Further Up the Creek

Further Up the Creek is a 1958 British comedy film written and directed by Val Guest and starring David Tomlinson, Frankie Howerd, Shirley Eaton, Thora Hird, Desmond Llewelyn and Lionel Jeffries.[1] It served as a follow up to Up the Creek, with Peter Sellers not reprising his role because it clashed with the filming of The Mouse That Roared. Frankie Howerd replaced him.

Further up the Creek
UK theatrical poster
Directed byVal Guest
Produced byHenry Halstead
Written byVal Guest
Len Heath
John Warren
StarringDavid Tomlinson
Frankie Howerd
Shirley Eaton
Music byStanley Black
CinematographyGerald Gibbs
Len Harris
Edited byBill Lenny
Distributed byColumbia
Release date
  • 28 October 1958 (1958-10-28)
Running time
91 minutes


Navy frigate the "Aristotle" is sold to a Middle Eastern power, and against regulations the ship's bosun tries to make a profit by selling tickets to passengers seeking a luxury cruise. When the Captain discovers what is going on, he attempts to straighten things out.[2]


Critical reception

TV Guide wrote, "less rather than more, as most follow-ups are." [2]


  1. "Further up the Creek | BFI | BFI". Explore.bfi.org.uk. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
  2. "Further Up The Creek! Trailer, Reviews and Schedule for Further Up The Creek! | TVGuide.com". Movies.tvguide.com. Retrieved 12 March 2014.
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