In the early 1950s, 17-year-old Geoffrey Patrick Williamson was on the Exeter-to-Bristol train when he got into a conversation with another man - also travelling in his train compartment - who accused Geoffrey of making ‘improper approaches’. The other man was a Railway Officer in plain clothes. Geoffrey was arrested at the next stop.
When questioned, Williamson revealed the names of men he had had sex with, so beginning a domino effect of arrests, prison sentences, aversion therapy and suicide.
Tom Marshman blends creative technology, music and projection as he retraces a forgotten true story.
Age Recommendation: 15+
It is educational, emotional, infuriating and fascinating. I extend my deepest congratulations to Mr Marsham for his efforts