From Shame to Pride

From Shame to Pride

Series 1 - Episode 1



In the first programme, Val McDermid presents a history of same-sex relationships in Britain, examining stories of pain, persecution and fun, from molly-houses to the Homosexual Law Reform Act. Val is joined by historians Matt Cook, Rictor Norton and Rebecca Jennings to chart the lives of homosexuals from the Renaissance to the Victorian age, when the death penalty for homosexual acts was repealed.

Cast & Crew

Presenter Val McDermid
Producer Simon Elmes