Lord Lucan disappearance 40 years on

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Lord Lucan disappearance 40 years on

After the murder of his children's nanny and an attack on his wife in their Belgravia home in 1974, Lord Lucan disappeared, seemingly into the ether. 

Biographer Laura Thompson has written the full story of the Lucan mystery. She explains why she wanted to explore a subject so well covered already and what she found out – including theories of secret escape flight.
Laura speaks about the prevailing myth of the Lucan disappearance and the work she did to get behind it. 
 
Speaking in 1981, Lady Lucan explained why she doesn’t think her husband died. 

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