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.

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

Win BOAF Christmas DVD

Win BOAF Christmas DVD

We have three copies of the brand new Birds Of A Feather Christmas Specials DVD to give away. Win

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

Win Russell Howard DVD

Win Russell Howard DVD

We've got five copies of Russell Howard's brand new DVD, Wonderbox Live, to give away. Win

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

Win Variety Soup tickets

Win Variety Soup tickets

Win tickets to see Variety Soup in London. It's the fantastic hit show from the Slightly Fat Features ensemble. Enter

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

Good Cop Bad Cop interview

Good Cop Bad Cop interview

Adam Jarrell and Andrew Fettes from the comic play Good Cop Bad Cop talk about their production. Read

Fresh Meat - Series 4

Fresh Meat - Series 4

Fresh Meat writers Bain & Armstrong have confirmed that they are working on a fourth series: Read

Ivo Graham interview

Ivo Graham interview

Up-and-coming stand-up comedian Ivo Graham answers our combative questions with patience and wit. Read

Detectorists Series 2

Detectorists Series 2

Mackenzie Crook's Detectorists will return to BBC Four for a second series in 2015. Read

Blue fooled in prank show

Blue fooled in prank show

Boy band Blue are the fools of a new prank series, one in which they attempt to run a bar in Ibiza. Read

Steve Coogan podcast

Steve Coogan podcast

For the 50th episode of his podcast series, Richard Herring interviews the one and only Steve Coogan! Listen

Adam Buxton Christmas show

Adam Buxton Christmas show

Adam Buxton is to present a one-off Christmas show for Sky Arts. Guide

McIntyre to host Royal show

McIntyre to host Royal show

Michael McIntyre will present the Royal Variety Performance this year. Acts will include Sarah Millican. Read

Mark Thomas interview

Mark Thomas interview

An epic chat with Mark Thomas about arms sales, corporate spying, conspiracy theories, ISIS and more. Read

Twop Twips analysed

Twop Twips analysed

The best advice from the Twitter feed @TwopTwips has been put into a book. Here's some highlights: Read

Craig Campbell: living hell

Craig Campbell: living hell

Stand-up Craig Campbell has got early onset osteoarthritis. He has a bit of a rant about it in this blog: Read

All knitted Nudinits!

All knitted Nudinits!

Check out Nudinits, a 22 minute stop frame animated film in which every scene has been knitted by hand. Read

Benji Waterstones wins comp

Benji Waterstones wins comp

Stand-up Benji Waterstones has emerged as the winner of the Frog and Bucket's Beat the Frog contest. Read

Enter the Pun Championships

Enter the Pun Championships

Are you a comedian full of puns? If so, here's how to enter to become the 2015 UK Pun Champion. Read

Noel Fielding interview

Noel Fielding interview

Noel Fielding talks about his live comedy tour, and the reception to his TV sketch show Luxury Comedy. Read

Alan Carr: 2015 tour

Alan Carr: 2015 tour

Alan Carr has announced Yap, Yap, Yap!, a massive tour of the UK and Ireland starting in February 2015. Read

BAFTA Rocliffe winner blog

BAFTA Rocliffe winner blog

Daniel Brierley, one of the winners of the BAFTA Rocliffe writing competition, blogs about his experience. Read

Stand-up course diary

Stand-up course diary

An interesting and honest diary recounting taking an 8 week stand-up course with tutor Logan Murray. Read

Matt Berry interview

Matt Berry interview

Matt Berry discusses the inspiration for Toast Of London, and talks about how he is shouted at in public. Read

Micky Flanagan interview

Micky Flanagan interview

Micky Flanagan talks about his new TV series in which he cycles around France, and other topics. Read

History of radio comedy

History of radio comedy

Grace Dent presents a history of radio comedy from 1975 to 1980, with Graeme Garden & John Lloyd. Guide

Ricky Gervais film

Ricky Gervais film

Ricky Gervais will write and direct Special Correspondents, a new movie about a war correspondent. Read

Battle Of Britain sketch

Battle Of Britain sketch

The Battle Of Britain ended 74 years ago today. Here's outspoken Winston Churchill talking about it. Watch

10 Halloween Puns

10 Halloween Puns

Laugh at the scary. Here's 10 Halloween-based puns from Darren Walsh, the UK's pun champion. Read

Robert Webb's new show

Robert Webb's new show

Robert Webb will host the pilot episode for a new television quiz show, it has been revealed. Read

The Tartan Special One

The Tartan Special One

Jocky the cult character from The Tartan Special One book offers his thoughts on Scotland having voted no. Read

Cofilmic 2014 winners

Cofilmic 2014 winners

Watch the winners of the Cofilmic Awards 2014 here, including This Glorious Monster and The Butcher. Watch

Tom Rosenthal hosts pilot

Tom Rosenthal hosts pilot

Comedian Tom Rosenthal is to host a comedy pilot focusing on social media and our online behaviour. Read

Disappointing World

Disappointing World

Radio 4 will pilot a new comedy about disappointment and failure, hosted by Liam Mullone. Read

Live At The Apollo S10

Live At The Apollo S10

The full line-up of hosts and guests for the tenth series of Live At The Apollo, starting next month. Browse