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The Life and Death of Peter Sellers


Award-winning film documenting Peter Sellers' turbulent rise from popular BBC radio performer to one of the world's most gifted comedic actors. Peter was raised by a domineering mother and a meek father, and at an early age discovered he liked to hide behind the emotional curtain of playing a character. In time, Sellers put this skill to use as an actor, and discovered that he had a great gift for comedy, but increasingly realised he had no self...

Broadcasts

  • - on
  • 2008-11-16 23:20:00 - 2008-11-17 01:15:00 on BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One West, BBC One South West, BBC One South East, BBC One South, BBC One Oxford, BBC One North West, BBC One North East, BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One London, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One East, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One Wales, BBC One Scotland,
  • 2008-11-16 23:40:00 - 2008-11-17 01:35:00 on BBC One Northern Ireland,
  • 2009-08-24 23:05:00 - 2009-08-25 01:00:00 on BBC One Wales, BBC One East Yorkshire, BBC One Channel Islands, BBC One Cambridge, BBC One South East, BBC One Oxford, BBC One Yorkshire, BBC One North East, BBC One North West, BBC One East, BBC One East Midlands, BBC One West Midlands, BBC One London, BBC One South, BBC One South West, BBC One West,
  • 2009-08-24 23:35:00 - 2009-08-25 01:30:00 on BBC One Northern Ireland,
  • 2009-08-24 23:45:00 - 2009-08-25 01:40:00 on BBC One Scotland,
  • 2010-08-30 23:30:00 - 2010-08-31 01:25:00 on BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Wales, BBC Two England,
  • 2010-08-31 00:10:00 - 2010-08-31 02:05:00 on BBC Two Scotland,

Credits

  • Writer Christopher Markus
  • Peter Sellers Geoffrey Rush
  • Britt Ekland Charlize Theron
  • Anne Sellers Emily Watson
  • Blake Edwards John Lithgow
  • Peg Sellers Miriam Margoyles
  • Bill Sellers Peter Vaughan
  • Sophia Loren Sonia Aquino
  • Stanley Kubrick Stanley Tucci
  • Maurice Woodruff Stephen Fry
  • Dennis Selinger Henry Goodman
  • Casting Agent Alison Steadman
  • Ted Levy Peter Gevisser
  • Director Stephen Hopkins
  • Producer Simon Bosanquet
  • Writer Roger Lewis
  • Writer Stephen McFeely