U certificateThe Court Jester is a Film programme that first aired in 1956 and has been classified a U certificate.

The Court Jester is a 4 star programme

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The Court Jester (1956)

Directed by
Norman Panama

Clowning Hubert Hawkins dresses up as legendary jester Giacomo but is mistaken for a hired killer. Loads of identity gags and rapidfire verbals: "The pellet with the poison's in the vessel with the pestle; the chalice from the palace has the brew that is true.".

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Genre: Film

Running Time: 100 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1956

4/5 Stars

Classification: U Certificate

Filmed in Colour


Danny Kaye...Hubert Hawkins
Image for Glynis JohnsGlynis Johns...Maid Jean
Image for Basil RathboneBasil Rathbone...Sir Ravenhurst
Angela Lansbury...Princess Gwendolyn
Cecil Parker...King Roderick I
Mildred Natwick...Griselda
Robert Middleton...Sir Griswold
Michael Pate...Sir Locksley
Herbert Rudley...Cap. of the Guard
Noel Drayton...Fergus
John Carradine...Giacomo
Edward Ashley...Black Fox
Alan Napier...Sir Brockhurst
Lewis Martin...Sir Finsdale
Patrick Aherne...Sir Pertwee