CARRY ON ACTORS
THE COMPLETE WHO'S WHO OF THE FILM SERIES
EDITION - UPDATED AND EXPANDED
FOREWORD BY FENELLA FIELDING
INTRODUCTION BY ANGELA DOUGLAS
AFTERWORD BY BARBARA WINDSOR
The release of
Carry On Sergeant in 1958 saw the beginning of one of the most
successful film series in cinema history. The ensuing thirty Carry On
films and numerous television specials spanned two decades and featured
some of the finest comedy actors ever to appear on our screens. Watched
by generations of comedy fans the Carry On series and its unforgettable
cast members have become a global phenomenon.
Carry On Actors
brings together every actor from the beloved series for the very first
time in one book.
biographies on all of the main stars of the series, including comedy
greats such as Kenneth Williams, Sid James, Joan Sims and Barbara
Windsor, along with over 500 individual entries featuring little-known
facts about the supporting actors who featured in the films, Carry On
Actors is the ultimate guide for fans of the series. The book also
reveals those celebrities whose appearances in the classic series did
not make it into the final films and brings the Carry On story up to
date with details of recent reunions and celebrations.
Fully revised and
updated for 2015 Carry On Actors features more than 100 unique quotes
from the Carry On actors and their contemporaries along with exclusive
memories from the series producer, the late Peter Rogers.
Featuring a truly
astonishing array of well-known names this is the essential reference
for Carry On fans and British comedy enthusiasts alike.