Couch Potato Pickings

On Film4 tonight at 1.20am

Supposedly based on the story of notorious Streatham brothel madam Cynthia Payne, this hugely entertaining British film (starring the brilliant Julie Walters and Emmerdale’s Shirley Stelfox) paints a captivating and extremely funny picture of day to day life in a ‘disorderly house’. I’ve used inverted commas there because the way I see it, Walters’ character Christine simply hosts a series of special parties for consenting adults to enjoy lots of erotic fun. Now how can there be anything wrong in that?