Secret Life


Drama, Made for TV


The character Macfadyen played was molested himself as a child and we learn that he has been jailed for molesting young girls. He's then released to a halfway home where he undergoes psychiatric treatment and he's determined not to re-offend. However, residents in the area where the home is don't want such a place in their neighbourhood, and trouble ensues.

Matthew Macfadyen Role:

Charlie Webb, a paedophile trying to rehabilitate himself.

Matthew received a Best Actor award by the Royal Television Society and was nominated Best Actor by BAFTA in 2008


Premiered on Channel 4 on 19 April, 2007 at 9 pm in the UK

Not available on DVD

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