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On Chesil Beach (2018, Saoirse Ronan, Billy Howle)



In strongly cast period drama On Chesil Beach it is 1962 in an England that is on the cusp of great social change, a young couple, Florence and Edward find their idyllic romance colliding with issues of sexual freedom and societal pressure, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night.

production details
UK / 105 minutes / 2018

Director: Dominic Cooke
Writer: Ian McEwan

Saoirse Ronan as Florence Ponting
Billy Howle as Edward Mayhew
Emily Watson as Violet Ponting
Anne-Marie Duff as Marjorie Mayhew
Samuel West as Geoffrey Ponting
Jonjo O’Neill as Phil
Adrian Scarborough as Lionel Mayhew
Christian Wolf-La’Moy as Oxford Academic
Rasmus Hardiker as Waiter 2
Bebe Cave as Ruth Ponting
Anna Burgess as Anne Mayhew
Bernardo Santos as Cinema Couple
Christopher Rob Bowen as Cricket Captain
David Olawale Ayinde as Wigmore Audience Concert Attendee
Nadia Townsend as Older Chloe
Ty Hurley as Wigmore Concert Attendee
Philip Labey as Bob
Bronte Carmichael as Young Chloe Morrell
Oliver Johnstone as Ted
Mike Ray as Cricket Spectator
Imogen Daines as Jenny
Victoria Hamnett as Elsbeth
Claire Ashton as Recital Visitor
Mia Burgess as Harriet Mayhew
Mark Donald as Charles Morrell
Terenia Edwards as Tina
Tamara Lawrance as Molly
Esther Coles as Woman in Soho
Caroline Garnell as Audience Member Wigmore Hall Concert
John Ramm as Postman Terry
David Cradduck as Train Driver
Daniel Boyd as Jack
Martin Bratanov as Blues Club
Claudia Jolly as Jane
Tony Lucken as Man in Soho
John Kinory as Oxford academic
Simon North as
Nigel Eaton as Employee in suit
Martin Bassindale as Harold Mather
Marianne Cecil as Young Florence
Andy Burse as Waiter One
Toby Dantzic as Bridal Shop Assistant
Roseanna Leathley as Dana
Barney Iley as Timothy

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