Carry On Screaming

Carry On Screaming

Gerald Thomas (1966)

PG Certificate


Our Score
This is one of the finest entries in Britain's most popular comedy series. Mocking that other bastion of British cinema in the 1960s, the Hammer horror film, Talbot Rothwell's script positively bristles with classic one-liners, the most memorable being Kenneth Williams's gleeful "Frying tonight!" as he sinks into a bubbling cauldron. In his only Carry On, Harry H Corbett is superb as a Holmesian detective, and Fenella Fielding revels in her role as a vampish vampire, but the picture belongs to Williams as the undead Dr Watt, an amalgam of every mad scientist who ever set foot in a lab.



Cast & Crew

Dr Watt Kenneth Williams
Detective Sergeant Bung Harry H Corbett
Valeria Fenella Fielding
Albert Potter Jim Dale
Dan Dann Charles Hawtrey
Emily Bung Joan Sims
Doris Mann Angela Douglas
Sockett Bernard Bresslaw
Detective Constable Slobotham Peter Butterworth
Dr Fettle Jon Pertwee
Oddbodd Tom Clegg
Oddbodd Jr Billy Cornelius
Director Gerald Thomas
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Other Information

Language: EnglishColourTheatrical distributor: Anglo AmalgamatedAvailable on: video, DVD and Blu-ray