The Knowledge

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  • Genre(s): Comedy Drama
  • Release year: 1979
  • Running time: 89 min
The Knowledge is a 1979 British comedy-drama television film about a group of men doing "The Knowledge", the training required to become a London taxi driver. It was directed by Bob Brooks with an ensemble cast including Nigel Hawthorne, Mick Ford,... read more

The Knowledge is a 1979 British comedy-drama television film about a group of men doing "The Knowledge", the training required to become a London taxi driver. It was directed by Bob Brooks with an ensemble cast including Nigel Hawthorne, Mick Ford, Jonathan Lynn and Maureen Lipman. From 4th September 2017- 11th November 2017 a theatre adaptation of The knowledge will be running at the Charing cross theatre in London.

Original Release

01/01/1979

Cast

Mick Ford Chris Matthews
Kim Taylforth Janet
Nigel Hawthorne Mr Burgess / Mr. Burgess
Michael Elphick Gordon Weller
David Ryall Titanic Walters / Titanic
Jonathan Lynn Ted Margolies
Maureen Lipman Brenda Weller
Lesley Joseph Val
June Watson Lillian / Lilian
Philippa Howell Mrs Staveley / Mrs Stavely / Miss Stavely
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Bob Brooks

Writers

Jack Rosenthal, Bob Brooks

Cast

Mick Ford Chris Matthews
Kim Taylforth Janet
Nigel Hawthorne Mr Burgess / Mr. Burgess
Michael Elphick Gordon Weller
David Ryall Titanic Walters / Titanic
Jonathan Lynn Ted Margolies
Maureen Lipman Brenda Weller
Lesley Joseph Val
June Watson Lillian / Lilian
Philippa Howell Mrs Staveley / Mrs Stavely / Miss Stavely
Gary Holton Eddie Hairstyle
T-Bone Wilson Constantine
Hugh Quarshie Campion
Janine Duvitski Receptionist
Chris Jenkinson Applicant
Nadim Sawalha Arab Man
Stacy Davies Cafe Owner / Cafe Proprietor
Derek Deadman
Leo Dolan
Derek Benfield Football Driver

Producers

Verity Lambert Executive Producer
Christopher Neame Producer

Editors

Ben Rayner

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