Starring: Bob Hoskins, Cheryl Campbell, Hywel Bennett, Peter Bowles, Gemma Craven, Ronald Fraser, Nigel Havers, Freddie Jones, Peter Cellier, Freddie Jones (Voice), Nigel Havers (Pres/Narr), Kenneth Colley, Hywel Bennett (Pres/Narr)
In Dennis Potter's Pennies From Heaven, Bob Hoskins plays Arthur, a salesman dealing in sheet music who falls in love with a school teacher called Eileen (Cheryl Campbell). When Eileen discovers that she is pregnant and that Arthur is already married to Joan (Gemma Craven) she runs away. Arthur is determined to give up everything to find her again... he believes in happy endings, just like in the songs he loves so much.
DVD Extras: Commentary on episodes one and six with director Piers Haggard and producer Kenith Trodd. Picture gallery.
Dennis Potter's 1978 award winning TV series
play, love story
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