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Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Stephen Frears

Writing Credits  

John Lahr ... (based on the biography by)
 
Alan Bennett ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order) verified as complete  

Gary Oldman ... Joe Orton
Alfred Molina ... Kenneth Halliwell
Vanessa Redgrave ... Peggy Ramsay
Wallace Shawn ... John Lahr
Lindsay Duncan ... Anthea Lahr
Julie Walters ... Elsie Orton
James Grant James Grant ... William Orton
Frances Barber ... Leonie Orton
Janet Dale Janet Dale ... Mrs Sugden
Dave Atkins Dave Atkins ... Mr Sugden
Margaret Tyzack ... Madame Lambert
Eric Richard ... Education Officer
William Job William Job ... RADA Chairman
Rosalind Knight Rosalind Knight ... RADA Judge
Angus MacKay Angus MacKay ... RADA Judge
Linda Spurrier Linda Spurrier ... RADA Instructor
Charlotte Wodehouse Charlotte Wodehouse ... Janet
Helena Michell Helena Michell ... Orton's Friend
Sean Pertwee ... Orton's Friend
Liam De Staic Liam De Staic ... Brickie (as Liam de Staic)
Charles McKeown ... Mr Cunliffe
Selina Cadell ... Miss Battersby
Bert Parnaby Bert Parnaby ... Magistrate
Antony Carrick ... Counsel
Neil Dudgeon ... Policeman
Richard Wilson ... Psychiatrist
Christopher Guinee Christopher Guinee ... Publisher
Stevan Rimkus Stevan Rimkus ... Kenneth
Michael Müller ... BBC Actor 1 (as Michael Mueller)
Anthony Douse Anthony Douse ... BBC Actor 2
John Kane ... Director
Steven Mackintosh ... Simon Ward
Garry Cooper ... Actor 1 - Mr Sloane
Roger Lloyd Pack ... Actor 2
Joanne Connelly Joanne Connelly ... Stage Manager
John Moffatt ... Wigmaker
Philippa Davies Philippa Davies ... Peggy Ramsay's Secretary
David Cardy David Cardy ... Brian Epstein
Julie Legrand Julie Legrand ... Gallery Owner
Noel Davis Noel Davis ... Philip
Jane Blackburn Jane Blackburn ... Woman in Gallery 1
Stella Richman Stella Richman ... Woman in Gallery 2
Neville Phillips Neville Phillips ... Man in Gallery
Jonny Phillips ... Youth Outside Lavatory (as Jonathan Phillips)
Richard Ireson Richard Ireson ... Man Outside Lavatory
Ahmed Elgheur Ahmed Elgheur ... Moroccan Boy 1 (as Ahmed El Jheur)
Moktar Dagmouni Moktar Dagmouni ... Moroccan Boy 2
Sian Thomas ... Marilyn Orton
Stephen Bill Stephen Bill ... George Barnett
Karl Johnson ... Douglas Orton
David Bradley ... Undertaker
Simon Adams Simon Adams ... Undertaker's Boy
James Duggan ... Labourer
Max Stafford-Clark Max Stafford-Clark ... Awards Chairman (as Max Stafford Clark)
Mark Brignal Mark Brignal ... Beatles Chauffeur
Joan Sanderson ... Anthea's Mother
Neville Smith Neville Smith ... Police Inspector
Spencer Leigh Spencer Leigh ... Constable
John Salthouse ... Chauffeur
Robin Hooper ... Mortuary Attendant
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
John Bailey John Bailey ... Wigmaker (uncredited)
Derek Jarman ... Patrick Proktor (uncredited)
Derek Lyons ... Library Patron (uncredited)
Queen Elizabeth II ... Herself (archive footage) (uncredited)

Produced by 

Andrew Brown ... producer

Music by 

Stanley Myers

Cinematography by 

Oliver Stapleton

Film Editing by 

Mick Audsley

Casting By 

Debbie McWilliams

Production Design by 

Hugo Luczyc-Wyhowski ... (as Hugo Luczyc Wyhowski)

Art Direction by 

Philip Elton

Costume Design by 

Bob Ringwood

Makeup Department 

Elaine Carew ... makeup supervisor
Sally Harrison ... hair stylist
Peter Owen ... wig consultant

