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 run a marriage bureau. The proprietors, Sid Bliss and Sophie Plummer, seem to only match the most unlikely couples.

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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.

Jonathan Ross cooking show

Jonathan Ross cooking show

Jonathan Ross is to present a food-themed comedy panel show pilot. The format is described as 'mouth watering'. Read

Missing TV sketch shows?

Missing TV sketch shows?

The organisers of London Sketchfest ponder why there's hardly any sketch shows on TV nowadays. Read

The John Bishop Show

The John Bishop Show

John Bishop will present a new eight-part comedy and entertainment variety show on BBC One on Saturday nights. Read

Channel 5 is back

Channel 5 is back

Good news. Channel 5 is to start showing British comedy again, following a deal with Comedy Central. Read

BBC Salford Sitcom Showcase

BBC Salford Sitcom Showcase

Funz And Gamez, Fishbowl and Barbara Nice are amongst the comedy that will be showcased at the BBC event: Read

Jim Howick to star in Stag

Jim Howick to star in Stag

Jim Howick will star in Stag, a comedy thriller for BBC Two from The Wrong Mans director Jim Field Smith. Read

BBC Two orders 'Mum'

BBC Two orders 'Mum'

BBC Two has commissioned Mum, a new sitcom from the writer and producers of hit BBC Three sitcom Him & Her. Read

Sky Arts slapstick comedies

Sky Arts slapstick comedies

Kevin Eldon, Johnny Vegas, Kim Cattrall, Vic Reeves and Frank Skinner star in four physical comedies on Sky Arts. Read

Ballot Monkeys preview

Ballot Monkeys preview

Top comedy writers Andy Hamilton and Guy Jenkin introduce their new political sitcom, Ballot Monkeys. Read

Channel 4's Election Night

Channel 4's Election Night

Channel 4 is bringing back its Alternative Election Night format on 7th May, with Jeremy Paxman & David Mitchell. Read

Frankie and Benny

Frankie and Benny

Robert Ross celebrates the memories of Frankie Howerd and Benny Hill, who died on Easter weekend 1992. Read

Jan Etherington interview

Jan Etherington interview

We talk to one of the writers of Lynda Bellingham sitcoms Second Thoughts & Faith In The Future, now on DVD. Read

Lee Nelson interview

Lee Nelson interview

Now on a nationwide tour, we talked to Lee Nelson about his plans for the future, politics, and his new look. Read

Friday Night Dinner 4

Friday Night Dinner 4

Channel 4 has ordered a fourth series of Robert Popper's award-winning sitcom Friday Night Dinner. Read

Have you made a short film?

Have you made a short film?

Short Com is open for comedy film submissions for its 2015/2016 touring schedule of screenings. Read

Win a comedy writing book

Win a comedy writing book

We have three copies of Masterclass: Writing Comedy, the new tutorial book by Lesley Bown, to hand out. Enter

Get Started In Stand-Up

Get Started In Stand-Up

We've got some copies of Logan Murray's great tutorial book Get Started In Stand-Up to hand out to comedians. Enter

Dave's Election Night

Dave's Election Night

Channel Dave is to broadcast a one-off documentary focusing on Al Murray as he lobbies in the General Election. Read

Alan Partridge book sequel

Alan Partridge book sequel

A sequel to Alan Partridge's smash hit autobiography, I, Partridge, will be published in 2016. Read

Zig and Zag are back!

Zig and Zag are back!

CBBC has ordered a 26-part animated sitcom series focused around former Big Breakfast characters Zig & Zag. Read

Kevin McHale interview

Kevin McHale interview

Kevin McHale talks about how he nearly said no to hosting Virtually Famous, and panel shows in the USA. Read

BAFTA nominations

BAFTA nominations

The shortlists for the 2015 BAFTA Television Awards have been announced. Here's the comedy nominees: Read

Terry Jones - Bath Plug

Terry Jones - Bath Plug

Monty Python star Terry Jones has received Bath Comedy Festival's first ever 'Bath Plug Award'. Pictures

Blake Harrison gets Tripped

Blake Harrison gets Tripped

The Inbetweeners star Blake Harrison will take the lead role in Tripped, a comedy drama series for E4. Read

E4 orders Aliens comedy

E4 orders Aliens comedy

E4 has ordered Aliens, a show about a group of extra-terrestrials forced to live in a segregated community. Read

Max & Ivan on their R4 show

Max & Ivan on their R4 show

Comedy double-act Max & Ivan attempt to introduce their Radio 4 series to us in this funny article written by them. Read

Bethan Roberts wins in Bath

Bethan Roberts wins in Bath

Bethan Roberts has been named the winner of Bath Comedy Festival's 2015 New Act Of The Year contest. Read

Sue Perkins panel show

Sue Perkins panel show

Sue Perkins will host the pilot episode of Insert Name Here, a new comedy panel show format for BBC Two. Read

As Yet Untitled - Series 3

As Yet Untitled - Series 3

Unscripted chat format Alan Davies As Yet Untitled is to return to Dave for a third series. There'll be 10 episodes. Read

David Mitchell's new sitcom

David Mitchell's new sitcom

David Mitchell has signed up to play William Shakespeare in Upstart Crow, a sitcom pilot for BBC Two. Read

