Comfort and Joy

A serious comedy

Category: Comedy
Radio host Alan 'Dickie' Bird witnesses how an icecream van is attacked and destroyed by angry competitors. This leads him into the struggle between two Italian families over the icecream market of Glasgow.

Status: Released IMDb
Release date: 1984-10-10
Run time: 106 minute / 1:46
Director: Bill Forsyth
Production Companies : Lake (Comfort and Joy), Thorn EMI Screen Entertainment, Scottish Television (STV), Kings Road Entertainment
Production Country: United Kingdom



Bill Paterson
as Alan
Eleanor David
as Maddy
Clare Grogan
as Charlotte
Alex Norton
as Trevor
Patrick Malahide
as Colin
Roberto Bernardi
as Mr. McCool
Rikki Fulton
as Hilary
George Rossi
as Bruno
Peter Rossi
as Paolo
Billy McElhaney
as Renato
Iain McColl
as Archie
Billy Johnstone
as Amos
Gilly Gilchrist
as Rufus
Caroline Guthrie
as Gloria
Oona McCracken
as Nancy
Elizabeth Sinclair
as Fiona
Katy Black
as Sarah
Robin Black
as Lily
Ron Donachie
as George
Arnold Brown
as Psychiatrist
Robert Buchanan
as Trevor's Workman
Douglas Sannachan
as Trevor's Workman
Billy Greenlees
as Trevor's Workman
Alan Tall
as Trevor's Workman
Bob Starrett
as Trevor's Workman
David O'Hara
as Engineer
Teri Lally
as Shop Assistant
Allan Wylie
as Newsreader
Alistair Campbell
as Keith
Charles Kearney
as All-Night DJ
Elspeth Cameron
as Mrs Wilson
Pearl Deans
as Maria
Ray Jeffries
as Removal Man
Patrick Lewsley
as Removal Man
Ronald McCleod Veitch
as Dentist
Johnny Irving
as Bob Hope Look-Alike
Johnny Mac
as Fred Astaire Look-Alike
Mark Knopfler Music

Chris Menges Cinematography

Clive Parsons Producer

Bill Forsyth Director

Bill Forsyth Writer

Davina Belling Producer
Paddy Higson Producer

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