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Michael Portillo: Death of a Schoolfriend

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Almost 40 years ago, teenager Gary, a pupil at Harrow County School for Boys and an accomplished musician and linguist, committed suicide. He was one of a class full of high-achieving boys including Clive Anderson, Geoffrey Perkins and Michael Portillo, who was one of his closest friends. This moving film, presented by Portillo, tells the story of Gary's tragic death and how it has haunted the lives of his family and friends ever since.

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Presenter: Michael Portillo
Director/Producer: Judith Dawson

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Michael Portillo: Death of a Schoolfriend

BBC Two England, 7 November 2008 21.00






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