Oscar Wilde (1960)

A gripping recreation of the most infamous trial in queer history.

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Introduction

This compelling recreation of one of the most infamous trials in British legal and queer history was broadcast in 1960. Oscar Wilde’s challenge to the prosecution’s moral judgement and unashamed defence of ‘the love that dare not speak its name’ retains extraordinary power, not least when interpreted with such skill by Micheál MacLiammóir.

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