The Eric Sykes Collection
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5th May, 2021
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A hilarious compilation of specials from the comic maestro!
A fantastic compilation from one of Britain’s best loved comedians! Join Eric Sykes for a collection of his most hilarious shows with guest stars including Arthur Lowe, Joanna Lumley, Frankie Howerd, Hattie Jacques, Brian Murphy, Reg Varney, Richard Briers, Harry H. Corbett, Tommy Cooper, Diana Dors, Beryl Reid, Charlie Drake, Bernard Cribbins, Charles Hawtrey, John Alderton, Jimmy Edwards, Sylvia Syms, Andrew Sachs, Bob Todd, Irene Handel, Kate O’Mara, Wilfrid Hyde-White, Cannon and Ball, Roy Kinnear, Henry McGee and an appearance by Spike Milligan.
The Plank (1979)
Among an extraordinary cast of famous faces, Eric Sykes and Arthur Lowe play two builders who find they re missing a floorboard. As they go across town and back with a new plank, they cause mayhem. The Plank has no dialogue but relies on sound effects and visual gags for its comic impact. Winner of the 1980 Festival Rose d’Or in Montreux.
Rhubarb, Rhubarb (1980)
In this silent comic masterpiece, Eric Sykes stars as a golf-playing police inspector who meets his match in the local vicar. In a no holes barred game of golf… the outcome is dependent on divine intervention.
If You Go Down In The Woods Today (1981)
Eric Sykes plays a scoutmaster who takes eight scouts camping in peaceful Tangle Woods. When he and one of the cubs become lost, their hilarious adventures are monitored by the Police, Army, Navy, Air Force, MI5 and a bunch of crooks, almost turning Tangle Woods into Armageddon.
It’s Your Move (1982)
Eric Sykes silent piece stars an impressive array of British comic talent, in a story of a young couple moving house, and the hilarious mayhem which ensues when the removal men take over. Another Montreux Award-winner.
Mr H Is Late (1988)
Following the brilliant comic tradition of his other Montreux Comedy prize-winners, Eric Sykes silent film makes gestures speak louder than words. When a coffin on the 26th floor has to be delivered to the church, there’s total chaos and riotous comedy with over a dozen famous faces caught up in the confusion.