Games That Lovers Play. Fanny Hill (Joanna Lumley). Copyright: Border Films
Games That Lovers Play

Games That Lovers Play

  • 1970 film

Sex comedy starring Joanna Lumley, Richard Wattis, Penny Brahms and Jeremy Lloyd. Stars Joanna Lumley, Richard Wattis, Penny Brahms, Jeremy Lloyd, Diane Hart and more.

Games That Lovers Play. Image shows from L to R: Constance Chatterley (Penny Brahms), Fanny Hill (Joanna Lumley). Copyright: Border Films

Key details

Joanna Lumley, Richard Wattis, Penny Brahms, Jeremy Lloyd, Diane Hart, Nan Munro, John Gatrell, Charles Cullum and more
Malcolm Leigh
Malcolm Leigh
Judith Smith and Olive Negus-Fancey

It's the roaring twenties and, having spotted a rival scouting for girls on her patch, Belgravia brothel madame Mrs. Hill challenges the esteemed Lady Evelyn Chatterley to a wager.

Having argued over who runs the classier, more successful establishment, the pair bet £1,000 that their respective star girl can seduce an "impossible" subject: Lady Evelyn's star - her niece, Constance - must be photographed with a Catholic bishop; whilst the best of Mrs. Hill's girls - her daughter, Fanny - is tasked with being pictured alongside a raging homosexual transvestite.

However, when both girls manage to bed their prey at the same time, further evidence to settle the wager is called for. The two scheming madames select a name at random from the telephone directory, and whoever beds him - or her - first will win outright.

The lucky stranger? Mild-mannered, middle-aged, upmarket wine merchant, Mr. Lothran. The girls may have to raise their game...

Additional details

UK certificate
94 minutes
UK release
December 1970
UK premiere
Monday 25th January 1971
Also known as
  • Lady Chatterley Versus Fanny Hill (US title)
Camera set-up
Single camera
Incidental music composed and conducted by David Lindup.

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Broadcast details

Most recent repeats
  • Friday 12th March 2021 at 2:00am on TPTV
  • Sunday 20th September 2020 at 1:05am on TPTV
  • Sunday 3rd May 2020 at 3:00am on TPTV

Recording details

  • Pinewood Studios
  • Hall Barn (Beaconsfield)

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