A gang planning a ‘job’ find themselves living with a little old lady, who thinks they are musicians. When the gang set out to kill Mrs Wilberforce, they run into one problem after another, and they get what they deserve.
- " This film does a wonderful job of combining dark humor and classic British comedy. " – Richard Propes (TheIndependentCritic.com)
- " One of the great Ealing comedies of the 1950s." – Kate Muir (Times, UK)
- " The architecture of the film – and buildings and angles are an integral part of why it works so well – rests upon the twin pillars of Katie Johnson and Alec Guinness. " – Amber Wilkinson (Eye for Film)