MOVIEmeter
SEE RANK
Down 6,241 this week

No Sex Please: We're British (1973)

 |  Comedy  |  25 July 1973 (UK)
5.3
Your rating:
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -/10 X  
Ratings: 5.3/10 from 350 users  
Reviews: 5 user | 4 critic

Porn store owner Pete orders some new stuff from his supplier Niko but Niko mixes up the address with the address of the local Barclays Bank. Here, newly-weds David (the bank's assistant ... See full summary »

Director:

Writers:

, (play), 3 more credits »
0Check in
0Share...

On Disc

at Amazon

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 235 titles
created 28 Jan 2013
 
a list of 123 titles
created 20 Jun 2013
 
a list of 234 titles
created 29 Jan 2014
 
a list of 25 titles
created 10 months ago
 
a list of 29 titles
created 1 month ago
 

Related Items

Connect with IMDb


Share this Rating

Title: No Sex Please: We're British (1973)

No Sex Please: We're British (1973) on IMDb 5.3/10

Want to share IMDb's rating on your own site? Use the HTML below.

Take The Quiz!

Test your knowledge of No Sex Please: We're British.

Photos

Learn more

People who liked this also liked... 

Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Young Timmy starts as a window cleaner in the little company of his brother. Soon he learns that some female customers expect additional service. Young and curious as he is, he reluctantly ... See full summary »

Director: Val Guest
Stars: Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth, Sheila White
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

Either you've got it or you haven't - some like randy young Timothy Lea (Robin Askwith), manage to get it all the time! Signing up with a pop group, our boisterous hero progresses rapidly ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Cohen
Stars: Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth, Bill Maynard
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.8/10 X  

Randy plumber, Sid South, enjoys a profession which offers him ample opportunity to bed sexy housewives.

Director: Stanley A. Long
Stars: Lindy Benson, Prudence Drage, Peter Cleall
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.1/10 X  

In a typical British holiday camp during summer the employees are bored to hell. In order to enjoy the summer and have some holiday while working they celebrate erotic parties. This is ... See full summary »

Director: Norman Cohen
Stars: Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth, Bill Maynard
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.8/10 X  
Director: Derek Ford
Stars: Nicholas Field, Felicity Devonshire, John Le Mesurier
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.9/10 X  

Joe North is a cab driver in London, something that gives him many opportunities to have sex.

Director: Stanley A. Long
Stars: Barry Evans, Judy Geeson, Adrienne Posta
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.4/10 X  

The sexual misadventures of Timothy Lea and his brother-in-law Sidney Noggett when they set up a driving school business.

Director: Norman Cohen
Stars: Robin Askwith, Anthony Booth, Sheila White
Comedy | Crime
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4/10 X  

While a private detective is away on vacation, his not particularly bright assistant takes it upon himself to "solve" a case that comes in. Complications ensue.

Director: Stanley A. Long
Stars: Christopher Neil, Suzy Kendall, Harry H. Corbett
Comedy | Romance
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 5.4/10 X  

Local councillor Sidney Fiddler persuades the Mayor to help improve the image of their rundown seaside town by holding a beauty contest. But formidable Councillor Prodworthy, head of the ... See full summary »

Director: Gerald Thomas
Stars: Sidney James, Barbara Windsor, Joan Sims
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.2/10 X  
Director: Derek Ford
Stars: Christopher Mitchell, Julia Goodman, Harry H. Corbett
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 3.7/10 X  

A young handyman and his wife (Barry Stokes, Penny Meredith) move to a small village and set up business. There, the handyman encounters numerous strange characters, including a local ... See full summary »

Director: John Sealey
Stars: Barry Stokes, Gay Soper, Sue Lloyd
Comedy
    1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 4.4/10 X  
Director: Norman Cohen
Stars: Robin Askwith, Nigel Davenport, George Layton
Edit

Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
...
Brian Runnicles
Beryl Reid ...
...
Mr. Bromley
...
...
...
Mr. Needham
Cheryl Hall ...
Daphne
David Swift ...
Inspector Paul
...
Park Keeper
Valerie Leon ...
Susan
...
Barbara
Gerald Sim ...
Reverend Mower
Michael Robbins ...
Car Driver
...
Glass Shop Manager
Michael Ripper ...
Traffic Warden
Edit

Storyline

Porn store owner Pete orders some new stuff from his supplier Niko but Niko mixes up the address with the address of the local Barclays Bank. Here, newly-weds David (the bank's assistant manager) and Penny Hunter is shocked when first photos, then films and then finally two girls are sent to them in the Bank's flat. They, and their friend, head cashier Brian Runnicles (who slowly starts to have a nervous breakdown), have to deal with getting rid of the porn without letting their boss, Mr. Bromley - the bank's manager (who's very anti-porn), the local police in the form of Inspector Paul, and David's mother, Bertha Hunter, in on what is happening... Written by Lee Horton <Leeh@tcp.co.uk>

Plot Summary | Add Synopsis

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

See all certifications »
Edit

Details

Country:

Language:

Release Date:

25 July 1973 (UK)  »

Also Known As:

Bitte keinen Sex, wir sind Briten  »

Company Credits

Production Co:

 »
Show detailed on  »

Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Color:

(Technicolor)
See  »
Edit

Did You Know?

Trivia

Michael Crawford, who played the role of Brian Runnicles on stage, turned down the movie version. See more »

Quotes

Mr. Bromley: It's not enough to boggle David, actions speak louder than boggles!
See more »

Connections

Referenced in More Sex Please, We're British (2012) See more »

Frequently Asked Questions

This FAQ is empty. Add the first question.

User Reviews

Carries On Where the 'Carry On' Films Leave Off
12 December 2003 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

Amusing, if predictable fare in the manner of the 'Carry On' films of the period, No Sex Please, We're British shows how we stuffy Brits tie ourselves in knots when it comes to this subject. The funny thing is how the cast, led by Ronnie Corbett, handle their predicament and it has to be said, they cope with aplomb. As you might expect, the plot is all about mix-ups, keeping a stiff upper lip, maintaining a veneer of social respectability, not getting found out about something someone hasn't done and failing miserably.

We have to remember that the Britain of the early 1970's was a far more prudish one even though it followed on straight after the 'swinging sixties'. However, how many of us wouldn't feel the same embarrassment today?

I remember seeing the stage play first in London' s West End in the 1980's during one of it's enumerable runs and it was mightily enjoyable then. What I do love about this film the most is its location shooting in and around Windsor at the time I lived there as a little boy and it brings back many fond memories of my childhood. Unfortunately, the town has changed a great deal since then, mostly for the worse, but this film does show Windsor in all its unspoilt glory, and for this I shall always love it.


6 of 6 people found this review helpful.  Was this review helpful to you?

Message Boards

Discuss No Sex Please: We're British (1973) on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page

Create a character page for:
?