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Dread Poets' Society 

Benjamin Zephaniah, renowned Rastafarian poet/rapper is traveling by train from Birmingham to Cambridge to receive his Creative Arts Fellowship sharing a carriage with a racist and ... See full summary »

Director:

Andy Wilson

Writer:

David Stafford (screenplay)

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Cast

Episode credited cast:
Alan Cumming ... Shelley
Emma Fielding ... Mary Shelley
Dexter Fletcher ... Keats
Alex Jennings ... Byron
Timothy Spall ... Derek
Benjamin Zephaniah ... Himself
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Storyline

Benjamin Zephaniah, renowned Rastafarian poet/rapper is traveling by train from Birmingham to Cambridge to receive his Creative Arts Fellowship sharing a carriage with a racist and philistine car spares salesman played by Timothy Spall; by chance the poets Keats, Byron, Shelley and writer Mary Shelley are transported from a séance they are conducting in The Villa Como by a freak electrical storm. AQ battle of wits, drug taking and poetry performance ensues! Written by Andy Wilson

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Genres:

Drama

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Details

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

1992 (UK) See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

£300,000 (estimated)
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Color:

Color
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