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7 December 2006

Starter for Ten the first novel by David Nicholls (BA 1988), has been made into a film starring James McAvoy, Charles Dance and Lindsay Duncan. The film was directed by fellow Bristol graduate Tom Vaughan (BA 1990).

Starter for Ten the first novel by David Nicholls (BA 1988), has been made into a film starring James McAvoy, Charles Dance and Lindsay Duncan. The film was directed by fellow Bristol graduate Tom Vaughan (BA 1990).

The story is set in the 1980s at the University of Bristol, and some scenes were filmed on the precinct last summer. Starter for Ten, whose producers include Tom Hanks, was released on 10 November.

This interview with James McAvoy (Guardian online) has more information about the film. You can also go to the  film's official site.