Knights & Emeralds

Knights & Emeralds is a 1986 British drama film written and directed by Ian Emes. The film stars Christopher Wild, Beverly Hills, Warren Mitchell, Bill Leadbitter, Rachel Davies and Tracie Bennett. The film was released by Warner Bros. on 11 October 1986.[1][2][3]

Knights & Emeralds
Directed byIan Emes
Written byIan Emes
Produced byRaymond Day
Susan Richards
StarringChristopher Wild
Beverly Hills
Warren Mitchell
Bill Leadbitter
Rachel Davies
Tracie Bennett
CinematographyRichard Greatrex
Edited byJohn Victor-Smith
Music byColin Towns
Enigma Productions
Goldcrest Films
Distributed byWarner Bros. (through Columbia-Cannon-Warner Distributors)
Release date
  • 11 October 1986 (1986-10-11)
Running time
94 minutes
CountryUnited Kingdom


In Wolverhampton two rival marching bands compete, while the teens within them have rivalries of their own, some racial, some sexual..


  • Christopher Wild as Kevin Brimble
  • Beverly Hills as Melissa
  • Warren Mitchell as Mr. Kirkpatrick
  • Bill Leadbitter as Enoch
  • Rachel Davies as Mrs. Fontain
  • Tracie Bennett as Tina
  • Nadim Sawalha as Bindu
  • Tony Milner as Ted
  • Patrick Field as Terry
  • Maurice Dee as Gary
  • David Keyes as Arthur
  • Andrew Goodman as Billy
  • Shelley Willetts as Dawn
  • Simon Taylor as Tom
  • Amanda Ellis as Sonya
  • Marianne Uden as Charlotte
  • Janice Bishop as Maureen
  • Carl Jewkes as Dukes
  • Stephen C. Page as Basket
  • Nicola Garbett as Nessie
  • Francesco Marino as Julie
  • Fiona Edwards as Sophie
  • Helen Daniels as Donna
  • Debbie Palmer as Sharon
  • Lynne Shaw as Denise
  • Vanessa Lee as Maggie
  • Amanda Huggins as Sally-Anne
  • Clive Wedderburn as Aubrey
  • Robert Knight as Onion
  • Ruby Hutchinson as Gabby
  • Dolly Henry as Jo
  • Terry Beaupierre as Sunjoy
  • T-Bone Wilson as George
  • Sarah-Jane Campbell as Hyacinth
  • David Cann as Albert Brimble
  • Annette Badland as Daisy
  • Rodney Litchfield as Kevin's Dad
  • Mary Ordish as Kevin's Mom
  • David Neilson as Ashby
  • Gordon Coulson as Compere

Box officeEdit

Goldcrest Films invested £1,113,000 in the film and received £340,000, losing the company £773,000.[4]


  1. ^ "Knights and Emeralds (1986) - Overview". Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  2. ^ Eleanor Mannikka. "Knights and Emeralds (1985) - Ian Emes". AllMovie. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  3. ^ "Knights & Emeralds (1986)". BFI. Retrieved 2018-04-25.
  4. ^ Eberts, Jake; Illott, Terry (1990). My indecision is final. Faber and Faber. p. 657.

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