Dance with a Stranger

Dance with a Stranger (1985)

It wasn't simply love. It was a case of cold-blooded passion.

  • Genre: Crime, Drama
  • Release Date: 1985-03-01
  • User Rating: 6.2/10 from 28 ratings
  • Runtime: 1h 42min
  • Language: English
  • Production Company: National Film Finance Corporation (NFFC)
  • Production Country: United Kingdom
  • Director:
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From 28 Ratings
6.7 91%


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).

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Editing Mick Audsley Editor
Costume & Make-Up Janty Yates Costume Supervisor
Production Celestia Fox Casting
Directing Mike Newell Director
Sound Richard Hartley Original Music Composer
Camera Peter Hannan Director of Photography
Production Roger Randall-Cutler Producer
Production Laura Julian Production Coordinator
Writing Shelagh Delaney Writer
Art Andrew Mollo Production Design
Production Allan James Location Manager
Production Paul Cowan Associate Producer
Crew Jim Dowdall Stunt Coordinator
Art Adrian Smith Art Direction
Art Alison Stewart-Richardson Set Decoration
Costume & Make-Up Pip Newbery Costume Design
Crew Dickey Beer Stunts
Art Celia Barnett Assistant Art Director
Costume & Make-Up Liz Michie Assistant Hairdresser
Costume & Make-Up Pat Hay Makeup Supervisor
Costume & Make-Up Meinir Jones-Lewis Hairdresser
Directing Tony Aherne Third Assistant Director
Sound Ken Weston Sound Mixer
Camera Bob Smith Camera Operator
Production Patrick Isherwood Production Accountant
Camera Diana Miller Still Photographer
Costume & Make-Up Carol Devine Assistant Makeup Artist
Lighting Reg Parsons Gaffer
Directing Fraser Copp Second Assistant Director
Directing Micky Finch First Assistant Director
Sound Trevor Rutherford Boom Operator
Camera Adam Walton Assistant Camera
Camera Mark Cridlin Clapper Loader
Lighting Les Weighell Electrician
Production Zakiya Powell Publicist
Art Harry Bearpark Property Master
Camera Colin Davidson Focus Puller
Directing Annie South Continuity