Butley

(1974)

Overview

Butley is set in Queen Mary’s College, London and focuses on two English instructors, Ben Butley, a middle-aged former T. S. Eliot expert whose life is now in a shambles, and his protégé, Joey, a homosexual. With both Joey and his wife leaving, Butley faces a life alone, fighting back with wit, obscenity and booze.

  1. Harold Pinter

    Director

  2. Simon Gray

    Writer

Top Billed Cast

  1. Alan Bates

    Alan Bates

    Ben Butley

  2. Jessica Tandy

    Jessica Tandy

    Edna Shaft

  3. Michael Byrne

    Michael Byrne

    Reg Nuttall

  4. Georgina Hale

    Georgina Hale

    Carol Heasman

  5. Simon Rouse

    Simon Rouse

    Gardner

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Status Released

Release Information

  • January 21, 1974
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 2h 7m

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