The Green Man (1990– )

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Maurice Allington, the alcoholic, sexually promiscuous, and unappealing lead character owns a country inn called "The Green Man." He frightens and regales his guests, when he's not trying ... See full summary »

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 Maurice (3 episodes, 1990)
Linda Marlowe ...
 Joyce (3 episodes, 1990)
Sarah Berger ...
 Diana (3 episodes, 1990)
Nicky Henson ...
 Jack (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Lucy (3 episodes, 1990)
Michael Grandage ...
 Nick (3 episodes, 1990)
Natalie Morse ...
 Amy (3 episodes, 1990)
Michael Culver ...
 Underhill (3 episodes, 1990)
Robert Schofield ...
 David (3 episodes, 1990)
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 Gramps (2 episodes, 1990)
Nickolas Grace ...
 Sonnenschein (2 episodes, 1990)
Sandra Caron ...
 Mrs. Klinger (2 episodes, 1990)
Brian Greene ...
 Mr. Klinger (2 episodes, 1990)
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 Mrs. Underhill (2 episodes, 1990)
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Maurice Allington, the alcoholic, sexually promiscuous, and unappealing lead character owns a country inn called "The Green Man." He frightens and regales his guests, when he's not trying to seduce them, with tales of ghosts ans spirits haunting his hotel. The fun begins when he and they realize the haunts are real and malevolent. At times sexual farce, at others, ghostly thriller, this movie is aptly called a "ghost story for adults". Written by Teresa B. O'Donnell <sun.moon.stars@worldnet.att.net>

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In Maurice's bathroom are a small stack of books: the top one is "The Old Devils" by Kingsley Amis. Below it are the horror collection "Skeleton Crew" by Stephen King and the horror novel "The Fog" by James Herbert. See more »

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Rev. Tommy Sonnenscheim: Frankly, I think immortality's been done to death, don't you think?
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I Should Be So Lucky
Written by Mike Stock, Matt Aitken and Pete Waterman
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An excellent and faithful adaptation of the 1960s Kingsley Amis novel
28 January 2001 | by (Newcastle-Upon-Tyne UK) – See all my reviews

An excellent and faithful adaptation of the 1960s Kingsley Amis novel ( lacking a green man but all the better for it ). A promiscuous alcoholic hotelier, Maurice Allington, is drawn into the schemes of Dr Underhill, a 16th-century cleric who having survived death with the help of a pre-Columbian silver charm now seeks to summon a demon who lives in the woods nearby. Maurice Allington is the perfect anti-hero who still finds time to run a hotel, set up a lesbian tryst with his own wife and save his daughter from a cruel fate and .. oh yes .. meet God on the way, who incidently has a natty line in linen suits and likes a good Scotch.


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