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Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story

In 1963 an unknown housewife and teacher from the Midlands, Mary Whitehouse, embarked on a mission to clean up British television. Her crusade led her into battle with the man she held responsible for a tide of 'filth' - Sir Hugh Carleton-Greene, Director-General of the BBC.

With Julie Walters starring as Mary Whitehouse and Hugh Bonneville as her arch enemy, this is a drama inspired by real events that brings life to the battle for Britain's morals.

1 hour, 30 minutes

Last on

Mon 24 May 2010 21:00


Role Contributor
Sir Hugh Carleton-GreeneHugh Bonneville
Mary WhitehouseJulie Walters
Ernest WhitehouseAlun Armstrong
Norah BucklandGeorgie Glen
Rev Basil BucklandTimothy Davies
Paul WhitehousePaul Westwood
Richard WhitehouseDrew Webb
Christopher WhitehouseJeremy Legat
Lord Charlie HillRon Cook
David TurnerWilliam Beck
Harman GrisewoodNicholas Woodeson
KenNicholas Le Prevost
Executive ProducerLeanne Klein
ProducerRichard Burrell
DirectorAndy de Emmony
WriterAmanda Coe