Hattie (film)

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Directed by Dan Zeff
Produced by Seb Barwell
Richard Osborne
Written by Stephen Russell
Based on Hattie: The Authorised Biography of Hattie Jacques 
by Andy Merriman
Starring Ruth Jones
Robert Bathurst
Aidan Turner
Music by Stephen McKeon
Cinematography Ian Moss
Editing by Lois Bygrave
Production company Angel Eye Media
Original channel BBC Four
Original airing 19 January 2011 (2011-01-19)
Running time 85 minutes
Official website

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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