At the height of his fame (his plays being much celebrated in London in the 1890's), Oscar Wilde angers the Marquis of Queensberry by having what is whispered and gossiped as a romantic ... See full summary »
The story of Oscar Wilde, genius, poet, playwright and the First Modern Man. The self-realization of his homosexuality caused Wilde enormous torment as he juggled marriage, fatherhood and ... See full summary »
This was a brilliant series which was shown by the BBC back in 1986. Michael Gambon played the role of Oscar Wilde with real character and finesse. He has gone on to great things in the years since, but this series (unlike most of the BBC's drama output) has never been repeated. I cannot understand why. It was excellent, and should be shown again to a new generation of viewers.
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