Production Management 

Zakaria Alaoui ... production manager: Morocco
Ann Wingate ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Lee Cleary ... second assistant director
Ahmed Hatimi ... assistant director: Morocco
Adam Walton ... third assistant director
Michael Zimbrich ... first assistant director

Art Department 

Eric Armstrong ... stand-by stagehand
Gari Bacon ... stand-by props
Ray Barrett ... construction manager
Bill Bernie ... stand-by painter
Michael Campbell ... painter
Nobby Clark ... stand-by rigger
Jack Dyer ... stagehand (as John Dyer)
Pat Griffin ... carpenter
Jayne Hatfield ... trainee property buyer
Peter Hedges ... dressing props
Steve Hedinger ... decor and lettering artist
Les Jiggins ... painter
David Ned Kelly ... stand-by carpenter (as Ned Kelly)
Matt Langley ... carpenter (as Matthew Langley)
Tony Mansey ... chargehand carpenter
Milou ... props: Morocco
Ray Perry Sr. ... property master (as Ray Perry)
Raymond Perry ... location property master (as Ray Perry Jnr)
Julie Sheppard ... assistant art director
John Spottiswood ... scenic artist (as John Kirby Spottiswood)
Bob Starrett ... collages
Jeanne Vertigan ... property buyer
Jack Dyer ... chargehand stagehand (uncredited)

Sound Department 

Simon Hayter ... boom operator
Tony Jackson ... sound recordist
Judi Lee-Headman ... boom operator (as Judi Headman)
Peter Maxwell ... re-recording mixer
Katrina Sheldon ... dialogue editor
Rosie Straker ... boom operator
Sarah Thomas ... assistant dubbing editor
Brian Trenerry ... sound editor
Andrew Young ... projectionist: sound post-production
Steve Hancock ... sound camera operator (uncredited)
Noel Wallace ... dubbing projectionist (uncredited)

Special Effects by 

Alexander Gunn ... special effects technician

Camera and Electrical Department 

Malcolm Davies ... gaffer
Martin Duncan ... generator operator
Jonathan Earp ... assistant camera
John Etherington ... grip
Britt Harrison ... assistant camera
David Morgan ... focus puller
Sarah Quill ... still photographer
Dominic Seal ... electrician
Jack White ... electrician

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Enrico Coveri ... contemporary costumes: Vanessa Redgrave
Janet Tebrooke ... wardrobe assistant
Patrick Wheatley ... wardrobe supervisor

Editorial Department 

Martyn Robinson ... second assistant editor
Annabel Ware ... first assistant editor

Location Management 

Rachel Neale ... location manager
Chris Wheeldon ... location assistant

Music Department 

John Harle's Berliner Band ... music performed by
Mark Berrow ... musician: violin
Chris Dibble ... music engineer
John Harle ... musical director / orchestrator
Stanley Myers ... composer: theme music
Graham Walker ... music production supervisor
Hans Zimmer ... musician: synthesizers

Transportation Department 

Joe Drinkeld ... transportation

Other crew 

Joanna Campling ... unit publicist
Penny Eyles ... script supervisor
Gerald Fitzsimon ... assistant accountant (as Gerard Fitzsimon)
Lorraine Goodman ... production coordinator
Vivienne Hammer ... accountant secretary
Deborah Harding ... production secretary
Tony Miller ... production accountant
Simon Moseley ... floor runner
Barney Reisz ... production runner
Julian Rothenstein ... titles
Toby Sherborne ... production runner
Phillip Small ... caterer
Joan Washington ... dialogue coach
Andrew Young ... projectionist
Hans Zimmer ... synthesizer
Chester Dent ... directing attachment (uncredited)

Thanks 

Zakaria Alaoui ... the producers wish to thank
John Doran ... the producers wish to thank
Robin Hopper ... the producers wish to thank
Derek Jarman ... the producers wish to thank
Anthea Lar ... the producers wish to thank
Oliver Neville ... the producers wish to thank (as Dr. Oliver Nesville)
Denise O'Dell ... the producers wish to thank
Patrick Procktor ... the producers wish to thank
Margaret Ramsay ... the producers wish to thank (as Peggy Ramsay)
Patrick Thursfield ... the producers wish to thank
Brian Wenham ... the producers wish to thank

See also

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