Carry On Films

This series of classic comedy films defined and encapsulated British comedy and society throughout the 1960s and 70s.

Carry On Sergeant

Carry On Sergeant

Released: 1958

The first Carry On film. Sergeant Grimshawe is desperate to win the award for best troop before he retires.

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Carry On Nurse

Carry On Nurse

Released: 1959

Much to the nurses' frustration, the patients at Haven Hospital have no intention of lying quietly whilst awaiting surgery or recovery.

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Carry On Teacher

Carry On Teacher

Released: 1959

A group of school children try to stop their beloved headmaster leaving.

Carry On, Constable

Carry On, Constable

Released: 1960

Classic comedy with Sid James making his debut. A group of novices are drafted in to cover at a police station that's been hit by flu.

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Carry On Regardless

Carry On Regardless

Released: 1961

The gang set up an agency helping out with rather unusual problems.

Carry On Cruising

Carry On Cruising

Released: 1962

Comedy with the Carry On crew, in which a sea captain discovers that his regular shipmates have defected and so must he hire an inexperienced crew.

Carry On Cabby

Carry On Cabby

Released: 1963

Sid James stars as the proprietor of a successful cab firm. Suddenly a new taxi company arrive in town, and they have a secret weapon.

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Carry On Jack

Carry On Jack

Released: 1963

Costume comedy with the Carry On team. A young serving wench in search of her captive boyfriend disguises herself onboard the good ship Venus.

Carry On Spying

Carry On Spying

Released: 1964

Four trainee spies are put on the trail of the subversive organisation STENCH as they try to track down the secret Formula X.

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Carry On Cleo

Carry On Cleo

Released: 1964

The Carry On team take on ancient history and the big-budget film Cleopatra. Caesar's plan goes awry when Antony is captivated by Cleopatra.

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Carry On Cowboy

Carry On Cowboy

Released: 1965

Saddle up for a fistful of double entendres in this western spoof from the Carry On team. Stodge City is terrorised by the villainous Johnny Finger.

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Carry On Screaming!

Carry On Screaming!

Released: 1966

Horror spoof from the Carry On team. Two bumbling Victorian detectives must investigate the disappearance of several young women.

Don't Lose Your Head

Don't Lose Your Head

Released: 1966

In Paris, 1789, two dashing English noblemen rescue their French counterparts from Madame Guillotine and the republican revolutionaries.

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Follow That Camel

Follow That Camel

Released: 1967

Comedy from the Carry On team about a young English aristocrat who joins the Foreign Legion. Phil Silvers guest stars.

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Carry On Doctor

Carry On Doctor

Released: 1968

Frankie Howerd joins the Carry On regulars in a hospital based adventure. With Sid James, Jim Dale and Kenneth Williams.

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Carry On Camping

Carry On Camping

Released: 1969

Sid James and Bernard Bresslaw are the pair of likely lads who trick their prudish girlfriends into accompanying them to a nudist colony.

Carry On... Up The Khyber

Carry On... Up The Khyber

Released: 1969

Sir Sidney Ruff-Diamond is in charge of the motley kilted crew of the Third Foot and Mouth regiment at a British outpost in the Khyber Pass.

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Carry On Again Doctor

Carry On Again Doctor

Released: 1969

A doctor stumbles upon a shaman's weight-reducing potion and, realising the potential, returns to England with the aim of making a fortune.

Carry On Up The Jungle

Carry On Up The Jungle

Released: 1970

The Carry On gang are joined by Frankie Howerd as they set off on an exotic safari. They encounter an all-female tribe and a sex-crazed gorilla.

Carry On Loving

Carry On Loving

Released: 1970

Chaos ensues when the Carry On gang runs a marriage bureau. The proprietors, Sid and Sophie Bliss, seem set on matching the most unlikely couples.

Carry On Henry

Carry On Henry

Released: 1971

Historical hamming from the Carry On regulars. Henry VIII is up in arms about the garlic breath of his wife, Marie de Normandy.

Carry On At Your Convenience

Carry On At Your Convenience

Released: 1971

Sid James plays Sid Plummer, a works foreman struggling to bridge the gap between an unreasonable, strike-happy shop steward and a naive manager's son.

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Carry On Matron

Carry On Matron

Released: 1972

Medical-based comedy from the Carry On team. A gang plan to raid a maternity hospital to steal a gigantic stock of birth control pills.

Carry On Abroad

Carry On Abroad

Released: 1972

The Carry On regulars embarking on a package holiday to a Spanish resort. The revellers find that the Palace Hotel hardly lives up to its name.

Carry On Girls

Carry On Girls

Released: 1973

The once-bustling seaside resort of Fircombe organises a beauty contest to try to increase visitors and revenue for the town.

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Carry On Dick

Carry On Dick

Released: 1974

Sid James and Barbara Windsor go out in style in their last Carry On film, based on the legend of Dick Turpin.

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Carry On Behind

Carry On Behind

Released: 1975

Saucy British comedy with the Carry On crew. Professor Roland Crump enlists a band of students to investigate the remains of a Roman encampment.

