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Screen Two: Half the Picture


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A dramatised account drawn from actual transcripts that follows the unfolding drama of the Scott Inquiry into the supply of arms to Iraq. The inquiry was set up in response to public outcry over the collapse of the trial of industrial Paul Henderson.
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Written by Richard Norton-Taylor and John McGrath Director Nick Kent
Producer John McGrath


Unknown: Paul Henderson.
Written By: Richard Norton-Taylor
Written By: John McGrath
Director: Nick Kent
Producer: John McGrath
Presiley Baxendale: Jan Chappell
Sir Richard Scott: Michael Stroud
John Major/Paul Henderson: William Hoyland
William Waldegrave/Leithead: Thomas Wheatley
AlanClark/Higson: Jeremy Clyde
Mrs Thatcher/Writer of the letter: Sylvia Syms
Tristan Garel Jones/Steadman: Robert East
Michael Heseltine/Alan Barrett: David Robb
Sir Nicholas Lyell/Gore Booth: Michael Culver

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