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Duration: 1 hour, 30 minutes

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.

Last on

Mon 24 May 2010 21:00 BBC Two

Credits

Sir Hugh Carleton-Greene
Hugh Bonneville
Mary Whitehouse
Julie Walters
Ernest Whitehouse
Alun Armstrong
Norah Buckland
Georgie Glen
Rev Basil Buckland
Timothy Davies
Paul Whitehouse
Paul Westwood
Richard Whitehouse
Drew Webb
Christopher Whitehouse
Jeremy Legat
Lord Charlie Hill
Ron Cook
David Turner
William Beck
Harman Grisewood
Nicholas Woodeson
Ken
Nicholas Le Prevost
Director
Andy de Emmony
Producer
Richard Burrell
Executive Producer
Leanne Klein
Writer
Amanda Coe

Broadcasts

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