Overview

What About Dick? begins with the birth of a sex toy invented in Shagistan in 1898 by Deepak Rushdie Obi Ben Kingsley (Eddie Izzard), and tells the story of the subsequent decline of the British Empire as seen through the eyes of a Piano. The Piano (Eric Idle) narrates the tale of Dick (Russell Brand); his two cousins: Emma, (Jane Leeves) an emotionally retarded English girl; her kleptomaniac sister Helena (Sophie Winkleman) and their dipsomaniac Aunt Maggie (Tracey Ullman) who all live together in a large, rambling, Edwardian novel. When the Reverend Whoopsie (Tim Curry) discovers a piano on a beach, a plot is set afoot that can be solved only by a private Dick, the incomprehensible Scottish sleuth Inspector McGuffin (Billy Connolly) who with the aid of Sergeant Ken Russell (Jim Piddock) finally reveals the identity of the Houndsditch Mutilator.

  1. Eric Idle

    Director, Writer

  2. Aubrey Powell

    Director

Top Billed Cast

  1. Eddie Izzard

    Eddie Izzard

    Deepak Rushdie Obi Ben Kingsley

  2. Eric Idle

    Eric Idle

    The Piano

  3. Russell Brand

    Russell Brand

    Dick

  4. Jane Leeves

    Jane Leeves

    Emma

  5. Sophie Winkleman

    Sophie Winkleman

    Helena

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What About Dick?

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Status Released

Release Information

  • November 13, 2012
    Theatrical

    Meaning

Original Language English

Runtime 1h 20m

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