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Carry On Cleo. Cleopatra (Amanda Barrie). Copyright: Peter Rogers Productions
Carry On Cleo

Carry On Cleo

  • 1965 film

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. Stars Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims and more.

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Carry On Cleo. Caesar (Kenneth Williams). Copyright: Peter Rogers Productions

Key details

Genre
Film
Released
1965
Stars
Sid James, Kenneth Williams, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Jim Dale, Amanda Barrie, Victor Maddern and more
Writers
Talbot Rothwell and Norman Hudis
Director
Gerald Thomas
Producers
Peter Rogers and Frank Bevis
Company

Disquiet is growing in Rome. Caesar's been away for three years, but despite expanding the empire across Gaul and into Britain - supplying Rome with an ever-expanding range of fresh foods, products, and slaves - neither his family nor the Senate are impressed, and plans are afoot to assassinate him.

Egypt, meanwhile, is in a precarious state. Word reaches Caesar that Ptolemy is planning to usurp his sister Cleopatra as Pharoah - something that would throw the region into disarray.

Returning hastily to Rome with his latest bunch of captured slaves in tow, the Emperor immediately dispatches his top general and loyal friend Mark Antony to Egypt, where he is tasked with taking power of the region.

Unfortunately for Caesar, the general's plans are thrown into disarray when he lays his eyes upon the beautiful Pharoah, and is immediatley taken under her spell...

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Additional details

Tagline
The funniest film since 54 B.C.
Part of

Carry On Films

UK certificate
A
Duration
92 minutes
UK release
Sunday 17th January 1965
UK premiere
1964
Distributors

Anglo Amalgamated

Production
Studio
Camera set-up
Single camera
Picture
Colour

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Broadcast details

Most recent repeats
  • Saturday 25th May 2024 at 9:05am on ITV3
  • Sunday 19th May 2024 at 11:00am on ITV3
  • Tuesday 2nd January 2024 at 10:55am on ITV3

Recording details

  • Pinewood Studios
  • Chobham Common

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