PG certificateAgainst the Law is a Drama programme and has been classified a PG certificate.

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Against the Law

Fact-based drama based on the 1954 Montagu Trial, in which gay journalist Peter Wildeblood and his friends Lord Montagu and Michael Pitt-Rivers were tried for homosexual offences. The ensuing scandal and public outcry over the fairness of the case forced a reluctant government to set up a committee to investigate whether homosexuality should be legalised. Starring Daniel Mays and Mark Gatiss and featuring testimony from gay men who lived through those days, a retired police officer and a former psychiatric nurse.

Genre: Drama

Running Time: 120 minutes (approx)

Classification: PG Certificate

When is Against the Law next on TV?

It's next showing on Drama May 28th, 1:50am and on Drama Plus 1 May 28th, 2:50am. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Daniel MaysDaniel Mays
Paul Keating
Richard Dillane
Mark Edel-Hunt
Richard Gadd
Image for Mark GatissMark Gatiss
Mark Holgate
Barney White
Josh Collins
Brian Fillis
Matthew Canny
Timothy Watson
David Watson
Daniel Betts
Michael O'Keefe
Image for James GaddasJames Gaddas
Charlie Creed-Miles
Barbara Williams
David Robb
Suzzanne Douglas