David Edgar - Something Wrong About The Mouth

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SD20070120 (BBC7)
20161128 (BBC7)
A man commissions a picture of an imagined event.
SD20070120 (BBC7)
20161127 (BBC7)
By David Edgar. A love story told at the border between memory and fiction, trust and betrayal, East and West.

Soho, 1958. A mysterious American wants to commission a portrait of a woman he can't produce, in a dress he can only describe, at an event which never happened.

Gene Pew....Damian Lewis

Desmond McElwee....Bill Paterson

Mrs Pew....Lisa Dillon

Dr Frisch....David De Keyser

The Hotelier....Andrew Sachs

Peter Szabo....Julian Rhind-Tutt

Other parts played by Carolyn Pickles, Éva Magyar, Kenneth Collard, Christine Kavanagh and Joseph Kloska.

Directed by Jonquil Panting.