ACCUSED: THE HAMPSTEAD PAEDOPHILE HOAX
Channel 4 has commissioned a 1×90’film telling the shocking story of how a number of parents at a Hampstead school were accused of being part of a Satanic paedophile ring, and how together they fought back against the odds to clear their name.
Director by Emily Turner, the mothers at the heart of this chilling story speak for the first time in this ambitious feature-length documentary, which blends real archive footage, interviews and lip-sync drama.
Executive Producer, Peter Beard said ‘Emily’s film is a remarkable, terrifying and timely tale. Their story shows that any of us could wake up one morning and find ourselves in the middle of an internet conspiracy. The question is whether we’d have the strength to fight back in the way they did.’
Shaminder Nahal, Head of Specialist Factual at Channel 4, added ‘Emily and Story Films have made a remarkable film that is so shocking and yest so relatable – asking huge questions about truth, trauma and justice’.
ACCUSED is due for release early in 2024