Louis and the Brothel

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Louis and the Brothel
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Written by Louis Theroux
Starring Louis Theroux
Country of origin United Kingdom
Original language(s) English
Producer(s) Louis Theroux
Running time 60 minutes
Distributor BBC
Original release 9 August 2003
Followed by Louis, Martin & Michael

Louis and the Brothel is a British documentary that was televised on 9 August 2003. It is a Louis Theroux documentary that runs for 60 minutes. In the documentary, Theroux visits the Wild Horse Adult Resort & Spa brothel.[1]

Louis Theroux would revisit the subjects of the documentary in his book The Call of the Weird: Travels in American Subcultures.[2][3]


The Age described how "the most compelling stories come from the clients themselves."[4] The Herald described the documentary as "a documentary cliche How many British filmmakers have been titillated by the fact that prostitution is legal in Nevada"[5]


  1. ^ "Louis and the hotspots". Mail & Guardian. Retrieved 2010-10-05. 
  2. ^ "The strange reality of Louis Theroux". Yorkshire Post. Retrieved 2010-10-04. 
  3. ^ "Freak Show". Washington Post. 2007-03-04. Retrieved 2010-10-04. 
  4. ^ Miletic, Daniella (2008-10-20). "Louis Theroux: Louis and the Brothel". The Age (Melbourne). Retrieved 2010-09-21. 
  5. ^ Bell, Ian (10 November 2003). "Playing the gentleman to perfection". The Herald.