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Carry on Teacher (1959)

Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job, but the students like him and don't want to lose him. They concoct a ... See full summary »

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Gregory Adams
Charles Hawtrey ...
Michael Bean
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Alistair Grigg
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Sarah Allcock
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Edwin Milton
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Grace Short
Rosalind Knight ...
Cyril Chamberlain ...
Alf Hudson
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Robin Stevens - Saboteur
George Howell ...
Billy Haig - Saboteur
Diana Beevers ...
Penelope 'Penny' Lee - Saboteur
Jacqueline Lewis ...
Pat Gordon - Saboteur
Roy Hines ...
Harry Bird - Saboteur
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Sheila Dale - Saboteur
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Pupils run amok at Maudlin Street School in an attempt to hang on to their headmaster. He has applied for a new job, but the students like him and don't want to lose him. They concoct a plan - blacken his record in front of the Ministry Inspector and then he won't ever be able to get another job! Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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It was no accident that Charles Hawtrey was cast as the music master, as he was a classically-trained pianist and former boy soprano. See more »

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Although several Internet sources refer to Mr. Wakefield as the school's headmaster, he is specifically stated at the start of the film to be the DEPUTY headmaster - the equivalent of a vice principal here in Canada - who is running the school due to the actual headmaster's illness. See more »

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Felicity Wheeler: Are you satisfied with your equipment, Miss Allcock?
Sarah Allcock: Well, I've had no complaints so far!
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Featured in Carry on Forever: Episode #1.1 (2015) See more »

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"Ten Green Bottles' (uncredited)
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Fun and games at school with the Carry On team
25 April 2006 | by (Derby, England) – See all my reviews

Carry On Teacher is one of the earlier entries in the Carry On series and I found this quite funny.

The Headmaster at Maudin Street School plans to apply for another job at another school. As the students like him, they don't want him to leave. They decide to play some practical jokes just as school inspectors are about. They put chewing gum and super glue on chairs, saw a piano leg and make it collapse and launch an experimental rocket. Through all of this, two of the teachers fall in love with each other.

This sort of thing never happened when I was at school when the headmaster left!

The cast includes some of the Carry On regulars including Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Kenneth Conner and Leslie Phillips. With Ted Ray as the Headmaster.

Have a good laugh with Carry On Teacher. Excellent.

Rating: 3 stars out of 5.


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