The Rise and Rise of Michael Rimmer

1970

Kevin Billington
Director
Warner Brothers
Studio

A machiavellian pundit makes his way up the political ziggurat likkety-split.

Strained vehicle for Peter Cook with laughs thin on the ground, the satire however, is dead on, isn't this the plot of House of Cards?

Zillions of uncredited extras, who would need better resolution than I have here, did I espy Pauline Chamberlain and Aiden Harrington?
and that guy...um...



12th November 1970
Cinema



94 mins




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Peter Cook
Michael Rimmer
Denholm Elliott
Peter Niss
Ronald Fraser
Tom Hutchinson
Vanessa Howard
Patricia Cartwright
Arthur Lowe
Ferret
George A. Cooper
Blockett
Harold Pinter
Steven Hench
James Cossins
Crodder
Roland Culver
Sir Eric Bentley
Dudley Foster
Federman
Dennis Price
Fairburn
John Cleese
Pumer
Diana Coupland
Mrs Spimm
Nicholas Phipps
Snaggot
Desmond Walter-Ellis
Buffery
Norman Bird
Alderman Poot
Graham Chapman
Fromage
Elspeth March
Mrs Ferret
Norman Rossington
guide at Porton Down
Percy Edwards
Bird Impersonator
Ann Beach
Receptionist
Valerie Leon
Tanya
William Job
Waring
Monika Ringwald
girl in commercial
Rosalie Westwater
Tart
Michael Trubshawe
Mandeville
Ronnie Corbett
Interviewer
Leslie Heritage
Gerald Pringle
Graham Crowden
Bishop of Cowley
Richard Pearson
Willing
Jerry Ram
Ranjit X
Roger Maxwell
Party Chairman
Arthur Lovegrove
Studio doorman
Jonathan Cecil
Spot
Ronald Baddiley
Freddie Daring
Frank Thornton
Stoddart
Richard Caldicot
Bream
Guy Middleton
Potter
Julian Glover
Col. Moffat
Robert Raglan
General Strike
Bruce Carstairs
Adm. Crichton
Martin Boddey
Major Mathieson
Michael Barrington
Major Scott
Michael Bates
Mr Spimm
Derek Aylward
Diner
Sean Barry-Weske
Thug
Sinéad Cusack
Yvonne
Scott Fredericks
Swedish TV Technician
Victor Harrington
Military Official (uncredited)
Anthony Morton
Shocked of Nuneaton
Zakes Mokae
mugger
Ishaq Bux
Presidential visitor
John Tatum
army officer
Jeremy Child
diner