Peter Finch and Kay Kendall star in this British comedy from the 1950s that predicts the phenomenon of reality TV. In the days of limited viewing options for those lucky enough to have a telly, producers come up with the novel idea of having a show based on the lives of a real-life couple - the cameras in their home showing their ups and downs. The couple they choose for the pilot, however, Simon and Laura Foster (Finch and Kendall) prove to be less than ideal subjects. Though the pair are stage thespians of some note, their relationship is not as it seems and in fact, Simon is boarding a train to move back to his mother's when his agent offers him the gig. When he meets the show's writer, Janet (Muriel Pavlow), Simon attempts to woo her, upsetting Laura in the process.

Simon and Laura

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Number of Discs
1
Release Date
02/08/2021
Studio
Network
format
Blu-ray / Normal
Duration
91
Certificate UK
PG

Peter Finch and Kay Kendall star in this British comedy from the 1950s that predicts the phenomenon of reality TV. In the days of limited viewing options for those lucky enough to have a telly, producers come up with the novel idea of having a show based on the lives of a real-life couple - the cameras in their home showing their ups and downs. The couple they choose for the pilot, however, Simon and Laura Foster (Finch and Kendall) prove to be less than ideal subjects. Though the pair are stage thespians of some note, their relationship is not as it seems and in fact, Simon is boarding a train to move back to his mother's when his agent offers him the gig. When he meets the show's writer, Janet (Muriel Pavlow), Simon attempts to woo her, upsetting Laura in the process.

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Director: Muriel Box
Producer: Terry Baird
Writer: Peter Blackmore
Writer: Alan Melville
Actor: Peter Finch
Actor: Kay Kendall
Actor: Muriel Pavlow
Actor: Hubert Gregg
Actor: Maurice Denham
Actor: Ian Carmichael
Actor: Richard Wattis
Actor: Thora Hird
Actor: Terence Longdon
Actor: Clive Parritt
Music: Benjamin Frankel
Cinematographer: Ernest Steward

Main Format
Blu-ray
Keyword Index
Simon and Laura|Peter Finch
Colour
B/W
Region
Region B
Extras 1
High Definition extras tbc
Extras 2
Language(s):English, InteractiveMenu
Catalogue Number
7958375
Extras 3
ImageGallery

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