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A Bunch of Amateurs

British comedy. A fading Hollywood action hero is tricked into performing in an amateur production of King Lear in a tiny Suffolk village.

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.

1 hour, 35 minutes

Last on

Wed 8 Apr 2015 00:30

Credits

Role Contributor
Jefferson Steel Burt Reynolds
Dorothy Nettle Samantha Bond
Mary Imelda Staunton
Nigel Dewberry Derek Jacobi
Jane Jarvis Lorraine Ashbourne
Verity Nettle Gemma Lawrence
Charlie Rosenberg Charles Durning
Amanda Blacke Camilla Arfwedson
Mike Bell Peter Wright
Lauren Bell Kelly Price
Rupert Twist Alistair Petrie
Director Andy Cadiff
Writer Nick Newman
Writer John Ross
Writer Ian Hislop
Writer Jonathan Gershfield

Broadcasts

  • Mon 1 Apr 2013 22:00
  • Sun 22 Dec 2013 23:00
  • Sun 22 Dec 2013 23:35
  • Sun 22 Dec 2013 23:45
  • Tue 7 Apr 2015 23:35
  • Wed 8 Apr 2015 00:05
  • Wed 8 Apr 2015 00:30