15 certificateThis Sporting Life is a Film programme that first aired in 1963 and has been classified a 15 certificate.

This Sporting Life is a 4 star programme


This Sporting Life (1963)

Directed by
Lindsay Anderson

Despite success on the field, a rising rugby star senses the emerging emptiness of his life and attempts to woo his landlady in hopes of finding a reason to live.

Written by

Genre: Film

Running Time: 130 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1963

4/5 Stars

Classification: 15 Certificate

Production Country: UK

Filmed in Black and White

When is This Sporting Life next on TV?

It's next showing on London Live October 8th, 8:00pm and on London Live October 11th, 2:55am. See more...


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Rachel Roberts...Mrs. Hammond
Alan Badel...Weaver
Image for William HartnellWilliam Hartnell...Johnson
Colin Blakely...Maurice Braithwaite
Vanda Godsell...Mrs. Weaver
Anne Cunningham...Judith
Jack Watson...Len Miller
Image for Arthur LoweArthur Lowe...Slomer
Harry Markham...Wade
George Sewell...Jeff
Image for Leonard RossiterLeonard Rossiter...Phillips
Katherine Parr...Mrs. Farrer
Bernadette Benson...Lynda
Andrew Nolan...Ian