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Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

British comedy about a gang of crooks who mess up every robbery they attempt and decide to try their hand at kidnapping instead. Starring Terry Thomas. Show more

Contributors

Billy Gordon:
Terry-Thomas
Fingers:
George Cole
Whisper:
Joe Melia
Charmaine:
Vera Day
Secretary:
Delphi Lawrence
Magistrate:
John Le Mesurier
Solicitor:
Sydney Tafler
Tommy Weston:
Nicholas Parsons
Fire Policeman:
Terry Scott
Director:
Mario Zampi
Producer:
Mario Zampi

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Duration: 1 hour, 31 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two ScotlandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Early comic outing in which the Carry On team's battle of the sexes takes to the roads as a neglected wife sets up a cab firm to rival that of her work-obsessed husband. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 35 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One Yorks & LincsLatest broadcast: on BBC One West

Bawdy comedy about the town council of a seaside resort who are persuaded to hold a beauty contest, despite fervent opposition from the local Women's Liberation group. Show more

Contributors

Sidney Fiddler:
Sidney James
Connie Philpotts:
Joan Sims
Frederick Bumble:
Kenneth Connor
Hope Springs:
Barbara Windsor
Peter Potter:
Bernard Bresslaw
Augusta Prodworthy:
June Whitfield
Director:
Gerald Thomas

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Duration: 5 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland (Analogue)Latest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

On-set interviews from the cast of Carry On Up The Jungle, featuring Sid James, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Simms, Bernard Bresslaw, Kenneth Connor, Frankie Howerd and Terry Scott. Show more

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Participant:
Sidney James
Participant:
Charles Hawtrey
Participant:
Joan Sims
Participant:
Bernard Bresslaw
Participant:
Kenneth Connor
Participant:
Frankie Howerd
Participant:
Terry Scott
Producer:
Robin Keam

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One LondonLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

British comedy with the Carry On team. A shop steward finds himself at loggerheads with the management at a lavatory factory, and discovers that his budgie has a special talent. Show more

Contributors

Sid Plummer:
Sidney James
Charles Coote:
Charles Hawtrey
Chloe Moore:
Joan Sims
Beattie Plummer:
Hattie Jacques
Bernie Hulke:
Bernard Bresslaw
Vic Spanner:
Kenneth Cope
Myrtle Plummer:
Jacki Piper
Miss Withering:
Patsy Rowlands
Fred Moore:
Bill Maynard
Director:
Gerald Thomas
Producer:
Peter Rogers

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

British comedy about a gang's plan to raid a maternity hospital to steal a gigantic stock of birth control pills. Starring Sid James, Kenneth Williams and Barbara Windsor. Show more

Contributors

Sid Carter:
Sidney James
Sir Bernard Cutting:
Kenneth Williams
Dr Francis A Goode:
Charles Hawtrey
Nurse Susan Ball:
Barbara Windsor
Mrs Tidey:
Joan Sims
Director:
Gerald Thomas

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One CambridgeshireLatest broadcast: on BBC Four

Comedy in which the Carry On gang run a marriage bureau. The proprietors, Sid and Sophie Bliss (Sid James and Hattie Jaques) seem set on matching the most unlikely couples.

Contributors

Sidney Bliss:
Sidney James
Percival Snooper:
Kenneth Williams
James Bedsop:
Charles Hawtrey
Esme Crowfoot:
Joan Sims
Terence Philpot:
Terry Scott
Bertie Muffet:
Richard O'Callaghan
Gripper Burke:
Bernard Bresslaw
Director:
Gerald Thomas
Producer:
Peter Rogers

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Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Comedy about a doctor who intends to make a fortune selling the weight-reducing potion he discovered while working at a mission in the South Seas. With Kenneth Williams. Show more

Contributors

Frederick Carver:
Kenneth Williams
Dr James Nookey:
Jim Dale
Gladstone Screwer:
Sidney James
Ellen Moore:
Joan Sims
Dr Ernest Stoppidge:
Charles Hawtrey
Goldie Locks:
Barbara Windsor
Miss Fosdick:
Patsy Rowlands
Director:
Gerald Thomas
Producer:
Peter Rogers

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Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

When a young girl with a rare blood type falls critically ill, a doctor and a police inspector begin a race against time to track down a suitable donor for a blood transfusion. Show more

Contributors

Inspector Lane:
Jack Warner
Dr Carter:
Anthony Steel
Laura Bishop:
Joy Shelton
Tim Mahoney:
Freddie Mills
Mrs Cornelius:
Thora Hird
Dr Braithwaite:
John Robinson
George Robinson:
Earl Cameron
Danny Marks:
Sidney James
Flash Harry:
Eric Pohlmann
Brenda:
Vida Hope
Director:
Lewis Gilbert
Producer:
Ernest G Roy

Duration: 1 hour, 25 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Scotland

