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Trinity Mirror PLC
11 December 2003


                                  SCHEDULE 11

          NOTIFICATION OF INTERESTS OF DIRECTORS AND CONNECTED PERSONS


AVS NO


        All relevant boxes should be completed in block capital letters.



1.

Name of company

TRINITY MIRROR PLC

2.

Name of director

SLY BAILEY

3.

Please state whether notification indicates that it is in respect of holding of
the shareholder named in 2 above or in respect of a non-beneficial interest or
in the case of an individual holder if it is a holding of that person's spouse
or children under the age of 18 or in respect of an non-beneficial interest

AS 2 ABOVE

4.

Name of the registered holder(s) and, if more than one holder, the number of
shares held by each of them (if notified)





AS 2 ABOVE

5.

Please state whether notification relates to a person(s) connected with the
director named in 2 above and identify the connected person(s)

AS 2 ABOVE

6.

Please state the nature of the transaction. For PEP transactions please indicate
whether general/single
co PEP and if discretionary/non discretionary /non discretionary

ACQUISITION OF ORDINARY 10P SHARES

7.

Number of shares/amount of stock acquired

9,381

8.

Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by company should not be
taken into account when calculating percentage)

LESS THAN 0.01%

9.

Number of shares/amount of stock disposed

N/A

10.

Percentage of issued class (any treasury shares held by company should not be
taken into account when calculating percentage)



N/A



11.

Class of security

ORDINARY 10P SHARES

12.

Price per share

529P

13.

Date of transaction



11 DECEMBER 2003

14.

Date company informed



11 DECEMBER 2003

15.

Total holding following this notification



19,381 ORDINARY 10P SHARES

16.

Total percentage holding of issued class following this notification (any
treasury shares held by company should not be taken into account when
calculating percentage)

LESS THAN 0.01%

If a director has been granted options by the company please complete the
following boxes.

17.

Date of grant



18.

Period during which or date on which exercisable

19.

Total amount paid (if any) for grant of the option



20.

Description of shares or debentures involved: class, number

21.

Exercise price (if fixed at time of grant) or indication that price is to be
fixed at time of exercise

22.

Total number of shares or debentures over which options held following this
notification



23.

Any additional information



24.

Name of contact and telephone number for queries

PAUL VICKERS 0207 293 3000



25.

Name and signature of authorised company official responsible for making this
notification



Date of notification __11 DECEMBER 2003_________



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