The Bed Sitting Room. Mate (Spike Milligan).

The Bed Sitting Room

1970 British comedy film about London after a nuclear war. Stars Rita Tushingham, Dudley Moore, Harry Secombe, Arthur Lowe, Roy Kinnear and others.

The Bed Sitting Room. Image shows from L to R: Police Inspector (Peter Cook), Police Sergeant (Dudley Moore).

The Bed Sitting Room

Surreal post-apocalyptic satire set in London after a nuclear war, following the last 20 people alive. Co-created and starring Spike Milligan

Genre
Film
Released
1970
Creators
Spike Milligan and John Antrobus
Starring
Rita Tushingham, Dudley Moore, Harry Secombe, Arthur Lowe, Roy Kinnear, Spike Milligan, Ronald Fraser, Jimmy Edwards and others
Writers
John Antrobus and Charles Wood
Director
Richard Lester
Producers
Richard Lester and Oscar Lewenstein

Production Details

Tagline
We've got a bomb on our hands; The great nuclear misunderstanding lasted 2 minutes & 28 seconds (including signing the peace treaty)
UK certificate
AA
Duration
91 minutes
Release date
Wednesday 25th March 1970
Produced
1968
Premiere
June 1969, Berlin International Film Festival
Distributor

United Artists

Soundtrack
Music composed by Ken Thorne.
Laugh track
None

Location

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Broadcast details

Last repeat
Friday 30th June 2017 at 10:00pm on London Live

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