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Me and the Girls (1985)

TV-MA | | Drama | TV Movie 1 December 1985
George Banks (Sir Tom Courtenay) recalls his past life travelling in charge of a dancing troupe.


Jack Gold


Noël Coward (story) (as Noel Coward), Ken Taylor


Credited cast:
Julie-Anne Blythen Julie-Anne Blythen ... Irma
Tracey Booth Tracey Booth ... Sue (as Tracy Booth)
Tom Courtenay ... George
Harry Fowler ... Ted Bentley
Maria Friedman ... Lily-May
Robert Glenister ... Harry
Jaynee Jordan Jaynee Jordan ... Martin Twin
Michelle Jordan Michelle Jordan ... Martin Twin
Chrissie Kendall Chrissie Kendall ... Gloria
André Maranne ... Dr Pierre
Nichola McAuliffe Nichola McAuliffe ... Mavis
Nancy Nevinson ... Sister Dominique
Olivier Pierre Olivier Pierre ... Michel
Tessa Pritchard Tessa Pritchard ... Bonny
Catherine Rabett Catherine Rabett ... Sally
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George Banks (Sir Tom Courtenay) recalls his past life travelling in charge of a dancing troupe.

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Did You Know?


Mavis: What about Ronnie in Paris?
George: What ABOUT Ronnie in Paris?
Mavis: Don't you think he should be told?
George: Mavis, if you write a word to Ronnie, I'll beat the sh** out of you, weak as I am, in my bed of pain!
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Sunny Side of the Street
Music by Jimmy McHugh and lyrics by Dorothy Fields
Sung by Tom Courtenay
(in opening scene)
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One Of A Truly "Star Quality" Series
9 April 2003 | by bgray31See all my reviews

If anyone is not aware, the entire STAR QUALITY series is now available on DVD on the BBC NOEL COWARD COLLECTION. This is a seven-disc set but well worth the cost. Perhaps one could find it as I did on an eBay auction. It's wonderful to have them. In addition to the STAR QUALITY short story sequence there's a grand PRESENT LAUGHTER starring Donald Sinden in the leading role originally played by Coward himself. There's also the complete TONIGHT AT 8:30 series of one-act plays written for himself and Gertrude Lawrence. The current series stars Joan Collins playing the Lawrence roles and she's quite good in some of them. There's also a PRIVATE LIVES, HAY FEVER, SUITE IN TWO KEYS -- everything, in fact, except BLITHE SPIRIT. Thank you, BBC!

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