Against The Law
Opening Night Gala Film BFI Flare: London LGBT Film Festival 2017
Official selection FRAMELINE: San Francisco International LGBTQ Film Festival 2017
UK broadcast BBC Two (July 2017).
Innovative hybrid feature length drama/documentary following the true story of gay journalist Peter Wildeblood, whose illicit love affair with another man was one of the turning points in the path to the legalisation of homosexuality in the UK. Powerful and moving documentary testimony from men who lived and loved through a time when being gay was illegal in the UK, intercuts with the drama.
Production Company: BBC Studios
Documentary Producer: Sarah Hamilton. Director: Fergus O’Brien. Executive Producer: Aysha Rafaele
BAFTA Nominated - Best Single Drama 2018
Broadcast Awards Nomination - Best Single Drama 2018.