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Cucumber Castle (1970)

TV Movie | 56 min | Musical, Comedy

The plot revolves around two heirs, Prince Frederick (Barry Gibb) and his brother Prince Marmaduke (Maurice Gibb), and their dying father (Frankie Howerd). On his death bed, The King orders his kingdom divided into two halves, the Kingdom ...See moreThe plot revolves around two heirs, Prince Frederick (Barry Gibb) and his brother Prince Marmaduke (Maurice Gibb), and their dying father (Frankie Howerd). On his death bed, The King orders his kingdom divided into two halves, the Kingdom of Jelly and the Kingdom of Cucumbers. Before the king even dies, Prince Frederick declares himself "King of Cucumbers" and Prince Marmaduke becomes the "King of Jelly". The film intersperses comedy sketches with Bee Gees songs plus performances by Lulu and Blind Faith with cameo appearances Written by what-it-says-on-the-screen See less
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Writers
Barry Gibb (deviser) | Maurice Gibb (deviser)
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Updated Dec 26, 1970

Release date
Dec 26, 1970 (United Kingdom)

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21 cast members
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Barry Gibb
Prince Frederick, King of Cucumber / Singer Prince Frederick, King of Cucumber / Singer   See fewer
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Maurice Gibb
Prince Marmaduke, King of Jelly / Singer Prince Marmaduke, King of Jelly / Singer   See fewer
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Ginger Baker
Self (as Blind Faith) Self (as Blind Faith)   See fewer
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Peter Blythe
Narrator Narrator   See fewer
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Eleanor Bron
Lady Margerie Pee Lady Margerie Pee   See fewer
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Eric Clapton
Self (as Blind Faith) Self (as Blind Faith)   See fewer
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Pat Coombs
Nurse Sarah Charles Bottom Nurse Sarah Charles Bottom   See fewer
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Ric Grech
Self (as Blind Faith) Self (as Blind Faith)   See fewer
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Frankie Howerd
Dying King Dying King   See fewer
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Lulu
Lulu the cook Lulu the cook   See fewer
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Spike Milligan
The Court Jester The Court Jester   See fewer
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Julian Orchard
Julian the Lord Chamberlaine Julian the Lord Chamberlaine   See fewer
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Vincent Price
Wicked Count Voxville Wicked Count Voxville   See fewer
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Steve Winwood
Self (as Blind Faith) Self (as Blind Faith)   See fewer
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Sammy Davis Jr.
English Tennis Star (scenes deleted) English Tennis Star (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Colin Petersen
Man with Knife (scenes deleted) Man with Knife (scenes deleted)   See fewer
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Roger Daltrey
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donovan
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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Marianne Faithfull
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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Mick Jagger
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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Donovan Leitch Jr.
Self (uncredited) Self (uncredited)   See fewer
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6.4 / 10 | 49 votes