The Execution of Gary Glitter is a ninety-minute television drama. Produced by Juniper Communications, the documentary follows an imaginary trial and execution by hanging of former glam rock singer Gary Glitter. He got convicted for possession of child pornography and sex.
Gary Glitter is an English former glam rock singer who achieved success in the 1970s and 1980s. He was famous for his extreme glam image of glitter suits, make-up, and platform boots. Of course, there was the energetic live performance as well.
Hilton McRae plays a wonderful Gary Glitter and delivers an excellent performance. The documentary is a cleverly made parallel universe movie exploring a controversial and passionately debated issue in an intelligent manner.