Adapted by Jeff Pope
from the book The Gamblers by John Pearson
The incredible true story of a high society murder and the most famous fugitive of all.
On 7th November 1974, Sandra Rivett, nanny to the aristocratic Lucan family, was found bludgeoned to death. Soon after, prime suspect Lord Lucan disappeared, never to be seen again. It was the scandal which rocked the establishment. Lucan portrays the glamorous world of the attractive Earl and tells the incredible true story of the dark life which lay behind the public image. Lucan blows away the myth of gentleman fugitive to reveal the corruption and lies of the elite protecting an old friend. The gripping, original drama from the makers of Mrs Biggs and Appropriate Adult answers one of the greatest mysteries of modern times. What happened to Lord Lucan?
SERIES & SLOT TIMES
2 x 90 minutes