Carry On Teacher. Image shows from L to R: Mr. William Wakefield (Ted Ray), Mr. Gregory Adams (Kenneth Connor). Copyright: Peter Rogers Productions.

Carry On Teacher

Carry On Teacher. Image shows from L to R: Mr. Michael Bean (Charles Hawtrey), Miss Grace Short (Hattie Jacques), Mr. Edwin Milton (Kenneth Williams). Copyright: Peter Rogers Productions.

Carry On Teacher

A group of school children try to stop their mild-mannered headmaster leaving

Genre
Film
Released
1959
Starring
Kenneth Connor, Charles Hawtrey, Leslie Phillips, Joan Sims, Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Rosalind Knight, Cyril Chamberlain and others
Writer
Norman Hudis
Director
Gerald Thomas
Producer
Peter Rogers

The pupils of Maudlin Street Secondary Modern School have grown unsurprisingly fond of their cane-disliking acting headmaster, Mr Wakefield. They are therefore outraged to discover that, rather than take up the post full time the following term, he has hopes to be appointed head of a brand new school in the country, near his own childhood home.

Resolving to curtail his ambitions - and spare their own backsides! - the student body spies the perfect opportunity when they discover a Ministry inspector is to spend the last week of term at the school, accompanied by radical child psychologist Alastair Grigg, observing and researching for his next book. Surely if everything goes awry, the inspector's report will ensure Wakefield can't be promoted anywhere...

Production Details

Part of

Carry On Films

UK certificate
U
Duration
86 minutes
Release date
Tuesday 11th August 1959
Production company
Picture
Black and white
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

Last repeat
Wednesday 3rd April 2019 at 5:00pm on Film4

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