Jeremy Thorpe

Spectator Books of the Year: A political scandal that trumps all others

8 December 2016 9:30

The death of Jeremy Thorpe aged 85 in 2014 finally made it possible to tell his extraordinary story without fear…

Jeremy Thorpe’s acquittal was a triumph for the jury system

14 May 2016 8:30

John Preston has just published a gripping account of the Jeremy Thorpe case, A Very English Scandal (Penguin). Sometimes the…

The damning, shocking, depressing life of Jeremy Thorpe

5 January 2015 12:54

Jeremy Thorpe by Michael Bloch Little, Brown, pp.606, £25 The back story of Michael Bloch’s biography of Jeremy Thorpe is…

Former Liberal leader Jeremy Thorpe dies, aged 85

4 December 2014 16:58

Jeremy Thorpe, the former leader of the Liberal Party, has passed away aged 85, after suffering from Parkinson’s disease for many…