You, Me & Them interviews

You, Me & Them interviews

Seven members of the cast of UKTV Gold sitcom You, Me & Them talk about the second series of their show. Read

39 Steps - 4 play 139 roles

39 Steps - 4 play 139 roles

The 39 Steps is one of the West End's longest-running and funniest plays. We take a look at the show here. Read

Seann Walsh interview

Seann Walsh interview

A quick chat with Seann Walsh about his stand-up tour, and his role as a team captain on Virtually Famous. Read

The Interviews - new series

The Interviews - new series

Kenneth Williams and The Two Ronnies are amongst the comedians profiled in new Gold series The Interviews. Read

Radio 4's Cardboard Heart

Radio 4's Cardboard Heart

The cast has been announced for Richard Marsh: Cardboard Heart, a Radio 4 sitcom about a man who writes poetry. Read

No more Up The Women

No more Up The Women

Jessica Hynes's suffragette sitcom Up The Women will not return for a third series. BBC2 has given it the axe. Read

'This Made Me Laugh' films

'This Made Me Laugh' films

The Barbican has invited eight stars from the world of comedy to select their favourite classic comedy films. Read

ITV's Play To The Whistle

ITV's Play To The Whistle

Holly Willoughby has signed up to present Play To The Whistle, a sports-based comedy panel show for ITV. Read

Ray Peacock: taboo comedy

Ray Peacock: taboo comedy

Ray Peacock explains why he has decided to open up about his suicide attempt in his latest stand-up show. Read

Dad's Army only just made

Dad's Army only just made

A speech by TV executive Huw Wheldon revealed that the BBC nearly didn't make the Dad's Army series. Read

Lemon is Back To The Future

Lemon is Back To The Future

Keith Lemon is to star in a one-off special on ITV2 celebrating the 30th anniversary of the Back To The Future film. Read

Charlie Brooker special

Charlie Brooker special

Charlie Brooker will return to BBC Two in the run-up to the Election with a new hour-long Wipe special. Read

Graham Fellows interview

Graham Fellows interview

Graham Fellows will celebrate his 30th year as John Shuttleworth with a big gig - but could it be his last hurrah? Read

Russell Howard's new show

Russell Howard's new show

Russell Howard's Stand Up Central, which launches in April, will feature guests including Joe Wilkinson. Read

Frankie Boyle's new show

Frankie Boyle's new show

Frankie Boyle will follow his 2014 Scottish independence referendum special with a new iPlayer election show. Read

Doc Martin Series 7 filming

Doc Martin Series 7 filming

Martin Clunes and the rest of the Doc Martin cast are now in Cornwall to film Series 7 of the hit ITV show. Read

Laura Aikman interview

Laura Aikman interview

Laura Aikman talks about joining the cast of Bluestone 42, and how she was 'liquid sweat' filming the show. Read

ITV2 orders Plebs Series 3

ITV2 orders Plebs Series 3

ITV2 has ordered more Plebs, the Ancient Rome sitcom starring Tom Rosenthal, Joel Fry and Ryan Sampson. Read

Nathan Caton interview

Nathan Caton interview

Stand-up comedian Nathan Caton talks to us about various topics, including his ideal comedians football squad. Read

Jack Dee's Help Desk on TV

Jack Dee's Help Desk on TV

BBC Two has ordered Jack Dee's Help Desk, a series starring Jack Dee and a panel of comedians. Read

Michael McIntyre new shows

Michael McIntyre new shows

Michael McIntyre is working on two new series for BBC One, however his chat show format won't return to TV. Read

Images from '50 Comics'

Images from '50 Comics'

Check out some striking pictures from photographer Matt Crockett's book of comedian portraits, 50 Comics. View

Milton Jones interview

Milton Jones interview

Milton Jones talks about big hair, bad shirts, Mock The Week, his mammoth 2015 tour and other topics too: Read

Harry & Paul win RTS Awards

Harry & Paul win RTS Awards

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse have won two gongs at the Royal Television Society Awards. Read

Rik Mayall - legend award

Rik Mayall - legend award

Rik Mayall has been named as the recipient of the Leicester Comedy Festival 'Legend Of Comedy' award. Read

Harry & Paul to tour

Harry & Paul to tour

Harry Enfield and Paul Whitehouse are planning their first ever live tour together - Harry & Paul: Legends. Read

Prof Branestawm to return

Prof Branestawm to return

Harry Hill will return as eccentric inventor Professor Branestawm for another one-off BBC special this Christmas. Read

Chortle Award winners

Chortle Award winners

Bridget Christie and James Acaster are amongst the winners at the 2015 Chortle Awards. Full results here: Read

Ben Miller's science show

Ben Miller's science show

Ben Miller, Romesh Ranganathan and Rachel Riley will front the pilot of ITV science show Out Of This World. Read

The Week That Wasn't pilot

The Week That Wasn't pilot

Jolyon Rubinstein and Heydon Prowse will host the pilot episode of The Week That Wasn't, a new topical format. Read

Raised By Wolves interview

Raised By Wolves interview

Sisters Caitlin Moran and Caroline Moran talk about creating Raised By Wolves, their Channel 4 sitcom. Interview