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Andrew Davies (screenplay)
John Cleland (novel)
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Release Date:
22 October 2007 (UK) See more »
Orphaned by smallpox, young Lancashire country lady Fanny Hill cheerfully accepts her friend Esther... See more »
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 (Series Cast Summary - 11 of 12)

Rebecca Night ... Fanny Hill (2 episodes, 2007)

Alison Steadman ... Mrs. Brown (2 episodes, 2007)

Hugo Speer ... Mr. H (2 episodes, 2007)

Emma Stansfield ... Esther Davies (2 episodes, 2007)
Joanna Miller ... Emma (2 episodes, 2007)
Carli Norris ... Phoebe (2 episodes, 2007)

Ruth Sheen ... Mrs Jones / ... (2 episodes, 2007)

Samantha Bond ... Mrs. Cole (2 episodes, 2007)

Claire Murphy ... Louisa (2 episodes, 2007)
Alex Robertson ... Charles Standing (2 episodes, 2007)

Philip Jackson ... Mr. Croft (2 episodes, 2007)

Series Directed by
James Hawes (unknown episodes)
Series Writing credits
John Cleland (unknown episodes)
Andrew Davies (unknown episodes)

Series Produced by
Sally Head .... executive producer (unknown episodes)
Nigel Marchant .... producer (unknown episodes)
Eleanor Moran .... executive producer: BBC (unknown episodes)
Series Original Music by
Rob Lane (unknown episodes)
Rohan Stevenson (unknown episodes)
Series Cinematography by
James Aspinall (unknown episodes)
Series Film Editing by
Sue Wyatt (unknown episodes)
Series Casting by
Marilyn Johnson (unknown episodes)
Series Production Design by
David Roger (2 episodes, 2007)
Series Art Direction by
Kate Evenden (2 episodes, 2007)

Mari Lucaccini (unknown episodes)
Series Set Decoration by
Jo Kornstein (2 episodes, 2007)
Series Costume Design by
Lucinda Wright (unknown episodes, 2007)
Series Makeup Department
Catherine Davies .... supervising hair & make up artist (unknown episodes, 2007)
Sallie Adams .... chief hair designer / chief makeup designer (unknown episodes)
Series Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Amy Coop .... additional second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Paul Judges .... first assistant director (unknown episodes)
Emily Perowne .... third assistant director (unknown episodes)
Rachael Speed .... second assistant director (unknown episodes)
Lee Trevor .... first assistant director: second unit (unknown episodes)
Series Art Department
Neil Alexander .... dressing props (2 episodes, 2007)
Dave Williams .... property assistant / props (2 episodes, 2007)

Matilda Wainwright .... stand-by art director (unknown episodes)
Series Sound Department
Alun Banks .... sound maintenance (unknown episodes)
Nigel Edwards .... dubbing mixer (unknown episodes)
Laurence Gale .... dialogue editor (unknown episodes)
Les Honess .... sound mixer (unknown episodes)
Blair Jollands .... sound effects editor (unknown episodes)
Series Camera and Electrical Department
Jimmy Harris .... electrician (2 episodes, 2007)
Greg Murray .... grip assistant (2 episodes, 2007)

Aaron Walters .... best boy (unknown episodes, 2007)
Richard Brierley .... first assistant camera (unknown episodes)
Sandra Coulson .... second assistant camera (unknown episodes)
John Hembrough .... Steadicam operator (unknown episodes)
Jo McIvor .... camera trainee (unknown episodes)
Angus Muir .... still photographer (unknown episodes)
Gavin Walters .... gaffer (unknown episodes)
Series Casting Department
Vanessa Baker .... adr voice casting (unknown episodes)
Emma Callinan .... casting assistant (unknown episodes)
David Cooper .... casting associate (unknown episodes)
Brendan Donnison .... adr voice casting (unknown episodes)
Series Costume and Wardrobe Department
Joanne Hayes .... costume assistant (2 episodes, 2007)

Sally Davis .... costume assistant (unknown episodes)
Cristy Watson .... costume assistant (unknown episodes)
Series Editorial Department
Matt Berkeley-Lobato .... assistant editor (2 episodes, 2007)
Perry Gibbs .... colorist (2 episodes, 2007)
Series Transportation Department
Steve Rivenell .... cast driver: Rebecca Night (2 episodes, 2007)
Martin Walsh .... facilities driver (2 episodes, 2007)
Series Other crew
Gillian Clarke .... script editor (2 episodes, 2007)
Ray Leek .... titles designer (2 episodes, 2007)

Angus Finlayson .... floor runner (unknown episodes)
Chris Judd .... floor runner: re-shoots (unknown episodes)

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60 min (2 episodes)

Did You Know?

Although the word "fanny" is nowadays widely used as British slang for the female genitals, and has been since the 19th century, this connotation was unknown at the time when John Cleland wrote his novel. Consequently, lines such as Mrs Coles's "Be gentle with my little Fanny, sir" would not have been seen as double-entendres.See more »
Continuity: When Mr. Norbert dies at climax after making love to Fanny, he collapses on top of her, falling toward her left side. But in the next shot while she is calling for help, he is collapsed on her right.See more »
Mrs. Coles:Be gentle with my little Fanny, sir.See more »
Movie Connections:
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32 out of 35 people found the following review useful.
A thoroughly entertaining romp, 18 November 2007
Author: hesketh27 from Southport Lancashire Uk

This adaptation of John Clelland's 18th century novel was broadcast on BBC4 recently. Telling the story of an innocent northern country girl who travels to London to seek her fortune it certainly gallops along at an entertaining pace. Along the way, Fanny falls into the clutches of brothel keeper Mrs. Brown, finds her true love, finishes up in the gutter and finally....well, you'll have to watch it yourself to find out! The cast ranges from beautiful to grotesques, all play their parts with gusto and the tongue in cheek script provides enough material for all of them to shine. Everyone looks as if they are enjoying themselves. Made with the BBC's usual high production values and eye for historical accuracy, it's naughty, it's bawdy and an enjoyable, lighthearted piece of entertainment. I'm sure that this will eventually find its way onto BBC 2, it certainly deserves a wider audience - so keep an eye out for it and enjoy!

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