Written by Tony Grisoni (FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS) BROTHERS OF THE HEAD is the explosive story of shadowy cultural icons Tom and Barry Howes, conjoined twins from an isolated headland on the east coast of England. Groomed by one of the rock's leading impresarios to be part of the burgeoning English punk rock scene they soon took the world by storm. An already complex situation became intensified when journalist Laura Ashworth moved from the band's rehearsal room to the twins' bed. Their legendary first gig at the King's head, a study in raw performance and power, cemented their place in the punk rock pantheon and gained them an instant cult following. All too soon, the unbearable tensions within the twins' relationship, further complicated by the added pressure of imminent fame, overwhelmed the band and left the Howes twins in a potentially deadly situation.

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Brothers of the Head (2006)

Music/Drama · 1h 33m

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Written by Tony Grisoni (FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS) BROTHERS OF THE HEAD is the explosive story of shadowy cultural icons Tom and Barry Howes, conjoined twins from an isolated headland on the east coast of England. Groomed by one of the rock's leading impresarios to be part of the burgeoning English punk rock scene they soon took the world by storm. An already complex situation became intensified when journalist Laura Ashworth moved from the band's rehearsal room to the twins' bed. Their legendary first gig at the King's head, a study in raw performance and power, cemented their place in the punk rock pantheon and gained them an instant cult following. All too soon, the unbearable tensions within the twins' relationship, further complicated by the added pressure of imminent fame, overwhelmed the band and left the Howes twins in a potentially deadly situation.

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Released
Cast
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Jonathan Pryce

Henry Couling
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Harry Treadaway

Tom Howe
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John Simm

Boatman
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Luke Treadaway

Barry Howe
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Sean Harris

Nick Sidney
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Ken Russell

Himself
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James Greene

Brian Aldiss
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Elizabeth Rider

Roberta Howe
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Luke Wagner

Young Zak
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Anna Nygh

Zak's Mum / Rita Bedderwick
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Howard Attfield

Zak Bedderwick
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Edward Hogg

Chris Dervish (as Ed Hogg)
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Bryan Dick

Paul Day - 1970's
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Nicholas Millard

Tubs
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David Kennedy

Paul Day - Present day
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Ken Bones

Henry Couling
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Jane Horrocks

Roberta Howe
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Roger Watkins

Old Howe
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Steven Eagles

Spitz
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Raymond Pickard

Druggy
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Joe Van Moyland

Druggy Friend
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Tom Bower

Eddie Pasqua
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Ray Cooper

Himself
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Kenneth Hadley

Pub Manager
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Isabel Skinner

Concert Vox Pops
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Michelle Bayton

Concert Vox Pops
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Gillian Garr

Concert Vox Pops
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Ruthe

Concert Vox Pops (as Ruthe Spottiswoode)
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Neil Mackay

Spottiswoode (as Neil McKay)
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Matthew Pearson

Spottiswoode
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Kieran Rushby

Spottiswoode
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Kristel George

Spottiswoode
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Brian Dawn

Stylist (as Brian 'Dawn' Chalkley)
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Anne Lambton

Cilla
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Tania Emery

Laura Ashworth - 1970's
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Diana Kent

Laura Ashworth - present
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Jack Dunkley

Roadie
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Jeffrey Wickham

Sir Allardyce Stevens
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Barbara Ewing

Dr. Janice Marsden
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Ross Gowland

Partygoer (uncredited)
Crew
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Keith Fulton

Director
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Louis Pepe

Director
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Brothers of the Head

(DVD)

11/14/2006

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