Carry On Laughing: The Baron Outlook (TV) (Alan Tarrant, 1975) **1/2
The medieval setting in this one suffers due to the obvious low budget (with the action mostly confined indoors). It's saved, however, by a cast comprised of several old reliables: Sidney James as a lazy Baron; Joan Sims as his nagging wife; Kenneth Connor as a knight well past his prime; Peter Butterworth as a lecherous priest; Barbara Windsor, then, tries to pass off as a knight during an attack (the minimal action footage has been lifted outright from Laurence Olivier's HENRY V !), is captured and sent off to James as his prisoner. David Lodge is a castle inspector whom the Baron bribes to overlook the place's dilapidated state; he breaks his leg and has to stay on. The episode is a bit thin on plot but, as I said, eminently watchable just the same.
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