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A Question of Attribution


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Another chance to see
Alan Bennett 's witty examination of the thesis that appearances can be deceptive, starring James Fox
Prunella Scales
Directed by John Schlesinger , it won the 1991 Bafta award for best single drama.
Sir Anthony Blunt leads a double-life as Surveyor of the Queen's Pictures and the "fourth man" in the Cambridge spy ring. Interrogations by MI5 are interspersed with visits to the Palace where, on one memorable occasion, he is surprised by Her Majesty.
Producer Innes Lloyd


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

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