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Cor, Blimey! (2000)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  24 April 2000 (UK)
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Dramatisation of the love affair between Sidney James and Barbara Windsor, played out against the backdrop of the 'Carry On' films during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Dramatisation of the love affair between Sidney James and Barbara Windsor, played out against the backdrop of the 'Carry On' films during the 1960s and 1970s.

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Based on Terry Johnston's play "Cleo, Camping, Emmanuelle and Dick", performed in the Royal National Theatre in London, UK. Many members of the original cast - including the three leads Samantha Spiro, Geoffrey Hutchings and Adam Godley - reprised their original stage roles for this adaptation. See more »

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Many of the vehicles (trucks, etc) shown in scenes set in the 1960s are from the 1980s See more »

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Sid James: [about Ronnie Knight, Barbara's first husband] He knocks about with the Krays, doesn't he?
Barbara Windsor: No he doesn't. I do.
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References Call My Bluff (1965) See more »

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Almost as good as a real Carry On
20 November 2005 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

We know that many of the actors in the long running Carry On series had personal problems - perhaps this is why they were so funny and we laughed with them not at them. This film could have only been made by people with a deep affection for the Carry On films and the actors involved. Don't expect an air brushing of history to pretend all the Carry On actors were perfect. Also this is only an interpretation of the events and characters and does not purport to be autobiographical. It is both very funny and also very sad - the two masks of comedy and tragedy. The impersonations are extremely good. The fact that Barbara Windsor was willing to take part must at least indicate approval from one Carry On cast member.


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