Bill Nighy

Bill Nighy

Known For: Acting · Birthday: 1949-12-12 · Gender: Male · Place of Birth: Caterham, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

103 Movies · 31 TV shows

Also Known As: Билл Найи · 빌 나이 · William Francis Nighy · Μπιλ Νάι

Biography

William Francis Nighy (; born 12 December 1949) is an English actor known for his work in film, theatre and television.Nighy became widely known for his performance as Billy Mack in Love Actually (2003). Other notable roles in cinema include his portrayal of Davy Jones in the Pirates of the Caribbean film series, and Viktor in the Underworld film series. He is also known for his roles in the films Shaun of the Dead (2004), The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (2005), The Constant Gardener (2005), Notes on a Scandal (2006), Hot Fuzz (2007), Valkyrie (2008), Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows – Part 1 (2010), voicing Grandsanta in Arthur Christmas (2011), The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel (2012), and About Time (2013). His performances were also acclaimed in the BBC One series State of Play and in the TV films The Girl in the Café, Gideon's Daughter and Page Eight, for which he earned Golden Globe nominations, winning one for Gideon's Daughter.In 2015, Nighy appeared on Broadway with Carey Mulligan in the acclaimed revival of Skylight and received a Tony Award nomination for Best Actor in a Play.

Personal Life

Nighy had a relationship with English actress Diana Quick, with whom he has a daughter, actress Mary Nighy. The couple separated in 2008. He has Dupuytren's contracture, a hereditary condition which can, depending on the condition's severity, cause contractures of the fingers, most commonly the ring and little fingers.Nighy is a supporter of Crystal Palace F.C. and is the Patron of the CPSCC (Crystal Palace Children's Charity), and of the Ann Craft Trust. He is also one of the Honorary Patrons of the London children's charity Scene & Heard.Nighy is also a patron of the Milton Rooms, a new arts centre in Malton, North Yorkshire, along with Imelda Staunton, Jools Holland and Kathy Burke.Known for his support of total gender equality, Nighy noted in an interview during the 2016 DIFF film festival that the highlighting of the gender inequality problem had been a factor in his choice of films. He has also spoken of his role in Pride, a film extolling the mutual support between the National Union of Miners and gay rights' groups in the UK in the 1980s, as one of his most cherished.Nighy is noted for his bespoke navy suits. He was listed as one of the 50 best-dressed over-50s by The Guardian in March 2013 and one of GQ's 50 best-dressed British men in 2015.

Early Life

Nighy was born on 12 December 1949 in Caterham, Surrey. His mother, Catherine Josephine Nighy (née Whittaker), was a psychiatric nurse of Irish descent born in Glasgow, and his English father, Alfred Martin Nighy, managed a car garage after working in the family chimney sweeping business.Nighy was brought up as a Roman Catholic, and served as an altar boy. He has two older siblings, Martin and Anna. Nighy attended the John Fisher School, a Roman Catholic grammar school in Purley, where he was a member of the school theatre group. After leaving the school with two O-levels, he worked as a messenger for The Croydon Advertiser. He entered the Guildford School of Acting to train for stage and film.

Movies & TV shows

2021.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty

Meerkat Manor: Rise of the Dynasty

2021
Three families of meerkats are descendants of the legendary Flower. The Kalahari Desert in South Africa is undergoing a lot of change and neighbors and rivals are forced to compete for food and resour...
TV
World's Most Scenic River Journeys
Buckley's Chance

Buckley's Chance

2021
A year after the loss of his father, Ridley and his mother, Gloria, move to Western Australian to live with Ridley's estranged grandfather Spencer. Once there Spencer tries to connect with Ridley but ...
Dragonkeeper

Dragonkeeper

2021
In ancient China, dragons were once friends of men, but men's greed and lust for power ended their alliance, and these wise and magical creatures were hunted down by the Empire. In a remote fortress, ...

2020.

3 Movies
Katherine Jenkins Christmas Spectacular

Katherine Jenkins Christmas Spectacular

2020
Classical music superstar Katherine Jenkins OBE returns to the iconic Royal Albert Hall, her all-time favourite venue, crafting a unique and unforgettable Christmas musical to play in cinemas worldwid...
Emma.

Emma.

