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Leonard Maguire

4 Extra Debut. Actor Bill Paterson chooses a Scottish actor little known outside Scotland, Leonard Maguire. With Matthew Parris. From 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.

First heard on Radio 4 in 2012.

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