Back-Room Boy

He puts the pips on the Beeb, his girl does a bunk and he quits his post for a far weather station off Scotland and no women.

Women saturate the place, a little one from Lambeth (“I’ve been evacuated on you”), torpedoed mannequins, there’s lots of action as they disappear one by one in sturm und drang, the Nazis have landed.

Time Out Film Guide looks back and says with an air of knowing all about it that it is “chaotic, childish”. Halliwell’s Film Guide is of the very same mind.