The Big Freeze, 1993
The Big Freeze is a 1993 short TV Movie written and directed by Eric Sykes.
In a similar vein to The Plank and other Sykes directorial vehicles, the film is a silent comedy featuring an all star cast. It would be Spike Milligan’s last movie role.
Two accident-prone plumbers go to fix the plumbing at a home for retired gentle-folk on the coldest day of the year in Finland.
Everything that can go wrong for these plumbers does go wrong.
Eric Sykes – Mr Blick
Bob Hoskins – Sidney
Ela Roine – Matron
Donald Pleasence – Soup slurper
John Mills – Dapper Man
Sonja Lumme – Pretty Nurse
Spike Milligan – Der Schauspieler
Written By: Eric Sykes and Susan Morrall
Directed By: Eric Sykes
Original Release Date: 17th November 1993