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Further Up Pompeii!

Country: UK, Language: English, 45 mins

  • Director: David Croft
  • Writer: Talbot Rothwell
  • Producer: David Croft

CGiii Comment

Basically, it's a stand-up routine...with a theme and characters.

Frankie delivers the innuendo and puns by the shedload.

It's mildly amusing...but, alas, the material is so weak..it flounders. A flaccid revival.


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The(ir) Blurb...

A BBC TV comedy movie about the people living in Pompeii prior to its destruction by volcano, focusing on the life of a house slave (played by Frankie Howerd). A sort of prequel to the 1971 movie "Up Pompeii".

Cast & Characters

Frankie Howerd as Lurcio;
Mark Dignam as Ludicrus Sextus;
Elizabeth Larner as Ammonia;
Kerry Gardner as Nausius;
Jennifer Lonsdale as Erotica;
Jeanne Mockford as Senna the Soothsayer;
John Cater as Pollux;
Leon Greene as Prodigius;
Olwen Griffiths as Hernia;
Cyril Appleton as Claudius;
Lindsay Duncan as Scrubba;
Anita Richardson as Filthia;
Vaune Craig-Raymond