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Roald Dahl's Esio Trot (2015)

Romance/Comedy · 1h 28m

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A retired bachelor has a thing for his neighbor who only shows affection to her pet tortoise.

Description

Roald Dahl's Esio Trot is a British comedy television film that was broadcast as part of BBC One's 2014 Christmas programming. It is an adaptation of Roald Dahl's children's novel Esio Trot in which a retired bachelor falls in love with his neighbour, a widow, who keeps a tortoise as a companion after the death of her husband.

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Status

Released

Language

English

Country

United Kingdom

Production Companies

Endor Productions, British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Cast
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Lisa Hammond

Mrs. Desmond
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Anna Cannings

Mrs. Court
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Jack Honeyborne

Pianist (as Jack Honeybourne)
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Polly Kemp

Woman on Bus
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Ronnie Hughes

Trumpeter
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Leo Umeh

Puppy Boy
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Aaran Mitra

Boy in Pet Shop (uncredited)
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James Thomas Scott

Man in park (uncredited)
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Alexander Bracq

Rollerblading Couple (uncredited)
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Lara Rossi

Puppy Boy's Mother
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Emily Ralph

Little Girl
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Pixie Davies

Roberta
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Judi Dench

Mrs. Silver
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Richard Cordery

Mr. Pringle
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James Corden

Narrator
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Dustin Hoffman

Mr. Hoppy
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Geoffrey McGivern

Pet Shop Owner (as Geoff McGivern)
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Joseph West

Philip
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Katie Lyons

Philip's Mother
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Salo Gardner

Mr. Mavrokoukoudopolous
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Jimmy Akingbola

Keen Pet Shop Keeper
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Pik Sen Lim

Mrs. Wu (as Pik-Sen Lim)
Crew
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Dearbhla Walsh

Director
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Richard Curtis

Writer
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Paul Mayhew-Archer

Writer
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Roald Dahl

Writer
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