Jeremy Thorpe: The Silent Conspiracy

Tom Mangold investigates the life of Jeremy Thorpe, the former Liberal leader. Was there an establishment cover-up to protect him during his political career?

Jeremy Thorpe, the former Liberal leader, led a life which combined major political achievements with persistent rumours of scandal, culminating in a trial for conspiracy to murder and his acquittal. But was there an establishment cover-up to protect him during his political career? Tom Mangold has been investigating, in a programme containing both new evidence and material from the 1970s that has never previously been broadcast.

Producer: Martin Rosenbaum.

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38 minutes

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Sun 7 Dec 2014 17:00