Tag Archives: Moulin cinema

Happy Birthday… ‘Come Play with Me’

Exactly 40 years ago – 28 April 1977 – something quite extraordinary happened; a low budget sex comedy named Come Play with Me opened at the Moulin Cinema at 42-44 Great Windmill Street, Soho, and changed British cinema history forever. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Happy Birthday… ‘Come Play with Me’

‘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

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on ‘Respectable’ wins the ‘Legend’ Award at UKAP 2016

Celebrating Mary Millington Day!

Well, 7th April was ‘Mary Millington Day’ in London, when we unveiled a plaque commemorating Come Play with Me and premièred my new film on her incredible life, Respectable – The Mary Millington Story, at the beautiful Regent Street Cinema. … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Celebrating Mary Millington Day!

Blue Movies… Blue Plaques…

Mary Millington is unquestionably the most famous pornographic actress this country has ever produced, and her best-known film Come Play with Me holds the record for Britain’s longest-running movie ever. Why then, has this never been publicly recognised? Well, very … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on Blue Movies… Blue Plaques…

A Respectable Première on 7 April

I’m very proud to announce that the world première of Respectable – The Mary Millington Story, will take place on 7 April 2016 at the beautiful Regent Street Cinema in the heart of London’s West End. We are all very excited … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Respectable Première on 7 April

A Very Mary Christmas, 1979

When Mary was busy celebrating Christmas Day in 1978 nobody had any idea what terrible – and entirely preventable – tragedy would befall her just eight months later. But Mary’s memory did not immediately fade from view after her death … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , | Comments Off on A Very Mary Christmas, 1979

Four Soho Doors

27th August 2014: Here are four significant doors I’ve walked past today in Soho… Number 4 Tisbury Court. This dilapidated six-panelled oak door is at the rear of the old Astral sex cinema, which closed in 2004. The main entrance … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on Four Soho Doors

EXCLUSIVE! Unseen for 35 years… Mary footage rediscovered!

After months of internet rumour and gossip, the BBC finally revealed in October that nine hitherto presumed ‘lost’ episodes of Doctor Who had been re-discovered, gathering dust in a storeroom at a TV station in Nigeria. The two Patrick Troughton stories – The Enemy of … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , , | Comments Off on EXCLUSIVE! Unseen for 35 years… Mary footage rediscovered!

S.S.S.S.S.S. (Simon Sheridan’s Soho Sex Shop Survey)

I’ve always absolutely adored the rich colour of London’s Soho district. The neon ‘XXX’ signs, the sex shops with their tangle of multicoloured ‘modesty’ strips hanging in their doorways, the tatty hand-written signs in red-illuminated hallways promising “stunning models, first … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on S.S.S.S.S.S. (Simon Sheridan’s Soho Sex Shop Survey)

Come Play with Mine… in ’89

Regular readers of this blog will know that Mary’s most famous movie Come Play with Me had a record-breaking – and still unbeaten – run in London from April 1977 to March 1981. It played continuously at the Cameo Moulin cinema in Soho … Continue reading

Posted in Uncategorized | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on Come Play with Mine… in ’89