Tried By Their Peers

Episodes

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An occasional series by DONALD THOMAS of trials in the House of Lords It was only in 1948 that the privilege of a member of the House of Lords of choosing to be tried by his peers was abolished. Donald Thomas has dramatised, from the original documents and contemporary reports, a number of these trials, including that of Lord Mohun for murder in 1692, and the second Earl Russell for bigamy in 1901. 1: The Trial of Lord Cardigan in 1841 for inflicting grievous bodily harm

Principal characters

Other parts SEAN ARNOLD

JOHN BENTLEY. KERRY FRANCIS BRIAN HAINES , MALCOLM HAYES

CLIFFORD NORGATE , HECTOR ROSS

Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Thomas

Unknown: Sean Arnold

Unknown: John Bentley.

Unknown: Kerry Francis

Unknown: Brian Haines

Unknown: Malcolm Hayes

Unknown: Clifford Norgate

Unknown: Hector Ross

Produced By: Charles Lefeaux

Adeline de Horsey: Jan Edwards

Narrator: Howieson Culff

Lord Cardigan: William Fox

Inspector John Busain: Frederick Treves

Thomas Dann: Leonard Fenton

Lord High Steward: Austin Trevor

Attorney-General: John Gabriel

Sir William Follett: John Pullen

Mrs Dann: Kathleen Helme

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An occasional series by DONALD THOMAS of trials in the House of Lords

2: The Trial of Lord Russell (who died in 1931) for Bigamy There have only been two members of the House of Lords who were tried by their peers in this century, Lord Russell in 1901 and Lord de Clifford in 1938. The privilege itself was abolished in 1948. Principal characters:

Other parts played by JOHN GABRIEL , BRIAN HAINES

MALCOLM MAYES , NIGEL LAMBERT

CLIFFORD NORGATE , AMES THOMASON Produced by CHARLES LEFEAUX

Contributors

Unknown: Donald Thomas

Played By: John Gabriel

Played By: Brian Haines

Played By: Malcolm Mayes

Unknown: Nigel Lambert

Unknown: Clifford Norgate

Produced By: Charles Lefeaux

Narrator: Howieson Culff

Earl Russell: John Pullen

Lady Scott: Hilda Kriseman

Lady Cardigan: Grizelda Hervey

Mabel Edith, Countess Russell: Sonia Fraser

Sir Henry James,: Hector Ross

W S RobSOn: Kerry Francis

The Lord High Steward, Lord Halsbury: Austin Trevor