The Kitchen Toto

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The Kitchen Toto
Kitchen toto poster.jpg
Theatrical release poster
Directed by Harry Hook
Produced by Ann Skinner
Written by Harry Hook
Music by John E. Keane
Cinematography Roger Deakins
Edited by Tom Priestley
British Screen Productions
Channel Four Films
Skreba Films
Distributed by Cannon Films
Release date
  • 13 May 1988 (1988-05-13)
Running time
96 min
Country United Kingdom
Language English

The Kitchen Toto is a 1988 British drama film directed by Harry Hook and starring Edwin Mahinda, Bob Peck and Phyllis Logan.[1]


In Kenya 1950, a British policeman takes a murdered black priest's son to live with him at his home as a houseboy.


  • Edwin Mahinda ... Mwangi
  • Bob Peck ... John Graham
  • Phyllis Logan ... Janet Graham
  • Nicholas Charles ... Mugo
  • Ronald Pirie ... Edward Graham
  • Robert Urquhart ... D.C. McKinnon
  • Kirsten Hughes ... Mary McKinnon
  • Edward Judd ... Dick Luis
  • Nathan Dambuza Mdledle ... Mzee, Mwangi's Father
  • Ann Wanjuga ... Mwangi's Mother
  • Job Seda ... Kamau
  • Leo Wringer ... Sergeant Stephen


  1. ^ "The Kitchen Toto (1987) | BFI". Retrieved 2017-02-26. 

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