BBC mark the decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK

Publish Date: 05/09/2007

Consenting Adults

One of the highlights of this programming is Consenting Adults, a drama exploring the Wolfenden Report of 1957, which paved the way for the legalisation of homosexuality. This 75-minute special transmitted to commemorate 50 years since this key moment in British social and cultural history is being shown on

  • Wednesday 5 September 2007 9pm-10.20pm;
  • rpt 2.25am-3.45am;
  • rpt Friday 7 September 10.10pm-11.30pm;
  • rpt 1.45am-3.05am;
  • rpt Sunday 9 September 10pm-11.20pm

www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/cinema/features/consenting-adults.shtml

Have Your Say

How much have attitudes to gay people really changed in the last 50 years? If you are a gay man or woman, what changes have you seen over the past few decades? If you aren't gay, have you been aware of society changing? What are attitudes like in your workplace or school? BBC Four online wants you to have your Say:

www.bbc.co.uk/bbcfour/yoursay/consenting-adults.shtml

Radio 4

Also marking fifty years after the Wolfenden report, Radio 4 presents a series of programmes exploring sexuality in Modern Britain www.bbc.co.uk/radio4/arts/sexuality.shtml