One funny, Swinging film
as see below. Tom, Julie, John Schlesinger, and even Keith Waterhouse would each go on to greater glories—The first two then got plum roles in Doctor Zhivago. In 2004 Total Film
named Billy Liar
the 12th in their list of the greatest British Films of all time. Oh, about Tom Courtenay—he played Andy Capp in the West End, and a few years back received a knighthood.