Beautiful Thing

Beautiful Thing (1996)

  • Genre: Comedy, Drama, Romance
  • Release Date: 1996-06-21
  • User Rating: 7.4/10 from 164 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 32min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: Channel Four Films
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director: Hettie MacDonald
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From 164 Ratings


Set during a long, hot summer on the Thamesmead Estate in Southeast London, three teenagers edge towards adulthood.

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  • Linda Henry

    as Sandra Gangel
  • Glen Berry

    as Jamie Gangel
  • Scott Neal

    as Ste Pearce
  • Tameka Empson

    as Leah
  • Ben Daniels

    as Tony
  • Meera Syal

    as Miss Chauhan
  • Garry Cooper

    as Ronnie Pearce
  • Andrew Fraser

    as Jayson
  • John Savage

    as Lenny
  • Jeillo Edwards

    as Rose
  • Terry Duggan

    as Kevin
  • Anna Karen

    as Marlene
  • Julia-Lee Smith

    as Gina
  • Daniel Bowers

    as Trevor
  • Martin Walsh

    as Mr Bennett
  • Jonathan Harvey

    as Petra
  • Marlene Sidaway

    as Betty
  • John Benfield

    as Rodney Barr
Camera Chris Seager Director of Photography
Production Tony Garnett Producer
Sound John Altman Original Music Composer
Directing Hettie MacDonald Director
Writing Jonathan Harvey Theatre Play
Writing Jonathan Harvey Screenplay
Production Bill Shapter Producer
Editing Don Fairservice Editor