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Is anyone planning on watching it?
It makes a nice change to see some vaguely decent TV
i'll probably forget though
Lord Longford was probably just sticking up for her to annoy the liberal press - the whole Moors Murders thing has always grimly fascinated me (thanks, Morrissey) - I read some truly bizarre feminist theory on how Hindley was the first modern working girl in 'rejecting' her northern stereotype and embracing a different way of life no matter how gruesome the outcome.
Well she's not really 'Liz' in Bill Liar is she? Silly silyl theory.
I love any true crime stuff, always fascinating. Although Samantha Morton has been insisting it's a programme about Longford, not Hindley, but the trailer's all 'Myra Hindley!'
sorry that was me being 'waggish'
actually think she was pretty much innocent though until she agreed to go to the Moor and find some bodies, then he was like "Bugger. I'm the twat."
Still, I could be wrong, but I've watched so many Moors Murderer documentries I might have got mixed up.
Lord Longford has long been a personal hero of mine. Peter Morgan is doing a good job of making stories involving famous people into something I will actually go out of my way to watch. And Andy Serkis was really, genuinely unsettling as Ian Brady.
and showed the terribly difficult personal path that Longford took - to look for the possibility of redemption in everyone, irrespective of their actions.
That Hindley ultimately threw his help back in his face must have been a shattering blow to him, but he kept soldiering on, doing what he could.
I saw him tottering across Westminster Hall about six months before he died. He could barely move, what with his stick and an enormous bundle of papers under his arm.
I don't agree with his religiosity, but I do admire the practical support that he tried to extend to others.
and Longford seeemed to be an amazingly principled man who can only be admired.
Did anyone else think they'd turned Myra into a Bjork-esque sex kitten though?
found the portrayal of Brady actually terrifying
very very powerful and disturbing. I kept gasping even though I knew most of what was coming. When they took her out for a walk!
For the second time in about a week I've been reminded of a 'Holy Bible' sample - that 'I think you are the Devil himself' one is about Ian Brady, isn't it?