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Amanda Barrie and the Carry On Team - The Oldie Keep Calm and Carry On Award

Blog | By Roger Lewis | Jan 29, 2019


Roger Lewis writes, 'No one can forget Amanda Barrie, sexier than Elizabeth Taylor, as the nympho of the Nile, in Carry On Cleo. The Carry On series represents a vanished England that is on view – before being appreciative of feminine beauty (the crumpet) was criminalised, and when people pulled together and went on camping holidays or a charabanc trip to Brighton, and abroad meant filthy food and broken plumbing.