Carry On Regardless. Copyright: Peter Rogers Productions.

Carry On Regardless

1961 British comedy film about an agency willing to provide someone for any job. Stars Sid James, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Kenneth Williams and others.

Carry On Regardless. Image shows from L to R: Gabriel Dimple (Charles Hawtrey), Bert Handy (Sid James), Sister (Hattie Jacques), Montgomery Infield-Hopping (Terence Longdon), Delia King (Liz Fraser), Francis Courtenay (Kenneth Williams), Mike Weston (Bill Owen), Sam Twist (Kenneth Connor). Copyright: Peter Rogers Productions.

Carry On Regardless

Wild adventures and misadventures of co-partners in an unconventional employment agency

Sid James, Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, Joan Sims, Kenneth Williams, Bill Owen, Liz Fraser, Terence Longdon and others
Norman Hudis
Gerald Thomas
Peter Rogers

Bert Handy, proprietor of the Helping Hands agency - promising to provide assistance for any task, big or small - is in a quandry. Accompanied only by his elderly secretary Miss Cooling, he's in desperate need of employees to provide said assistance, but to date even an advert in The Times hasn't proven successful!

Meanwhile at the labour exchange, there's a dire shortage of jobs (never mind interesting ones), so when a motley crew get wind of Helping Hands' need for staff, they can't get there quick enough - and Bert hires all seven of them on the spot.

Work quickly builds up at the agency: from pet walking to translation services; modelling to cleaning; hosting and queue-place-saving, even Handy himself has to get to work.

However, with the increasing workload come an increasingly odd set of assignments; and when Miss Cooling's careful organisational system is thrown awry by a careless cleaner, disaster could be on the cards!

Production Details

Part of

Carry On Films

UK certificate
88 minutes
Release date
Monday 27th March 1961
Friday 17th March 1961, Odeon, Marble Arch

The Rank Organisation

Production company
Black and white
Laugh track

Broadcast details

Last repeat
Sunday 27th June 2021 at 3:00pm on Film4

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