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Carry On England

Carry On England

Released: 1976

Captain S Melly is put in charge of a troublesome mixed-sex anti-aircraft battery during World War II, tasked with getting the troops into shape.

That's Carry On!

That's Carry On!

Released: 1977

Carry On compilation film presented by Barbara Windsor and Kenneth Williams.

Carry On Emmannuelle

Carry On Emmannuelle

Released: 1978

Spoof of the saucy Emmanuelle films of the 70s, starring Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Connor and Joan Sims.

Carry On Columbus

Carry On Columbus

Released: 1992

Revival of the classic comedy series set aboard the ship of Christopher Columbus as he attempts to find an alternative route to the Far East.

2015 British comedy survey

2015 British comedy survey

A comedy survey has been launched, aiming to collect the thoughts of comedy fans across the UK. Details

20 festive comedy videos

20 festive comedy videos

The internet has been busy creating lots of funny festive video sketches. Here's 20 of the best from 2014. Watch

Christmas Puns

Christmas Puns

UK Pun Champion Darren Walsh has written us some festive jokes. There's a couple of drawings too. Read

BBC New Comedy Award 2014

BBC New Comedy Award 2014

Lee Ridley, a stand-up comedian with cerebral palsy, has won the BBC New Comedy Award 2014. Read

Richard Osman podcast

Richard Osman podcast

Pointless star Richard Osman joins Richard Herring for an entertaining chat. Watch or listen here: Listen

New Christmas Cracker jokes

New Christmas Cracker jokes

The winners of UKTV Gold's Christmas Cracker joke competition have been announced. Read the top 10: Read

No Pressure To Be Festive

No Pressure To Be Festive

Alistair Barrie and Nick Revell host a festive edition of the No Pressure To Be Funny political podcast. Listen

Pun Championships 2015

Pun Championships 2015

Check out some of the puns from the comedians who will take part in the UK Pun Championships 2015. Read

Christmas TV Guide 2014

Christmas TV Guide 2014

A list of 25 festive comedy specials to look out for between now and 2015. There's lots of treats ahead: Read

Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Christmas Gift Guide 2014

Shopping for gifts? We've plenty to choose from in our Christmas selection, from books to DVDs. Browse

Channel 4 pilot Space Ark

Channel 4 pilot Space Ark

Channel 4 has commissioned Space Ark, a new sci-fi sitcom pilot about a crew living on a spaceship. Read

BBC Comedy's 2015 plans

BBC Comedy's 2015 plans

Boomers and Citizen Khan will both return for another series, as the BBC outlines its plans for comedy in 2015. Read

Win Fools & Horses costumes

Win Fools & Horses costumes

We've got some official Only Fools And Horses fancy dress costumes to give away. Del Boy and Rodney. Enter

Joke Thieves interview

Joke Thieves interview

Will Mars talks about his 'bulletproof' live comedy format Joke Thieves. It's on tour and heading for TV. Read

Olivia Colman's new sitcom

Olivia Colman's new sitcom

Olivia Colman and Julian Barrett are to star in Flowers, a sitcom pilot about 'the ultimate dysfunctional family'. Read

Bob Monkhouse documentary

Bob Monkhouse documentary

UKTV Gold is to show Bob Monkhouse: The Million Joke Man, a three-part series presented by Paul O' Grady. Read

Toast Of London Series 3

Toast Of London Series 3

Channel 4 has ordered a third series of Toast Of London, its hit new comedy series starring Matt Berry. Read

Brian Pern interview

Brian Pern interview

Simon Day and Rhys Thomas, the creators of Brian Pern: A Life In Rock, talk about the second series. Read

Educating Bitchfield pilot

Educating Bitchfield pilot

Early Doors stars John Henshaw and Mark Benton are amongst the cast for the Educating Bitchfield pilot. Read

Shop Newsletter

Shop Newsletter

We've relaunched our Shop Newsletter. Why not have a read through to see what catches your eye? Read

British comedy art

British comedy art

Check out some unique artworks inspired by classic British comedy shows like Blackadder and The Young Ones. View

Simon Evans interview

Simon Evans interview

Simon Evans has just made his first stand-up DVD. He chats with Si Hawkins about all things comedy. Read

Drunk History series

Drunk History series

Comedy Central orders a series in which comedians get very drunk and attempt to tell historical tales. Read

Almost Royal gets Series 2

Almost Royal gets Series 2

Almost Royal the prank show involving two actors pretending to be royalty, is to return for a 2nd series. Read

Winston Churchill facts

Winston Churchill facts

Happy 140th birthday to Winston Churchill. Here's some funny videos which reveal 10 'facts' about him. View

New Arthur Mathews sitcom

New Arthur Mathews sitcom

Father Ted and Toast co-writer Arthur Mathews is developing a new BBC sitcom about bailiffs. Read

Richard Gadd interview

Richard Gadd interview

A discussion with 'troubled comedian' Richard Gadd about topics such as mining one's life for material. Read

Julian Clary's kids books

Julian Clary's kids books

Julian Clary has signed a two book deal with a publishing company to write children's novels. Read

