KILLING ME SOFTLY

UK / BBC1 / 1x90m-e / 1996

Writer: Rebecca Frayn / Producer: Belinda Allen / Director: Stephen Whittaker

Drama. The true story of Sara Thornton who in 1990 was sentenced to life imprisonment for murdering her husband Malcolm. After a retrial in 1996 her sentence was reduced to manslaughter.

Cast: Maggie O’Neill (Sara Thornton), Julian Kerridge (Martin Thornton), Annabelle Apsion (Billi), Lloyd McGuire (Solicitor), Antony Carrick (Defense QC), Julian Fellowes (Prosecution QC), Peter Howitt (Malcolm Thornton), Margot Leicester (Psychiatrist)