5.74
2020
In the 1800s England, a selfish young woman meddles in the love lives of her friends.
Minamata

Minamata

2020
There is a movie about a reporter. Severe neurological symptoms were caused by Eugene Smith's research into mercury poisoning in Minamata, Japan.

2019.

5 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys

World's Most Scenic Railway Journeys

2019
The stories of epic train journeys are narrated by Bill Nighy.
The Kindness of Strangers

The Kindness of Strangers

6
2019
Clara and her two sons escaped from her abusive husband with little more than their car and are going to start over in New York. Alice gets the family into an emergency shelter after the car was towed...
TV
The Worlds Most Scenic Railway Journeys

The Worlds Most Scenic Railway Journeys

2019
The stories of epic train journeys are narrated by Bill Nighy.
Pokémon Detective Pikachu

Pokémon Detective Pikachu

6.33
2019
In a world where people collect pocket-size monsters to fight, a boy comes across an intelligent monster who wants to be a detective.
StarDog and TurboCat

StarDog and TurboCat

2019
The power of friendship and their inner powers were discovered when Felix and Buddy set out to find Buddy's lost owner.
Hope Gap

Hope Gap

2019
A couple's visit with their son takes a dramatic turn when the father tells him that he plans on leaving his mother.
Sometimes Always Never

Sometimes Always Never

6
2019
Alan is a tailor who has moves that are as sharp as his suits. He has been searching for his son Michael since he disappeared over a game of Scrabble. With a body to identify and his family torn apart...

2018.

2 TV shows
TV
The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale

The Joel McHale Show with Joel McHale

6
2018
Trending news, pop culture, social media, original videos and more come together in host Joel McHale's weekly comedy commentary show.
TV
Ordeal by Innocence

Ordeal by Innocence

6
2018
Jack Argyll, the black sheep of the family, was accused of murdering their matriarch a year ago, but now a man is claiming his innocence. The family must come to terms with the fact that the real kill...

2017.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Their Finest

Their Finest

6
2017
The film celebrates England's resilience during World War II. Her efforts to dramatise the true story of two sisters who undertook their own maritime mission to rescue wounded soldiers are met with mi...
TV
Castlevania

Castlevania

5
2017
A dark medieval fantasy follows the last surviving member of the disgraced Belmont clan, trying to save Eastern Europe from extinction at the hand of the man who killed them. This was inspired by the ...
The Bookshop

The Bookshop

2017
Set in a small English town in 1959, a woman who decides against polite but ruthless local opposition to open a bookshop, a decision which becomes a political minefield.
Red Nose Day Actually

Red Nose Day Actually

9
2017
Fourteen years after the events of the first film, a series of encounters between people in Britain remind us that Love, actually exists.

2016.

3 Movies
Norm of the North

Norm of the North

6
2016
Norm and his friends are forced out of their home when it starts melting. Norm's polar home was destroyed when he arrived in New York as a corporate mascot.
Dad's Army

Dad's Army

2016
Dad's Army is a sitcom. As World War II draws to a close, the Home Guard platoon deals with a female journalist and a German spy.
The Limehouse Golem

The Limehouse Golem

6
2016
People think a mythical creature is responsible for a number of murders.

2015.

2 Movies
The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Second Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

6.06
2015
Sonny wants to open a second hotel because the Best Exotic Marigold Hotel only has one room left for two new arrivals.
A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman

A Grand Night In: The Story of Aardman

2015
Wallace and his dog Gromit were the first to come to life.

2014.

5 Movies
I, Frankenstein

I, Frankenstein

5.1
2014
His creation was created 200 years later. The creature from "Frankenweenie" is still walking. When Adam finds himself in the middle of a war, he discovers that he holds the key to destroy humankind.
National Theatre Live: Skylight

National Theatre Live: Skylight

2014
Bill Nighy and Carey Mulligan are in the West End of David Hare's Skylight.
Pride

Pride

5.86
2014
The National Union of Mineworkers is on strike. At the Gay Pride March in London, a group of gay and lesbian activists decided to raise money to support the families of the striking miners. There is a...
Turks & Caicos

Turks & Caicos

4.4
2014
There are two movies in the trilogy. The last time Johnny was whistleblowing was in Page Eight. He is eating lobster in Ray-Bans on the Caribbean islands. When Christopher Walken walks in as a shadowy...
Salting the Battlefield

Salting the Battlefield

4
2014
David Hare looks at power, secrets and the British establishment at the end of his trilogy. With the net closing in, the former MI5 man knows his only chance of resolving his problems is to return hom...

