Hattie (film)

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Based on Hattie: The Authorised Biography of Hattie Jacques
by Andy Merriman
Written by Stephen Russell
Directed by Dan Zeff
Starring Ruth Jones
Robert Bathurst
Aidan Turner
Theme music composer Stephen McKeon
Producer(s) Seb Barwell
Richard Osborne
Cinematography Ian Moss
Editor(s) Lois Bygrave
Running time 85 minutes
Production company(s) Angel Eye Media
Original network BBC Four
Original release 19 January 2011 (2011-01-19)
External links
Website www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00xllyq

Hattie is a television film on the life of the British comic actress Hattie Jacques, played by Ruth Jones, her marriage to John Le Mesurier (Robert Bathurst) and her affair with their lodger John Schofield (Aidan Turner).[1] First broadcast in January 2011, it became the most watched programme on BBC Four ever and defeated biopic The Curse of Steptoe, which had held the record since 2008.[2]



  1. ^ "Hattie – introduction". BBC.co.uk. 2011-01-04. Retrieved 2014-01-02. 
  2. ^ "Hattie carries on with biggest ever BBC4 audience". BBC.co.uk. 2011-01-21. Retrieved 2014-01-02. 

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