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Jack and the Beanstalk (1998)

A young boy is gifted magical beans that sprout a giant bean stalk when planted. When he makes the decision to climb the bean stalk, there may be a surprise or two waiting for him at the top...

Director:

John Henderson

Writer:

Simon Nye
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Cast

Cast overview:
Paul Merton ... Narrator
Neil Morrissey ... Jack
Adrian Edmondson ... Dame Dolly
Griff Rhys Jones ... Baron Wasteland
Denise Van Outen ... Jill
Morwenna Banks ... Goldilocks
Julie Walters ... Fairy Godmother
Julian Clary ... Tim / First Henchman
Peter Serafinowicz ... Second Henchman
Will Barton Will Barton ... Harp
Vince Williams Vince Williams ... Pat the Cow
John Willett John Willett ... Pat the Cow
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Storyline

A young boy is gifted magical beans that sprout a giant bean stalk when planted. When he makes the decision to climb the bean stalk, there may be a surprise or two waiting for him at the top...

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psychotronic film | pantomime | See All (2) »

Genres:

Family | Fantasy

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Also Known As:

Jack y la habichuela gigante See more »

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

Adrian Edmondson's best friend and comedy partner Rik Mayall was the storyteller of the ITV children's program Grim Tales (1989) which he told fairy tales by The Brothers Grimm. See more »

Quotes

Narrator: [to Jack, who is catching his breath after climbing the beanstalk] Are you ready yet - I'm running out of material over here!
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Connections

References British Men Behaving Badly (1992) See more »

Soundtracks

Joined at the Heart
Written by Simon Nye
Performed by Neil Morrissey and Denise Van Outen
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