Taking over a dilapidated driving school, they rename it the Noglea School of Motoring, offering Timmy and Sid the perfect opportunity to live life in the fornicating fast lane with a bulging client book of women determined to lose more than just their ‘L’ plates. Is that even possible? If it wasn’t for the fact that the members of the cast must have read the script beforehand, you could feel some sympathy for them. Robin Askwith One old woman driver who's failed her test 43 times, and has been through every driving instructor, takes Askwith on one hell of a ride, causing some near misses with pedestrians, bicyclists. Starring: Anthony Booth, Doris Hare, Robin Askwith, Sheila White. When Mrs. Slenderparts is driving down the motorway the wrong way, the same shot of oncoming cars swerving to avoid her is used twice. For Industry Professionals. Timothy Lea Anthony Booth. Mary Truscott This was the third instalment of the Confessions sequence on the erotic adventures of Timothy Lea, based on the novels published under the name by Christopher Wood. . Edit Report This. Sidney Noggett Sheila White. See all 4 formats and editions Hide other formats and editions. © Copyright 2020 Nostalgia Central. He is an actor and writer, known for, Drive-In Dust Offs: Horror Hospital (1973), Southend Film Festival 2018 – Gala Evening Report, Interview: British film legend Robin Askwith. Rosie Noggett Doris Hare. This is one of the better confessions. Do you have any images for this title? Still, if you're talking about British T and A films (I guess that would be "teats and arses"), the "Confessions of" series was the top of the heap, and even this weaker entry is a lot better than most. Do you have any images for this title? Miss Slenderparts ), but this film benefits from supporting roles, most notably Irene Handl as Miss Slenderpants, vying to finally get her license after 43 tries and Liz Fraser, still sexy and fun. Suzy Mandel. The third in the series of smutty comedies based on the novels of Timothy Lea is something of an embarrassment for all concerned. Of course Askwith, romeo that he is, is getting into hot water with the boss's daughter of this school and her lover, again causing complications for his brother in law. This is a check your brains at the door sex comedy, but to me its the best of the four, since it doesn't rely only on the sexual escapades. Price New from ... IMDb Movies, TV & Celebrities: IMDbPro Get Info Entertainment Professionals Need: Again like all the confessions movies, there's a lot of boobies, sex, some naughty full nudity, laughs, and accidents, but not just on Askwith's behalf. Robin Askwith, Actor: Bless This House. Confessions of a Driving Instructor Share DVD • September 1, 1976 • 1h 30m • R Add Image Add an image. See More Photos. Extra Mile: Actors who have pushed the envelope for their art, The Best Actresses and Actors - Born in the 1950s, Sign On: Fictional Movie and TV Sub Crews. This is probably one of the worst films ever created and I doubt you will EVER want to see it. On a trivia note another great character, Sam Kydd featured in the first cut of the film as Mr Gilson but was cut out to bring the running time down to 90 minutes. It seems that while flipping through the TV channels in their room they came upon the movie. Confessions Of A Driving Instructor Paperback – January 1, 1977 3.7 out of 5 stars 6 ratings. I first saw it while staying at The Heathrow Hotel in 1977. Anthony Booth Perfect for Halloween - Great Horror Movie Mistakes & Trivia on Kindle... Halloween III: Season of the Witch questions, The biggest mistakes in the Harry Potter movies, 25 mistakes you never noticed in great movies, The 20 biggest mistakes in The Wizard of Oz, 40 biggest mistakes in The Big Bang Theory, More for Confessions of a Driving Instructor, More mistakes in Confessions of a Driving Instructor, More quotes from Confessions of a Driving Instructor. See Liz in a later Minder episode, if you have any doubts. It's st. Stephen's Day / Boxing day, and I'm so bored I'm watching Driving Instructor again. —Allen Dace. Dad The scene with the chocolate eclair is funny too, and tempting, as I just love chocolate eclairs. The reason why this is funnier I guess, is it's setting. Revealing mistake: When Mrs. Slenderparts is driving down the motorway the wrong way, the same shot of oncoming cars swerving to avoid her is used twice. Confessions of a Driving Instructor Monks Hill Rugger Team (1976) The Protectors Detective (1974) The MacKintosh Man Inmate (1973) Robin Askwith mugs like a trouper, but it’s sad that accomplished comedy actresses such as Irene Handl and Liz Fraser signed up for rubbish such as this. The white Datsun, that passes the Bentley during the car chase at the driving test centre, can be seen in the next shot parked in the background. Get the IMDb App. All rights reserved. CONFESSIONS OF A DRIVING INSTRUCTOR one for all lovers of highbrow comedy, witty, clever, cool, incisive in it almost devastating portrait of 1970's working class life - Mike Leigh and Ken Loach's films have nothing on this one, obvious inspiration for the later comedies of Richard Curtis - don't worry, just joking - instead it's a very broad unembarrassed Carry On style comedy - If you hate the Carry On's,WATCH SOMETHING ELSE. Confessions Of A Driving instructor (1976) The third in the series of smutty comedies based on the novels of Timothy Lea is something of an embarrassment for all concerned. Revealing mistake: At the end of the film, when Tony crashes Tim's car at the driving test centre, you can see it has been changed for a wreck as just before he crashes there is damage to the front left hand side that wasn't there before. She also takes him the wrong way down a one way road (remember To Live And Die In L.A) You'll split your sides when you see where