DVD/Blu-ray: Crooks in Cloisters (U)


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There's plenty of "cor, blimey" and "me ol' China" chat in this horribly dated British comedy caper from 1964.

Ronald Fraser and his gang of petty Cockney crooks (including Melvyn Hayes, Barbara Windsor and Bernard Cribbins) need to hide out from the old bill, so they flee to an abandoned monastery on a remote Cornish island. It's notable for performances from old man Steptoe (Wilfrid Brambell) as a weasly old soak and a ravishing Francesca Annis.