The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything is the extraordinary story of one of the world’s greatest living minds, the renowned astrophysicist Stephen Hawking, who falls deeply in love with fellow Cambridge student Jane Wilde.
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Film Cast:

  • Stephen Hawking: Eddie Redmayne
  • Jane Hawking: Felicity Jones
  • Jonathan Hellyer Jones: Charlie Cox
  • Beryl Wilde: Emily Watson
  • Frank Hawking: Simon McBurney
  • Dennis Sciama: David Thewlis
  • Elaine Mason: Maxine Peake
  • Brian: Harry Lloyd
  • Robert Hawking (Age 17): Tom Prior
  • Lucy Hawking (Age 14): Sophie Perry
  • Timothy Hawking (Age 8): Finlay Wright-Stephens
  • Diana King: Alice Orr-Ewing
  • Carter: Thomas Morrison
  • Ellis: Michael Marcus
  • Rees: Gruffudd Glyn
  • Barman – Rowing Club: Paul Longley
  • George Wilde: Guy Oliver-Watts
  • Mary Hawking: Lucy Chappell
  • Philippa Hawking: Charlotte Hope
  • Isobel Hawking: Abigail Cruttenden
  • Physicist #1: Nicholas Gerard-Martin
  • Physicist #2: Brett Brown
  • Physicist #3: Anthony Skrimshire
  • Roger Penrose: Christian McKay
  • Senior Doctor – Cambridge Hospital: Adam Godley
  • Bedder: Nicola Sloane
  • Robert Hawking (New Born): Lottie Hamilton
  • Kip Thorne: Enzo Cilenti
  • Robert Hawking (Age 2): Rufus Taylor
  • Lucy Hawking (New Born): Delilah Sexton
  • Eileen Bond: Eileen Davies
  • John Taylor: Simon Chandler
  • Khalatnikov: Georg Nikoloff
  • Robert Hawking (Age 8): Oliver Payne
  • Lucy Hawking (Age 6): Raffiella Chapman
  • Timothy Hawking (Baby): Sam Houston
  • Sarah (Geneva Student): Victoria Emslie
  • Swiss Doctor: Frank Lebœuf
  • Technician: Will Barton
  • Female Fan: Lucy Challenger
  • Cockcroft Guest #2: Nicola Victoria Buck
  • Cockcroft Guest #3: Stuart Benson
  • Cockcroft Guest #5: Andrew Bridgmont
  • Cockcroft Guest #4: Jamie Edwards
  • Cockcroft Guest #1: Jumaane Brown

Film Crew:

  • Producer: Tim Bevan
  • Producer: Eric Fellner
  • Executive Producer: Liza Chasin
  • Supervising Sound Editor: Glenn Freemantle
  • ADR Editor: Gillian Dodders
  • Sound Designer: Ben Barker
  • Director of Photography: Benoît Delhomme
  • Casting: Nina Gold
  • Key Makeup Artist: Lesley Smith
  • Foley Editor: Derek Trigg
  • Production Design: John Paul Kelly
  • Director: James Marsh
  • Orchestrator: Jóhann Jóhannsson
  • Steadicam Operator: Gerry Vasbenter
  • Producer: Lisa Bruce
  • Co-Producer: Richard Hewitt
  • Editor: Jinx Godfrey
  • Casting Assistant: Robert Sterne
  • Special Effects Supervisor: Mark Holt
  • Producer: Anthony McCarten
  • Gaffer: Pat Sweeney
  • Casting Assistant: Theo Park
  • Costume Design: Stephen Noble
  • Supervising Art Director: David Hindle
  • Music Editor: John Warhurst
  • Sound Designer: Danny Freemantle
  • Foley Editor: Glen Gathard
  • Sound Effects Editor: Eilam Hoffman
  • Stunt Coordinator: Glenn Marks
  • Book: Jane Hawking
  • Set Decoration: Clare Nia Richards
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Ian Tapp
  • Wigmaker: Alex Rouse
  • Script Supervisor: Sylvia Parker
  • Greensman: Tim Lanning
  • Sound Effects Editor: Dillon Bennett
  • Dialect Coach: Jill McCullough
  • Music Editor: Allan Jenkins
  • Prosthetic Supervisor: Kristyan Mallett
  • Camera Operator: Mark Milsome
  • ADR Editor: Paul Wrightson
  • Prosthetic Designer: Jan Sewell
  • Unit Production Manager: Alison Banks
  • Still Photographer: Liam Daniel
  • Makeup Artist: Anita Burger
  • Hairstylist: Agnes Legere
  • Assistant Art Director: Kira Kemble
  • Property Master: Craig Price
  • Sound Re-Recording Mixer: Adam Scrivener
  • Costume Supervisor: Natasha Cousins
  • Associate Editor: Mark Keady
  • Location Manager: Rebecca Pearson
  • Location Manager: David Campbell-Bell
  • Unit Publicist: Rachel Kennedy
  • Executive Producer: David Kosse
  • Visual Effects Producer: Noga Alon Stein
  • Rigging Gaffer: Liam McGill
  • Visual Effects Coordinator: Ines Li
  • Visual Effects Coordinator: Finola O’Brien
  • Art Department Assistant: Alice Sutton
  • Music Supervisor: Claire Freeman
  • Production Sound Mixer: Colin Nicolson
  • Boom Operator: Colin Gregory
  • Executive Producer: Amelia Granger
  • Title Designer: Matt Curtis
  • Associate Producer: Lucas Webb
  • First Assistant Director: Deborah Saban
  • Production Accountant: Craig Barwick
  • Storyboard Artist: Dan Maslen
  • Casting Associate: Lauren Evans
  • Assistant Sound Editor: Nicholas Freemantle
  • Music Supervisor: Sarah Bridge
  • Orchestrator: Anthony Weeden
  • Sculptor: Bruce Gordon
  • Greensman: Mat Campbell
  • Painter: Dean Hawley
  • Key Grip: Jim Philpott
  • Production Coordinator: Carrie-Ann Banner

Movie Reviews:

  • Andres Gomez: Well told picture with amazing Felicity Jones and Eddie Redmayne.

    However, the script has been quite modify to adapt it to how the story wanted to be told no matter how many swaps in the time line, omissions or mistakes were introduced.

  • mattwilde123: ‘The Theory of Everything’ is James Marsh’s biopic of scientific genius Stephen Hawking. Eddie Redmayne plays Hawking as we learn about his early days at university, his diagnosis of motor neuron disease, and the rise to his now iconic status. Marsh’s direction is very good and he uses many point of view shots to create a huge sense of empathy for the main character. Marsh uses stunning visual effects in order to express Hawking’s inner feelings and torment whilst highlighting his genius. The choice of music is also uplifting and echoes the key themes throughout the film.

    The screenplay is a really interesting piece of work and tells the story in a funny yet intriguing way. However, it does seem to lack a certain something as it tries to alter the source material in order to create some very conventional scenes.

    The performances in ‘The Theory of Everything’ are truly exceptional. Eddie Redmayne plays Stephen Hawking in a transformational and moving manner. You can barely recognise him as he highlights his illness with complete sincerity and plausibility. Felicity Jones plays his wife, Jane Wilde. I thought her role would be a simple one as she would work off of the powerhouse performance from Redmayne but the way she shows her strength and compassion is very moving and she does an excellent job.

    Overall, ‘The Theory of Everything’ is a fascinating film about a genius as he deals with his dibilitating illness. The maturity of everyone involved in this make it a remarkable movie.

    ★★★½

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