Billy Liar

Billy Liar (1963)

Videos: Trailers, Teasers, Featurettes

Comedy, Drama, Romance
1h 38min
Age rating


Tom Courtenay
William Terrence 'Billy' Fisher
Wilfred Pickles
Geoffrey Fisher
Mona Washbourne
Alice Fisher
Ethel Griffies
Grandma Florence
Leonard Rossiter
Emanuel Shadrack
Rodney Bewes
Arthur Crabtree
Patrick Barr
Inspector MacDonald
Ernest Clark
Prison Governor
Godfrey Winn
Disc Jockey
Jack Cunningham
Ticket Examiner (uncredited)
Harry Landis
Man on Train (uncredited)
E. V. H. Emmett
Newsreel Commentator (uncredited)
Anna Wing
Mrs. Crabtree (uncredited)
Sheila Fearn
Telephonist (uncredited)
Muriel Day
Singer - Dance Hall (uncredited)
Lester Leigh
Band Leader - Dance Hall (uncredited)
Reginald Green
Mr. Matthieson (uncredited)
Margaret Lacey
Mrs. Matthieson (uncredited)
Robin Parkinson
Jeweller's Assistant (uncredited)
David Scase
Man in the Record Shop (uncredited)
Jessie Robins
Large Woman in Hospital (uncredited)
Graham Rigby
Supermarket Manager (uncredited)
Jim O'Brady
Prisoner Escort (uncredited)
Neville Smith
Youth (uncredited)
Leslie Lawton
Youth (uncredited)
John Tordoff
Youth in Wimpy Bar (uncredited)
Flo Fallows
Prostitute (uncredited)
Alice Woods
Prostitute (uncredited)
John Schlesinger
Officer in Dream (uncredited)
Bryan Mosley
Bit Part (uncredited)
Aleksander Browne
Bit Part (uncredited)
James Byron
Serviceman (uncredited)
Douglas Clarke
Serviceman (uncredited)
Alan Clayton
Serviceman (uncredited)
George Ghent
Danny's PRO (uncredited)
Topsy Jane
Liz (uncredited)
Natalie Kent
Bit Part (uncredited)
Ted Morris
Funeral Driver (uncredited)
Elisabeth Murray
Bit Part (uncredited)
Stuart Myers
Man Reading Newspaper (uncredited)
James Payne
Man in Station Cafe (uncredited)
George Spence
Man in Crowd (uncredited)
Elaine Stevens
Danny's Secretary (uncredited)
William Wymar
Army Man (uncredited)


A young Englishman dreams of escaping from his working class family and dead-end job as an undertaker's assistant. A number of indiscretions cause him to lie in order to avoid the penalties. His life turns into a mess and he has an opportunity to run away and leave it all behind.

Billy Liar - watch online: streaming, buy or rent

You can buy "Billy Liar" on Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, YouTube, Apple iTunes as download or rent it on Google Play Movies, Amazon Video, Apple iTunes, YouTube, BFI Player online.

People who liked Billy Liar also liked

Saturday Night and Sunday Morning
The Lavender Hill Mob
Gregory's Girl
A Taste of Honey
The Ipcress File
O Lucky Man!
The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner
This Sporting Life
Get Carter