Carry On Laughing. Copyright: Associated Television.

Carry On Laughing (1975)

ITV sitcom inspired by the film series. 13 episodes (2 series) in 1975.

Series 1, Episode 3 - The Sobbing Cavalier

Sir Jethro (Jack Douglas) is caught between allegiance to Cromwell - leading to death at the hands of the Royalist Cavaliers - or to King Charles - leading to death at the hands of the Parliamentarian Roundheads. Just to make his life harder, his Cavalier brother-in-law, Lovelace (Sid James), is hidden in the house.

Broadcast details

Date
Saturday 18th January 1975
Time
6:20pm
Channel
ITV
Length
30 minutes

Cast & crew

Guest cast
Sid James Lovelace
Barbara Windsor Sarah
Joan Sims Lady Kate
Jack Douglas Sir Jethro
Peter Butterworth Oliver Cromwell
David Lodge Colonel
Brian Osborne Cavalier
Bernard Holley Captain
Writing team
Dave Freeman Writer
Lew Schwarz Writer
Barry Cryer Writer
Dick Vosburgh Writer
Production team
Alan Tarrant Director
Gerald Thomas Producer
Peter Rogers Executive Producer