Stephen Dorril

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Stephen Dorril
Born17 July 1955
Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England

Stephen Dorril (born 17 July 1955)[1] is a British academic, author, and journalist. He is a former senior lecturer in the journalism department of Huddersfield University[when?] and ex-director of the university's Oral History Unit[when?].[2][3] His books have mostly been about the UK's intelligence services. In 1983, Dorril co-founded the magazine Lobster with Robin Ramsay. He has been a consultant to BBC's Panorama programme.[3]


External videos
video icon "Secrecy is the British Disease." Extended interview with Stephen Dorril.

Dorril has appeared as a specialist and consultant regarding intelligence matters on several radio and television programs: Panorama, Media Show, Secret History, World at One, NBC News, Canadian television, History Channel, French television, and others.[3] Dorril was due to serve as a consultant on a Channel Five series on the intelligence services[when?].[3] His first book Honeytrap, written with Anthony Summers about the Profumo affair, was one of the sources used for the film Scandal (1989).[citation needed]



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  1. ^ Dorril, Stephen. "Biography." Accessed Aug. 15, 2015. Archived from the original.
  2. ^ "Project Leaders". Asian Voices Oral History Project. Archived from the original on 6 August 2013. Retrieved 3 March 2013.
  3. ^ a b c d "Stephen Dorril Biography." Andrew Lownie Literary Agency. Archived from the original.

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