Absolute Hell

BBC Two comedy drama. 1 episode in 1991. Stars Judi Dench, Susan Porrett, Sylvia Barter, Ronald Pickup, Francesca Annis, Eileen Page, Gregory Floy and others.

Absolute Hell

Black comedy broadcast as the first in BBC Two drama anthology Performance

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
1991
Channel
BBC Two
Episodes
1
Starring
Judi Dench, Susan Porrett, Sylvia Barter, Ronald Pickup, Francesca Annis, Eileen Page, Gregory Floy, Charles Gray and others
Writer
Rodney Ackland
Director
Anthony Page
Producer
Simon Curtis

Black comedy set in Soho, London, right after WW2. Half of the fun is seeing a slew of very familiar faces kick up their heels as gay men, lesbians, party-girls, drunks, and drag queens.

Production Details

Production company
Soundtrack
Music by Jason Osborn.
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Saturday 5th October 1991 on BBC Two at 9:30pm
Episode length
120 minutes

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