Filth: The Mary Whitehouse Story

First Aired: May 2008

Film for BBC2.

In 1963, an unknown housewife and teacher from the Midlands, Mary Whitehouse, embarked on a mission to clean up British television. Her crusade led her into battle with the man she held responsible for a tide of ‘filth’ – Sir Hugh Carleton Greene, Director-General of the BBC.

Hugh plays Sir Hugh Carleton Greene.


Amanda Coe


Julie Walters, Alun Armstrong, Georgie Glen, Timothy Davies, Paul Westwood, Drew Webb, Jeremy Legat, Ron Cook, William Beck


Andy de Emmony


Richard Burrell

Production Co:

Wall To Wall; BBC


Satellite Award 2008: Best Motion Picture Made for Television

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