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Carry On Loving | 1970 | Sid James, Kenneth Williams

With a title like that, you might expect a full-blooded assault on free love or suburban swinging. It comes a mild disappointment to realise that the Carry On series entered the 70s with a film about a dating agency. The idea behind the plot was to...

Carry On Matron | 1972 | Sid James, Kenneth Williams

Reasonably amusing fourth and final medical outing from the Carry On team, with Sid James still on cackling fine form. The real rot set in shortly afterwards There is definitely something about British films and hospitals. Add the Doctor series to...

Carry On Abroad | 1972 | Sid James, Kenneth Williams

As the tagline said, it’s about "The holiday of a laugh-time". Sid James and a group of British holiday-makers head for the Spanish resort of Elsbels, to be met by rep Kenneth Williams From the moment the key characters are...

Carry On Up the Khyber | 1968 | Sid James, Charles Hawtrey,

A series of jokes based around the word Khasi, appalling racial stereotyping, bawdy sexism, Kenneth Williams looking like a wilted lettuce… classic Carry On Endlessly fascinating document of postcolonial anxiety, and probably the most...

Carry on Doctor | 1967 | Jim Dale, Kenneth Williams,

Here – in the second of four hospital-set films (Nurse, Matron, Again Doctor) – the team are joined by Frankie Howerd as Francis Bigger, who fears his death is imminent. The ostensible hero is Dr Kilmore (Jim Dale), sacked for dalliance...

The Big Job | 1965 | Sid James, Sylvia Syms

Comedy that has more than a touch of the Carry Ons about it, not least a cast that includes those comedy stalwarts Joan Sims and Jim Dale. Dick Emery, Lance Percival and Sid James are the trio of dimwit bank robbers who, after doing 15 years inside...

Carry On Cleo | 1964 | Sid James, Kenneth Williams

Proof that there is such a thing as a funny, or even hilarious Carry On film. "Infamy, infamy, they’ve all got it in for me" Williams as Julius Caesar, toga’d up and as camp as Butlins gets to utter probably the most quoted...

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