A crusty old General leads his dotty family on a relaxing weekend at the seaside, and comic chaos ensues.
Did You Know?
When the movie was near completion, the BBC decided that it was a disaster and unshowable. Another Producer (Alan J.W. Bell) was called in to salvage the film and given a budget to re-shoot scenes if necessary. No scenes were re-shot, but he almost entirely re-structured the film and used the money to record an original music score by Ronnie Hazlehurst. The only acknowledgment of this is on the VHS and DVD cases where Alan J.W. Bell is given the unusual credit of 'Post-production Director'. See more
Follows The Picnic