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Bleak Moments (1971)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Moments from the uncompromisingly bleak existence of a secretary, her intellectually disabled sister, aloof and uneasy teacher boyfriend, bizarre neighbor and irritating workmate.

Director: Mike Leigh
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BBC2 Playhouse (1973–1983)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  
Stars: Ralph Morse, John Bluthal, Gawn Grainger
Play for Today (1970–1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

A British television anthology drama series transmitted on BBC1 between 1970 and 1984.

Stars: Alison Steadman, Nigel Hawthorne, Tony Caunter
Life Is Sweet (1990)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

A waitress, her cook husband, & their twin daughters ponder their lives over a few weeks in a working-class suburb north of London.

Director: Mike Leigh
Stars: Alison Steadman, Jim Broadbent, Claire Skinner
ITV Playhouse (TV Series 1967)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7/10 X  
Stars: Michael Bryant, William Simons, Katherine Barker
Meantime (TV Movie 1984)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

An odd film, primarily looking at how the dole affects the underclass in Britain. Tim Roth stars as Colin, a slow and possibly intellectually disabled man living with his parents and ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Leigh
Stars: Marion Bailey, Tim Roth, Phil Daniels
The Short & Curlies (TV Short 1988)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.8/10 X  

A short comedy by Mike Leigh about the romance between a young woman and a man who communicates only through jokes and humor. The story is told as a series of very short vignettes between ... See full summary »

Director: Mike Leigh
Stars: Alison Steadman, Sylvestra Le Touzel, David Thewlis
Four Days in July (TV Movie 1984)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  

A catholic and a protestant couple in Northern Ireland have amazing parallels in their lives, despite being either side of the divide.

Director: Mike Leigh
Stars: Brid Brennan, Des McAleer, Paula Hamilton
Another Year (2010)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.3/10 X  

A look at four seasons in the lives of a happily married couple and their relationships with their family and friends.

Director: Mike Leigh
Stars: Jim Broadbent, Ruth Sheen, Lesley Manville
Naked (1993)
Comedy | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.9/10 X  

Parallel tales of two sexually obsessed men, one hurting and annoying women physically and mentally, one wandering around the city talking to strangers and experiencing dimensions of life.

Director: Mike Leigh
Stars: David Thewlis, Lesley Sharp, Katrin Cartlidge
Vera Drake (2004)
Crime | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.7/10 X  

Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain--a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family.

Director: Mike Leigh
Stars: Imelda Staunton, Jim Broadbent, Heather Craney
Five-Minute Films (TV Series 1975)
Short
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.9/10 X  
Stars: Rachel Davies, Margaret Heery, Richard Ireson
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Ken Kitson ...
 Barry / ... (3 episodes, 1973-1977)
Jean Heywood ...
 Alice / ... (3 episodes, 1973-1977)
Ivor Roberts ...
 Jimmy Quinn / ... (3 episodes, 1976-1977)
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 Helen / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Eileen McCallum ...
 Bailey / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1976)
Rachel Davies ...
 Michelle Grant / ... (2 episodes, 1975-1976)
Bill Dean ...
 Father / ... (2 episodes, 1974-1975)
Malcolm Terris ...
 Alec / ... (2 episodes, 1974)
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A series of television plays produced at the BBC's studios at Pebble Mill, Birmingham; Birmingham is England's second city, hence the series title. See more »

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