Dir: Norman Cohen
Starring: Arthur Lowe and Jim Dale
Dramatisation of Spike Milligan’s experiences as a World War II recruit
This film adaptation of the first volume of Spike Milligan’s autobiography has a closing scene featuring Horsted Keynes station on the Bluebell Railway. Ex-GWR ‘Dukedog’ 4-4-0 No.3217 is hauling the train, formed of two vintage Southern railway coaches and a PMV. The film concludes with an excellent run by of the train from a bridge at Holywell.