Murdered For Being Different
The centre piece of BBC Three’s Sorry Not Sorry season begins with Murdered For Being Different – following the 2007 brutal attack of 20 year old Sophie Lancaster, in a small town in Lancashire. Sophie was kicked to death in a park by a gang of kids she didn’t know. Her boyfriend Robert Maltby was severely beaten into a coma. The two of them were randomly attacked because they were dressed as Goths, but Rob survived.
Made in close collaboration with Rob, his family, Sophie’s mother and the police investigating team, this factual drama is the true story of a young relationship and of the violence and chaos that destroyed their lives, for simply being different.