they end up in this crazy and very funny misdriving sequence. CONFESSIONS OF A DRIVING INSTRUCTOR is the third of the CONFESSIONS series, which start out with the surprisingly enjoyable CONFESSIONS OF A WINDOW CLEANER. In this film, he becomes a driving instructor (the opening sequence in how he becomes one is predictable but funny) and works for Sid (Anthony Booth), his brother in law. I find this film worth a look for historical interest. Mrs. Lea Bill Maynard. IMDB : Confessions of a Driving Instructor. I love Askwith's Grandad in this. 11 Movies to Watch Before (or After) 'Knives Out', Kinfolk/Sis & the Slicker/Moonlight & Moonshine/Too Close for Comfort/The Affair: Part 2, Kinfolk/Sis & the Slicker/Moonlight & Moonshine/Too Close for Comfort/The Affair: Part 1, The Best TV Shows About Being in Your 30s. George Layton Windsor Davies Between the miserable kitchen sink dramas of the 60s and the depressing social realism movies of the 80s, British cinema gave us the wonderful 'Confessions' sex-farces—a series of silly comedies which glossed over such trifles as the 3 day week, endless power cuts, unemployment, and industrial action to bring UK cinema-goers the simpler delights of the three 'b's—bums, boobs and bush. He is an actor and writer, known for Bless This House (1972), U-571 (2000) and Confessions of a Window Cleaner (1974). To know when people like your submissions, answer your questions, reply to you, etc., please. Even with that small bit of info they were red faced. Crap, like all the other confessions of...series, More sexcapades with Askwith driving us crazy. Tim: Sid what do you know about romance?Sid: Nothing, I'm married. Confessions Of A Driving instructor (1976), Don’t Just Lie There, Say Something! Confessions of a Driving Instructor (sh. Doris Hare When the Bentley crashes into the office at the driving test centre, if you look carefully over the barrels you can see the green Triumph Herald that Tim and Miss Adez destroyed during the opening sequence. The Best TV Shows About Being in Your 30s. Choose an adventure below and discover your next favorite movie or TV show. Revealing mistake: Early in the film when Truscott and Bender try and walk through the door at the same time the wall shakes. This superior British B-movie has a group of newly-sentenced prisoners en route to serve their sentence, only to find the bus transporting them held... A young girl with ESP visits Crystal Lake with her mother and psychiatrist. File Type : .DASH ★720p ★BDRip. Robin Askwith in my opinion could have done alot better but was wasted in the confessions series and why the likes of Windsor Davies and John Le Mesuier appeared is beyond me as both had careers at the time. Sadly, this film is far from enjoyable: it's saddled with a rubbish script, peppered with dumb jokes and scenarios which simply rehash those that have come before. IMDb TV IMDb Originals Latest Trailers. Revealing mistake: When the Bentley crashes into the office at the driving test centre, if you look carefully over the barrels you can see the green Triumph Herald that Tim and Miss Adez destroyed during the opening sequence. Noglea driving school also comes into direct competition with next-door neighbours Truscott driving school, run by sporran-swinging Scotsman Mr Truscott (Windsor Davies) and his toadying lackey Tony Bender (George Layton). armed with a giant safety pin. Community. Early in the film when Truscott and Bender try and walk through the door at the same time the wall shakes. Robin Askwith was born on October 12, 1950 in Southport, Lancashire, England. Continuity mistake: In the opening scene, when the green triumph herald is been shaking to bits by Tim and Miss Adez's lovemaking, several bits of trim fall off the car and are then back on it again between shots. For the rest of us, there's some great talent on display - and not just in a female sense - Windsor Davies, Avril Angers, the great Irene Handl, Doris Hare, Donald Hewlett, Geoffrey Hughes, George Layton, to name but a few - Best of all is Liz Fraser as the very lusty landlady Mrs Chalmers - She's one landlady who would have no trouble getting her rent - a stunning looking woman, even as here at the age of 43 - very underrated character actress as well - pity she's not seen more these days. Never ones to be easily disheartened, budding entrepreneurs Timmy (Robin Askwith) and his crafty brother-in-law Sid (Tony Booth), try their hand at driving instruction. Sheila White Also watch out for Sally Adez as the female instructor - wow, what a babe!. All rights reserved. Check out the mistake & trivia books, on Kindle and in paperback. Community. Mrs C dotes on her new guest but secretly yearns to give him more than just a signature in his rent book, but Timmy is already preoccupied lusting after her attractive daughter Avril (Maxine Casson). Help Center Contributor Zone Polls. Looking for something to watch? In the opening scene, when the green triumph herald is been shaking to bits by Tim and Miss Adez's lovemaking, several bits of trim fall off the car and are then back on it again between shots. Separate from membership, this is to get updates about mistakes in recent releases. Anthony Booth is always dreadful; Robin Askwith a bit more likeable. Mr Truscott Discover what to watch this November including a Marvel docu-series, a '90s reboot, and a Star Wars holiday celebration. Full Cast & Crew: Confessions of a Driving Instructor (1976) Cast (38) Robin Askwith. It is rather fast moving and a bit risqué by the standards of that time. Meanwhile, Timmy is attempting to woo the daughter of fearsome Truscott, the jolly hockey-sticks posh-speaking Mary (Lynda Bellingham, pictured below), but their amorous adventures end up with a car in the park’s local lake and splashed all over the local newspapers. Irene Handl