Cardboard Cavalier. Sidcup Buttermeadow (Sid Field)
Cardboard Cavalier

Cardboard Cavalier

  • 1949 film

Comedy set in the English Civil War of the 1650s. Stars Sid Field.

Key details

Sid Field

It is 1658 and England is under the rule of Oliver Cromwell. King Charles is banished, and has sent a messenger to gather support for his plight.

This messenger encounters a simple-minded man named Sidcup Buttermeadow and decrees that he should deliver an important letter. All does not go according to plan, and the help of a kind-hearted barmaid, Nell Gwynne, is required. Help also comes in the form of a ghost, but will the three of them be able to outwit Cromwell and reinstate King Charles?

Additional details

Also known as
  • The Cardboard Cavalier
Black and white

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Broadcast details

Most recent repeats
  • Monday 25th September 2023 at 4:00pm on TPTV
  • Friday 11th November 2022 at 7:45am on TPTV
  • Thursday 28th July 2022 at 7:35am on TPTV

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