R | | Comedy
The story of the rise of a madame of a suburban brothel catering to older men, inspired by the real experiences of Cynthia Payne.
Upon theatrical release, the film was banned in Ireland. Only four films were banned in Ireland at the time and three of them (Life of Brian (1979), The Meaning of Life (1983), and this film) were directed by Terry Jones.
We're looking to make several charges - including possessing obscene articles for gain, selling liquor without a licence, running a disorderly house and keeping a brothel.
Christine Painter: I just perform a service.
Timms: You *will* go down for this.
Christine Painter: I only go down for a ...
The cast and crew credits are intermingled: successive screens of credits show snapshot photographs of the main characters and the actors who played them, and at the bottom of each screen a few random crew credits are included.
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