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Whatever Happened to Harold Smith? (1999)

Genres: Comedy

Taglines: When punk meets disco.

Director: Peter Hewitt

Writers: Ben Steiner, Ben Steiner

Stars: Tom Courtenay, Michael Legge, Laura Fraser, Stephen Fry, ...

Harold Smith, a quiet middle-aged Englishman becomes an instant celebrity when he suddenly starts exhibiting psychic and telekinetic powers. After he is arrested for accidentally killing three pensioners by causing their pacemakers to stop, his lawyer brings in an extremely skeptical scientist to test whether or not Harold's powers are real. Meanwhile, Harold's son Vince, a disco devotee, is pining for his co-worker Joanna, who also happens to be the daughter of the scientist testing Vince's dad.


Peter Hewitt


Ben Steiner (writer)
Ben Steiner (writer)


David Brown producer
Guy East executive producer
Ruth Jackson producer
Colin Pons production executive: YMPA/SON
Nigel Sinclair executive producer


Tom Courtenay Harold Smith
Michael Legge Vince Smith
Laura Fraser Joanna Robinson
Stephen Fry Dr. Peter Robinson
Charlotte Roberts Lucy Robinson
Amanda Root Margaret Robinson
Lulu Irene Smith
David Thewlis Nesbit
Charlie Hunnam Daz
Matthew Rhys Ray Smith
James Corden Walter
Rosemary Leach Harold's Mother
Charles Simon Oobie
Mark Williams Roland Thornton
John Higgins The Reverend Anthony Cooper
Keith Chegwin Hugh Pimm
Jeremy Child Doctor Bannister
Patrick Monckton Peter Pringle
Andy Rashleigh Sergeant Tom Higgins
Iain Rogerson North Now presenter
Rebecca Hill Disco girl
Janita Appa Disco girl
Dave Cooke Boyfriend
Richenda Carey Mary Blackcottage
Janus Stark The Clique
Gizz Butt Clique lead singer
Andrew Pincham Clique drummer
Swapan Nandi Clique bass player
Matt Biffa Clique manager
Angela Rippon Herself
John Craven Himself
Alan Whicker Himself
Jan Leeming Herself
David Law Harold Smith follower
Charlie Wathen Harold Smith follower
Sharon Holland Harold Smith follower
Jim Barclay Journalist
Simon Holmes Journalist
Peter Speedwell Journalist
Simon Scott Journalist
Robert Curbishley Policeman
Jonah Russell Policeman
Ian Kirkby Policeman
Anna Keaveney Woman in street
Dick Ward Man in street
John Harrison Bus driver
Uri Geller Himself
Paul Casson-Yardley Doctor (uncredited)
Helen Grayson P.A. / Night Club Attendee (uncredited)
Amanda Webster Woman On Beach