Posts Tagged ‘Roy Kinnear’

This 1963 film, SPARROWS CAN’T SING, featuring many of the later British sitcom stars, led by Carry On films Barbara Windsor has been added to the 60s Retrospective film reviews. It’s there because I was interested in Joan Littlewood and the Theatre Workshop which provided almost the entire cast.



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The 60s Films retrospective film series continues with How I Won The War, (FOLLOW THE INK TO THE REVIEW) from Richard Lester in 1967. Starring Michael Crawford and John Lennon, which is why it was so famous, though in my memory I’d put Michael Crawford, Michael Horden, Lee Montague and Roy Kinnear as the true stars. I rated it at the time. The critics didn’t. So how does it stand up 40 years on? See the review.


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