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John Cleese's knack for mining hilarity from the growing frustration of a dignified gentleman is fully exploited in the British comedy Clockwise. Cleese portrays Brian Stimpson, a perfectionist English headmaster who has been selected to make an important presentation before a group of his peers. When Stimpson sets out upon his journey, however, he finds himself facing a seemingly never-ending series of delays and inconveniences, which range from missing a train to becoming a fugitive from the police. The film goes no deeper than its farcical surface, but is nevertheless consistently entertaining, thanks to former Monty Python member Cleese's precisely tuned transitions from composure to complete collapse. ~ Judd Blaise, Rovi

  • Release date:October 10, 1986

Cast

John Cleese
as Brian Stimpson
Alison Steadman
as Swenda Stimpson
Penelope Wilton
as Pat Garden
Stephen Moore
as Mr. Jolly
Joan Hickson
as Mrs. Trellis
Sharon Maiden
as Laura
Geoffrey Greenhill
as Policeman with Mrs. Wheel
Jeffry Wickham
Penny Leatherbarrow
as Woman Teacher
Jonathan Bowater
as Clint
Robert Wilkinson
as Streaker
John Bardon
as Ticket Collector
Mark Burdis
as Glen Scully
Nadia Carina
as Mandy Kostakis
Dickie Arnold
as Man at Station
Angus MacKay
as First Class Passenger
Peter Needham
as Porter
Peter Lorenzelli
as Taxi Driver
Constance Chapman
as Mrs. Wheel
Ann Way
as Mrs. Way
Ann-Marie Gwatkin
as Petrol-Station Cashier
Mohammed Ashiq
as Manager of Petrol Station
Pat Keen
as Mrs. Wisely
Geoffrey Hutchings
as Mr. Wisely
Richard Ridings
as Policeman at Crash
Geoffrey Davion
as Policeman at Crash
Charles Bartholomew
as Man in Telephone Box
Sheila Keith
as Mrs. Garden
Christian Regan
as Pat's Son
Alan Parnaby
as Policeman at Telephone Box
Anthony Haygarth
as Man with the Tractor
Michael Aldridge
as Prior
Ronald Sowton
as Monk
Alan Granton
as Monk
Susan Field
as Woman at Low church Appearance
Leslie Schofield
as Policeman Arresting Pat
Geoffrey Palmer
as Headmaster
Benjamin Whitrow
as Headmaster
Nicholas LePrevost
as Headmaster
Peter Cellier
as Headmaster
David Conville
as Headmaster
Patrick Godfrey
as Headmaster
Rupert Massey
as Headmaster
John Rowe
as Headmaster
Philip Voss
as Headmaster
Nick Stringer
as Detective Sergeant Rice
Michael Percival
as Man in Wood
Peter Jonfield
as Detective Inspector Laundryman
Sydney Livingstone
as Porsche Driver
Anthony Haygarth
as Man with the Tractor
Peter Cellier
as Headmaster
Angus MacKay
as First Class Passenger
Peter Needham
as Porter
Geoffrey Greenhill
as Policeman with Mrs. Wheel
David Conville
as Headmaster
Ann-Marie Gwatkin
as Petrol-Station Cashier
Alan Parnaby
as Policeman at Telephone Box
Richard Ridings
as Policeman at Crash
Ann Way
as Mrs. Way
Peter Jonfield
as Detective Inspector Laundryman
Christian Regan
as Pat's Son
Geoffrey Palmer
as Headmaster
Robert Wilkinson
as Streaker
Constance Chapman
as Mrs. Wheel
Geoffrey Hutchings
as Mr. Wisely
Philip Voss
as Headmaster
Michael Percival
as Man in Wood
Sheila Keith
as Mrs. Garden
Nadia Carina
as Mandy Kostakis
John Rowe
as Headmaster
Geoffrey Davion
as Policeman at Crash
Leslie Schofield
as Policeman Arresting Pat
Dickie Arnold
as Man at Station
Patrick Godfrey
as Headmaster
Ronald Sowton
as Monk
Jonathan Bowater
as Clint
Charles Bartholomew
as Man in Telephone Box
Nick Stringer
as Detective Sergeant Rice
John Bardon
as Ticket Collector
Mark Burdis
as Glen Scully
Mohammed Ashiq
as Manager of Petrol Station
Pat Keen
as Mrs. Wisely
Nicholas LePrevost
as Headmaster
Benjamin Whitrow
as Headmaster
Penny Leatherbarrow
as Woman Teacher
Rupert Massey
as Headmaster
Susan Field
as Woman at Low church Appearance
Michael Aldridge
as Prior
Peter Lorenzelli
as Taxi Driver
Alan Granton
as Monk

Crew

Christopher Morahan
Director
Verity Lambert
Producer
Michael Codron
Producer
Nat Cohen
Producer
Michael Frayn
Screenwriter
John Coquillon
Cinematographer
George Fenton
Composer (Music Score)
Peter Boyle
Editor
Roger Murray-Leach
Production Designer
Diana Charnley
Art Director
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