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Absolute Beginners

A musical adaptation of Colin MacInnes' novel about life in late 1950s London. Nineteen-year-old photographer Colin is hopelessly in love with model Crepe Suzette, but her relationships are strictly connected with her progress in the fashion world. So Colin gets involved with a pop promoter and tries to crack the big time. Meanwhile, racial tension is brewing in Colin's Notting Hill housing estate...

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Absolute Beginners Cast

Name Character
Robbie Coltrane He was 35, now 71 years old as Mario
Carmen Ejogo She was 12, now 48 years old as Carmen
Steven Berkoff He was 48, now 84 years old as The Fanatic
David Bowie He was 38, 69 years old when he died as Vendice Partners
Ronald Fraser He was 55, 66 years old when he died as Amberley Drove
Julian Firth He was 25, now 61 years old as The Misery Kid
James Fox He was 46, now 82 years old as Henley of Mayfair, Dressmaker to the Queen
Bruce Payne He was 28, now 64 years old as Flikker
Paul Rhys He was 22, now 58 years old as Dean Swift
Sylvia Syms She was 51, now 88 years old as Cynthia Eve
Mandy Rice-Davies She was 41, 70 years old when she died as Flora, Colin's Mum
Irene Handl She was 84, 85 years old when she died as Mrs Larkin
Edward Tudor-Pole He was 30, now 66 years old as Ed the Ted
Colin Jeavons He was 56, now 92 years old as Pamphleteer
Patsy Kensit She was 17, now 53 years old as Suzette
Eddie O'Connell as Colin, Photographer / Narrator
Graham Fletcher-Cook as Wizard
Lionel Blair He was 54, now 90 years old as Harry Charms
Bruno Tonioli He was 30, now 66 years old as Maltese Lodger
Anita Morris She was 42, 50 years old when she died as Dido Lament
Eve Ferret as Big Jill
Eric Sykes He was 62, 89 years old when he died as Arcade Attendant
Johnny Shannon He was 53, now 89 years old as Saltzman
Alan Freeman He was 58, 79 years old when he died as Call-Me-Cobber
Joseph McKenna He was 142, 83 years old when he died as Fabulous Hoplite
Peter-Hugo Daly He was 30, now 66 years old as Vern
Sade She was 26, now 63 years old as Athene Duncannon
Jess Conrad He was 49, now 85 years old as Cappuccino Man
Gary Beadle He was 21, now 57 years old as Johnny Wonder
The Kinks was 22, now 58 years old as Arthur, Colin's Dad

Absolute Beginners Crew

Name Department
Don Macpherson as Screenplay. He was 31 (now 67) years old Writing
Stephen Woolley as Producer. He was 29 (now 65) years old Production
Christopher Wicking as Screenplay. He was 42 (65) years old when He died Writing
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Absolute Beginners (35 years)

Welcome to the world of your dreams!

  • Release day: Friday, April 04, 1986
  • Runtime: 108 minutes