|Writers||Dennis Potter (play)
Dennis Potter (screenplay)
|Cast||Sting Denholm Elliott Joan Plowright Suzanna Hamilton Benjamin Whitrow Dudley Sutton Mary MacLeod Tim Preece Elizabeth Bradley Hugh Walters Christopher Fairbanks|
|Plot||Brimstone and Treacle is a modern gothic tale about the evil that men do and the price that must be paid to make things right. The film, a remake of a 1976 teleplay that included Denholm Elliot in its original cast as Mr. Bates, the film also included an incredibly cool soundtrack of songs by artists like The Go-Go's, The Police, Squeeze and an irreverently stylish 1930's little diddy called "Spread A Little Happiness", performed by Sting by himself.... search for Brimstone & Treacle on IMDb|
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|Description Rock star Sting delivers one of his finest performances as Martin Taylor, a mysterious stranger who arrives on the doorstep of the Bates household, and soon worms his way into their lives. Mr and Mrs Bates (Denholm Elliot and Joan Plowright) soon grow to trust Martin, but his intentions are less than honourable when it soon becomes clear that he is lusting after their comatose daughter.|
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