Simon and Laura (1955) - Rotten Tomatoes

Simon and Laura (1955)





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Love, marriage and show business provide the basis of this lively comedy that centers on a husband and wife, who are chosen by television producers to embody the perfect married couple on an upcoming television series. The show is to be filmed and broadcast live from the home of Simon and Laura, who on camera are indeed the perfect couple. Unfortunately, the minute the camera is off, the two are going at it like cats and dogs. Still, their show is very popular, and many couples look up to them until the ill-fated shooting of a Christmas special in which the couple begin tippling alcoholic beverages during the filming and end up letting their true relationship come out. ~ Sandra Brennan, Rovi


Peter Finch
as Simon Foster
Kay Kendall
as Laura Foster
Muriel Pavlow
as Janet Honeyman
Ian Carmichael
as David Prentice
Hubert Gregg
as Bertie Burton
Thora Hird
as Jessie
Alan Wheatley
as Adrian Lee
Richard Wattis
as Controller
Tom Gill
as Television Producer
David Morrell
as Television Producer
Nicholas Parsons
as TV producer
Julia Arnall
as Makeup Girl
Joan Hickson
as Barmaid
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All Critics (2)

Its satire and sophistication make a refreshing change and I can heartily recommend it.

June 12, 2018 | Full Review…

Handsomely mounted and more sophisticated than the usual run of British comedies, Simon and Laura provides a gentle but sometimes telling satire at the expense of the BBC and the acting profession.

February 8, 2018 | Full Review…

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