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Leonard Maguire

Great Lives, Series 28 Episode 4 of 9

Duration:
30 minutes
First broadcast:
Tuesday 21 August 2012

Matthew Parris finds out why the actor Bill Paterson would nominate for Great Life status a Scottish actor little known outside Scotland. He is Leonard Maguire, who died in 1997 after a career which took in acting on stage, television, film and radio and included some wonderful writing - not bad going for a man who learned English as his third language as a child.

The expert witness is Leonard Maguire's writer daughter, Susie.

Produced by Christine Hall and Sarah Langan.

  • Old Polaroid of Leonard Maguire and Bill Paterson together on the set of Victory

    Old Polaroid of Leonard Maguire and Bill Paterson together on the set of Victory

    Leonard Maguire and Bill Paterson.

  • Studio recording of Great Lives. Matthew Parris, Bill Paterson and Susie Maguire

    Studio recording of Great Lives. Matthew Parris, Bill Paterson and Susie Maguire

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