How to Get Ahead in Advertising (1989)


Pressure from his boss and a skin-cream client produces a talking boil on a British adman's neck.

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Movie Score: 6.5/10 from 40 votes
Release Date: 1989-05-05
Status: Released
Run time: 95 min / 1:35
Production Studio : Virgin Films, HandMade Films
Production Country: United Kingdom
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How to Get Ahead in Advertising Casts

Richard E. Grant
as Denis Dimbleby Bagley
Rachel Ward
as Julia Bagley
Richard Wilson
as John Bristol
Jacqueline Tong
as Penny Wheelstock
John Shrapnel
as Psychiatrist
Susan Wooldridge
as Monica
Hugh Armstrong
as Harry Wax
Mick Ford
as Richard
Jacqueline Pearce
as Maud
Christopher Simon
as Waiter
Gino Melvazzi
as Waiter
Tony Slattery
as Basil
Rachel Fielding
as Jennifer
Pip Torrens
as Jonathan
Jon Levitt
as Businessman on train
Donald Hoath
as Businessman on train
Pauline Melville
as Sylvia
Sean Bean
as Larry Frisk
Francesca Longrigg
as Nurse
Tanveer Ghani
as Doctor
Roddy Maude-Roxby
as Dr Gatty
Joanna Mays
as Phillis Blokey
Bruce Robinson
as The Boil (Voice Only)
Eric Idle
as Male Love Bird (voice) (uncredited)
Gordon Gostelow
as Priest

How to Get Ahead in Advertising Crew

Directing Bruce Robinson Director
Writing Bruce Robinson Screenplay
Production David Wimbury Producer
Sound David Dundas Original Music Composer
Sound Rick Wentworth Original Music Composer