Starter For 10

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    Starter For 10 Synopsis

    Set in the mid-Eighties, STARTER FOR TEN is a comedy about a working-class boy stumbling romantically and academically through his first year of University. On the way to achieving his lifelong ambition to appear on TV quiz show University Challenge, he falls in love with his beautiful teammate and forms a plan to win her heart through his advanced general knowledge skills.

    STARTER FOR TEN is a bittersweet comedy about loyalty, class, falling in love and the difference between knowledge and wisdom.

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    James McAvoy, Rebecca Hall, Alice Eve, Benedict Cumberbatch, Elaine Tan, Lindsay Duncan, Charles Dance, Catherine Tate, Dominic Cooper, James Corden, Mark Gatiss


    Tom Vaughan


    Tom Hanks, Gary Goetzman, Pippa Harris


    David Nicholls

    Executive Producers:

    Sam Mendes, Steven Shareshian, Nathalie Marciano, Michelle Chydzik

    Sales agent:

    HBO Enterprises


    Icon Distribution

    Credits summary:

    HBO presents in association with Picturehouse and BBC Films, a Playtone picture, in association with Neal Street Productions



    Running time:

    96 mins 34 secs

    Release Dates


    10 November 2006

    In cinemas

    10 November 2006

    Out on DVD

    23 April 2007

    Broadcast on

    19 May 2015

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