2013.

6 Movies
About Time

About Time

7.69
2013
Tim's father told him that the men in his family have the ability to travel back in time. Tim doesn't have the power to change history, but he can change what happens in his own life, so he decides to...
Great White Shark

Great White Shark

2013
Misrepresented, maligned and on the verge of extinction, the great white shark is an iconic predator: the creature we love to fear. Great White Shark will explore the great white's place in our imagin...
The World's End

The World's End

5.3
2013
Five friends who are attempting to top their epic pub crawl from 20 years earlier become humankind's only hope for survival.
Jack the Giant Slayer

Jack the Giant Slayer

5.67
2013
A young farmhand opening a gateway between our world and a fearsome race of giants reignites the story of an ancient war. For the first time in centuries, the giants attempt to regain the land they lo...
The Hungry Corpse

The Hungry Corpse

2013
In London's bustling, yet desolate Trafalgar Square, an ancient corpse meets a pigeon with a broken wing.
Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene

Dangerous Edge: A Life of Graham Greene

2013
The documentary uses Graham Greene's own words from his books and recordings, as well as photographs and clips from his many films, to reveal the fascinating life of one of the great writers of the tw...

2012.

3 Movies
Wrath of the Titans

Wrath of the Titans

6
2012
A decade after his heroic defeat of the monstrous Kraken, the demigod son of Zeus is attempting to live a quieter life as a village fisherman and the sole parent to his 10-year old son. The gods and t...
London: The Modern Babylon

London: The Modern Babylon

2012
The director of The Great Rock 'n' Roll Swindle surveys the past century of London's tumultuous history. The film is called "TIFF."
Total Recall

Total Recall

6.29
2012
Rekall can turn your dreams into memories. For a factory worker named Douglas Quaid, even though he's got a beautiful wife who he loves, the mind-trip sounds like the perfect vacation from his frustra...

2011.

6 Movies
Arthur Christmas

Arthur Christmas

7.1
2011
Santa and his elves distribute gifts around the world. 600 million children don't get a gift from Santa on Christmas Eve. Santa's misfit son, Arthur Claus, is on a mission to get the last present in t...
Chalet Girl

Chalet Girl

6.5
2011
While working a job at an exclusive ski resort to support her Dad, Kim learns to snowboard and is so good at it that she enters a competition with a huge cash prize. Her life gets more complicated bec...
Page Eight

Page Eight

4
2011
Johnny has been with the MI5 for a long time. After his boss died suddenly, an inexplicable file threatens the stability of the organisation.
Astonish Me

Astonish Me

2011
A guard at the Natural History Museum gives a young boy a magical ticket that allows him to visit a restricted area of the museum, where a professor and a guide show him examples of the new species of...
The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

The Best Exotic Marigold Hotel

6
2011
British retirees travel to India to live in a restored hotel. Less luxurious than its advertisements, the Marigold Hotel slowly begins to charm in unexpected ways as the residents find new purpose in ...
Rango

Rango

7.39
2011
When Rango, a lost family pet, accidentally winds up in the gun-slinging town of Dirt, the less-than-courageous lizard suddenly finds he stands out. As the last hope of the town, new Sheriff Rango is ...

2010.

2 Movies
Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

Harry Potter and the Deathly Hallows: Part 1

6.56
2010
After their last year at Hogwarts, Harry, Ron and Hermione walk away to find and destroy the remaining Horcruxes. Death Eaters make the world more dangerous.
Wild Target

Wild Target

6.67
2010
Victor Maynard is a middle-aged, solitary assassin who lives to please his formidable mother despite his own peerless reputation for lethal efficiency. His professional routine is interrupted when he ...

2009.

