- Joan Sims was proposed to by Kenneth Williams, but she
turned him down as she said he was to selfish for marriage.
- The roles of King and Queen of Spain in Columbus was
originally offered to Frankie Howerd and Joan Sims, when this never come off
Barbara Windsor and Bernard Bresslaw were approached, but this never worked.
Barbara said later that the script was "crap".
- When Carry On Nurse became as big a hit as Carry On
Sergeant, Peter Rogers announced that the next four films would be Carry On
films. He decided to offer the Carry On team (Kenneth Connor, Leslie
Phillips, Kenneth Williams, Hattie Jacques, Terence Longden, Joan Sims,
Charles Hawtrey and Bill Owen) a percentage of the takings, as opposed to a
fee, but they declined. Years Later whenever anyone complained about
the money he just reminded them of this fact.
- Whilst filming the scene at a wine tasting party in
Regardless, Gerald Thomas switched the non alcoholic drink in her
glass for real Gin. Look at her face for the first mouthful.