Bill Nighy as Hugh Marriner in Absolute Hell
(excuses for the bad quality of the screen shot!)
Absolute Hell is a film made for TV, aired by BBC in 1991.
In Absolute Hell Bill plays Hugh Marriner, a writer with a drinking problem and a life not far from being absolute hell.
Absolute Hell is set in a a post WWII bar in London, a gathering place for an assortment of lost souls.
Judi Dench stars too.