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Cast

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Jack Douglas ... Lord Peter Flimsy / ... (12 episodes, 1975)

Kenneth Connor ... Punter / ... (12 episodes, 1975)
Joan Sims ... Lady Guinevere / ... (11 episodes, 1975)
Peter Butterworth ... Merlin / ... (9 episodes, 1975)

Barbara Windsor ... Lottie / ... (8 episodes, 1975)
David Lodge ... Inspector Bungler / ... (7 episodes, 1975)
Norman Chappell ... Sir William / ... (7 episodes, 1975)
Brian Osborne ... Cavalier / ... (7 episodes, 1975)
John Carlin ... Egbert / ... (6 episodes, 1975)

Bernard Bresslaw ... Dr. Pavingstone / ... (5 episodes, 1975)
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Series Directed by
Alan Tarrant (13 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Writing credits
Dave Freeman (6 episodes, 1975)
Lew Schwarz (6 episodes, 1975)

Series Produced by
Peter Rogers .... executive producer (13 episodes, 1975)
Gerald Thomas .... producer (13 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Original Music by
John Marshall (11 episodes, 1975)
Richard Tattersall (11 episodes, 1975)
Max Harris (3 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Film Editing by
John Hawkins (1 episode, 1975)

Jack Gardner (unknown episodes)
 
Series Production Design by
Bryan Holgate (2 episodes, 1975)
Richard Lake (2 episodes, 1975)
Lewis Logan (2 episodes, 1975)
Anthony Waller (2 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Makeup Department
Sheila Mann .... makeup artist / make-up (7 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Art Department
George Wallder .... graphics (5 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Sound Department
Len Penfold .... sound (7 episodes, 1975)

Peter Dyson .... sound (unknown episodes)
 
Series Visual Effects by
George Wallder .... graphics (6 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Pete Dyson .... lighting / lighting technician (7 episodes, 1975)
Mike Whitcutt .... camera operator / cameras (7 episodes, 1975)
Jim Reeves .... vision control / vision controller (3 episodes, 1975)
Gerry Taylor .... vision controller (2 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Animation Department
Len Lewis .... animator (5 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
James Dark .... wardrobe (7 episodes, 1975)
 
Series Editorial Department
Peter Charles .... vtr editor / vtr editing (6 episodes, 1975)
Mary Forrest .... vision mixer (3 episodes, 1975)
Carole Legg .... vision mixer (2 episodes, 1975)
Felicity Maton .... vision mixer (2 episodes, 1975)
 

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24 min (13 episodes)
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This show features the final filmed contributions to the "Carry On" series by long-serving stars Hattie Jacques and Sidney James.See more »
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Sir Gay:If that's the flower of English Knighthood, I'd hate to see the weed!See more »

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1 out of 2 people found the following review useful.
Fun but flawed, 1 September 2009
Author: manimal99 from Nottingham

This series of comedies is a priceless addition to the "Carry On" body of work. OK, so we all know that the scripts are patchy. OK, so Talbot Rothwell (the script writer of most of the classic films) had already retired and some of the cast were definitely showing their age, but this remains an important addition to the series and vital footage from the gang from the mid-70's.

If there is a fault with the shows, its that they were possibly too short to develop a proper storyline. And maybe the audience was expecting more than a 20-odd minute show on ITV could possibly deliver. But there are some worthy performances and it was fun seeing Hattie Jacques playing Elizabeth I - a role that could surely have translated into a big screen treatment.

Best watching if you're in a good mood, late at night and after having had a few pints.

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