Based on the true story of Ruth Ellis, the last woman hanged in Britain, Mike Newell's Dance With a Stranger (1985) concentrates on Ellis's (Richardson) short-lived relationship with motor-racing driver David Blakely (Rupert Everett).

  1. Mike Newell


  2. Shelagh Delaney


Top Billed Cast

  1. Miranda Richardson

    Miranda Richardson

    Ruth Ellis

  2. Rupert Everett

    Rupert Everett

    David Blakeley

  3. Ian Holm

    Ian Holm

    Desmond Cussen

  4. Stratford Johns

    Stratford Johns

    Morrie Conley

  5. Joanne Whalley

    Joanne Whalley


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Dance with a Stranger
Dance with a Stranger


Status Released

Release Information

  • August 9, 1985


Original Language English

Runtime 1h 42m

Budget -

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