5 Movies · 1 TV show
G-Force

G-Force

4.33
2009
Mooch takes on a mission for the US government to stop evil Leonard Saber, who plans to destroy the world with household appliances. They are sentenced to a pet shop after the government shuts them do...
TV
Live from Studio Five

Live from Studio Five

2009
Live from Studio Five was an early-evening British magazine programme which was produced by Sky News for Channel 5. It was presented by Kate Walsh and a line-up of other co-presenters during its run. ...
The Boat That Rocked

The Boat That Rocked

2009
There is a romance between the young people of the 60s and pop music. It's about a band of DJs that play music that defines a generation and stand up to a government that wanted control of popular cul...
Glorious 39

Glorious 39

2009
A traditional British family is told a story on the eve of World War Two. Despite the looming shadow of World War II, the wealthy Keyes maintain a confident faade in the British countryside until daug...
Astro Boy

Astro Boy

6.25
2009
Astro Boy is a young robot with incredible powers that was created by a brilliant scientist in the image of a son that he had lost. Unable to fulfill his creator's expectations, Astro embarked on a jo...
Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

Underworld: Rise of the Lycans

5.86
2009
The history of the Vampires and the Lycans is explained in this fantasy. The Vampire king is aided by Lucian's secret love. Lucian is determined to break the king's hold on his people and he faces off...

2008.

3 Movies
Slapper

Slapper

2008
A masked man is fighting a people's champ in a crowded bar. This is an adult, brutal version of slaps that can break a man's hand. Three years ago, James' alcoholic father Michael left him and his mot...
A Fox's Tale

A Fox's Tale

2008
The son of the legendary fox is the subject of the film.
Valkyrie

Valkyrie

4.94
2008
The Nazi Col was wounded during World War II. Claus von Stauffenberg was involved in a plan to kill Hitler. He becomes a central player when the events unfold so that he leads the coup and kills the F...

2007.

3 Movies
Hot Fuzz

Hot Fuzz

7.63
2007
Nicholas Angel, a former London police officer, has a hard time adapting to his new job in the sleepy British village of Sandford. He misses the excitement of the big city but has a meaning for a part...
Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

Pirates of the Caribbean: At World's End

6.33
2007
They are going to the edge of the Earth with Captain Barbossa. It seems like nothing is true.
Killers Kill, Dead Men Die

Killers Kill, Dead Men Die

2007
This year's homage to noir had its own dramatic imperatives and was the most ambitious portfolio in the 13-year history of Vanity Fair's Hollywood Issue.

2006.

6 Movies · 1 TV show
TV
The One Show

The One Show

2006
A magazine-style daily television programme is broadcasted on the UK's most popular television channel. The programme is hosted by Alex Jones and Matt Baker from Monday to Thursday and Chris Evans on ...
Flushed Away

Flushed Away

6.31
2006
A mouse is flushed down the toilet. There is a madcap adventure deep in the sewer bowels of Ratropolis, where Roddy meets Rita, the rat-hating Toad, Spike and Whitey, and the rest of the gang.
Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Man's Chest

6.44
2006
In order to avoid eternal damnation, Captain Jack Sparrow is trying to get out of a blood debt with a ghost.
Stormbreaker

Stormbreaker

7.5
2006
Alex Rider thought he was normal until his uncle was murdered. He discovered that he was a spy when his uncle was killed. Alan recruited Alex to keep the mission going. He was sent to Cornwall to inve...
We Love Cigarettes

We Love Cigarettes

2006
A day in the life of a cigarette. All people are united by a love of nicotine. Tobacco has succeeded despite the fact that religion and politics have failed.
Notes on a Scandal

Notes on a Scandal

6.33
2006
A veteran high school teacher befriends a younger art teacher who is having an affair with one of her students. Her intentions with this new friend are much more than friendship.
Underworld: Evolution

Underworld: Evolution

5.84
2006
As the war between the Vampires and the Lycans rages on, Selene, a former member of the Death Dealers, and Michael, a werewolf hybrid, are trying to uncover the secrets of their respective bloodlines....

2005.

