Britannia Hospital, an esteemed English institution, is marking its gala anniversary with a visit by the Queen Mother herself. But when investigative reporter Mick Travis arrives to cover the celebration, he finds the hospital under siege by striking workers, ruthless unions, violent demonstrators, racist aristocrats, and African cannibal dictator and sinister human experiments.

  1. David Sherwin


  2. Lindsay Anderson


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  1. Graham Crowden

    Graham Crowden

    Professor Millar

  2. Leonard Rossiter

    Leonard Rossiter

    Vincent Potter

  3. Malcolm McDowell

    Malcolm McDowell

    Mick Travis

  4. Joan Plowright

    Joan Plowright

    Phyllis Grimshaw

  5. Mark Hamill

    Mark Hamill


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Britannia Hospital
Britannia Hospital



Status Released

Release Information

  • May 27, 1982


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 56m

Budget -

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