Coming Through 38 years old

While researching the work of author D.H. Lawrence (Kenneth Branagh), Kate (Alison Steadman) begins a romance with a fellow academic, and learns about Lawrence's love affair with the married aristocrat Frieda Von Richthofen (Helen Mirren) in this made-for-television drama. As Lawrence and Von Richthofen fall deeper into their forbidden relationship, Kate grows more familiar with Lawrence's work, such as the sensuous Lady Chatterly's Lover.


Coming Through Cast

Name Character
Helen Mirren She was 39, now 77 years old as Frieda von Richtofen Weekley
Kenneth Branagh He was 24, now 62 years old as D.H. Lawrence
Alison Steadman She was 38, now 76 years old as Kate
Felicity Montagu She was 24, now 62 years old as Jessie Chambers
Norman Rodway He was 55, 72 years old when he died as William Hopkin
Philip Martin Brown He was 28, now 66 years old as David
Alison King She was 11, now 50 years old as Sallie Hopkin
Fiona Victory She was 33, now 71 years old as Alice Dax
Malcolm Storry He was 36, now 75 years old as Arthur Lawrence

Coming Through Crew

Name Department
Marc Wilkinson as Music. He was 32 (now 70) years old Sound
Alan Plater as Writer. He was 49 (75) years old when He died Writing
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Coming Through (38 years)

  • Release day: Tuesday, January 01, 1985
  • Runtime: 80 minutes