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25 September 1992 (UK) See more »
During a train ride, an anxiety attack leads middle-aged illustrator John into an identity crisis. As... See more » | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Alan Bates ... John

Gina Bellman ... Helen

Frances Barber ... Angela

Tony Doyle ... Martin

Joanna David ... Kate

Colin Jeavons ... Vicar
Rowena Cooper ... Vicar's Wife

Ian McNeice ... First Businessman
Davyd Harries ... Second Businessman
Niven Boyd ... BR Steward / Patient
Martin Whiting ... Young John
Roy Hamilton ... Singer
David Swift ... Musician
Nicholas Russell-Pavier ... Musician
Colin Ryan ... Musician

Directed by
Dennis Potter 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Dennis Potter  novel "Ticket to Ride"
Dennis Potter  screenplay

Produced by
Alison Barnett .... associate producer
Robert Michael Geisler .... executive producer
Rosemary Padvaiskas .... producer (as Rosemarie Whitman)
John Roberdeau .... executive producer
Original Music by
Nicholas Russell-Pavier 
Cinematography by
Sue Gibson 
Film Editing by
Clare Douglas 
Casting by
Kathleen Mackie 
Production Design by
Gary Williamson 
Art Direction by
Sarah Horton 
Costume Design by
Sharon Lewis 
Makeup Department
Annie McEwan .... makeup artist (as Ann McEwan)
Petrona Winton .... assistant makeup artist
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Edward Brett .... first assistant director
Jerry Daly .... second assistant director
Andy Kelk .... third assistant director
Art Department
Dave Allen .... construction manager
Trisha Edwards .... property buyer
Carol Kupisz .... art department assistant
Guy Rutter .... painter
Sound Department
Andrew Glen .... supervising sound editor
Laurie McDowell .... assistant sound editor
John Midgley .... sound mixer
Shaun Mills .... sound maintenance
Clive Osborne .... boom operator
Hugh Strain .... dubbing mixer
Camera and Electrical Department
Adam Biddle .... clapper loader
Ian Foster .... camera operator
Mark Moriarty .... focus puller
Stephen Morley .... still photographer
Luke Quigley .... grip
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Lynn Horrie .... wardrobe mistress
Editorial Department
Wendy Edgar-Jones .... second assistant editor
Mark Gravil .... first assistant editor
Location Management
David Kennaway .... location manager
Other crew
Michael Brent .... production accountant
Vivien Jordan .... production coordinator
Valerie Russell-Pavier .... script supervisor
Charles Staffell .... technical coordinator (as Charles D. Staffell)
Deryn Stafford .... assistant to producers

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97 min
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John:[On the train] Excuse me, I was sitting here... when I suddenly forgot who I am! Where I was going! Why I'm sitting here with this... dead fish.See more »


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