A scene from Great in Britain: The Movie featuring the late, great Peter Bowles, Stephanie Leonidas and Ben Starr. The scene was shot on a cold day in Kew, England and features Peter Bowles reading a poem by Walt Whitman. The charm, humour and grace Bowles brought to the film as Sir Edward Mead were immeasurable and he stole the show in every scene he appeared in. Peter Bowles was one of a kind and was truly a great in Britain. Thank you, Peter.
Peter Bowles, in character as Sir Edward Mead, shares some sage advice for life in the comedy film Great in Britain: The Movie
The Strange Shapes sequence from Great in Britain: The Movie. The song is performed by Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso) who also co-stars in the film.
Featuring Jason Flemyng, Ben Starr & Veronica Roberts one of the most popular scenes from the movie.
Performed by Stefan Booth the 'We All Have a Star Inside' scene from Great in Britain: The Movie
Great in Britain: The Movie is a life-affirming, alternative and razor-sharp British comedy starring the legendary Peter Bowles (To The Manor Born), Larry Lamb (Gavin and Stacey), Jason Flemyng (Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), Colin Salmon (Krypton), iconic British pop stars Right Said Fred, Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso), Ben S
Great in Britain: The Movie is a life-affirming, alternative and razor-sharp British comedy starring the legendary Peter Bowles (To The Manor Born), Larry Lamb (Gavin and Stacey), Jason Flemyng (Lock Stock and Two Smoking Barrels), Colin Salmon (Krypton), iconic British pop stars Right Said Fred, Hannah Waddingham (Ted Lasso), Ben Starr (Jamestown), Stephanie Leonidas (American Gothic) and Strictly Come Dancing winner Tom Chambers with choreography by Australian choreographer and singer, Jason Gardiner.
Forged with wit and style, machine-gun dialogue, intricate plotting and arch observations Great in Britain: The Movie is the unique, heartwarming and thought-provoking story of three old school friends dealing with life, epic failure, guardian angels, a sarcastic Scottish God, a dog called Audrey and discovering what really matters in the end.
The epic 5 year production & release journey of Great in Britain: The Movie is a story of determination, not giving up and overcoming the odds. The film was written and directed by writer and photographer, Howard Webster. Production primarily took place in Kew, Surrey with the final scenes of the movie being shot in Tadworth, Surr
The epic 5 year production & release journey of Great in Britain: The Movie is a story of determination, not giving up and overcoming the odds. The film was written and directed by writer and photographer, Howard Webster. Production primarily took place in Kew, Surrey with the final scenes of the movie being shot in Tadworth, Surrey after an epic production journey that spanned two referendums and one Brexit. The film began production in March 2014 with its final scenes being shot at the end of 2018 and post-production completing in 2019.
In 2015 a film festival cut of the movie was created under the film's working title, Meet Pursuit Delange: The Movie. This film festival cut of the picture is shorter and is missing key scenes which were not filmed at the time. This early version was shown at the Raindance Film Festival in October 2015 where an extra screening had to be added due to public demand for tickets. Despite this it still took until 2019 to complete the film. The picture finally had a boutique UK theatrical release in 2019.
The film led to a spin-off comedy and interview podcast called Great in Britain Radio with Season 1 being downloaded in 100 countries. A second season is now being planned for 2022.
Great in Britain: The Movie is currently only available as a rental on Prime Video in the UK and USA.
The movie's 2019 theatrical release in the UK has caused some controversy. One church group refused to allow the film to be screened at a venue two days before the advertised screening was set to go ahead. 'We decided not to make a big deal of it,' says the movie's director, Howard Webster, 'the potential tabloid newspaper headline MOVIE
The movie's 2019 theatrical release in the UK has caused some controversy. One church group refused to allow the film to be screened at a venue two days before the advertised screening was set to go ahead. 'We decided not to make a big deal of it,' says the movie's director, Howard Webster, 'the potential tabloid newspaper headline MOVIE STARRING GOD BANNED BY CHURCH does rather write itself and we weren't sure it was the kind of attention we wanted to encourage and decided to take the high-ground.'
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