1971-1980DramaMike LeighTVUnited Kingdom

Mike Leigh – BBC2 Playhouse: Grown-Ups (1980)


From DVD Times:
A young working-class couple, Dick and Mandy, move into a council house, to find their old teacher living next door with his wife. Their new life is plagued by endless visits from Mandy’s lonely elder sister Gloria, a situation that finally erupts into a major catastrophe involving the neighbours.

Starring Lesley Manville (All Or Nothing, Topsy-Turvy, Cranford) who has worked with Mike Leigh more than any other actor and Brenda Blethyn (Secrets and Lies), Phil Davis, Sam Kelly, Janine Duvitski (Abigail’s Party) and Lindsay Duncan (Rome, Margaret – as Margaret Thatcher). Filmed on location in Canterbury.


Language(s):English and Commentray Track, Dual Audio

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