Farcical comedy set in the great outdoors. A pair of likely lads trick their girlfriends into accompanying them to a nudist colony - but it turns out to be a family campsite. Show more

Contributors

Sid Boggle:
Sidney James
Joan Fussey:
Joan Sims
Peter Potter:
Terry Scott
Miss Haggerd:
Hattie Jacques
Joshua Fiddler:
Peter Butterworth
Director:
Gerald Thomas

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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC One North WestLatest broadcast: on BBC One Wales

The Carry On team have an irreverent poke at the French Revolution. Two English noblemen rescue their French counterparts from the revolting masses - and Madame Guillotine. Show more

Contributors

Sir Rodney Ffing:
Sidney James
Director:
Gerald Thomas
Citizen Camembert:
Kenneth Williams
Lord Darcy Pue:
Jim Dale
Citizen Bidet:
Peter Butterworth
Désirée Dubarry:
Joan Sims
Duc de Pommfrit:
Charles Hawtrey

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Duration: 1 hour, 29 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Historical hamming from the Carry On team, including Sid James and Barbara Windsor. Lecherous Henry VIII is turned off by his wife's garlic breath and decides to replace her. Show more

Contributors

King Henry VIII:
Sidney James
Thomas Cromwell:
Kenneth Williams
Sir Roger de Lodgerley:
Charles Hawtrey
Queen Marie of Normandy:
Joan Sims
Cardinal Wolsey:
Terry Scott
Director:
Gerald Thomas
Producer:
Peter Rogers

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Duration: 1 hour, 18 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two HDLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

One of the most famous of the 1950s Ealing comedies. An unassuming bank clerk, in charge of gold bullion deliveries for almost 20 years, hatches a plot to steal a consignment. Show more

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Duration: 1 hour, 21 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two HD

Some mysterious meteorites lead Professor Quatermass (Brian Donlevy) to a remote factory where he comes to believe an alien invasion plan is underway.

Contributors

Prof. Bernard Quatermass:
Brian Donlevy
Jimmy Hall:
Sidney James
Sheila:
Vera Day
Vincent Broadhead MP:
Tom Chatto
The P.R.O:
John Van Eyssen
Paddy Gorman:
Percy Herbert
McLeod:
John Rae
Director:
Val Guest
Producer:
Anthony Hinds
Writer:
Val Guest

Duration: 1 hour, 45 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two England

Classic drama with Herbert Lom and Patrick McGoohan. A man fresh out of prison takes a job with unscrupulous haulage contractors whose drivers make death-defying runs. Show more

Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales

Available for 25 days

Comedy. The fourth form monsters' latest trick is their best ever – they have burned down the school! When the girls stand trial, they are miraculously freed, and a new reign of terror begins. Show more

Contributors

Culpepper Brown:
Eric Barker
Gore Blackwood:
Dennis Price
Miss Partridge:
Liz Fraser
Sgt. Ruby Gates:
Joyce Grenfell
Professor Canford:
Cecil Parker
Flash Harry:
George Cole
Alphonse O'Reilly:
Sidney James
Superintendent Kemp-Bird:
Lloyd Lamble
Miss Harker-Packer:
Irene Handl
Director:
Frank Launder
Producer:
Frank Launder

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Duration: 1 hour, 27 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Wales HD

Available for 27 days

Comedy. The arrival of a princess at St Trinain's coincides with the return of recently expelled Arabella, who has the kidnap of a prize racehorse on her mind. Show more

Contributors

Miss Wilson:
Beryl Reid
Miss Dawn:
Joan Sims
Miss Buckland:
Mary Merrall
Miss Waters:
Betty Ann Davies
Miss Holland:
Jane Henderson
Mlle De St Emilion:
Balbina
Miss Gale:
Irene Handl
Jackie:
Diana Day
Miss Drownder:
Hermione Baddeley
Sgt. Ruby Gates / Miss Crawley:
Joyce Grenfell
Miss Brimmer:
Renee Houston
Producer:
Frank Launder
Miss Millicent Fritton / Clarence Fritton:
Alastair Sim
Flash Harry:
George Cole
Director:
Frank Launder
The Sultan of Makyad:
Eric Pohlmann

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Duration: 1 hour, 20 minutes

First broadcast: on BBC Two EnglandLatest broadcast: on BBC Two Northern Ireland

Available for 24 days

Ealing comedy about a group of villagers who battle to preserve the local railway line by running it themselves, until they are sabotaged in a midnight raid by a rival bus company. Show more

Contributors

Walter Valentine:
Stanley Holloway
Vicar Sam Weech:
George Relph
George Blakeworth:
Naunton Wayne
Squire Gordon Chesterford:
John Gregson
Harry Hawkins:
Sidney James
Vernon Crump:
Jack McGowran
Writer:
TEB Clarke

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