Vera Drake

Lists: Drama, Independent Film Award Nominees - BIFA

Brief Synopsis: "Abortionist Vera Drake finds her beliefs and practices clash with the mores of 1950s Britain – a conflict that leads to tragedy for her family."

Overall Ranking: - (Rank from 2004: # 0)

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People Involved

  • Imelda Staunton (Vera Drake)
  • Sally Hawkins (Susan)
  • Richard Graham (George)
  • Eddie Marsan (Reg)
  • Anna Keaveney (Nellie)
  • Lesley Manville (Mrs. Wells)
  • Daniel Mays (Sid)
  • Simon Chandler (Mr. Wells)
  • Chris ODowd (Sids Customer)
  • Adrian Scarborough (Frank)
  • Ruth Sheen (Lily)
  • Gerard Monaco (Kenny)
  • Leo Bill (Kenny)
  • Lesley Sharp (Jessie Barnes)
  • Peter Wight (Det. Inspector Webster)
  • Martin Savage (Det. Sergeant Vickers)
  • Jim Broadbent (Judge)
  • Alex Kelly (Ethel)
  • Sandra Voe (Veras Mother)
  • Anthony ODonnell (Mr. Walsh)
  • Marion Bailey (Mrs. Fowler)
  • Sam Troughton (David)
  • Sinead Matthews (Very Young Woman)
  • Tilly Vosburgh (Mother of Seven)
  • Alan Williams (Sick Husband)
  • Elizabeth Berrington (Cynical Lady)
  • Allan Corduner (Psychiatrist)
  • Fenella Woolgar (Susans Confidante)
  • Emma Amos (Cynical Lady)
  • Rosie Cavaliero (Married Woman)
  • Liz White (Pamela Barnes)
  • Nicky Henson (Private Doctor)
  • Wendy Nottingham (Ivy)
  • Eileen Davies (Prison Officer)
  • Paul Jesson (Magistrate)
  • Vincent Franklin (Mr. Lewis)
  • Tom Ellis (Police Constable)
  • Helen Coker (WPC Best)
  • Jake Wood (Ruffian)
  • Heather Craney (Joyce)
  • Philip Davis (Stan)
  • Sid Mitchell (Very Young Man)
  • Leo Bill (Ronny)
  • Heather Cameron-McLintock (Child)
  • Billie Cook (Child)
  • Billy Seymour (Child)
  • Nina Fry (Dance Hall Girl)
  • Joanna Griffiths (Peggy)
  • Angie Wallis (Nurse Willoughby)
  • Vinette Robinson (Jamaican Girl)
  • Robert Putt (Station Sergeant)
  • Craig Conway (Station Constable)
  • Paul Raffield (Magistrates Clerk)
  • Jeffry Wickham (Prosecution Barrister)
  • Nicholas Jones (Defence Barrister)
  • Angela Curran (Prisoner)
  • Jane Wood (Prisoner)
  • James Payton (Court Reporter (uncredited))
  • John Warman (Policeman in Court (uncredited))
  • Tracy OFlaherty (Nurse)
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