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A BBC adaptation of the Victorian "penny dreadful" tale of 18th century "demon barber" Sweeney Todd, of Fleet Street, who cuts the throats of unsuspecting clients in his London shop.

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Cast

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Sweeney Todd
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Mrs Lovett
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Fielding
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Matthew
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Sweeney's Father
Roger Frost ...
Customer
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Gaoler
David Foxxe ...
Rector
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Tobias
Jessica Hooker ...
Polly
Paul Currier ...
Thornhill
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Mr Lovett (as Mircea Drambareanu)
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Thief
Vlad Radescu ...
Sailor
Bogdan Cotlet ...
Youth
Alexandru Dragoi ...
Young Buck
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Aid barber (as Alin Olteanu)
Rachel Ogilvy ...
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Barbershop Customer
Zoltan Butuc ...
Gaoler (uncredited)
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Constable (uncredited)
Ingo Gottwald ...
Half Shaved Customer (uncredited)
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Youth (uncredited)

Directed by

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David Moore

Written by

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Joshua St Johnston ... (written by) (as Joshua St. Johnston)

Produced by

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Caroline Hewitt ... co-producer
Patrick Irwin ... executive producer: Box TV
Simon Jordan ... executive producer: Ravenscroft
Emma Kingsman-Lloyd ... producer: Size 9
Gub Neal ... producer
Lucy Richer ... executive producer: BBC
Joshua St Johnston ... executive producer: Size 9
Justin Thomson ... executive producer: Box TV (as Justin Thomson-Glover)
Michael Wiggs ... executive producer: Size 9
Ray Winstone ... executive producer: Size 9

Music by

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Simon Fisher-Turner ... (as Simon Fisher Turner)

Cinematography by

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Ulf Brantås ... director of photography

Film Editing by

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Sean Barton

Editorial Department

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Chris Beeton ... colorist
Scott Hinchcliffe ... on-line editor
Maria Murgu ... colorist
Tasim Persaud ... assistant editor

Casting By

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Gary Davy

Production Design by

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Michael Pickwoad

Art Direction by

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Bill Crutcher

Costume Design by

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Annie Symons

Makeup Department

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Jill Conway ... makeup artist
Richard Glass ... contact lens optician
Jeni Lita ... hair stylist
Penny Smith ... hair designer / makeup designer
Andrea Dardea Tesdall ... makeup artist
Edwina Voda ... makeup artist

Production Management

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Charlotte Ashby ... post-production supervisor / production manager
Andreea Stanculeanu ... executive in charge of production
Iuliana Tarnovetchi ... production manager (as Iuliana Stefan)

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director

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Aniela Galiceanu ... first assistant director
Tatjana Jakovleva ... first assistant director
Roxana Leotescu ... second second assistant director
Iana Opran ... second assistant director

Art Department

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Cristian Baluta ... prop master (as Cristi Baluta)
Paul Dobre ... construction manager
Gavrila Marius ... prop buyer (as Marius Gavrila)
Izabela Niculae ... art department coordinator
Aurel Popescu ... construction manager
Colin Smith ... store man
Monica Sorescu ... assistant art director
Sorin Stanciu ... props
Janet Willmott ... prop buyer
Lotta Wolgers ... set designer

Sound Department

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Andi Arsenie ... boom operator
Anna Bertmark ... assistant sound editor
Richard Davey ... dubbing mixer / re-recording mixer
Paul Davies ... supervising sound editor
Jack Gillies ... dialogue editor
James Hamilton ... foley recordist
Tony Jackson ... sound mixer
Peter Murphy ... boom operator
Jonathan Rimas ... adr mixer
Jessie Taylor ... assistant sound re-recording mixer

Special Effects by

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Mike H.G. Bates ... special effects makeup
Mark Kilburn ... prosthetic effects
Adrian Nica ... special effects technician
Mike Stringer ... special effects makeup
George Tudoran ... special effects technician

Stunts

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Rena Hanover ... utility stunts
Alin Luchian ... stunt performer
Razvan Puiu ... stunt coordinator

Camera and Electrical Department

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Cos Aelenei ... still photographer
Octavian Andreescu ... gaffer
Teodor Andreescu ... best boy
Lupsa Armand ... electrician
Militaru Aurel-Marian ... electrician
Andrei Badescu ... grip
Ian Bird ... key grip
Daniel Ciobanu ... generator operator
Ruxandra Ghitescu ... video assist operator
Octavian Golgot ... key rigging grip
Radu Marinescu ... key grip
Bogdan Stanciu ... Steadicam operator / camera operator: "b" camera
Steve Wallace ... first assistant camera

Casting Department

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Alex Buescu ... casting coordinator
Domnica Circiumaru ... casting: (Romania)

Costume and Wardrobe Department

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Marianne Agertoft ... costume supervisor
Mariana Bujoi ... costumer
Maria Liljefors ... cutter
Gabriela Ricsan ... costume supervisor
Claudia Sarbu ... wardrobe mistress
Julia Topan ... wardrobe mistress
Claudia Sarbu ... key costumer (uncredited)

Music Department

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Jim Coleman ... conductor
Richard Preston ... music producer

Transportation Department

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Simon Jones ... transportation coordinator: UK
Andrei Sendrea ... transportation coordinator

Other crew

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Andra Barbuica ... script supervisor
Cosmina Bernicu ... legal assistant
John Bridson ... business affairs executive
Jo Cameron Brown ... voice coaching
Ben Cavey ... script editor
Cathie Davey ... publicist
Rena Hanover ... production assistant
Andrew Jacks ... voice coaching
Amalia Morar ... cast accountant
Elena Neacsu ... extras coordinator
Mirabela Nedelcu ... production assistant
Razvan Puiu ... horse handler
Titi Radoaie ... production assistant
Catherine Russell ... production coordinator
Iulian Timofte ... key set production assistant / production assistant
Dana Toader ... laboratory process supervisor
Jo Cameron Brown ... dialect coach (uncredited)

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Storyline

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Plot Summary
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Taglines The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. See more »
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Additional Details

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Also Known As
  • Суинни Тодд (Russia)
  • Sweeney Todd - O Barbeiro Canibal (Brazil)
Runtime
  • 90 min
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Did You Know?

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Trivia Part of the plot involves a string of pearls. The Sweeney Todd story first appeared in a story entitled 'The String of Pearls: A Romance'. See more »
Goofs In the Church scene, the Lord's Prayer is being recited. The version that is used (beginning "Our Father, who art ...." was not in use until 1928. The only version that would have been used in Todd's time is that from the 1662 Book of Common Prayer, which begins "Our Father, which art ...", and differs in a number of other details. See more »
Movie Connections Version of Sweeney Todd (1926). See more »
Quotes [last lines]
Sweeney Todd: People want to see me hanged or torn apart, but they don't want to see me shaved badly. Please allow me to shave myself.
Gaoler: All right.
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