2 of 7 people found the following review helpful
Average story but excellent extras!
Special Features - Disc One:
Commentary - with actors William Russell and Carole Ann Ford, producer Verity Lambert OBE.
Arabic Soundtrack - optional soundtrack for episode four only.
Remembering The Aztecs - actors John Ringham, Ian Cullen and Walter Randall recall the production of the story and of television production in the sixties in general.
Designing The Aztecs - designer Barry Newbery talks about his work on the story, illustrated with many never-before-seen production drawings and photographs from his personal collection.
Cortez and Monezuma - an extract from a 1970 Blue Peter,… Read more
19 of 21 people found the following review helpful
"A disparate group of individuals are poor individually, but pool their money to buy a large house, and become forever entangled in each other's business".
Carry On screenwriter Norman Hudis created this show while working on the early Carry On films, with which the series shares many themes and cast members. What to expect? A weak episode of Hancock's Half Hour meets a TV version of Carry On Regardless. I think that would be the best way to sum up these episodes.
While there are great performances from all the familiar faces, there were many fluffed lines or rushed scenes. Moreover, they occasionally fail to pull off the slapstick elements, with 'accidental' falls,… Read more
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Warning: This book is little more than a companion to and a transcipt of his latest DVD - The Tour Which Didn't Tour etc. etc.
While it is funny, it is a little pointless if you've already seen the DVD and offers very little new material.