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No Sex Please: We're British (1973)

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 »

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Brian Runnicles
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Mr. Bromley
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Mr. Needham
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Daphne
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Park Keeper
Valerie Leon ...
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Barbara
Gerald Sim ...
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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>

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25 July 1973 (UK)  »

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Bitte keinen Sex, wir sind Briten  »

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

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Mr. Bromley: That's my wife, she's very heavy-handed with deers.
Brian Runnicles: So's mine, infact she's very heavy-handed with everything.
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Referenced in More Sex Please, We're British (2012) See more »

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Surprisingly good 'Carry On' style farce.
5 May 2003 | by (Aber, Wales) – See all my reviews

I wasn't expecting much from this film, but I was pretty surprised at the laughs it got from me. The film is quite dated in a 70's sex farce way, but that also works well in its favour for retro buffs and Carry On fans. The pace is a little plodding to begin with, but picks up well after 20 minutes and really carries a fast pace through to the end.

The plot (like it's important) centres around dodgy pornography being sent to a bank by accident with predictably hilarious consequences...

British viewers will also have fun spotting the large amount of well known names in the film (Ronnie Corbett, Arthur Lowe, David Swift, Frank Thornton, A bloke from On the Buses etc), who all put in good comedy turns. Plus, being a sex farce, you also get to see Valerie Leon and Margeret Nolan running round in their smalls. Bonus!

Definately one to watch with a beer on a bank holiday monday...

A good 7.


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