In DVD commentary, director and playwright mention the film as inspiration
Some of Michael Gambon's costumes references his role as Albus Dumbledore in Harry Potter. Maggie Smith, who starred as deputy headmistress Minerva McGonagall also had her own reference when she was told by Michael Byrne that for the gala concert, she can "either sing, or conjure something".
Announced as nominee.
Billy Connolly introduces a clip from his film
movie is reviewed
Dustin Hoffman introduces a clip from his film