Saturday October 24, 2020

TV: A new take on the oldest profession

Reviewed this week: Love For Sale, Channel 4. Hinterland, BBC Four. Prey, UTV. Happy Valley, BBC One. The Crimson Field, BBC One. Áille an Uafáis, TG4. Bingo Nights, TV3.

4th May, 2014
Rupert Everett took a look at contemporary prostitution in Love For Sale (Channel 4)

You’d have to hand it to Rupert Everett, or perhaps you’d rather not, given the company he keeps and some of the things he’s got up to. The actor, documentary maker and journalist made something of an exhibition of himself in Love For Sale (Channel 4).

This was an extremely unusual documentary about prostitution by a man who admits to having sold himself as a 17 year old for £25,...

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