Carry On Christmas (1969)

UK, 24 December
videotape, colour, 4:3
mono, English

A British fantasy television special directed by Ronnie Baxter and based (loosely) on Charles Dickens's novel A Carol.

Plot Summary

The team do their version of Dickens' .


* = uncredited

Directed by: Ronnie Baxter
[copyright not given on screen]
Thames Television
Produced by: Peter Eton
By arrangement with Peter Rogers, creator & producer of the Carry On series
Written by: Talbot Rothwell
Based on the novel A Christmas Carol by: Charles Dickens *
Designed by: Roger Allan
Choir Routine Staged by: Ralph Tobert
Comedy Consultant: Gerald Thomas

Sid James []
Terry Scott
Charles Hawtrey [Spirit of Christmas Past]
Hattie Jacques
Barbara Windsor
Bernard Bresslaw
Peter Butterworth
Frankie Howerd



  • Carry on Confidential by Andy Davidson pp.258-259 – credits, notes
  • The Carry On Story by Robert Ross pp.114-116 – illustrated article
  • A Christmas Carol and Its Adaptations: A Critical Examination of Dickens's Story and Its Productions on Screen and Television by Fred Guida p.195 credits