Author Archives: Simon Sheridan

Mary is Open for Business!

Every September, as part of the Heritage Open Days scheme, hundreds of great buildings across the UK open their doors to visitors. In London alone over 250,000 people take the opportunity to get under the skin of the capital’s amazing … Continue reading

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The Ghost on the Canvas

Today – 19 August 2017 – marks the anniversary of Mary Millington’s tragic death. Her family and friends, and myself, will continue to celebrate the colourful, unique life of this amazing, pioneering young woman. 38 years after her passing, Mary … Continue reading

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Mary’s Rhinestone Dream

Mary was always an enthusiastic lover of pop music from her teenage years right through to her tragically young death, aged just 33. Aside from her love of British singer-songwriter Labi Siffre, her other passion was for US Country and … Continue reading

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Keep It Up in Spain

One of the favourite cinema posters I have in my archive is from Mary’s 1978 release El Decapendon. If you’ve never heard of this film before, that’s totally understandable, since it’s the Spanish version of 1976’s historical sex romp, Keep … Continue reading

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12 months of ‘Respectable’

Amazingly, today – 7 April 2017 – marks exactly one year since Respectable – The Mary Millington Story opened in London’s West End. It’s been a fantastic 12 months, with movie screenings in the US and UK and, only last week, … Continue reading

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Mary Millington’s Dolce Vita

We are very proud to announce that Simon Sheridan’s film Respectable – The Mary Millington Story will be having its Italian première at the acclaimed Gorizio Film Forum & Festival which runs from 29 March to 2 April 2017. FilmForum/MAGIS is an … Continue reading

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See the Best Nipples in London

Last year I was approached by innovative British artist, Shuby. An expert in layered silkscreens printed onto canvases, Shuby explained how much she had enjoyed my book Keeping The British End Up and my movie Respectable and asked whether she … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

This website would like to wish all admirers of Mary Millington a very Merry Christmas and an exceedingly Happy New Year. Thanks to everybody who made Respectable – The Mary Millington Story such a huge success in 2016. Mary was … Continue reading

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Mary Millington in new Cult Poster Book

A brand new book featuring Mary Millington has just been published by Gingko Books. The Art of The B-Movie Poster collects hundreds of American and European exploitation posters in one hardback volume. There are over 300 pages of mondo, action, horror, … Continue reading

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‘Respectable’ wins the ‘Legend’ Award at UKAP 2016

Last night – 27 September 2016 – Respectable – The Mary Millington Story returned to the big screen at the Prince Charles Cinema, off Leicester Square, in the heart of London’s West End. The Prince Charles is now best known … Continue reading

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