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Susan Penhaligon and Bruce Robinson

Set and shot in middle class England in the ‘70s, Private Road depicts the relationship between Peter, a promising young writer played by Bruce Robinson, and Ann, the quietly strong-willed secretary at his publishers played by Susan Penhaglion. 60 more words


"We've Gone On Holiday By Mistake": Withnail & I- The legacy of a comedy classic.

There are fewer iconic images in British cinema than that of a disheveled Richard E. Grant loudly proclaiming “I demand more booze!”, it’s a image from a film that is widely considered in many circles to be one of the finest British films of the last 30 years and for good reason. 487 more words


Withnail & I (1987), dir. Bruce Robinson

During the 1980s, George Harrison’s short-lived HandMade Films provided a minor industry for British independent cinema, from comedies like Monty Python’s Life of Brian (1979) and… 2,173 more words


Moment#4: How to get ahead in advertising (1989)

Moment #4 How to get ahead in advertising teamed up writer-director Bruce Robinson with actor Richard E. Grant after the cult success of Withnail and I… 271 more words


Bruce Robinson on the inspiration behind Withnail, disbelief in politicians and his hatred of smartphones

Driving towards the Herefordshire home of writer and director Bruce Robinson was already proving something of an ordeal. Here I was, about to interview the creator of what must be the UK’s and possibly the world’s most iconically cool film, Withnail and I, and I was driving a non-descript VW Polo and feeling distinctly sober. 47 more words

Withnail & I

The Killing Fields (1984)

Director: Roland Joffe

Writer: Bruce Robinson (Screenplay)

Starring: Sam Waterston, Haing S Ngor, John Malkovich, Julian Sands, Craig T Nelson, Spalding Gray


Plot: A journalist is trapped in Cambodia during tyrant Pol Pot’s bloody “Year Zero” cleansing campaign, which claimed the lives of two million “undesirable” civilians. 405 more words


Withnail and I: 30th Anniversary for the Thunderous Cult Classic!

Last week it was the 30th anniversary since legendary cult classic Withnail and I hit the cinemas in the UK – that’s April 1987 for those of you with dismal mathematical abilities (like us). 840 more words