Why Ricky Tomlinson wants his named cleared

VIDEO: Ricky Tomlinson is fighting to overturn a conviction that led to his two-year prison sentence in 1973.

The Royle Family star Tomlinson maintains he was innocent of all charges relating to his part in a national building strike in 1972. He claims the trial was politically motivated and now he’s campaigning to have his record wiped.

His campaign for justice is featured on a documentary, Guilty My Arse, on BBC One on Tuesday, March 27. But watch the video, below, to hear what he told whatsontv.co.uk about his fight.

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