee (as Graham Norton)
Libby Shearon ... unit publicist
Guy Tannahill ... location assistant

Thanks 

Inger Best ... special thanks
John Buckley ... special thanks
Cathy Bunce ... special thanks
Denis Carrigan ... special thanks
Marigold Charrington ... special thanks
Bob Crowdy ... special thanks
Neil Grimshaw ... special thanks
Rand Holston ... special thanks
Richard Kuttner ... special thanks
Lee Martin ... special thanks
Gerry O'Riordan ... special thanks (as Gerry O'Riorden)
Paul Olliver ... special thanks
Ronnie Pearce ... special thanks
Anthony Price ... special thanks
Mary Selway ... special thanks
Willy Smax ... special thanks
Martin Sponticcia ... special thanks
John Stanborough ... special thanks
Ralph Steadman ... special thanks
Paul Talkington ... special thanks
Ian Weil ... special thanks
Crew believed to be complete

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