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Carry On Doctor (1967)

PG | | Comedy | 15 December 1967 (UK)
The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses' home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of ... See full summary »

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Gerald Thomas

Writer:

Talbot Rothwell (screenplay)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Frankie Howerd ... Francis Bigger
Sidney James ... Charlie Roper
Charles Hawtrey ... Mr. Barron
Kenneth Williams ... Dr. Kenneth Tinkle
Jim Dale ... Dr. Jim Kilmore
Barbara Windsor ... Nurse Sandra May
Joan Sims ... Chloë Gibson
Bernard Bresslaw ... Ken Biddle
Hattie Jacques ... Matron
Anita Harris ... Nurse Clarke
Peter Butterworth ... Mr. Smith
June Jago June Jago ... Sister Hoggett
Derek Francis Derek Francis ... Sir Edmund Burke
Dandy Nichols ... Mrs. Roper
Peter Jones ... Chaplain
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Storyline

The popular Dr Kilmore is sacked after being discovered in a compromising position on the roof of the nurses' home. The patients are determined not to lose him, and so take on the might of the "cutting" Dr Tinkle and the overpowering Matron. Written by Simon N. McIntosh-Smith <Simon.N.Smith@cs.cf.ac.uk>

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That "Carry On" Gang is playing Doctor with the Sexiest Nurses in town! See more »

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

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Official Sites:

Carry On Line

Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

15 December 1967 (UK) See more »

Also Known As:

Das total verrückte Krankenhaus See more »

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor) (uncredited)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Trivia

Frankie Howerd was unsure whether to accept the role of Francis Bigger. See more »

Goofs

The name tag on Mr Bigger,s bed is misspelt as Mr Biggir. See more »

Quotes

[following Dr. Tinkle's insistence that Mr Barron attends a Pre Natal class]
Mr. Barron: Never again never, from now on it's the pill!
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Title Sketches by Larry See more »

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Featured in The Barbara Windsor Story (2017) See more »

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"Fairly amusing."
6 April 2004 | by jamesraeburn2003See all my reviews

The patients of a suburban town hospital rebel against the registrar Dr Tinkle (Kenneth Williams) and the matron (Hattie Jacques) who got a popular doctor and nurse the sack.

Fairly amusing entry in the series which manages to hold up because it has the charm of an England that never was and the fact that it isn't always hilariously funny dosen't really matter. Frankie Howerd is excellent as the mind over matter charleton who goes around the country persuading people that they don't need medicines or doctors for cash and the ever reliable Syd James also carries the picture with his usual charm this time as a lazy out of work good for nothing who fakes illness just so that he can stay in hospital. Dandy Nichols also turns up as Syd's nagging wife in a funny moment where he listens to the hospital radio while pretending to listen to his wife's constant nagging and she's too busy having a go at him to notice.


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