Pierrepoint also known as Pierrepoint: The Last Hangman is a television film about the life of Albert Pierrepoint, the last hangman in England.


Singing cast

Non-singing cast


The film loosely follows Britain's most prolific hangman, Albert Pierrepoint, from the time he is first trained for the job and accepted onto the list of the country's official hangmen in 1932 until his resignation in 1956. It includes his tenure as the executioner at Nuremberg, his hanging of his own best friend "Tish" Corbitt and encounter with Ruth Ellis, the last woman to be hanged in Britain.

Musical numbers

  • "Makin' Whoopee" - Albert and James
  • "Jealous Heart" - James
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