British Comedy Guide

Bryanston Films

Founded in 1941 but not operational until 1959, Bryanston was an association of film producers who distributed their own productions through a partnership with British Lion Films. It neither directly produced nor distributed any titles itself, but facilitated their release.


Notable archive productions

Medium Production Broadcaster Genre Summary
Film Light Up The Sky!. Image shows from L to R: Gunner Eric McCaffey (Tommy Steele), Gunner Syd McCaffey (Benny Hill). Light Up The Sky! Film Comedy about the exploits of the small group of men manning an anti-aircraft searchlight installation during World War 2.

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Comedy title launches

Year Medium Genre Production
1960 Film Film Light Up The Sky!

Distributed films

Year Title
1961 Double Bunk
1960 Light Up The Sky!