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Talbot Rothwell (1916–1981)

A former police officer and pilot, Talbot Rothwell had an unorthodox entry into show business: as a prisoner of war in a German POW camp during WW II, Rothwell, out of boredom (and also to cover the noise of prisoners digging escape tunnels), got involved in camp entertainment shows, writing comedy sketches with fellow prisoner Peter Butterworth (... See full bio »

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Filmography

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 1993 Laugh with the Carry Ons (TV Series) (13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1993) ... (archive footage)
- Episode #1.12 (1993) ... (archive footage)
- Episode #1.11 (1993) ... (archive footage)
- Episode #1.10 (1993) ... (archive footage)
- Episode #1.9 (1993) ... (archive footage)
 1991 Further Up Pompeii (TV Movie) (creator)
 1983-1984 What a Carry On (TV Series) (screenplay - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1984) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.12 (1984) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.11 (1984) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.10 (1984) ... (screenplay)
- Episode #1.9 (1984) ... (screenplay)
 1983 Carry on Laughing's Christmas Classics (TV Special short)
 1981 Carry on Laughing (TV Series) (screenplay - 13 episodes)
- Episode #1.13 (1981) ... (archive footage) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.12 (1981) ... (archive footage) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.11 (1981) ... (archive footage) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.10 (1981) ... (archive footage) / (screenplay)
- Episode #1.9 (1981) ... (archive footage) / (screenplay)
 1979 That's Carry On (archive footage)
 1976 The Howerd Confessions (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #1.3 (1976) ... (writer)
 1975 Further Up Pompeii! (TV Movie)
 1974 Carry on Dick (screenplay)
 1973 Carry on Christmas (TV Movie)
 1973 Carry on Girls (screenplay)
 1973 Frankie Howerd in Ulster (TV Movie documentary)
 1972 Carry on Abroad (screenplay)
 1972 Carry on Matron (screenplay)
 1971 Carry on at Your Convenience (screenplay)
 1971 Up Pompeii (idea)
 1971 Carry on Henry VIII (screenplay)
 1969-1970 Up Pompeii! (TV Series) (writer - 14 episodes)
- Exodus (1970) ... (writer)
- Guess Who's Coming to Sin'Er Nymphia (1970) ... (writer)
- Lysistrata the Peace Treaty (1970) ... (writer)
- Secret Agents Jamus Bondus (1970) ... (writer)
- Roman Holiday (1970) ... (writer)
 1970 Carry on Loving (screenplay)
 1970 Carry on Up the Jungle (screenplay)
 1969 Carry on Christmas (TV Movie) (written by)
 1969 Carry on Again Doctor (screenplay)
 1969 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Up Pompeii! (1969) ... (writer)
 1969 Carry on Camping (screenplay)
 1968 Carry On... Up the Khyber (screenplay)
 1967 Carry on Doctor (screenplay)
 1967 Carry on in the Legion (screenplay)
 1966 Carry on Pimpernel (screenplay)
 1966 Carry on Screaming! (screenplay)
 1966 Carry on Cowboy (screenplay)
 1965 The Big Job
 1964 Carry on Cleo (original screenplay)
 1964 Carry on Spying (original screenplay)
 1963 Carry on Jack (original screenplay)
 1963 Carry on Cabby (screenplay)
 1962 Three Spare Wives (play)
 1960 Inside Story (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- A Present for Penny (1960) ... (writer)
 1959 Tommy the Toreador (additional dialogue)
 1959 No Hiding Place (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Ring of Fear (1959) ... (writer)
 1959 Friends and Neighbours (writer)
 1959 Make Mine a Million (additional comedy scenes)
 1958 Living It Up (TV Series) (writer - 5 episodes)
- Episode #2.5 (1958) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.4 (1958) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.3 (1958) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.2 (1958) ... (writer)
- Episode #2.1 (1958) ... (writer)
 1955-1957 Before Your Very Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 8 episodes)
- Episode #6.3 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode #6.2 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode #6.1 (1957) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.5 (1955) ... (writer)
- Episode #3.4 (1955) ... (writer)
 1957 Stars in Your Eyes (screenplay)
 1955-1957 The Ted Ray Show (TV Series) (7 episodes)
- Episode #3.8 (1957)
- Episode #3.6 (1957)
- Episode #3.1 (1957)
- Episode #2.4 (1956)
- Episode #2.3 (1956)
 1955 One Good Turn (additional scenes)
 1954 Shop Spoiled
 1954 Dear Dotty (TV Series)
 1954 Friends and Neighbours (TV Series)
 1949 How Do You View? (TV Series) (1950-1953)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

His, George S. Kaufman, and Moss Hart's play, "Queen Elizabeth Slept Here," was performed at the Strand Theatre in London, England with Jimmy Hanley, Rosalyn Boulton, and Kenneth Connor in the cast.
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Trivia:

While a prisoner of war in Stalag Luft 3 camp, he staged concerts with Rupert Davies and Peter Butterworth. See more »

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Scorpio

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