Meet Me Tonight

Meet Me Tonight

Anthony Pelissier (1952)

80min
PG Certificate
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Review

Our Score
A poor portmanteau picture comprising three one-act plays written by Noël Coward. There are too few examples of the urbane Coward wit to atone for the banality of the stories, while the observations on the types produced by the British class system are shallow to the point of platitude. However, the performances stand up rather well, with Ted Ray and Kay Walsh cheerfully hurling insults as the unhappy music-hall marrieds in Red Peppers; Stanley Holloway dour and determined as the worm who turns in Fumed Oak; and, best of all, Valerie Hobson and Nigel Patrick brimming with charm as Riviera fraudsters confronted by burglar Jack Warner in Ways and Means.

Cast & Crew

Lily Pepper Kay Walsh
George Pepper Ted Ray
Mabel Grace Martita Hunt
Henry Gow Stanley Holloway
Doris Gow Betty Ann Davies
Grandma Rockett Mary Merrall
Stella Cartwright Valerie Hobson
Toby Cartwright Nigel Patrick
Murdoch Jack Warner
Director Anthony Pelissier
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourAvailable on: video