Red Monarch 41 years old

Red Monarch

British comedy satirising Stalin's inner circle as an absolute monarchs court. In the face of rampant abuse of power and poisonous distrust some still manage to keep faith with the Bolshevist creed until the very end. In front of the firing squad a stalwart bolshevist of the first hour exclaims: "Even in the best democracy errors are being made!"


Red Monarch Cast

Name Character
David Suchet He was 37, now 78 years old as Beria
David Kelly He was 53, 82 years old when he died as Sergo
Brian Glover He was 49, 63 years old when he died as Nikita Kruschev
David Threlfall He was 29, now 70 years old as Vasily
Lee Montague He was 55, now 96 years old as Lee
Carroll Baker She was 52, now 93 years old as Brown
Colin Blakely He was 52, 56 years old when he died as Stalin
Peter Woodthorpe He was 51, 72 years old when he died as Malenkov
Ian Hogg He was 6, now 34 years old as Shapochnikov
Jean Heywood She was 61, 98 years old when she died as Sopha
Wensley Pithey He was 68, 79 years old when he died as Voroshilov
Tim Preece He was 44, now 85 years old as Lukov
Glynn Edwards He was 52, 87 years old when he died as Vlasek
Nigel Stock He was 63, 66 years old when he died as Molotov
Oscar Quitak He was 57, now 98 years old as Mekhlis
Freddie Earlle He was 59, 83 years old when he died as Mikoyan
Susan Carpenter She was 17, now 58 years old as Seraphima
George Costigan He was 35, now 76 years old as Projectionist
George A. Cooper He was 58, 93 years old when he died as Kaganovitch
Gawn Grainger He was 45, now 86 years old as Zamorsky
Malcolm Terris He was 42, now 83 years old as Chairman, Physical Culture
Ceri Jackson as Olga
Virginia Balfour as Housekeeper

Red Monarch Crew

Name Department
David Appleby as Still Photographer. Camera
Yuri Korotkov as Story. He was 28 (now 69) years old Writing
Jack Gold as Director. He was 52 (now 94) years old Directing
Charles Wood as Writer. He was 34 (1) years old when He died Writing
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Red Monarch (41 years)

  • Release day: Thursday, June 16, 1983
  • Runtime: 101 minutes