Whipped into Shape…Long standing cuts to Michael Winner’s The Wicked Lady waived by the BBFC

Posted: 7 May, 2016 in BBFC cuts, BBFC Uncut, New Releases
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Read more News: Latest Cuts at MelonFarmers.co.uk

Wicked Lady Faye Dunaway The Wicked Lady is a 1983 UK adventure drama by Michael Winner.
Starring Faye Dunaway, Alan Bates and John Gielgud. Youtube link BBFC link IMDb UK: Passed 18 uncut for strong sex, violence, sexual violence for:

  • 2016 Second Sight Films [Previous video cuts waived] video

UK Censorship History

Uncut for 18 rated 1983 cinema release but later cut by the BBFC for 1987 VHS. Cuts were waived for 18 rated 2016 home video.The BBFC cuts for 1987 VHS were:

  • To a scene showing a horse-whip fight between Faye Dunaway and Marina Sirtis

See further details at Melon Farmers Film Cuts: Wicked Lady

Summary Notes

Caroline is to be wed to Sir Ralph and invites her sister Barbara to be her bridesmaid. Barbara seduces Ralph, however, and she becomes the new Lady, but despite her new wealthy situation, she gets bored and turns to highway robbery for thrills. While on the road she meets a famous highwayman, and they continue as a team, but some people begin suspecting her identity, and she risks death if she continues her nefarious activities.


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