Nov 19, 1997

"Secret Lives: L. Ron Hubbard" preview

Independent on Sunday Magazine Supplement (previews following week's TV), November 19, 1997
Television - Overview

The "Church" of Scientology hasn't half been kicking up a fuss about tonight's Secret Lives (9-10pm C4). Maybe that's because its founder, science-fiction novelist L Ron Hubbard, is portrayed here as, not a great spiritual leader now passed on to "research the next level", but a once-talented writer who completely lost the plot, conned thousands of people into buying his pseudo-religious soul-cleansing packages, and finally degenerated into mental cruelty, child abuse and madness. No offence, Mr Travolta........