British Comedy Guide

The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain. Image shows from L to R: Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald.

The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain

1995 British comedy film about a small Welsh village. Stars Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald and Colm Meaney.

On TV on Wednesday at 1pm on London Live

The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain. Image shows from L to R: Tara Fitzgerald, Hugh Grant.

The Englishman Who Went Up A Hill But Came Down A Mountain

When the residents of a Welsh village learn that their "mountain" is just short of the required 1,000ft threshold, they plan to make it taller

Genre
Film
Released
1995
Starring
Hugh Grant, Tara Fitzgerald and Colm Meaney
Writer
Christopher Monger
Director
Christopher Monger
Producer
Sarah Curtis

English cartographer Reginald Anson and his partner upset an entire Welsh community when they arrive to measure the town's mountain peak, a prized local landmark, and declare that it is merely a hill.

He soon finds the eccentric locals will stop at nothing to defend their honour. While the townspeople rally around their mountain, a fiery young woman charms the puzzled out-of-towner into seeing things their way.

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