Starter for 10 (2006)


In 1985, against the backdrop of Thatcherism, Brian Jackson enrolls in the University of Bristol, a scholarship boy from seaside Essex with a love of knowledge for its own sake and a childhood spent watching "University Challenge," a college quiz show. At Bristol he tries out for the Challenge team and falls under the spell of Alice, a lovely blond with an extensive sexual past.

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WatchMovies Score: 6.4/10 from 190 votes
Release Date: 2006-09-13
Status: Released
Run time: 92 min / 1:32
Production Studio : Scion Films, BBC Films, HBO Films, Neal Street Productions, Playtone, Scamp Film and Theatre Ltd.
Production Countries: United Kingdom, United States of America


James McAvoy
as Brian Jackson
Alice Eve
as Alice Harbinson
Dominic Cooper
as Spencer
Simon Woods
as Josh
Benedict Cumberbatch
as Patrick Watts
Mark Gatiss
as Bamber Gascoigne
Catherine Tate
as Julie Jackson
Rebecca Hall
as Rebecca Epstein
Elaine Tan
as Lucy Chang
John Henshaw
as Des
Charles Dance
as Michael Harbinson
Lindsay Duncan
as Rose Harbison
Raj Ghatak
as Nigel De Havilland
Guy Henry
as Dr. Morrison
James Corden
as Tone
Nicholas Gleaves
as Speaker for Nuclear Disarmament
James Gaddas
as Martin Jackson
Ian Bonar
as Colin


Directing Tom Vaughan Director
Writing David Nicholls Novel
Writing David Nicholls Screenplay
Production Nina Gold Casting
Camera Ashley Rowe Director of Photography
Sound Blake Neely Original Music Composer
Sound Deva Anderson Music Supervisor
Sound Delphine Robertson Music Supervisor
Sound Tom Trafalski Music Editor
Art Sarah Greenwood Production Design
Costume & Make-Up Charlotte Morris Costume Design
Art Katie Spencer Set Decoration
Art Ian Bailie Supervising Art Director
Art Nick Gottschalk Art Direction
Editing Heather Persons Editor
Editing Jon Harris Editor
Directing Angela Wharton Script Supervisor
Camera Giles Keyte Still Photographer
Lighting Campbell McIntosh Gaffer
Sound Cameron Frankley Supervising Sound Editor
Sound Kimberly Harris Supervising Sound Editor
Production Tom Hanks Producer
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