Starter for 10
Starter for 10

Release Date

Oct 15, 2006

2006

Starter for 10

Drama | Comedy | Romance

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Synopsis

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.

Cast

Brian Jackson

James McAvoy

Brian Jackson

Alice Harbinson

Alice Eve

Alice Harbinson

Spencer

Dominic Cooper

Spencer

Josh

Simon Woods

Josh

Rebecca Epstein

Rebecca Hall

Rebecca Epstein

Lucy Chang

Elaine Tan

Lucy Chang

Des

John Henshaw

Des

Michael Harbinson

Charles Dance

Michael Harbinson

Nigel De Havilland

Raj Ghatak

Nigel De Havilland

Julie Jackson

Catherine Tate

Julie Jackson

Patrick Watts

Benedict Cumberbatch

Patrick Watts

Bamber Gascoigne

Mark Gatiss

Bamber Gascoigne

Dr. Morrison

Guy Henry

Dr. Morrison

Tone

James Corden

Tone

Rose Harbison

Lindsay Duncan

Rose Harbison

Speaker for Nuclear Disarmament

Nicholas Gleaves

Speaker for Nuclear Disarmament

Martin Jackson

James Gaddas

Martin Jackson

Colin

Ian Bonar

Colin

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