Sparrows Can't Sing - Digitally Restored
Sparrows Can't Sing, directed by Joan Littlewood and starring Barbara Windsor (Carry on Camping) in her BAFTA-nominated role as Maggie, is a 1963 kitchen sink classic filmed in the East End of London.
There's panic in Stepney; from the stalls in the street to the bar of the Red Lion the word goes out: tearaway Charlie Gooding (James Booth) is back from two years at sea, and on the way home to his old stamping ground. The trouble is that Charlie isn't up to date with the news.
First released: Monday 12th October 2015
Interview with Peter Rankin (Joan Littlewood biographer)
Locations featurette with Richard Dacre (film historian)
Interview with Murray Melvin
BFI Q&A with Barbara Windsor and Murray Melvin
- Distributor: StudioCanal
- Region: 2
- Discs: 1
- Minutes: 87
- Subtitles: English
- Catalogue: OPTD2895
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