Phoenix Nights to return

Phoenix Nights to return

Peter Kay's much loved sitcom Phoenix Nights will return as a live stage show in January. Read

My Mad Fat Diary S3

My Mad Fat Diary S3

The comedy drama about a 16-year-old with weight and mental health problems is to return. Read

British Comedy Awards

British Comedy Awards

Who do you think will win at the British Comedy Awards? Have a guess on our interactive website. Enter

Rebecca Front podcast

Rebecca Front podcast

Rebecca Front chats to Richard Herring about some of her comedy acting roles in this episode of RHLSTP. Listen

Virtually Famous returns

Virtually Famous returns

E4 has commissioned 2 new series of panel show Virtually Famous, focusing on internet celebrities. Read

BBC Xmas offerings

BBC Xmas offerings

The BBC has announced its Christmas comedy offerings. Amongst the shows is the end of hit sitcom Miranda. Read

British Comedy Awards K&Q

British Comedy Awards K&Q

Voting for the British Comedy Awards 2014 King or Queen category has launched. Pick from 6: Read

So On & So Forth series

So On & So Forth series

The comedy troupe So On And So Forth have been given their own BBC Radio 4 sketch show series. Read

Lee Evans quits comedy

Lee Evans quits comedy

Lee Evans, one of the UK's best known stand-ups, has unexpectedly announced he is to retire from comedy. Read

Jason Manford interview

Jason Manford interview

Jason Manford explains why his new DVD is making people soil themselves, and he talks about his club chain. Read

What is a joke? - Part 2

What is a joke? - Part 2

Dave Cohen prepares Big Comedy Conference delegates with an attempt to explain EVERY type of joke. Read

Sarah Millican podcast

Sarah Millican podcast

Sarah Millican chats to Richard Herring in the latest episode of his podcast series. It's a funny chat. Listen

Paddy McGuinness sitcom

Paddy McGuinness sitcom

Paddy McGuinness is to return to comedy acting with a role in ITV's new midwife sitcom, The Delivery Man. Read

Where are the older comics?

Where are the older comics?

Comedy sketch duo Flip and Maggie ask 'Where are the people, particularly women, of our age in comedy?' Read

I Live With Models series

I Live With Models series

Comedy Central has confirmed the commission of a new studio sitcom. It's called I Live With Models. Read

Taking Liberties comedies

Taking Liberties comedies

The BBC has ordered comedies for its Magna Carta season, including a new Horrible Histories episode. Read

Laughing Horse finalists

Laughing Horse finalists

The 15 finalists involved in the Laughing Horse New Act of the Year 2014 competition are listed here: Read

What is a joke?

What is a joke?

An article in which Dave Cohen looks at the structure of a joke, and explains how Aristotle got there first. Read

Eddie Izzard autobiography

Eddie Izzard autobiography

Eddie Izzard is to write his memoirs. He has signed a book deal with a US publishing company. Read

Gold to make more sitcoms

Gold to make more sitcoms

UKTV Gold has announced it is increasing its investment in new shows to develop five new sitcoms. Read

John Cleese leads icon list

John Cleese leads icon list

John Cleese has been named as the most influential British comedy icon in a poll of the public. Read

Charlie Brooker wipes again

Charlie Brooker wipes again

BBC Two has ordered another series of Charlie Brooker's Weekly Wipe, and a round-up of 2014. Read

People Just Do Nothing 2

People Just Do Nothing 2

People Just Do Nothing, the BBC Three sitcom set around a pirate radio station, has been given a 2nd series. Read

Stand-up newcomers report

Stand-up newcomers report

Nine of the brave souls who performed stand-up for the first time as part of a charity gig report back. Read

Sara Pascoe podcast

Sara Pascoe podcast

Stand-up Sara Pascoe is this week's guest on Richard Herring's Leicester Square Theatre Podcast. Listen

Julia Davis commissioned

Julia Davis commissioned

Julia Davis's latest sitcom project, Morning Has Broken, has been given a full series by Channel 4. Read

Dapper Laughs won't return

Dapper Laughs won't return

ITV has confirmed that it will not order a second series of comedy-dating show Dapper Laughs: On The Pull. Read

Joseph Morpurgo interview

Joseph Morpurgo interview

An interview with Joseph Morpurgo, a comic actor whose solo work is pretty audacious in ambition. Read

Woody is now filming

Woody is now filming

Bradley Walsh and Kayvan Novak are now filming Woody, a new BBC sitcom set on a Spanish island. Read

British Comedy Awards 2014

British Comedy Awards 2014

The nominees for the British Comedy Awards 2014 have been revealed. See the shortlist for all 16 categories. Read

Babylon interviews

Babylon interviews

The stars of Babylon, Channel 4's police-based comedy drama, talk about how they prepared for the show. Read

Puppy Love interview

Puppy Love interview

The creators of new sitcom Puppy Love introduce the show, and talk about working with canine stars. Read

Churchill's true voice

Churchill's true voice

An interview with Toby DeWinter, the historian who discovered Churchill was a foul mouthed Northerner. Read