7 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
Doctor Who

Doctor Who

6.2
2005
The Doctor is a 900 year old alien who is part of a gifted civilization who mastered time travel. The Doctor knows how to save planets.
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

7.14
2005
Before the Earth is to be destroyed by an alien construction crew, Arthur Dent is swept off the planet by his friend Ford Prefect, a researcher penning a new edition of "The Hitchhiker's Guide to the ...
Making of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'

Making of 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'

2005
A documentary about the making of 'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' (2005)
TV
Meerkat Manor

Meerkat Manor

2005
Meerkat Manor is a British television programme produced by Oxford Scientific Films for Animal Planet International that premiered in September 2005 and ran for four series until its cancellation in A...
The Magic Roundabout

The Magic Roundabout

2005
A shaggy, candy-loving puppy named Dougal along with a group of friends embark on a dangerous journey in an effort to imprison their oppressor. Zeebad wants to turn the world into ice. 3 diamonds are ...
Inside 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'

Inside 'The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy'

2005
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the GALAXY was a radio series before it became a movie.
Gideon's Daughter

Gideon's Daughter

2005
Bill Nighy and Miranda Richardson star in a story of grief and celebrity, set in the spring and summer of New Labour's election victory and the death of Diana. When his daughter threatens to leave his...
The Girl in the Café

The Girl in the Café

2005
A civil servant is in love. When Lawrence takes her to the G8 Summit, their bond is tested.
The Constant Gardener

The Constant Gardener

2.4
2005
Quayle is a low-level British diplomat who goes about his work quietly. He went into the middle of a very dangerous conspiracy after his radical wife was killed.

2004.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Burst

Burst

2004
The cast and crew of 'Enduring Love' made a short film about a fictional actor.
Enduring Love

Enduring Love

2004
Two people are very close to each other. A couple are having a picnic. A postcard-perfect afternoon in the English countryside has been planned by Joe and his partner. The idyll ends when Joe and Clai...
Shaun of the Dead

Shaun of the Dead

7.35
2004
His local pub is the center of his life, and it revolves around his girlfriend, his mother, and his father. The dead try to snack on London.
TV
He Knew He Was Right

He Knew He Was Right

6.67
2004
The novel was turned into a TV show. A man directed it.

2003.

5 Movies · 4 TV shows
Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher

Life Beyond the Box: Norman Stanley Fletcher

2003
A documentary looks at the life of Normal Stanley Fletcher, the star of the sitcom Porridge. The film features fictional footage and interviews with the character's family, friends and associates.
Love Actually

Love Actually

7.65
2003
As they fall in and out of love, the people are followed. As Christmas approaches,affections grow and develop.
TV
Grumpy Old Men

Grumpy Old Men

2003
Series giving a voice to 35- to 54-year-old men, very probably the grumpiest sector of our society.
Underworld

Underworld

5.69
2003
Vampires and werewolves have been fighting for hundreds of years. When a female vampire warrior named Selene, who's famous for her strength and werewolf-hunting prowess, becomes enamored with a peace-...
TV
Canterbury Tales

Canterbury Tales

2003
There were six dramas called The Canterbury Tales. Each story is an adaptation of a story from the 14th century.
I Capture the Castle

I Capture the Castle

2003
A love story set in 1930s England that follows a 17-year-old girl and her family as they struggle to survive in a decaying English castle. Dodie Smith's novel is the basis of the book.
TV
The Lost Prince

The Lost Prince

2003
The life of Prince John, youngest child of Britain's King George V and Queen Mary, who died at the age of 13 in 1919.
TV
State of Play

State of Play

6
2003
The murder of a young political researcher leads to the discovery of complex links between government and big business.
The Young Visiters

The Young Visiters

2003
The Young Visiters was written in twelve days by nine-year-old Daisy Ashford.

2002.

2 Movies · 2 TV shows
TV
The Inspector Lynley Mysteries

The Inspector Lynley Mysteries

6
2002
DS Barbara Havers is assigned to work with the upper-crust DI Thomas Lynley to solve murders.
TV
Timeshift

Timeshift

2002
Britain's social and cultural history is the subject of a wide range of documentary series which offer a richly immersive and varied window onto the past.
AKA

AKA

2002
A story of a disaffected youth's search for love, status, and identity in Britain in the late 1970s. Dean feels hampered by his working-class background and his family, but he is handsome and bright. ...
The Lawless Heart

The Lawless Heart

2002
Several lives are intertwined following the funeral of a gay restaurant owner.

2001.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Blow Dry

Blow Dry

2001
The British Hairdressing Championship is held in Keighley, a town where Phil and son Brian run a barbershop and Phil's ex-wife and mistress run a beauty salon.
TV
Richard & Judy

Richard & Judy

8
2001
Richard & Judy was a British chat show presented by the married couple Richard Madeley and Judy Finnigan. The show originally aired on Channel 4, from 2001 to 2008, but later moved to digital chan...
Lucky Break

Lucky Break

2001
Half-way through his 12-year prison sentence for an incompetent armed robbery, Jimmy Hands gets a lucky break: he's transferred to a prison from which he can probably escape. A musical was staged in a...

