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Duration: 1 hour, 55 minutes

Poignant dramatisation of Oscar Wilde's life, telling the story of the devoted husband and kind father who also happened to be attracted to men - in particular to the spoilt Alfred Lord Douglas, or 'Bosie'. Their relationship outraged Bosie's father, the maniacal Marquess of Queensberry, and led to a sensational trial which spelled Wilde's downfall, vividly highlighting the brutal homophobia of the Victorian legal system.

Last on

Mon 21 Jan 2013 00:05 BBC Two except Northern Ireland

Credits

Oscar Wilde
Stephen Fry
Lord Alfred Douglas
Jude Law
Ada
Zoe Wanamaker
Marquess of Queensberry
Tom Wilkinson
Lady Mount-Temple
Judy Parfitt
Lady Queensberry
Gemma Jones
Robbie Ross
Michael Sheen
John Gray
Ioan Gruffudd

Broadcasts

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