Carry On, Constable. Sgt. Frank Wilkins (Sid James). Copyright: Peter Rogers Productions.

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Ten comedians who died on stage

Comedians who die on stage hold a special fascination.

Chortle, 4th September 2019

BFI announces Morecambe & Wise and Sid James recoveries

Newly recovered episodes of Sid James sitcom Citizen James and The Morecambe & Wise Show will be screened at the BFI next month.

British Comedy Guide, 5th November 2018

Lost Sid James interview rediscovered

An interview with Carry On legend Sid James has been recovered after 42 years sitting in a loft.

BBC, 9th August 2018

Sussex has been a magnet for the comedy greats

Today's Timeout focuses on a group of comedians who came to Sussex many times throughout their careers, spanning the 50s, 60s and 70s.

Brighton Argus, 21st September 2017

With Henry VIII (Sid James) plotting to rid himself of garlic-scoffing wife Marie of Normandy (Joan Sims) to romp with frisky Bettina (Barbara Windsor), the plot may puzzle Wolf Hall fans somewhat. But while it's no Carry On classic to match Cleo and Up The Khyber, it offers clear evidence that the Tudor court could be huge, raucous fun, with Kenneth Williams a rather more nefarious Thomas Cromwell than Hilary Mantel would allow.

Paul Howlett, The Guardian, 21st February 2017

A sublime Ealing comedy, with an Oscar-winning script by T.E.B. Clarke. Alec Guinness is a lowly bank clerk who teams up with hefty Stanley Holloway to pull off an outrageous bullion robbery. Crichton directs with a deft touch and among the usual suspects are henchmen Alfie Bass and Sid James.

Paul Howlett, The Guardian, 11th June 2016

Interview with Sid James's son Steve

Steve James is one of the most admired record producers/engineers in the music industry. In a career spanning over forty years, he has worked with some of the biggest names in music, including Paul Young, Peter Skellern, Toyah, Ginger Baker and Neil Innes. He recorded Monty Python's Always Look on the Bright Side of Life and has even worked on The Teletubbies!

Steve also happens to be the son of Sid James.

Stuart Ball, Sid's Place, 28th April 2016

Sid James's 20 best - and weirdest - films

Film noir; gritty drama; 'swinging' song and dance numbers... On the 40th anniversary of his death, here's proof that there was more to Sidney James than just a dirty laugh.

Andy Roberts, The Telegraph, 26th April 2016