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General Details

  • Runtime: 87 minutes
  • Sound Mix: Stereo | Dolby
  • Aspect Ratio:
    • 1.85 : 1
  • Produced by: Cosgrove Hall Films


  • Nominated for 1990 BAFTA Awards (UK)
    • Best Children’s Programme (Entertainment/Drama) – Mark Hall and Brian Cosgrove
      • Lost to Maid Marian and Her Merry Men – Richard Callanan, David Bell


Credits order:

  • David Jason as The BFG
  • Amanda Root as Sophie
  • Angela Thorne as Queen Of England
  • Ballard Berkeley as Head Of The Army
  • Michael Knowles as Head Of The Air Force
  • Don Henderson as Bloodbottler/Fleshlumpeater/Sergeant
  • Mollie Sugden as Mary
  • Frank Thornton as Mr Tibbs
  • Myfanwy Talog as Mrs Clonkers
  • Jimmy Hibbert as Additional voices

Remaining cast listed alphabetically:

  • Sharon Campbell as The Balladeer


  • Director: Brian Cosgrove
  • Writers: Roald Dahl (novel), John Hambley (adaptation)
  • Music by: Keith Hopwood and Malcolm Rowe
  • Film Editing by: Nigel Rutter
  • Production Management by: Chris Phillips
  • Produced by: Brian Cosgrove (producer), Mark Hall (producer), and John Hambley (executive producer)

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