[cert 15, 115 mins]

In drab 1950s Britain, one particular crime grabbed the headlines and became a cause celebre. A policeman was shot dead and two South London boys stood accused of his murder. The verdict and sentence passed on them were to be as controversial and shocking as the crime.

Director:Peter Medak

Starring:Tom Courtenay, Eileen Atkins, Rebecca Eccleston

Level:AS, A2, GCSE

Subjects:Citizenship, English, Media Studies

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