Walter (1982 film)

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Walter is a British television drama directed by Stephen Frears and starring Ian McKellen, Barbara Jefford, Tony Melody, David Ryall, Keith Allen, Paula Tilbrook, and Jim Broadbent. It was first broadcast on the launch night of Channel 4 on 2 November 1982. Based on a 1978 novel of the same name by David Cook, it was the first ever Film on Four.

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Edited release of both films under the name Loving Walter
Based onWalter by David Cook
Story byDavid Cook
Directed byStephen Frears
StarringIan McKellen
Barbara Jefford
Tony Melody
David Ryall
Keith Allen
Paula Tilbrook
Jim Broadbent
Theme music composerGeorge Fenton
Country of originUnited Kingdom
Original languageEnglish
Executive producerRichard Creasey
ProducersPatrick Cassavetti
Richard Creasey
Nigel Evans
CinematographyChris Menges
EditorMick Audsley[1]
Running time70 min.
Production companiesCentral Independent Television
Randel Evans Productions
Original release
NetworkChannel 4
  • 2 November 1982 (1982-11-02)

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