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Pride

Uplifting comedy drama. In 1984 a group of lesbian and gay activists take on hardship from the press and the government, and find unlikely allies in a group of Welsh miners.

In 1984, with Margaret Thatcher and the Conservative Party in power, a group of lesbian and gay activists, led by Mark Ashton, find unlikely allies in a collective of Welsh miners taking industrial action following pit closures.

With both groups equally despised by Thatcher, Ashton proposes a show of solidarity between them, but tabloid smears and a frosty reception from the miners' families threaten to derail his plans.

1 hour, 51 minutes

Last on

Mon 1 Jul 2019 00:30

Music Played

Timings (where shown) are from the start of the programme in hours and minutes

  • Pete Seeger

    Solidarity Forever

  • 00:08

    The Smiths

    What Difference Does It Make?

  • 00:19

    Pete Shelley

    Homosapien

  • 00:21

    Frankie Goes to Hollywood

    Two Tribes

  • 00:38

    Phil Collins

    You Can't Hurry Love

  • 00:40

    Culture Club

    Karma Chameleon

  • 00:41

    Shirley & Company

    Shame Shame Shame

  • Bronwen

    Bread & Roses

  • 00:58

    Smokey Robinson & The Miracles

    I Second That Emotion

  • Frank Solivan

    Across The Great Divide

  • 01:08

    King

    Love & Pride

  • 01:13

    Bronski Beat

    Why?

  • 01:16

    Dead or Alive

    You Spin Me Round

  • 01:16

    Yazoo

    Situation

  • 01:29

    Frankie Goes to Hollywood

    Relax

  • 01:49

    Billy Bragg

    There Is Power in a Union

Credits

Role Contributor
Joe George MacKay
Mark Ben Schnetzer
Hefina Imelda Staunton
Cliff Bill Nighy
Dai Paddy Considine
Jonathan Dominic West
Gethin Andrew Scott
Mike Joseph Gilgun
Steph Faye Marsay
Sian Jessica Gunning
Martin Rhodri Meilir
Gwen Menna Trussler
Maureen Lisa Palfrey
Marion, Joe's mother Monica Dolan
Jeff Freddie Fox
Director Matthew Warchus
Writer Stephen Beresford

Broadcasts

  • Boxing Day 2016 22:30
  • Sun 30 Jul 2017 22:00
  • Sun 30 Jul 2017 23:00
  • Mon 1 Jul 2019 00:30

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Watch the trailer

Watch the trailer

"When you seen what we've done here, we're pledging our friendship - we've made history."

Pictures of Pride

Pictures of Pride

Browse a gallery of moments from the film.

From script to screen: Pride producer David Livingstone

From script to screen: Pride producer David Livingstone

David tells BBC Radio 4 what he thinks about his comedy being touted as a new Full Monty.

Sound of Cinema: Music for LGBT-inspired films

Sound of Cinema: Music for LGBT-inspired films

Download Matthew Sweet's Sound of Cinema programme from the BBC Radio 3 site.