12 certificateVery Important Person is a Film programme that first aired in 1961 and has been classified a 12 certificate.

Very Important Person is a 3 star programme

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Very Important Person (1961)

Directed by
Ken Annakin

Lively comedy sending up British stiff-upper-lipped prisoner of war dramas. Sir Ernest Pease is a bombastic scientist who ends up in a German PoW camp during World War II. The inmates, led by Jimmy Cooper and Jock Everett, are forced to help him escape.

Written by ,

Genre: Film

Running Time: 105 minutes (approx)

Production Year: 1961

3/5 Stars

Classification: 12 Certificate

Filmed in Black and White


Image for James Robertson JusticeJames Robertson Justice...Sir Ernest Pease KBE FRS
Leslie Phillips...Jimmy Cooper
Stanley Baxter...'Jock' Everett
Eric Sykes...Willoughby
Richard Wattis...Woodcock
Godfrey Winn...Himself
Colin Gordon...Briggs
John Le Mesurier...Piggott
Norman Bird...Travers
Jeremy Lloyd...'Bonzo' Baines
John Forrest...Grassy Green
Jean Cadell...Lady on TV show
Peter Myers...Shaw
Ronnie Stevens...Hankley
Ronald Leigh-Hunt...Clynes