Longford


2h 2007

Brief Synopsis

Frank Packenham, the Earl of Longford, championed the cause of rehabilitation for Myra Hindley, a convicted serial killer of children, who was serving a lifelong prison sentence. During the last three decades of his life, the unconvential politician and devout Catholic Longford advocated for rehabi

Film Details

Release Date
2007
Production Company
Channel 4; Channel 4; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Synopsis

Frank Packenham, the Earl of Longford, championed the cause of rehabilitation for Myra Hindley, a convicted serial killer of children, who was serving a lifelong prison sentence. During the last three decades of his life, the unconvential politician and devout Catholic Longford advocated for rehabilitation and for her release amidst widespread opposition which may have compromised his good name and reputation.

Crew

David Allen

Costumer

Vickie Allen

Assistant Director

Victoria Bancroft

Prosthetic Makeup

Dave Bowman

Visual Effects

Lorraine Boyle

Costumer

Colin Bradbury

Property Master

Simon Brasse

Assistant Editor

Lucy Bristow

Camera Operator

Craig Butters

Sound Supervisor

Delwyn Byagt

Loader

Tricia Carr

Production Coordinator

Dennis Cartwright

Sound Recordist

John Cartwright

Electrician

George Cashell

Production Accountant

John Coates

Boom Operator

Danny Cohen

Director Of Photography

Daniel Connolly

Location Manager

Carolyn Cousins

Hair

Carolyn Cousins

Makeup Artist

Mark Dadswell

Props

Sarah Deery

Other

Kathy Ducker

Hair

Kathy Ducker

Makeup Artist

Helen Flint

Producer

Alan Fraser

Electrician

Chris Fry

Assistant Director

Kerry Gill Pryde

Researcher

Nina Gold

Casting Director

Taylor Graham

Other

Max Grant

Props

Robin Green

Assistant Production Accountant

Alice Greenland

Post-Production Supervisor

Danny Griffiths

Electrician

Danny Gulliver

Unit Manager

Paul Hamblin

Dubbing Mixer

Andy Harries

Executive Producer

Jude Harrison

Assistant Director

Karen Hartley

Makeup Designer

Karen Hartley

Hair

Graham Headicar

Sound Supervisor

Andy Hill

Loader

Jane Houston

Script Supervisor

Gareth Humphreys

Story Editor

Philippa Hunt

Post-Production Coordinator

Davina Huntington

Production Coordinator

Doug Irvine

Props

Martin Jensen

Dubbing Mixer

James Keast

Costume Designer

Marigo Kehoe

Head Of Production

Rolfe Kent

Music Composer

Giles Keyte

Photography

Rob Lane

Music

Andrea Layfield

Casting Assistant

Gavin Lewis

Art Director

Gary Mccabe

Carpenter

Paul Mcgavin

Assistant Director

Paul Mcgeachan

Gaffer

Caroline Mcmanus

Post-Production Supervisor

Emma Mcnamee

Production Secretary

Mark Milsome

Camera Focus Puller

Sarah Moore

Costume Supervisor

Stephen Moore

Casting Assistant

Peter Morgan

Writer

Peter Morgan

Executive Producer

Ben Norrington

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Melanie Oliver

Editor

Simon Bradbury Philip

Props

Michael Pickwoad

Production Designer

Simon Price

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Simon Price

Adr/Dialogue Editor

Adam Scott

Colorist

Michelle K. Smith

Casting Director

Peter Stanford

Consultant

Robin Stone

Grip

Ian Struthers

Camera Focus Puller

Karen Taylor

Production Manager

Garry Thomson

Best Boy

John Thorpe

Construction Manager

Michelle Wardingly

Art Assistant

Catherine Wearing

Producer

Nick Wilkinson

Art Director

Janet Wilmott

Props Buyer

Film Details

Release Date
2007
Production Company
Channel 4; Channel 4; HBO Films; HBO Network- Home Box Office
Distribution Company
HBO Home Video
Location
England, United Kingdom

Technical Specs

Duration
2h

Quotes

Trivia

Miscellaneous Notes

Nominated for three 2007 Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Made for Television Movie, Outstanding Actor in a Movie or Miniseries (Jim Broadbent), and Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Movie or Miniseries (Samantha Morton) from the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences.

Winner of the 2007 Humanitas Prize for the 90 Minute Category (Peter Morgan) from the Humanitas Prize.

Aired in United States February 17, 2007

Aired in United States January 2007

Aired in United States June 19, 2007

Picked up to production for the 2006-2007 season.

Aired in USA on HBO February 17, 2007.

Began shooting in January, 2006.