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Home > Screenings > All3Media International > Accused: The Hampstead Paedophile Hoax

Director: Emily Turner

Executive Producer: Peter Beard, Adam Hopkins

Genres: Documentary


1 x 1 1/2 hours

From the award-winning team at Story Films, this feature documentary explores how the lives of a group of unsuspecting mothers changed beyond all recognition when a small school in the heart of leafy North London came under attack, with false allegations of sexual abuse and satanic worship from two children at the school.

As these lies spiralled out of control, spreading across the world and into the internet’s darkest corners Accused: The Hampstead Paedophile Hoax follows the experiences of four mothers who were targeted and how they fought back, as well as featuring interviews with the online conspiracy theorists who spread the lie and subjected the mothers to relentless online abuse and in-person violent threats.

All3Media International's extensive true crime catalogue features additional premium factual titles like Dead in the Water and The Man Who Played with Fire from other genre leading producers such as Raw, insightful, compelling documentaries like Parole and London Bridge: Facing Terror in addition to contemporary true crime content such as The Social Media Murders.