Shooting the Past

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  • Genre(s): History Drama
  • Release year: 1999
  • Running time: 186 min
Shooting the Past is a television drama by Stephen Poliakoff, produced by TalkBack Productions for BBC Two and first shown in 1999. It was TalkBack's first drama production, the company being mainly known for its television comedy work. read more

Shooting the Past is a television drama by Stephen Poliakoff, produced by TalkBack Productions for BBC Two and first shown in 1999. It was TalkBack's first drama production, the company being mainly known for its television comedy work. Focused around a photographic library threatened by closure, and the lives of its eccentric staff, it featured Timothy Spall and Lindsay Duncan, was awarded Best Drama Series at the Royal Television Society Awards of the same year and received other international awards, including the Prix Italia.

Original Release

01/10/1999

US Release

11/21/1999

Cast

Lindsay Duncan Marilyn Truman
Timothy Spall Oswald Bates
Liam Cunningham Christopher Anderson
Billie Whitelaw Veronica
Emilia Fox Spig
Blake Ritson Nick
Andy Serkis Styeman
Arj Barker Garnett
Sheila Dunne Molly (as Sheila Dunn)
Jean Channon Dinner Lady
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Stephen Poliakoff

Writers

Stephen Poliakoff

Cast

Lindsay Duncan Marilyn Truman
Timothy Spall Oswald Bates
Liam Cunningham Christopher Anderson
Billie Whitelaw Veronica
Emilia Fox Spig
Blake Ritson Nick
Andy Serkis Styeman
Arj Barker Garnett
Sheila Dunne Molly (as Sheila Dunn)
Jean Channon Dinner Lady
Jennifer House Dinner Lady
Geoffrey Beevers Doctor (as Geoffery Beevers)
Lesley McGuire Nurse (as Leslie McGuire)

Producers

Simon Curtis Executive Producer
Peter Fincham Executive Producer
John Chapman Producer
Helen Flint Producer

Editors

Paul Tothill

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