MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Up 1,240 this week

Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (2006)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | History  -  19 June 2006 (UK)
6.9
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 6.9/10 from 387 users  
Reviews: 3 user | 4 critic

George 'Beau' Brummel, a penniless but witty London gentleman, maintains a refined lifestyle with his loyal servant, cook Robinson. Only the friendship of the unpopular Hanoverian heir and ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

(screenplay), (biography)
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

Editors' Spotlight

IMDb Picks: February

IMDb's editors share the movies and TV shows they are excited to see in February.

Related News

Ironclad (review)
| www.flickfilosopher.com
Review: Solomon Kane
| HeyUGuys.co.uk

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

list image
a list of 39 titles
created 29 Jun 2012
 
a list of 41 titles
created 08 Sep 2012
 
a list of 33 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 130 titles
created 4 days ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (TV Movie 2006)

Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (TV Movie 2006) on IMDb 6.9/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of Beau Brummell: This Charming Man.
Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Aristocrats (TV Mini-Series 1999)
Drama | History
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

18th-century England and Ireland viewed through the eyes of four beautiful high-born sisters - Caroline, Emily, Louisa, and Sarah Lennox, great-granddaughters of a king, daughters of a cabinet minister, and wives of politicians and peers.

Stars: Siân Phillips, Alun Armstrong, Ben Daniels
Action | Adventure | Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

A group of Irish noblemen kidnap girls in order to marry into their fortune and avoid becoming priests or soldiers.

Director: Stefan Schwartz
Stars: Alice Evans, Daniel Lapaine, Sophia Myles
The Girl (TV Movie 1996)
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

In mid-19th century Yorkshire, Hannah Boyle is left with the family of Matthew Thornton, the man her dying mother claims fathered her. Ill-treated by Thornton's bitter and vindictive wife ... See full summary »

Director: David Wheatley
Stars: Siobhan Flynn, Jonathan Cake, Mark Benton
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall (TV Mini-Series 1996)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.5/10 X  

Based on a little known 1848 novel by Anne Bronte, Tara Fitzgerald stars as an enigmatic young woman who moves to 19th Century Yorkshire with a young son. Distancing herself from everyone ... See full summary »

Stars: Toby Stephens, Tara Fitzgerald, Rupert Graves
The Dwelling Place (TV Mini-Series 1994)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.1/10 X  

Set in the 1830's, the film tells the story of 16-year-old Cissie Brodie after the death of parents, and the repossession of the family home. She finds a barren place to live and care for ... See full summary »

Stars: Tracy Whitwell, Lucy Cohu, Ray Stevenson
The Glass Virgin (TV Mini-Series 1995)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.2/10 X  

Set in 1870s England, the story tells of Annabella Lagrange and the terrible secret her wealthy parents have kept from her. When she finally learns the truth, she runs away and eventually ... See full summary »

Stars: Jan Graveson, Christine Kavanagh, Brendan Coyle
Beau Brummell (1954)
Biography | Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.5/10 X  

In 19th century England, captain George Brummell is an upper-class dandy. He has to leave the army after having insulted the crown prince. This gives him the opportunity to start a smear ... See full summary »

Director: Curtis Bernhardt
Stars: Stewart Granger, Elizabeth Taylor, Peter Ustinov
The Wingless Bird (TV Mini-Series 1997)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

On the eve of World War I, Agnes Conway manages both the business and the problems of her troubled family. She finds the strength to break class barriers and help her sister Jessie marry a ... See full summary »

Stars: Claire Skinner, Edward Atterton, Anne Reid
Adam Bede (TV Movie 1992)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.7/10 X  

In 1799 rural England emotions run high when two men, one rich and one poor love the same girl, driving the confused girl to drastic measures.

Director: Giles Foster
Stars: Iain Glen, Patsy Kensit, Susannah Harker
Vanity Fair (TV Mini-Series 1998)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.8/10 X  
Stars: Natasha Little, Frances Grey, Philip Glenister
The Tide of Life (TV Mini-Series 1996)
Drama | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 7.6/10 X  

Tide of Life follows the fortunes of young housekeeper, Emily Kennedy, as she learns about relationships with three very different men. Forced from home of her first employer, Sep McGilby ... See full summary »

Stars: Diana Hardcastle, Gillian Kearney, John Bowler
Diamonds (TV Movie 2009)
Drama
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 6.2/10 X  

Complex tale about small and big players in the African diamond business wrapped around a murder of US senator's daughter.

Director: Andy Wilson
Stars: James Purefoy, Judy Davis, Derek Jacobi
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
...
...
Master Servant Robinson (as Phil Davis)
...
Tailor
John Telfer ...
Fop
Tim Hudson ...
Fop
...
Julia
Justin Salinger ...
Richard Meyler
...
Lord Charles Manners
Ian Kelly ...
Lord Robert Manners
...
Marquis of Worcester
Daniel Fine ...
Cloth Merchant
Nick Richards ...
Snuff Merchant
...
Duke of York
...
Edit

Storyline

George 'Beau' Brummel, a penniless but witty London gentleman, maintains a refined lifestyle with his loyal servant, cook Robinson. Only the friendship of the unpopular Hanoverian heir and Prince Regent, George, Prince of Wales, who acclaims Brummel's fashionable invention, dandy-ism, keeps the creditors from his back, even allows him unconditional credit. Alas a triangle with lady Julia and the equally dubious poet Lord Byron ends up costing him the prince's favor, so his debts come bite him with a vengeance. Written by KGF Vissers

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Drama | History

Edit

Details

Official Sites:

|

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

19 June 2006 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Beau Brummell  »

Filming Locations:

 »

Company Credits

Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Runtime:

Color:

Aspect Ratio:

1.78 : 1
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

The white gown with beaded trim on the sleeves and down the front worn by a guest at the party where Brummel meets Byron is the same costume worn by Morven Christie (Jane Bennet) for the wedding in Lost in Austen (2008). See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

 
Gay but good
14 August 2008 | by (Yurp) – See all my reviews

If you've ever wondered why billions of office peons worldwide dress in the same ridiculous outfit of dirt-attracting white shirt, pointless and suffocating tie and a suit which makes them look like their dead grandfathers and requires air conditioning in half of the world, then here's your culprit: an 18. century Englishman going by the wonderfully far-out name of Beau Brummel. Mind you, his dandy style was a great improvement over the earlier fops, which comprised cake makeup, sultry f*ck-me perfume, whigs and high heels, stuff that just goes a lot better with women.

Anyway, that's who this excellent BBC docudrama is about. It's set in a strange, dystopic world of not-so-long-ago and not-so-far-away, Regency England. It's just a joy to watch, it really takes you there. It's good on details too, such as the muted candle-lightning (Jupiter floodlights being thin on the ground in this era). It's superbly acted, teaches you a lot about the mood of the time, and entertains you all the while. It changed my image of Beau Brummel from caricature to flesh and blood.


21 of 36 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Airing in US? mrsdarcy1-1
Flashback hollycole1
Flippin sexy whosaysthatmurdersnotanart
Premiere hollycole1
Interview with james hollycole1
Music help lureynol
Discuss Beau Brummell: This Charming Man (2006) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?