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Coming Oot! A Fabulous History of Gay Scotland

Documentary featuring a rich mix of eyewitness testimony, archive and historical research to chart the radically changing attitudes towards Scotland's gay community.

Celebrating the postwar history of Scotland's gay community which, over 70 years, has seen gay men and lesbians transform from Scotland's pariahs to Scotland's pride. Using a rich mix of eyewitness testimony, jaw-dropping archive and historical research, the documentary charts radically changing attitudes. Scotland was over a decade behind England and Wales in decriminalising homosexuality but now has the best gay rights in Europe: nothing short of a revolution.

59 minutes

Last on

Sat 27 Apr 2019 21:00

Music Played

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

  • 00:03

    The Communards

    Don't Leave Me This Way (feat. Sarah Jane Morris)

  • 00:20

    Ernest Ranglin

    Surfin

  • 00:32

    Bronski Beat

    Smalltown Boy

  • 00:33

    Culture Club

    Karma Chameleon

  • 00:43

    Pet Shop Boys

    It's A Sin

  • 00:59

    Etta James

    At Last

Credits

Role Contributor
Producer John MacLaverty
Director John MacLaverty
Executive Producer David Harron
Executive Producer John Archer

Broadcasts

  • Mon 30 Nov 2015 22:40
  • Mon 7 Aug 2017 23:15
  • Tue 8 Aug 2017 00:15
  • Sat 27 Apr 2019 21:00

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