Respectable. Hayley (Jodi Albert). Copyright: Silver River.


Channel 5 and Comedy Central sitcom about a brothel. 6 episodes (1 series) in 2006. Stars Justin Edwards, Jodi Albert, Cordelia Bugeja, Helen Modern and others.

Respectable. Image shows from L to R: Maureen (Beatrice Kelley), Kate (Cordelia Bugeja), Yelena (Barunka O'Shaughnessy), Hayley (Jodi Albert), Michael (Justin Edwards), Barry (Nick Holder), Pippa (Helen Grace). Copyright: Silver River.


Comedy set in a brothel run by a chain-smoking granny who's seen it all. Shy Michael stumbles in one day and falls for the sweet and innocent Hayley

Channel 5, Comedy Central
6   (1 series)
Justin Edwards, Jodi Albert, Cordelia Bugeja, Helen Modern, Beatrice Kelley, Helen Grace, Barunka O'Shaughnessy and Nick Holder
Shaun Pye, Harry Thompson and Alan Connor
Dominic Brigstocke
Shaun Pye

Respectable follows a group of young women working together, squabbling, chatting and bonding. There's just one difference... they work in a brothel.

The Debonnaire is a brothel run by chain-smoking grandmother Maureen, an extremely skilled woman who's seen it all. Her girls are innocent wannabe Hayley; student Katie; and the scary Yelena - a Serbian war criminal on the run.

In stumbles shy, clumsy Michael Price, whose marriage is in ruins and who falls head-over-heels for the beautiful Hayley, although unlike the regular clientele, he's far too polite to actually ask her for sex.

In this house full of sex toys and negligees a love story develops... But can there be a happy ending in a house like this?

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Production Details

Production company
Laugh track

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Wednesday 30th August 2006 on Channel 5 at 10:30pm
Last new broadcast
Wednesday 4th October 2006 on Channel 5 at 10:30pm
Length of episodes
30 minutes

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