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  (in credits order)

Timothy Spall ... Tommy Rag
Michael Begley ... Pete
Katy Cavanagh ... Sheila
rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Caroline Ashley ... Uki
Alice Barry ... Lorna
Terry Barry ... Ted
Julie Brown ... Receptionist
James Cartwright ... De Kid
Lorraine Cheshire ... Hot Pot
Keith Clifford ... Sidney
David Crellin ... Mr. Ron
James Foster ... Porter
Sandra Gough ... Spaniard
Marvin Henriques ... Tony
Renny Krupinski ... Pockmark
Rodney Litchfield ... Throat
Gareth Miller ... Mugger
Caroline Pegg ... Boney Lyn
Maggie Tagney ... Stonecheeks
Miriam Watkins ... Claywoman
Jonathan Bridge ... Bespectacled Man at Party (uncredited)
Jason Croot ... Gangster (uncredited)

Directed by
Danny Boyle 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Jim Cartwright 

Produced by
Martin Carr .... producer
Des Hughes .... associate producer
Hilary Salmon .... executive producer
David M. Thompson .... executive producer
Original Music by
John Murphy 
Cinematography by
Anthony Dod Mantle 
Film Editing by
Chris Gill 
Casting by
Beverley Keogh 
Production Design by
John Coleman 
Art Direction by
Emer O'Sullivan 
Sue Pow 
Costume Design by
Susannah Buxton 
Makeup Department
Elizabeth Armistead .... makeup designer
Janet Horsfield .... makeup assistant
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Ann Iveson .... third assistant director
Cath Lill .... second assistant director
Claire McCourt .... first assistant director
Art Department
John Brown .... property master
Michael Preece .... production buyer
Ben Sweet .... props
Sound Department
Tim Alban .... dubbing mixer
Tim Alban .... sound re-recording mixer
Chris Cartwright .... boom operator
Dennis Cartwright .... sound recordist
Rory Farnan .... dubbing editor
Bernard O'Reilly .... dialogue editor
Jonathan Seale .... boom operator
Visual Effects by
John Harvey .... cg supervisor
Tony Lawrence .... digital compositor
Jim Parsons .... visual effects
Peter Brayham .... stunt coordinator
Dean Forster .... stunts
Nick Wilkinson .... stunt performer
Camera and Electrical Department
Thomas Neivelt .... gaffer
Chris Ogden .... assistant camera
John Rundle .... grip
Tony Wilcock .... best boy
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Liza Bracey .... wardrobe supervisor
Lee Joseph .... costume assistant
Editorial Department
Peter Bach .... head of post-production
Nina Bradley .... assistant editor
Music Department
Simon Denny .... score engineer
Other crew
Lesley-Ann Barcroft .... production secretary
Vicki Breene .... production secretary
Jess Cleverly .... script editor
Andrew Cooke .... location manager
Lindsay Grant .... continuity
Dan McTiernan .... production runner
Jacqui Rafferty .... production coordinator
Louise Townsend .... production runner
Eve Walker .... production accountant (as Eve Wheeler)
Nathan Woods .... production accountant

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76 min
Aspect Ratio:
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Did You Know?

Revealing mistakes: Near the beginning, the chap with the glass eye proudly announces "Look at me, I made it. And I've got a glass eye". Both eyes then swivel to look at Pete, then away, showing us that it is a contact lens.See more »
Tommy Rag:You're a veritable tabby-eared and scorched scrapbook of the 20th century! I don't want to know why; I don't want to know how. I've entered into Monty Python's missing sketch.See more »
Peace TrainSee more »


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10 out of 13 people found the following review useful.
Boyle's back in top form, 16 September 2001
Author: SammyK from Canada

From the reaction at the screening at this year's Toronto Int'l Film Festival, "Vacuuming..." and "Strumpet" - two new films from Danny Boyle, are instant crowd favourites.

Danny Boyle is back, after slumming it with "A Life Less Ordinary" and "The Beach." He's in familiar territory here, similar to that of "Trainspotting." We see working class angst, social realism and a healthy dose of the fantastic.

It's gritty, it's dirty, and it's incredibly entertaining. Boyle manages to find gold in the gutters of the slums.

He's also assembled a fine cast of actors, including Timothy Spall and Christopher Eccleston (in "Strumpet.").

Perhaps the biggest triumph lies in Boyle's ability to use digital video to his advantage. The possibilities of the medium are fully displayed here, and the result is breathtaking.

One hopes that Boyle will stick to what he does best and leave Hollywood behind him!

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