2000.

1 Movie
Longitude

Longitude

2000
18th century Harrison builds the marine chronometer for safe navigation at sea, while 20th century Gould is obsessed with restoring it.

1999.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
People Like Us

People Like Us

1999
People Like Us was a British radio and TV comedy programme, a spoof on-location documentary written by John Morton, and starring Chris Langham as Roy Mallard, an inept interviewer. Originally a radio ...
Guest House Paradiso

Guest House Paradiso

1999
The Guest House Paradiso is the worst hotel in the UK. The guests left after the chef fled. Gina Carbonara is a famous Italian film star who is hiding from her fiancée.

1998.

2 Movies
The Canterbury Tales

The Canterbury Tales

1998
The animated adaptation of the famous narrative poems was done using a variety of innovative animation techniques. On a pilgrimage from London to the tomb of Thomas Becket in Canterbury, a group of tr...
Still Crazy

Still Crazy

1998
The strange fruit was in the seventies. They lived the rock lifestyle to the max, groupies, drugs, internal tension, and an ex front man died from an overdose. They died when lightning struck the stag...

1997.

1 Movie
FairyTale: A True Story

FairyTale: A True Story

1997
Two children in 1917 take a photograph that is believed to be the first proof of fairies. It's based on a true story.

1996.

2 Movies
True Blue

True Blue

1996
The story of the Oxford and Cambridge boat race has changed from a gentleman's race to one where winning is everything.
Alive and Kicking

Alive and Kicking

1996
A passionately committed young dancer is forced to re-examine his career and life when faced with death, finding hope through an older man who becomes his mentor and companion.

1995.

1 TV show
TV
Kavanagh QC

Kavanagh QC

1995
A British television series was made by Central Television for ITV between 1995 and 2001. The series starred John Thaw as a barrister who comes from a working-class upbringing in Greater Manchester. T...

1994.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Being Human

Being Human

1994
There is a meaning to courage across four lifetimes.
TV
Wycliffe

Wycliffe

1994
Wycliffe is a British television series, based on W. J. Burley's novels about Detective Superintendent Charles Wycliffe. It was produced by HTV and broadcast on the ITV Network, following a pilot epis...

1993.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Don't Leave Me This Way

Don't Leave Me This Way

1993
British academics run into an old school friend at a book launch. Although Sandra appears to be gay and easy going, Loretta notices an uneasiness while he stays with her for a few days. Loretta is sad...
Unnatural Causes

Unnatural Causes

1993
P.D is written by Roy Marsden. James's indefatigable gumshoe is Inspector Adam Dalgliesh. He is investigating the murder of a famous mystery writer whose body was found in the bottom of a dinghy. Insp...
TV
Peak Practice

Peak Practice

1993
Peak Practice is a British drama series about a GP surgery in Cardale — a small fictional town in the Derbyshire Peak District — and the doctors who worked there. It ran on ITV from 10 May 1993 to 30 ...

1992.

1 Movie
A Masculine Ending

A Masculine Ending

1992
While English professor Loretta Lawson is attending a conference in Paris, she stays the night in the flat of a friend's acquaintance. She discovers a sleeping man in one of the bedrooms, and the next...

1991.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Absolute Hell

Absolute Hell

1991
Soho had a black comedy set after WW2. A lot of the fun is seeing familiar faces kick up their heels as gay men, lesbians, party-girls, drunks, and drag queens.
The Men's Room

The Men's Room

1991
A black comedy and period piece set during the Thatcher years tells the story of an affair between two academics and a serial womanizer.
TV
Performance

Performance

1991
An anthology series of various plays and dramatic performances.

1990.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Chillers

Chillers

1990
Based on short stories by Highsmith. It was a dark place to go into the depths of human nature.
Antonia and Jane

Antonia and Jane

1990
Plain Jane Hartman doesn't like her life. She only has sex if she reads novels aloud to her boyfriend. Antonia is her oldest friend. She can complain and get results from ordering the right food. She ...

