The Ladykillers. Image shows from L to R: Major Courtney (Cecil Parker), Harry Robinson (Peter Sellers), Professor Marcus (Alec Guinness), Mrs. Wilberforce (Katie Johnson), 'One-Round' Lawson (Danny Green). Copyright: Studio Canal.

The Ladykillers

1955 British comedy film about a gang of crooks. Stars Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green and others.

On TV on Thursday 28th February at 12:45pm on Film4

The Ladykillers. Image shows from L to R: Major Courtney (Cecil Parker), Louis Harvey (Herbert Lom), Professor Marcus (Alec Guinness). Copyright: Studio Canal.

The Ladykillers

Classic Ealing comedy film starring Alec Guinness and Peter Sellers. A gang of robbers meet their match in a little old lady

Genre
Film
Released
1955
Starring
Alec Guinness, Cecil Parker, Herbert Lom, Peter Sellers, Danny Green, Katie Johnson, Jack Warner, Philip Stainton and Frankie Howerd
Writer
William Rose
Director
Alexander Mackendrick
Producer
Michael Balcon

Production Details

UK certificate
U
Duration
97 minutes
Release date
Thursday 8th December 1955
Distributor

The Rank Organisation

Production company
Soundtrack
Music composed by Tristram Cary, performed by the Sinfonia of London, conducted by Dock Mathieson.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

Upcoming repeats
  1. Thursday 28th February at 12:45pm on Film4

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