It Was the Most Famous Obscenity Trial in History. All the Details are on Record, Except What the Jury Said, Thought... and Did.
Banned in England for 30 years for its graphic language and depictions of illicit sex, D.H. Lawrence's Lady Chatterly's Lover finally came before a jury of ordinary citizens in October 1960. In this compelling and highly original BBC drama, Louise Delamere (Cor Blimey!) and Rafe Spall (The Lion In Winter) star as fictional jurors whose passions are inflamed by Lawrence's prose. After weighing the evidence in court each day, they explore new erotic frontiers. In the end, they must decide whether the novel might deprave and corrupt the book-buying public - and if that is what has happened to them.
Acclaimed writer Andrew Davis (Bleak House, Tipping The Velvet) mixes documentary, historical facts, and imagination to capture a defining moment in history and tell a passionate love story. Also starring David Tennant (Doctor Who, Casanova), Claire Bloom (Brideshead Revisited, Crimes And Misdemeanors), Pip Torrens (Pride & Prejudice), and Donald Sumpter (The Constant Gardener).