Brassed Off

1997

Brassed Off

Critics Consensus

Brassed Off combines inspiring drama with populist socioeconomics to create a film whose familiar outlines are filled in with genuine and surprisingly palpable emotion.

79%

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Total Count: 39
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Set in Yorkshire, this socially conscious British comedy-drama centers on a small coal town and the famed brass band that is its pride and joy. When the conservative government threatens to close the town's coal pit, the citizens debate on whether or not the town's band should continue playing.

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Cast

Sally Adams
as Ward Sister
Tubby Andrews
as Bus Driver
Robert Archer Lynn
as Grimley Colliery Band
Andrew Armstrong
as Grimley Colliery Band
David Arnold
as Grimley Colliery Band
Mark Arnold
as Grimley Colliery Band
David Barraclough
as Grimley Colliery Band
Jonathan Beatty
as Grimley Colliery Band
Roy Bowater
as Grimley Colliery Band
Colin Brook
as Grimley Colliery Band
Duncan Byers
as Grimley Colliery Band
Malcolm Clegg
as Grimley Colliery Band
Paul Davies
as Grimley Colliery Band
David Essex
as Grimley Colliery Band
Charles Faulkner
as Grimley Colliery Band
Olga Grahame
as Mrs Foggan
Andrew Hirst
as Grimley Colliery Band
Alan Hobbins
as Grimley Colliery Band
Cliff Hopes
as Grimley Colliery Band
Paul Hughes
as Grimley Colliery Band
Michael Kennedy
as Grimley Colliery Band
Paul McDonald
as Grimley Colliery Band
Stephen Moore
as Mackenzie
Stephan Peacock
as Grimley Colliery Band
Shaun Randall
as Grimley Colliery Band
Bob Rodgers
as Halifax Judge
Jim Shepherd
as Grimley Colliery Band
Irene Skillington
as Passing Nurse
Max Smith
as Nightwatchman
Ronnie Stevens
as Albert Hall Judge
Robin Lord Taylor
as Grimley Colliery Band
Peter Wallis
as Elderly Man
Simon Willis
as Grimley Colliery Band
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