Performance: Season 1, Episode 1

Absolute Hell (5 Oct. 1991)

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Black comedy set in Soho, London, right after WW2. Half of the fun is seeing a slew of very familiar faces kick up their heels as gay men, lesbians, party-girls, drunks, and drag queens.

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Christine Foskett
Susan Porrett ...
Doris, Christine's sister
Paul Birchard ...
Butch
Sylvia Barter ...
Julia Shillitoe
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Hugh Marriner
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Elizabeth Collier
Eileen Page ...
Mrs. Marriner, Hugh's mother
Gregory Floy ...
Michael Crowley
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Maurice Hussey
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Sam Mitchum
Moyra Fraser ...
Lettice Willis
William Osborne ...
Cyril Clatworthy
Susan Brown ...
Bill
Betty Marsden ...
R. B. Monody
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Black comedy set in Soho, London, right after WW2. Half of the fun is seeing a slew of very familiar faces kick up their heels as gay men, lesbians, party-girls, drunks, and drag queens.

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Wonderful
10 January 2003 | by (London) – See all my reviews

I wish I hadn't missed the beginning when it was screened on UK TV recently.

A great play, and very lifellike if you've ever spent much time in a drinking club in Soho! Francesca Annis and Bill Nighy are as brilliant as ever. Love the old bag who keeps asking "Is anyone going Earlsy Courtsy way?" (Translation - Can anyone give me a lift to Earls Court?) xxxxx


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