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"Fanny Hill" (2007) More at IMDbPro »TV mini-series 2007-

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Fanny Hill: Season 1: Episode 2 -- Screenwriter Andrew Davies (Bridget Jones Diary, Bleak House) brings all of his sly, stylish wit to this adaptation of 18th-century Britain's most notorious novel.With a mischievous glint in her eye and plenty of knowing winks, Fanny relates her journey from wholesome naif to worldly woman.
Fanny Hill: :  -- Clip: Fanny Hill meets Mrs. Cole
Fanny Hill: :  -- Fanny Hill - trailer


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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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Additional Details

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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 »
Fanny Hill:[voiceover] I'm ashamed to say my body betrayed me. And so I learned the extremes of sensual delight need have nothing to do with true love. A cruel lesson for a girl with a romantic disposition, but I think many women may have made that bitter-sweet discovery for themselves. Now I was truly learning to be a woman of pleasure.See more »
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2 out of 5 people found the following review useful.
A movie to watch just for fun, 10 February 2010
Author: Ioana P from Romania

It is quite silly but the book -for those who have read it- is also written for the sole purpose of entertaining and certainly it is nothing but an excuse to write about sex, innocent girls turning into prostitutes and brothels... and of course a prince charming to save such a foolish girl from her wretched life. The brothel life is presented as being something of an orgiastic paradise and love emerges i would say rather unrealistically in these circumstances. It's a movie to watch just for fun, it has lots of erotic scenes some rather perverted I would say! I liked the costumes and the atmosphere. I didn't like the way the love story develops. It's too far-fetched.

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