The Brit Club: Oliver Reed

Where Oliver Reed went, controversy would surely follow. Starring in Ken Russell’s Women in Love – the first English speaking commercial film to feature full frontal male nudity – Reed famously wrestled naked with Alan Bates. Reed also starred in the first film to include the F word (I’ll Never Forget What’s ‘Is Name), as well as the first British film to be rated X due to its violent content (Sitting Target). In his heyday he was, though, extremely cool…

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