Up The Front. Image shows from L to R: Lurk (Frankie Howerd), Groping (Bill Fraser). Copyright: Associated London Films Limited / STUDIOCANAL
Up The Front

Up The Front

  • 1972 film

Frankie Howerd plays a servant who is hypnotised into believing that he is the only man who can save England during World War I. Also features Hermione Baddeley, Robert Coote, Bill Fraser, Lance Percival, Dora Bryan and more.

Key cast & crew credits

Frankie Howerd Lurk
Hermione Baddeley Monique
Robert Coote General Burke
Bill Fraser Groping
Lance Percival Colonel Von Gutz
Dora Bryan Cora Crumpington
Peter Bull Von Kobler
Jonathan Cecil Nigel Phipps Fortescue
Percy Herbert Cpl. Lovechild
William Mervyn Lord Twithampton
Madeline Smith Fanny
David Battley Midgeley The Cook
Nicholas Bennett Mallett
Michael Brennan MP
Veronica Clifford Velma
Mischa De La Motte Diplomat
Vernon Dobtcheff Muller
Kenneth Fortescue Burke's A.D.C.
Robert Gillespie French Officer
Derek Griffiths El Puncturo
Harvey Hall MP
Gertan Klauber Donner
Stanley Lebor Blitzen
Ingo Mogendorf Captain Hamburger
Toni Palmer 1st Buttercup Girl
Patricia Quinn Magda, Mata Hari's Maid
Stanley Holloway The Great Vincento
Zsa Zsa Gabor Mata Hari
Linda Gray Lady Twithampton
Mike Grady Newsboy
Bob Hoskins Recruiting Sgt.
Andrew Bradford Despatch Rider
Andrew McCulloch Soldier
Alan Rebbeck Winking Soldier
Bozena Frou Frou
Peter Greenwell Accordianist
Ian Talbot Soldier (Monique's)
Ann Parnell-McGarry (as Parnall McGarry) Fat Nurse
Leena Skoog A Nurse
Delia Sainsbury 2nd Buttercup Girl
Madhav Sharma Indian Officer
Peter Greenwell Leader of the Orchestra
Delia Sainsbury Can Can Dancer
Lesley Anderson Can Can Dancer
Judy Gridley Can Can Dancer
Maggie Vincent Can Can Dancer
Wendy Lukins Can Can Dancer
Nicola Rowley French Girl
Philip Miller The Waiter
Writing team
Sid Colin Writer
Eddie Braben Writer
Roy Tuvey Writer (Additional Material)
Maurice Sellar Writer (Additional Material)
Peter Vincent Writer (Additional Material)
Bob Hedley Writer (Additional Material)
Production team
Bob Kellett Director
Ned Sherrin Producer
Terry Glinwood Producer
Beryl Vertue Executive Producer
Al Gell Editor
Seamus Flannery Production Designer
Tony Spratling Director of Photography
Peter Greenwell Composer
Peter Greenwell Pianist
Barrie Gosney Stage Manager

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