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A Fish Called Wanda

Comedy in which a con artist uses her charms to steal jewels from her gangster boyfriend, taking advantage of his henchman and a lawyer to realise her plan.

Offbeat black comedy in which a con artist uses her female charms to steal a stash of jewels from her gangster boyfriend, taking advantage of his henchman and a lawyer - with whom she later falls in love - to realise her cunning plan. The group's various criminal escapades are often complicated by the presence of a hapless mobster, whose mission to kill an elderly witness proves increasingly hard.

1 hour, 48 minutes

Last on

Sun 12 Apr 2020 23:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Archie Leach John Cleese
Wanda Gershwitz Jamie Lee Curtis
Otto Kevin Kline
Ken Pile Michael Palin
Wendy Maria Aitken
George Thomason Tom Georgeson
Mrs Coady Patricia Hayes
Judge Geoffrey Palmer
Portia Cynthia Caylor
Customer in Jeweller's Mark Elwes
Manager of Jeweller's Neville Phillips
Inspector Marvin Peter Jonfield
Bartlett Ken Campbell
Warder Al Ashton
Locksmith Roger Hume
Davidson Roger Brierley
Percival Michael Percival
Mr Johnson Jeremy Child
Clerk of Court David Simeon
Hutchison Stephen Fry
Writer John Cleese
Producer Michael Shamberg
Composer John Du Prez
Director Charles Crichton

Broadcasts

  • Wed 15 Jul 2009 22:45
  • Wed 15 Jul 2009 23:15
  • Fri 5 Feb 2010 23:45
  • Boxing Day 2010 00:25
  • Boxing Day 2010 01:10
  • Thu 31 May 2012 23:45
  • Fri 1 Jun 2012 00:15
  • Mon 4 Mar 2013 21:00
  • Sun 12 Apr 2020 22:30
  • Sun 12 Apr 2020 23:30