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Lucky Jim Cast and Credits

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Jim Dixon

Stephen Tompkinson grew up in St. Lythams-on-sea in Lancashire. He started acting in school and attended the Central School of Speech and Drama in London. He won the BBC's Carlton Hobbs award and was rewarded with a plethora of roles in radio dramas -- 54 -- in seven months. He has worked on stage, television (as Father Peter Clifford in Ballykissangel) and in films, including Brassed Off and Hotel Splendide. In 1994 he was named the British Comedy Awards Best Actor for his role as Damien Day in the TV series Drop the Dead Donkey.

Neddy Welch

Robert Hardy was born in the UK in 1925. His long and illustrious acting career has included many roles in Masterpiece Theatre presentations including Elizabeth R, Shoulder To Shoulder, Upstairs, Downstairs IV, The Duchess of Duke Street, I, Winston Churchill - the Wilderness Years, Lord Mountbatten: the Last Viceroy, The Death of the Heart, Northanger Abbey, Middlemarch and Bramwell.

Hardy became interested in the longbow when he played Henry V at Stratford. He became an expert, has consulted in longbow/weapons research and has authored a book on the subject, Longbow: a Social and Military History.

Celia Welch

Penelope Wilton, a native of North Yorkshire, England, has been acting since the early '70s. Her Masterpiece Theatre roles include Wives and Daughters (as Mrs. Hamley), Country Matters and The Tale of Beatrix Potter. Other notable film and television projects include Iris (with Dame Judi Dench), The French Lieutenant's Woman, and The Borrowers. She is married to actor Ian Holm.

Margaret Peel

Daughter of a diplomat and a physiotherapist, Helen McCrory was born in London and grew up in locations around the world. Her credits on stage, television and film. include The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) with Jim Caviezel and Guy Pearce, and Charlotte Gray (2001) with Cate Blanchett. She played the title role in Masterpiece Theatre's 2001 presentation Anna Karenina.

Christine Callaghan

Keeley Hawes was 'discovered' in London at the age of 15 and went on to become a successful model. After a couple of years a casting agent, who had seen pictures of her in campaigns for Sisley and Benetton, asked her to come in for an audition. She got the job and her career -- and life -- changed direction.

Hawes's other film and television roles include Masterpiece Theatre's Othello (as Dessie), Wives and Daughters (as Cynthia) and Our Mutual Friend (as Lizzie Hexam).

Bertrand Welch

Stephen Mangan graduated from Cambridge where he studied law. His acting career began in West End theatre productions. He is best known for roles in Birthday Girl (2002), Billy Elliot (2000) and the television series Adrian Mole: The Cappuccino Years.

Carol Goldsmith

Hermione Norris
Cecil Goldsmith

Anthony Calf
Julius Gore-Urqhart

Denis Lawson

David Ryall
Alfred Beesley

Hugh Parker
Evan Johns

Robert Wilfort
Mr Wilson

Tim Wylton
Mrs Cutler

Ursula Jones
Mr Pringle

Anthony Smee
Taxi Driver

Dorian Lough
Bus Conductor

Ian Lindsay
Mr Catchpole

Rick Warden

Production Credits

Based on the novel byKingsley Amis

Adapted by Jack Rosenthal

ProducerSanne Craddick

DirectorRobin Sheppard

Casting DirectorJaney Fothergill

Line ProducerClaudine Sturdy

Location ManagerJonathan Allott

Script EditorKumari Salgado

1st Assistant DirectorAndrew Woodhead

Script SupervisorKirstie Edgar

Stunt Co-ordinatorRichard Hammatt

Fight ArrangerTerry King

Production AccountantMaaria Irtizaali

Assistant AccountantSteve Groom

Production Co-ordinatorKim Simon

Production SecretaryNatalie Street

Assistant Location ManagerJay Harradine

2nd Assistant DirectorJoanna Crow

3rd Assistant DirectorNathan Holmes

Art DirectorSharon Cartwright

Standby Art DirectorPaul Booth

Production BuyerMike Smith

Props MasterColin Bradbury

Standby PropsDoug Irwine
Mark Papworth

Dressing PropsMax Grant
Gavin Grant

Standby CarpenterAndrew Smith

Standby PainterTony Hand

Wardrobe SupervisorRussell Barnett

Wardrobe AssistantSue Mewton

Make-up ArtistsKate Hodgson
Sue Woodbridge

Steadicam OperatorAlf Tramontin

Focus PullerTim Potter

Clapper LoaderHilda Sealy

GripPaul Hatchman

GafferBill Astin

Best BoyVinny Cooper

ElectriciansPaul McGeachan
Michael Tower

RiggerPaul Buffrey

Sound RecordistClive Derbyshire

Boom OperatorPeter Margrave

Post Production SupervisorPhil Brown

Assistant EditorVictoria Beharrell

ColouristAiden Farrell

FX EditorChris Nuttall

Dubbing MixerPip Norton

In Association with Studio Canal Image

Director of PhotographyJulian Court

Production DesignerTim Hutchinson

Costume DesignerAnushia Nieradzik

Make-up and Hair DesignSandy Staples

EditorChris Dickens

Incidental Music Composed byMark Russell

Associate ProducerJack Rosenthal

Co-producerAnalisa Barreto

Executive Producers
for WTTVSimon Wright
for SMG Television ProductionsErina Rayner
for WGBHRebecca Eaton

Lucky Jim is a WTTV/WGBH Boston coproduction. It is presented on PBS by WGBH Boston.

Masterpiece Theatre has been presented on PBS by WGBH for thirty-one years. Rebecca Eaton is executive producer. Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Russell Baker is series host. The series is closed-captioned for deaf and hard-of-hearing viewers by The Caption Center at WGBH. A special narration track is added to the series by Descriptive Video Service® (DVS®), a service of WGBH to provide access to people who are blind or visually impaired. The DVS narration is available on the SAP channel of stereo TVs and VCRs.

WGBH is America's preeminent public broadcasting producer. More than one-third of PBS's prime-time lineup and companion Web content as well as many public radio favorites are produced by WGBH. The station is also a pioneer in educational multimedia and in access technologies for people with disabilities. For more information visit WGBH/Boston Online.

Lucky Jim Web credits

Senior Producer
Louise Weber

Tyler Howe

Senior Developer
Molly Frey

Caitlin O'Neil

Jessica Cavano, Research Assistant
Julie Wolf, Editorial Review

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