Trivia, fun facts and more for the 1987 Comedy
movie starring Richard E. Grant, Paul McGann, Richard Griffiths
Born and raised in Swaziland, Richard E. Grant wears a watch on both wrists. One belonged to his late father and is set to Swaziland time.
Adding to the point posted about Richard E. Grant being tee-total, he is actually allergic to alcohol.
If Richard Griffiths
, who plays Monty, looks familiar it's because he later goes on to play Uncle Vernon Dursley in the Harry Potter Series
Contributed by: Kevin Paterson
Ralph Brown who plays Danny reprises this role in all but name for the film "Wayne's World 2" where he plays the spaced out roadie Del Preston.
Contributed by: Martin Bester
In Wayne's World 2, when Wayne goes to fetch Del in London, the flat is based on Withnails flat in Camden. There is also a scene where Wayne and Garth sit down on the couch and Del stands at the mantle which is also reminiscent of a scene from Withnail.
Contributed by: LoverswithCassie
Director Bruce Robinson is an uncredited double for various actors in the film's distant scenes.