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Screen One: A Question of Attribution


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James Fox as Sir Anthony Blunt, Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures and the "fourth man" in the Cambridge spy ring, and Prunella Scales as the Queen star in this new BBC film, directed by John Schlesinger, of Alan Bennett 's National Theatre hit.
It is a witty examination of the thesis that appearances can be deceptive. Blunt leads a double-life - interrogations by MI5 interspersed with visits to the Palace where, on one memorable occasion, he is surprised by Her Majesty.
Sadly it was to prove the last work of producer Innes Lloyd, who died in August and had been responsible for many of Bennett's TV productions.
COVER STORY: Alan Bennett writes about this piece on page 20
FILMS: pages 45-52


Unknown: James Fox
Unknown: Anthony Blunt
Unknown: Prunella Scales
Directed By: John Schlesinger
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Producer: Innes Lloyd
Unknown: Alan Bennett
Sir Anthony Blunt: James Fox
HM the Queen: Prunella Scales
Chubb: David Caldcr
Donleavy: Geoffrey Palmer
Restorer: John Carter
Phillips: Mark Payton
Colin: Jason Flemyng
Blunt's secretary: Anne Jameson
Collins: Edward de Souza

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Screen One: A Question of Attribution

BBC One London, 20 October 1991 21.20

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