A Chorus of Disapproval (film)

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A Chorus of Disapproval
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Directed by Michael Winner
Written by Alan Ayckbourn
Michael Winner
Starring Jeremy Irons
Anthony Hopkins
Prunella Scales
Jenny Seagrove
Sylvia Syms
Music by John Du Prez
Cinematography Alan Jones
Edited by Chris Barnes
Michael Winner
Distributed by Curzon Films
Release date
August 18, 1989
Running time
105 minutes
Country United Kingdom
Language English
Budget $4 million[1]
Box office $216,373[2]

A Chorus of Disapproval is a 1989 British film adapted from the Alan Ayckbourn play of the same title, directed by Michael Winner. Among the movie's cast are Anthony Hopkins, Jeremy Irons, Richard Briers, and Alexandra Pigg.

The story follows a young widower, Guy Jones, as he joins an amateur operatic society that is putting on The Beggar's Opera. He rapidly progresses through the ranks to become the male lead, while simultaneously conducting liaisons with several of the female cast.

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Filming Locations[edit]

The main filming locations in Scarborough were:

  • Scarborough Railway Station - Guy arrives in Scarborough at the beginning and leaves for Blackpool at the end
  • Duke of York Guest House, 1-2 Merchants Row, off Eastborough, Scarborough - Guy's lodgings
  • Castle Community Centre, East Sandgate - the cast rehearse The Beggar's Opera
  • Royal Opera House [now demolished], St Thomas Street - the cast rehearse and then perform The Beggar's Opera in the theatre


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