Tag Archives: Keep It Up Downstairs

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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On Location: Diana Dors’ Fantasy Manor

One of my oldest friends lives in Sunningdale, a village on the Surrey-Berkshire border, in the Royal Borough of Windsor. I went to visit her recently and, as a bonus, re-traced some of Mary’s steps. Traditionally well-loved by celebrities – … Continue reading

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Keep It Hard Downstairs

In the 1960s and 1970s it was common practice for many British sex films to be shot in an ‘overseas version’. In other words, additional scenes – usually hardcore (but not exclusively) – were slotted into the narrative to make the … Continue reading

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School for Scandal

I had a fantastic time yesterday filming my friend actress Françoise Pascal at the 400 Studios in Shepherds Bush. Françoise – best known in Britain for her saucy role as French sexpot in LWT’s sitcom Mind Your Language (1977-1979) – … Continue reading

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Can You Keep It Up for… 40 Years?

This year sees the 40th anniversary of one of the most famous British sex films of all time. Can You Keep It Up for a Week? was the first feature-length comedy made by the peculiar partnership of Crossroads creator Hazel Adair … Continue reading

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Keep It Up Downstairs rides again!

It’s been a while since we could rejoice at any new Mary Millington material being released on DVD, but today her 1976 sex comedy Keep It Up Downstairs is finally out to buy! Released by the wonderful Network Distribution, the … Continue reading

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Still Keeping it Up!

Network Distribution – the ever-conscientious British DVD company which specialises in releasing forgotten gems from the television and film vaults – have recently secured a deal with the Canal Plus archive, which sees them acquiring the rights to nearly 450 … Continue reading

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