Broadcaster: BBC Radio 3
Broadcast Date: TBC
Victim traces the bravery and pragmatism behind the development of the eponymous 1961 British film, which was the first to seriously address homosexuality. The film was written by a woman (Janet Green), made by refugees from Ealing Studios and starred matinee idol Dirk Bogarde in the gamble of his career. It is often credited with helping to break the taboo and change public attitudes to the law.