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The team behind the BBC's new adaptation of Lady Chatterley's Lover has promised the series will be as raunchy as Dh Lawrence's famous novel.
Producer Serena Cullen has revealed that some scenes from the new drama left her "quite shocked" and approached the limits of what can be shown on mainstream TV.
"I was quite shocked reading the script, and when I saw the film, watching one sex scene," Cullen told The Sun.
"I have never seen anyone do the things Mellors, the gamekeeper, does to Lady Chatterley. I'm not sure what more we could have shown unless it was for porn.
"I've watched lots of Hollywood films where the girl wears a bra in bed - we didn't do that. So apart from them having sex starkers, which you wouldn't be able to put on any channel, I think we are quite rude."
However, screenwriter Jed Mercurio also promised »
‘What do I most dislike about my appearance? That I look really hard’
Born in London, Joely Richardson, 50, is the daughter of Vanessa Redgrave and Tony Richardson. On television, she has played Lady Chatterley and starred in the long-running series Nip/Tuck; her films include Drowning By Numbers, 101 Dalmations, The Patriot and, most recently, Maggie. She is divorced and has a daughter.
When were you happiest?
At work, my happiest moments are between “action” and “cut”. I am also very happy when justice is done, and when camping.
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2 items from 2015
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