Politically Charged

Series in which Clive Anderson recalls dramatic legal cases which caused great controversy and left their mark on politics, the law and the individuals involved.

Episodes

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20051214

Series about politically controversial legal cases. 1/3. Clive Anderson looks at the 1972 trial of Peter Hain for disrupting all-white South African sporting tours. [Rpt of Sun 10.45pm] Then News.

20051221

2/3. In a series about politically controversial legal cases, Clive Anderson looks at the dramatic case of the Shrewsbury Pickets, jailed in 1973 for conspiracy to organise violent picketing - one of whom was the now famous actor Ricky Tomlinson.

Then News.

20051225

Series about politically controversial legal cases. 3/3. Clive Anderson looks at the ABC trial, the dramatic Official Secrets Act case in 1978 which led to great changes. [Rptd Wed 8.45pm] Then News.

20051228

Series about politically controversial legal cases. 3/3. Clive Anderson looks at the ABC trial, the dramatic Official Secrets Act case in 1978 which lead to big changes. [Rpt of Sun 7.45pm] Then News.

20080130

Series in which Clive Anderson recalls dramatic legal cases which caused great controversy and left their mark on politics, the law and the individuals involved.

2/3. The Oz trial of 1971 saw the three editors of the underground magazine facing a charge of conspiracy to corrupt public morals.

Followed by News.

20080206

Series in which Clive Anderson recalls dramatic legal cases which caused great controversy and left their mark on politics, the law and the individuals involved.

2/3. The Oz trial of 1971 saw the three editors of the underground magazine facing a charge of conspiracy to corrupt public morals.

Followed by News.

01The Spycatcher Trial2008012020080123

"In 1986 the British government took legal action in Australia to try to stop the publication of Spycatcher, the memoirs of the former MI5 agent Peter Wright. They were ultimately unsuccessful, and the case triggered a bitter conflict between government and much of the press."

01012005121120051214

Clive Anderson looks at the 1972 trial of Peter Hain for disrupting all-white South African sporting tours.

01012005121120051214

Clive Anderson looks at the 1972 trial of Peter Hain for disrupting all-white South African sporting tours.

01022005121820051221

Clive Anderson looks at the dramatic case of the Shrewsbury Pickets, jailed in 1973 for conspiracy to organise violent picketing - one of whom was the now famous actor Ricky Tomlinson.

01022005121820051221

Clive Anderson looks at the dramatic case of the Shrewsbury Pickets, jailed in 1973 for conspiracy to organise violent picketing - one of whom was the now famous actor Ricky Tomlinson.

0103 LAST2005122520051228

Clive Anderson looks at the ABC trial, the dramatic Official Secrets Act case in 1978 which lead to big changes.

0103 LAST2005122520051228

Clive Anderson looks at the ABC trial, the dramatic Official Secrets Act case in 1978 which lead to big changes.

0201* The Spycatcher Trial2008012020080123

"In 1986 the British government took legal action in Australia to try to stop the publication of Spycatcher, the memoirs of the former MI5 agent Peter Wright.

They were ultimately unsuccessful, and the case triggered a bitter conflict between government and much of the press.".

0201* The Spycatcher Trial2008012020080123

"In 1986 the British government took legal action in Australia to try to stop the publication of Spycatcher, the memoirs of the former MI5 agent Peter Wright.

They were ultimately unsuccessful, and the case triggered a bitter conflict between government and much of the press.".

0202Oz2008012720080130

The Oz trial of 1971 saw the three editors of the underground magazine facing a charge of conspiracy to corrupt public morals.

0202Oz2008012720080130

The Oz trial of 1971 saw the three editors of the underground magazine facing a charge of conspiracy to corrupt public morals.

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