40 Years Out

> Early, this year, Channel 4 broadcast a mini season of programmes marking the 40th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality. This included the much talked about and rather controversial for its bleak oulook, Clapham Junction. (see our post here) The legacy of this season is a microsite entitled 40 Years On and gathering […]

Hidden LIfes on BBC Four

>The mark the 40th anniversary of the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality, BBC Four have put together a series of programmes under the title Hidden Lives. The season takes place in the first week of September. It’s Not Unusual: A Lesbian and Gay……History: 1/3. Age of Innocence. Part of the Hidden Lives season. The story of […]

Consenting Adults

>The 75-minute special is set against the deliberations of the Wolfenden Committee, established by the then Home Secretary to look into the law relating to Homosexual Offences and Prostitution in September 1954. Consenting Adults follows the diverse members of the committee as they struggle towards their radical conclusions. Its principal recommendation – the decriminalisation of […]