Dick Whittington (2002)

TV Movie  |   |  Family  |  1 January 2002 (UK)
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An adaptation of the folktale about a lonely boy, his beloved cat, and the hard decisions that come with their adventures.



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Cast overview, first billed only:
Amanda Barrie ...
Queen of Tonga
The Mayor
Julian Clary ...
Vanessa Feltz ...
Mrs. Fitzwarren
Harry Hill ...
The Painter
Lee Mack ...
Paul Merton ...
The Captain
Tina O'Brien ...
Maid of Tonga
Debra Stephenson ...
The Good Fairy (as Jessica Stevenson)
Sally the Cook
Danny Foster ...
Himself / Hear'Say


An adaptation of the folktale about a lonely boy, his beloved cat, and the hard decisions that come with their adventures.

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Alice Fitzwarren: Oh, Chris - here's a ball of string for you to play with!
[Throws the ball past Chris]
Chris the Cat: You haven't got the hang of me yet, have you?
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References One Foot in the Grave (1990) See more »


The Alderman's Song
Performed by James Fleet, Debra Stephenson and Sailors
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Great Performance of a very Funy Panto
22 December 2004 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent bit of Pantomime, especially with the now defunct 'Hearsay', but the acting and story absolutely comical and very well presented.

Simon Nye's take on this classic children's tale is great and I would recommend looking at other Pantomimes he has revamped and added great celebrity performances from the likes of Harry Hill, Sanjeev Baskar, James Fleet, Julian Clary and Paul Merton.

This is an excellent evening of television viewing and should not be missed as it will bring a smile and a laugh to all the family.

I will keep an eye out for any other pieces this man has written.

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