Owen John "Terry" Scott (4 May 1927 – 26 July 1994) was an English actor and comedian who appeared in seven of the Carry On films. He is also remembered for appearing in the BBC1 sitcom Terry and June with June Whitfield.
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- Britain is in a right mess, and I'm thinking of quitting. The scene in South Africa is great, just great.
- Quoted shortly after returning from Johannesburg, in "Scott May Quit 'Red' Britain", The Daily Telegraph (17 June 1975), p. 3
- [Following on from the Telegraph quotation above] It's a wonderful place to work in and I'm seriously thinking of going back for good.
We played to segregated audiences throughout the tour and experienced no racial difficulties at all.
- "Terry Scott May Quit 'Red' Britain", Western Daily Mail (17 June 1975), p. 5
- I want to leave England because I'm not going to be messed around by Communists and left-wing socialists. South Africa is a beautiful country ... It is an organised country, organised by English people.
- Comments following a 1975 tour in South Africa in the farce A Bedfull of Foreigners, as cited in "Farce, fun and follies", The Guardian (27 July 1994), p. 33
- Apartheid, a system of institutionalised racial segregation, was in operation in South Africa at the time. Afrikaners in the dominant white minority population formed a larger group than those of English descent.