Renee Houston was cast as Mrs Dukes but ill health caused her contract to be cancelled, so Joan Hickson took over her role.
And since I am strongly of the opinion that we are already providing more than enough entertainment for visitors, I wish to propose the motion that the provision of more would be detrimental to the good name of the borough.
Sid Fiddler: Knickers!
Mayor Frederick Bumble: Please, ...
Miss Drew: Ah, I ...
When Sid appears on stage with the umbrella, his suit is wet with the water falling from the theatre sprinkler system. In the very next shot he runs out of the theatre his suit is bone dry and the umbrella disappears.
As with many of the Carry On films the cinema version was cut by the BBFC to receive an 'A' (PG) certificate. Some dialogue was replaced, including 'knee trembler' (which was changed to 'snogging') and the fight between Hope and Dawn was reduced to remove shots of Hope attempting to pull Dawn's underwear off. The latter scene was fully restored in later video/DVD releases.