1989.

2 Movies
The Phantom of the Opera

The Phantom of the Opera

4.33
1989
There is a darker version of the novel. A young singer becomes obsessed with a composer who has plans for those against him or the singer.
Mack the Knife

Mack the Knife

1989
In the 19th century London, a young girl falls for a famous womanizing criminal and they decide to get married. Her family doesn't like her father being the king of thieves.

1985.

2 Movies · 1 TV show
Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil

Hitler's SS: Portrait In Evil

1985
The two-part TV movie focuses on two Berlin brothers. Bill Nighy plays a brilliant student and self-styled opportunist who joins the Nazis in 1931. Karl, a top athlete and idealist, becomes a chauffeu...
Thirteen at Dinner

Thirteen at Dinner

1985
Jane wants a divorce, but her husband doesn't. She convinces Hercule Poirot to use logic to make her case. Lord Edgware was stabbed at the base of his neck. Poirot will have to sort out the alibis and...
TV
The Last Place on Earth

The Last Place on Earth

1985
The Last Place on Earth is a 1985 Central Television seven part serial, written by Trevor Griffiths based on the book Scott and Amundsen by Roland Huntford. The book is an exploration of the expeditio...

1984.

1 Movie
The Little Drummer Girl

The Little Drummer Girl

1984
Mosad, the Israeli intelligence agency, recruited an American Actress with a penchant for lying to be the girlfriend of a Palestinian bomber in order to trap him.

1983.

2 TV shows
TV
Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

Auf Wiedersehen, Pet

6
1983
Seven British construction workers escape Britain's ever growing dole queue and travel to Germany to work on a site. We follow the trials of working away from home and away from the women they left be...
TV
Reilly, Ace of Spies

Reilly, Ace of Spies

4
1983
The life of Sidney Reilly, a Russian Jew who became one of the greatest spies ever to work for the British, is dramatized in a 1983 television series. His exploits in the early 20th century include th...

1982.

2 Movies
Easter 2016

Easter 2016

1982
The Easter Rising took place at Northern Ireland's only integrated teacher training college. A fight develops between the principal and the security director.
Under the Skin

Under the Skin

1982
"When you get to a man in the case, they're like a row of pins - For the colonel's lady an' Judy O'Grady are sisters under their skins." - Kipling. Polly is a writer for a magazine that makes glamorou...

1981.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
Eye of the Needle

Eye of the Needle

6.5
1981
A ruthless German spy, trying to get out of Britain with vital information about D-Day, must spend time with a young woman and her husband.
TV
Bergerac

Bergerac

6
1981
The show is in Jersey. Detective Sergeant Jim Bergerac is a detective in Le Bureau des trangers, which is part of the States of Jersey Police.

1980.

3 Movies · 1 TV show
Fox

Fox

1980
The thirteen-part series recounted the lives of the titular Fox family, who lived in Clapham in South London and had gangland connections.
Death Watch

Death Watch

1980
The rare case of a dying woman becomes the morbid theme of a revolutionary reality show, broadcast through the curious eyes of a peculiar camera, in a future world where the disease has been finally d...
TV
Fox

Fox

1980
Fox is a British television drama series produced by Euston Films and Thames Television for the ITV network in 1980. The thirteen-part series was based around the lives of the titular Fox family, who...
Dreams of Leaving

Dreams of Leaving

1980
In 1971 William began working in Fleet Street. He was able to find many girls in London. The strange summer began when he metCaroline. She said it was the best of her life.

1979.

1 TV show
TV
Agony

Agony

1979
Agony is a British sitcom that aired on ITV from 1979 to 1981. It starred Maureen Lipman as a successful agony aunt but whose own personal life and marriage is a disaster. It was written by Len Richmo...

1978.

1 Movie
Soldiers Talking, Cleanly

Soldiers Talking, Cleanly

1978
One man's view of the British Army in Germany - the social life, discipline, drink, women and, occasionally, the defence of the West.

Unknown Year.

1 Movie
Living

Living

The script of "Ikiru" was written in London.
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