Longford

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Longford is a 2006 British biographical crime drama television film directed by Tom Hooper and written by Peter Morgan. The film centres on Labour Party peer Lord Longford and his campaign for the parole of Moors Murderer Myra Hindley. read more
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Longford is a 2006 British biographical crime drama television film directed by Tom Hooper and written by Peter Morgan. The film centres on Labour Party peer Lord Longford and his campaign for the parole of Moors Murderer Myra Hindley. It was produced by Granada Productions for Channel 4, in association with HBO, and stars Jim Broadbent and Samantha Morton. The film was first broadcast on Channel 4 on 26 October 2006 and was an Official Selection at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. Broadbent won the British Academy Television Award for his role.

Original Release

10/26/2006

US Release

02/17/2007

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Cast

Jim Broadbent Lord Longford
Samantha Morton Myra Hindley
Andy Serkis Ian Brady
Lindsay Duncan Lady Elizabeth Longford
Lee Boardman Talk Show Host
Kate Miles Rachel Pakenham
Sarah Crowden Lady Tree
Robert Pugh Harold Wilson
Tam Dean Burn Roy
Caroline Clegg Longford's Secretary
(see additional cast & crew)

Directors

Tom Hooper

Writers

Peter Morgan

Cast

Jim Broadbent Lord Longford
Samantha Morton Myra Hindley
Andy Serkis Ian Brady
Lindsay Duncan Lady Elizabeth Longford
Lee Boardman Talk Show Host
Kate Miles Rachel Pakenham
Sarah Crowden Lady Tree
Robert Pugh Harold Wilson
Tam Dean Burn Roy
Caroline Clegg Longford's Secretary
Alex Blake Paddy Pakenham / Paddy Packenham
Roy Barber Father Kahle
Ian Connaughton Reporter / Journalist
Charlotte West-Oram Downing Street Secretary
Roy Carruthers Albany Prison Officer
Karen Bayley Holloway Prison Officer
Karen Spragg Patricia Cairns
Kika Markham Governor Wing
John-Paul Hurley Photographer
Richard Sinnott Journalist 1 / Journalist

Producers

Andy Harries Executive Producer
Peter Morgan Executive Producer
Helen Flint Producer

Editors

Melanie Oliver

2008Golden GlobeBest Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2008Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2008Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2008Golden GlobeBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Won
2007EmmyOutstanding Costumes for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special Nominated
2007EmmyOutstanding Music Composition for a Miniseries, Movie or a Special (Original Dramatic Score) Nominated
2007EmmyOutstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2007EmmyOutstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or Movie Nominated
2007EmmyOutstanding Made for Television Movie Nominated
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