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 March 4th, 12:30am and on Drama Plus 1 March 4th, 1:30am. See more...

Main Cast

Image for Mark GatissMark Gatiss
Mark Edel-Hunt
Richard Gadd
Richard Dillane
Paul Keating
Image for Daniel MaysDaniel Mays
David Watson
Matthew Canny
Claire Bond
Michael O'Keefe
Barbara Williams
Suzzanne Douglas
M.C. Gainey
Mark Holgate
Barney White
Josh Collins
Brian Fillis
Timothy Watson
Daniel Betts
David Robb