Tag Archives: Come Play with Me

21 years later, ‘Keeping The British End Up’ returns… as a movie!

The favourite of all the books I’ve written in my career is, unquestionably, Keeping The British End Up, first published in 2001, and subsequently reprinted three more times in different editions. It’s always been my dream to turn the book … Continue reading

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The Mary Millington blu-ray box-set is out 15th June 2020!

On 22 June 2020 The Mary Millington Movie Collection finally receives a luxury release on Blu-ray. This five-disc box-set features beautiful HD remasters of Mary’s most legendary feature films from the late-1970s, including Come Play with Me (1977), The Playbirds (1978), Confessions from the David Galaxy … Continue reading

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40 Years Ago Today

And so, here we are, exactly 40 years on from 19th August 1979 – the day Mary Millington died. Because she has influenced so much of my adult life and career, people regularly ask me “Did you meet her?” or … Continue reading

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Mary Millington goes Blu!

To commemorate 40 years since her death, Mary Millington’s most famous films are being reissued on Blu-ray disc in October this year by Screenbound International Pictures. Lovingly restored in high definition, the collectors’ box-set will include Come Play with Me (1977), The Playbirds (1978), Confessions … Continue reading

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Suzy, Come Home!

On Friday evening I was extremely honoured to take a 1970s’ film legend out to dinner in Kensington. Suzy Mandel – the star of numerous classic sexploitation movies including Confessions of a Driving Instructor (1976), Come Play with Me (1977), … Continue reading

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Happy 40th Birthday, Come Play with Me!

Exactly 40 years ago today – 28 April 1977 – something quite extraordinary happened; a low budget sex comedy named Come Play with Me opened at the Moulin Cinema at 42-44 Great Windmill Street, Soho, and changed British cinema history … Continue reading

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Postcard from Italy

I had a great time in Europe recently for the Italian premiere of my film, Respectable – The Mary Millington Story. As well as the screening, I took part in a discussion on British exploitation films from the 1970s. Here’s … Continue reading

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New Cult Poster Book Out Now!

My latest book venture has just been published by Gingko Books. The Art of The B-Movie Poster collects hundreds of American and European exploitation posters in one hardback volume. There are over 300 pages of mondo, action, horror, sci-fi and … Continue reading

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Carrying On…

I’ve recently been interviewed by Carry On Blogging, the excellent ‘Carry On’ movie fan-site. They gently probed me about my love of British sex comedies, the making of my debut film Respectable, as well as getting me to reveal which … Continue reading

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Celebrating Mary Millington Day

Well, 7th April was ‘Mary Millington Day’ in London, when we unveiled a plaque commemorating Come Play with Me and premièred my new film on her incredible life, Respectable – The Mary Millington Story, at the beautiful Regent Street Cinema. … Continue reading

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