Britannia of Billingsgate

Britannia of Billingsgate is a 1933 British musical comedy film directed by Sinclair Hill and starring Violet Loraine, Gordon Harker, Kay Hammond and John Mills. A family who work in the fish trade at Billingsgate Market encounter a film crew who are shooting there.[1] It was based on the play Britannia of Billingsgate by Christine Jope-Slade and Sewell Stokes.

Britannia of Billingsgate
Directed bySinclair Hill
Produced byMichael Balcon
Written byGeorge Moresby-White
Ralph Stock
Sewell Stokes (play)
Christine Jope-Slade (play)
StarringViolet Loraine
Gordon Harker
Kay Hammond
John Mills
Music byBretton Byrd
Jack Beaver
Edited byFrederick Y. Smith
Distributed byGaumont British Distributors
Release date
  • 1933 (1933)
Running time
80 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom



  1. "Britannia of Billingsgate". BFI. Retrieved 18 January 2016.

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