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A Bunch of Amateurs

British comedy. A fading Hollywood action hero is drawn to England to play the title role in King Lear. While he believes he will be performing in a prestigious production in Stratford-upon-Avon, birthplace of the Bard, he arrives to find that he has been tricked by his agent, and is in fact starring with an amateur dramatic company in the tiny Suffolk village of Stratford St John.

Release date:

1 hour, 35 minutes

Last on

Wed 8 Apr 2015 00:30
BBC One Scotland, Scotland HD only

Credits

Role Contributor
Jefferson SteelBurt Reynolds
Dorothy NettleSamantha Bond
MaryImelda Staunton
Nigel DewberryDerek Jacobi
Jane JarvisLorraine Ashbourne
Verity NettleGemma Lawrence
Charlie RosenbergCharles Durning
Amanda BlackeCamilla Arfwedson
Mike BellPeter Wright
Lauren BellKelly Price
Rupert TwistAlistair Petrie
DirectorAndy Cadiff
WriterNick Newman
WriterJohn Ross
WriterIan Hislop
WriterJonathan Gershfield

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