On 15 November 2009, the real Belle du Jour, whose memoirs were the basis for this series, revealed her true identity to be Dr Brooke Magnanti, a research scientist and former prostitute from Bristol. See more
I love London. I love it's rudeness, it's lack of community, it's impatience. I even love the weather. But most of all I love the anonymity. The first thing you should know about me is that I'm a whore. In the world of children in bikini and grandmothers in "fuck me in the ass" boots, the surest way to tell a prostitute, is to look for the woman in the designer suit.
Locate the lifts. Glide past reception. Look like you know where you're going. Don't attract too much attention. Be fabulous but ...