These Foolish Things (2007)

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Set against the background of the approaching Second World War, "These Foolish Things" follows a group of three ambitious young hopefuls as they stumble though the pitfalls of London's theatrical establishment on a rags to riches quest.
Rating:
NR
Genre:
Drama , Romance
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 wide
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Studio:
Storm Entertainment

Cast

Anjelica Huston
as Lottie Osgood
Peter Webber
as The Great Stupendo
Lauren Bacall
as Dame Lydia Simons
Joss Ackland
as Albert
Zoe Tapper
as Diana Shaw
Roy Dotrice
as Lord Carter
Nickolas Grace
as Nathaniel Meadowsweet
Andrew Lincoln
as Christopher Lovell
David Leon
as Robin Gardner
Mark Umbers
as Douglas Middleton
Leo Bill
as Garstin
Eve Myles
as Dolly Nightingale
Michael Gabriel
as Douglas 14 Yrs Old
Julia McKenzie
as Miss Abernethy
Jamie Glover
as Everard Carter
Joanna David
as Mrs Bannock
Roger Payne
as Jenkins
Joan Blackham
as Miss Griffin
Jerry Wilson
as Commissionaire
Haydn Gwynne
as Aunt Ada Fitzgerald
Graham Seed
as Reverend Bannock
Maureen Bennett
as Overdressed Woman
Peter Silverleaf
as Brughoffer
Gillian Hawser
as Waitress
Charlotte Lucas
as Lily Evans
Craig Rooke
as Stage Manager
Roisin Goodall
as Diana 3 Yrs Old
Sinead Goodall
as Diana 8 Yrs Old
Jordan Metcalfe
as Garstin 14 Yrs Old
John Broad
as Tavistock Hotel Porter
Tatina De Marinis
as Tall Girl
Ben MacLeod
as Paper Boy
Sarah McCardie
as Daughter
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Critic Reviews for These Foolish Things

All Critics (4) | Top Critics (1)

For much of the way, These Foolish Things not only drips with catty dialogue, it fairly overflows, so much so that you half wonder if it's meant to be a satire. Alas, no.

Full Review… | August 17, 2007
San Francisco Chronicle
Top Critic

Tiresome. Even those who relish a good backstage drama may have trouble caring.

Full Review… | August 16, 2007
Contra Costa Times

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Full Review… | August 17, 2007
Empire Magazine

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Full Review… | August 17, 2007
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