The Saddest Music in the World

Comedy set in Winnipeg during the Great Depression. In the belief that people drink more beer when they are sad, a brewery baroness organises a contest to find the world's unhappiest music. The prize money attracts performers from around the world.


  • 2009-01-18 02:30:00 - 2009-01-18 04:05:00 on BBC Two England, BBC Two Northern Ireland Analogue, BBC Two Northern Ireland, BBC Two Scotland, BBC Two Wales Analogue, BBC Two Wales,


  • Actor Jessica Smith
  • Chester Kent Mark McKinney
  • Lady Port-Huntley Isabella Rossellini
  • Narcissa Maria de Madeiros
  • Roderick/Gravillo Ross McMillan
  • Fyodor David Fox
  • Actor Claude Dorge
  • Actor Darcy Fehr
  • Actor Talia Pura
  • Actor Erik Berg
  • Actor Matthew Kok
  • Actor Brent Neale
  • Director Guy Maddin
  • Producer Atom Egoyan
  • Producer Niv Fichman
  • Writer Kazuo Ishiguro
  • Writer Guy Maddin
  • Writer George Toles