The Bed Sitting Room/Fun Facts
From The Grindhouse Cinema Database
- The revised National Anthem lyrics are.... 'God save Mrs Ethel Shroake, Long live Mrs Ethel Shroake, God save Mrs Ethel Shroake of 393A High Street, Leytonstone'
- According to Ronnie Barker's authorized biography Jack Shepard is dubbed by Barker.
- Richard Lester is said to have been depressed that many of the outdoor locations were found so quickly, and needed so little modification.
- Ethel Shroake was the Queen's Char Lady.
- It is never explicitly stated who started the war, and who the British were fighting. It was, however, supposedly the shortest war in history.
- The words "bomb" and "war" are very rarely said in the dialogue. Instead, with quintessentially English euphemism, the terms "misunderstanding", "unfortunate incident" etc are used.