Carry On films set for big screen revival

The classic British comedy franchise Carry On is set for a big screen return, with producer Jonathan Sothcott of Hereford Films announcing that two new films will go into production in Carry On Doctors and Carry On Campus.

“[They won’t be] a remake or an attempt to reinvent the wheel,” states Sothcott. “We won’t be trying to find new Sids or Kenneths – we’re looking to create a whole new ensemble of brilliant British comedic actors. No stunt casting. No big American stars. This will be British film at its best, as the truly remarkable heritage deserves.”

The first movie to go into production will be Carry On Doctors, which is being written by Susan Nickson and Tim Dawson (Two Pints of Lager and a Packet of Crisps).

The Carry On series launched in 1958 with Carry On Sergeant, and saw a further twenty-nine releases through 1978 before the final outing, Carry On Columbus,

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