Erotica's first show was at Olympia, London , in  and has been an annual event there every November since then. The theatre was formerly the Doric Ballroom. Webarchive template wayback links Pages containing links to subscription-only content Use dmy dates from July Use British English from July Commons category link is on Wikidata Coordinates on Wikidata. There's also no danger that Brits will ever stop finding sex a hoot. Erotica Red, Gold or Black. Popular, free entertainment includes: Even the country's best-known blue movie director, christened Lindsay Honey, a name many porn stars would kill for, chose instead to adopt the comedy moniker Ben Dover.
During the s, audiences dwindled. Other prestigious lots include one of only four known examples of Roman marbles depicting human couples engaged in the act, photographs by Helmut Newton, Robert Mapplethorpe and Man Ray and centuries-old Japanese and Indian erotic drawings. The Raymond Revuebar was the creation of property magnate and magazine publisher Paul Raymond. It's not just the exhibitionists at the exhibition, though there are plenty of them, goose-pimpled in the chilly air. By , the venue was purely hosting striptease. In Peter Richardson , with assistance from Michael White sourced the Revuebar's second venue, the Boulevard Theatre as a new venue for Richardson's own comedy club.