A star-studded documentary drama providing an account of Oscar Wilde's glittering career before his trial for homosexual crimes and his tragic fall from grace. Wilde enthusiasts and experts such Stephen Fry and Wilde's grandson Merlin Holland provide revelatory accounts of how the writer's own life informed his work, intercut with adaptations of his comedies and books performed by a cast including Freddie Fox, Claire Skinner, Anna Chancellor and James Fleet.