ANGUS, THONGS & PERFECT SNOGGING is directed and produced by Gurinder Chadha (Bend It Like Beckham, Bride & Prejudice), from the screenplay she co-scripted with Paul Mayeda Berges, Will McRobb and Chris Viscardi.
This hilarious coming-of-age story is based on the international best-selling series of books by the British author Louise Rennison, and follows the eccentric and irresistible Georgia Nicolson as she overcomes the trauma of being a teenager.
Georgia Nicolson is played by Georgia Groome. Alongside her playing fellow Ace Gang members are Eleanor Tomlinson as Jas, Georgia Henshaw as Rosie and Manjeeven Grewal as Ellen. Aaron Johnson, Sean Bourke, Alan Davies, Karen Taylor and T4’s Steve Jones (making his acting debut) also star.
Filming on the Paramount and Nickelodeon production took place on location in Brighton, Eastbourne, Middlesex and London locations, along with shooting at Ealing Studios.
Paramount Pictures International and Nickelodeon Movies Present A Gurinder Chadha Film: Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging, starring Georgia Groome, Alan Davies, Karen Taylor, Aaron Johnson, Eleanor Tomlinson. The music is by Joby Talbot, and the music supervisors are Karen Elliott and Ian Neil. The co-producer is Michelle Fox. The costume designer is Jill Taylor. The film is edited by Martin Walsh, A.C.E. and Justin Krish. The production designer is Nick Ellis; the director of photography is Richard Pope, BSC. The executive producer is Scott Aversano. Angus, Thongs and Perfect Snogging is produced by Gurinder Chadha and Lynda Obst, and based on the books Angus, Thongs… and …Really Big Knickers by Louise Rennison. The screenplay is by Gurinder Chadha & Paul Mayeda Berges and Will McRobb & Chris Viscardi. It is directed by Gurinder Chadha. The soundtrack album is available on Sony BMG Music Entertainment (UK) Limited.