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The Flint Street Nativity

Written by Tim Firth
Directed by Marcus Mortimer
Produced by Peter Elias Jones (Antena Productions)
& Paul Spencer (Yorkshire Television)
 
The Screenplay

 

 
 

The Story

The eight-year-old pupils of Flint Street Primary School, all played by adults, perform the nativity play for their parents. The story is based on real events, collected over a period of ten years from members of Tim Firth's family and friends who were teachers.

 

The Cast

Starring...

Gabriel - Dervla Kirwan a
Mary - Josie Lawrence
Shepherd - Jane Horrocks
Shepherd - Hywel Simons
Inn Keeper - John Thomson
Narrator - Stephen Tompkinson
Herod - Frank Skinner
Wise Man - Julia Sawalha
Wise Man - Neil Morrissey
Wise Man - Tony Marshall
Ass - Mark Addy
Joseph - Jason Hughes
Star of Bethlehem - Ralph Little
Mrs Humphries - Lyn Hunter  

 

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Reviews

"Exposes what an ungodly snake pit of paediatric power-politics the staging of your average Nativity play can be... There are moments when you may wet yourself laughing."
Alfred Hickling, Guardian

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Trivia

aJosie and her female co-stars wore swimsuits three sizes too small to flatten their adult bits!

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aAVAILABLE NOW ON DVD
DVD Flint Street NativityIt seems that your power of persuasion (you the fans) have convinced Yorkshire TV to allow the release of this classic comedy drama on DVD.
 
Tim Firth's hilarious and poignant seasonal one-off has a cast-list that reads like a Who's Who of British comedy and was filmed on an oversize set to make the actors' characters all the more believable.
 
 
 
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CAT: IMC586D

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