Description
25 years ago, the morality campaigner Mrs Mary Whitehouse brought a prosecution against Michael Bogdanov, director of the National Theatre production of Howard Brenton's The Romans In Britain, which included a simulated male rape.
Based on interviews, transcripts and diaries, this drama-documentary reconstructs the events of this famous freedom-of-speech case, from rehearsals to the sensational trial at the Old Bailey.
Peter Sproule and Greg Hicks, the actors who played the original controversial scene, appear as themselves with Eleanor Bron as Mrs Mary Whitehouse 

Series

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20050218 (
    • r4

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