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Secret Lives

Jeremy Thorpe
TV Episode | Documentary, Biography

In May 1979, the leader of the Liberal Party, Jeremy Thorpe, was tried at the Old Bailey on charges of conspiracy and incitement to murder. This documentary tells the story of the events that led up to his fall from grace.
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Updated Nov 18, 1996

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Nov 18, 1996 (United Kingdom)

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24 cast members
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Chris Langham
Self - Narrator (voice) Self - Narrator (voice)   See fewer
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Paul Bessell
Self - Son of Peter Bessell Self - Son of Peter Bessell   See fewer
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Peter Bessell
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Barbara Castle
Self - Former Labour Cabinet Minister Self - Former Labour Cabinet Minister   See fewer
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Peter Cook
Judge (archive footage) Judge (archive footage)   See fewer
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Nadir Dinshaw
Self - Friend Self - Friend   See fewer
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Daniel Farson
Self - Friend of Thorpe / Author 'Never a Normal Man' Self - Friend of Thorpe / Author 'Never a Normal Man'   See fewer
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Jack Hayward
Self - Liberal Benefactor Self - Liberal Benefactor   See fewer
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Thomas Hetherington
Self - Director of Public Prosecutions, 1977-1987 Self - Director of Public Prosecutions, 1977-1987   See fewer
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David Holmes
Self - Banker and Best Man (archive sound) Self - Banker and Best Man (archive sound)   See fewer
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Robert Huntley
Self - Police Inspector Self - Police Inspector   See fewer
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Stuart Kuttner
Self - Managing Editor, News of the World Self - Managing Editor, News of the World   See fewer
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John Le Measurier
Self - Carpet Dealer (as John Le Mesurier) Self - Carpet Dealer (as John Le Mesurier)   See fewer
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Edward Lethaby
Self - Retired AA Man Self - Retired AA Man   See fewer
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Andrew Newton
Self - Pilot Self - Pilot   See fewer
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Aza Pinney
Self - Liberal National Executive, 1968-1974 Self - Liberal National Executive, 1968-1974   See fewer
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John Ryan
Self - Witness Self - Witness   See fewer
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Cyril Smith
Self - Liberal Chief Whip 1975-1976 Self - Liberal Chief Whip 1975-1976   See fewer
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David Steel
Self - Liberal Party Leader, 1976-1988 Self - Liberal Party Leader, 1976-1988   See fewer
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Dick Taverne
Self - Labour Minister, 1965-1970 (as Dick Taverne QC) Self - Labour Minister, 1965-1970 (as Dick Taverne QC)   See fewer
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Jeremy Thorpe
Self (archive footage) Self (archive footage)   See fewer
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Auberon Waugh
Self - Thorpe trial reporter / Author 'The Last Word' Self - Thorpe trial reporter / Author 'The Last Word'   See fewer
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Gareth Williams
Self - Defence Barrister (as Gareth Williams QC) Self - Defence Barrister (as Gareth Williams QC)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 5 votes