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Murdered for Being Different

Real-life drama about the murder of 20-year-old Sophie Lancaster who in 2007 was kicked to death in a park by a gang. Her boyfriend, Robert Maltby, was also severely beaten and ended up in a coma. The two of them were attacked because they were dressed as goths.

Release date:

1 hour, 2 minutes

Last on

Thu 13 Jul 2017 23:10
BBC One Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland HD only


Role Contributor
Sophie LancasterAbigail Lawrie
Rob MaltbyNico Mirallegro
Danny HulmeLewis Brown
DC Mark GreenDominic Carter
Sam GormanAmelia Clarke
Dave MaltbyChris Coghill
DC Steph FarleyChanel Creswell
Michelle SturryMia Crossley
Natalie MorleyKirsty Fanning
Jo HulmeMacauley Fogarty
Alyssa BeanJodi Grensinger
Danny MallettCallum Harrison
Michael GormanReiss Jarvis
Gang MemberEvan Jones
Christine HerbertLolly Jones
ParamedicDavid Keeling
Tracey MaltbySally Lindsay
Mandy GormanSophie McShera
DI Dean HoldenJason Milligan
Ryan 'Peanut' HerbertConnor Mullen
Gang MemberCoral Mulligan
Steven ThornerGino Nicholson
Doctor WoodyattGary Oliver
Gang MemberConnor Pilkington
Sean McdonaghJack Smith
Gang MemberLeigha Unsworth
Brendan HarrisEzra Watson
ComposerNavid Asghari
WriterNick Leather

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Black Roses: The Killing of Sophie Lancaster

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