The Magnificent Seven Deadly Sins
A collection of short films about the Seven Deadly Sins. Writers include Galton and Simpson, Spike Milligan, Barry Cryer and Graham Chapman
- Bruce Forsyth, Paul Whitsun-Jones, Harry Secombe, Leslie Phillips, Julie Ege, Harry H. Corbett, Ian Carmichael, Alfie Bass and others
- Bob Larbey, John Esmonde, Dave Freeman, Graham Chapman, Barry Cryer, Graham Stark, Marty Feldman, Ray Galton and others
- Graham Stark
- Graham Stark, Tony Tenser and Michael L. Green
Comprising of 7 short films on the theme of the Seven Deadly Sins:
Avarice sees Bruce Forsyth as a chauffeur searching the sewers for a lost 50p, on his greedy employer's orders.
Envy stars Harry Secombe as a man trying to persuade a couple to sell their home to his pushy and pools-winning wife.
Gluttony has Leslie Phillips as an executive whose love of food stops him from spending time with his gorgeous female boss.
Lust features Harry H. Corbett as bachelor Ambrose, desperate for a date but unlucky in his search.
Sloth was written by and stars Spike Milligan in a range of peculiar examples of the sin.
Wrath sees Stephen Lewis playing officious park-keeper Jarvis, pitted against elderly gents George and Kenneth in their attempts to kill him.
- UK certificate
- 107 minutes
- Release date
- November 1971
- Production company
- Theme tune for closing credits, Envy, Greed An' Gluttony, was written by Roy Budd and Jack Fishman and sung by The Middle Of The Road.
- Laugh track
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- Last repeat
- Tuesday 19th June 2018 at 2:45pm on London Live