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Thatcher: The Downing Street Years (1993– )

TV Mini-series | Documentary, History

A history of the eleven years which Thatcher spent as Prime Minister of the UK.
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Updated Oct 20, 1993

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Oct 20, 1993 (United Kingdom)

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49 cast members
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Philip Tibenham
Himself - Narrator Himself - Narrator   See fewer
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Emma Nicholson
Herself / Herself - Conservative Party Vice-Chairman, 1983-1987 Herself / Herself - Conservative Party Vice-Chairman, 1983-1987   See fewer
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4
Peter Carrington
Himself - Foreign Secretary, 1979-1982 / Himself - Foreign Secretary 1979-1982 Himself - Foreign Secretary, 1979-1982 / Himself - Foreign Secretary 1979-1982   See fewer
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3
Cynthia Crawford
Herself - Personal Assistant Herself - Personal Assistant   See fewer
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3
Geoffrey Howe
Himself - Foreign Secretary, 1983-1989 / Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1979-1983 Himself - Foreign Secretary, 1983-1989 / Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1979-1983   See fewer
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3
Bernard Ingham
Himself - Mrs. Thatcher's Press Secretary, 1979-1990 Himself - Mrs. Thatcher's Press Secretary, 1979-1990   See fewer
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3
Nigel Lawson
Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1983-1989 Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1983-1989   See fewer
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3
Cecil Parkinson
Himself - Chairman of the Conservative Party, 1981-1983 / Himself - Transport Secretary, 1989-1990 Himself - Chairman of the Conservative Party, 1981-1983 / Himself - Transport Secretary, 1989-1990   See fewer
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3
Charles Powell
Himself - Mrs. Thatcher's Private Secretary, 1984-1990 Himself - Mrs. Thatcher's Private Secretary, 1984-1990   See fewer
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3
Norman Tebbit
Himself - Chairman of the Conservative Party, 1985-1987 / Himself - Trade Secretary, 1983-1985 Himself - Chairman of the Conservative Party, 1985-1987 / Himself - Trade Secretary, 1983-1985   See fewer
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3
William Whitelaw
Himself - Deputy Prime Minister, 1979-1988 Himself - Deputy Prime Minister, 1979-1988   See fewer
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Robert Armstrong
Himself - Cabinet Secretary, 1979-1987 / Himself - Head of the Civil Service, 1983-1987 Himself - Cabinet Secretary, 1979-1987 / Himself - Head of the Civil Service, 1983-1987   See fewer
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John Biffen
Himself - Leader of the House of Commons, 1982-1987 Himself - Leader of the House of Commons, 1982-1987   See fewer
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Frank Cooper
Himself - Permanent Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence 1976-1982 Himself - Permanent Under-Secretary, Ministry of Defence 1976-1982   See fewer
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Michael Dobbs
Himself - Adviser to Margaret Thatcher, 1979 / Himself - Chief of Staff Central Office, 1986-1987 Himself - Adviser to Margaret Thatcher, 1979 / Himself - Chief of Staff Central Office, 1986-1987   See fewer
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Denis Healey
Himself - Shadow Foreign Secretary 1980-1987 Himself - Shadow Foreign Secretary 1980-1987   See fewer
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Alistair McAlpine
Himself - Conservative Party Chairman, 1983-1990 / Himself - Conservative Party Deputy Chairman, 1979-1983 Himself - Conservative Party Chairman, 1983-1990 / Himself - Conservative Party Deputy Chairman, 1979-1983   See fewer
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Ronald Millar
Himself - Speech Writer Himself - Speech Writer   See fewer
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Michael Palliser
Himself - Head of the Diplomatic Service, 1975-1982 Himself - Head of the Diplomatic Service, 1975-1982   See fewer
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Chris Patten
Himself - Environment Secretary, 1989-1990 Himself - Environment Secretary, 1989-1990   See fewer
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Francis Pym
Himself - Defence Secretary, 1979-1981 / Himself - Foreign Secretary 1982-1983 Himself - Defence Secretary, 1979-1981 / Himself - Foreign Secretary 1982-1983   See fewer
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Nicholas Ridley
Himself - Trade Secretary, 1989-1990 / Himself - Transport Secretary, 1983-1986 Himself - Trade Secretary, 1989-1990 / Himself - Transport Secretary, 1983-1986   See fewer
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Robert Runcie
Himself - Archbishop of Canterbury, 1980-1991 Himself - Archbishop of Canterbury, 1980-1991   See fewer
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Helmut Schmidt
Himself - West German Chancellor, 1974-1982 Himself - West German Chancellor, 1974-1982   See fewer
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Alan Walters
Himself - Economic Adviser to Mrs Thatcher Himself - Economic Adviser to Mrs Thatcher   See fewer
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John Whittingdale
Himself - Mrs. Thatcher's Political Secretary, 1988-1990 / Himself - Special Adviser to Norman Tebbit, 1984-1987 Himself - Mrs. Thatcher's Political Secretary, 1988-1990 / Himself - Special Adviser to Norman Tebbit, 1984-1987   See fewer
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Anthony Acland
Himself - Head of the Diplomatic Service 1982-1986 Himself - Head of the Diplomatic Service 1982-1986   See fewer
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Ken Adelman
Himself - U.S. Arms Control Agency, 1983-1988 Himself - U.S. Arms Control Agency, 1983-1988   See fewer
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James Baker III
Himself - Ronald Reagan's Chief of Staff, 1981-1985 Himself - Ronald Reagan's Chief of Staff, 1981-1985   See fewer
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Tony Benn
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Leon Brittan
Himself - Trade Secretary, 1985-1986 Himself - Trade Secretary, 1985-1986   See fewer
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Kenneth Clarke
Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer   See fewer
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George Gardiner
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Tristan Garel-Jones
Himself - Deputy Chief Whip, 1989-1990 Himself - Deputy Chief Whip, 1989-1990   See fewer
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Ian Gilmour
Himself - Foreign Office Minister, 1979-1981 Himself - Foreign Office Minister, 1979-1981   See fewer
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1
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Michael Heseltine
Himself - Defence Secretary, 1983-1986 Himself - Defence Secretary, 1983-1986   See fewer
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Keith Joseph
Himself - Industry Secretary, 1979-1981 Himself - Industry Secretary, 1979-1981   See fewer
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Neil Kinnock
Himself - Leader of the Labour Party, 1983-1992 Himself - Leader of the Labour Party, 1983-1992   See fewer
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Terence Lewin
Himself - Chief of Defence Staff, 1979-1982 Himself - Chief of Defence Staff, 1979-1982   See fewer
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Ian MacGregor
Himself - Chairman, National Coal Board 1983-1986 Himself - Chairman, National Coal Board 1983-1986   See fewer
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Anthony Parson
Himself - British Ambassador to the U.N., 1979-1982 Himself - British Ambassador to the U.N., 1979-1982   See fewer
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Dave Prendergast
Himself - Notts UDM, 1984-1993 Himself - Notts UDM, 1984-1993   See fewer
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James Prior
Himself - Employment Secretary, 1979-1981 Himself - Employment Secretary, 1979-1981   See fewer
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Ronald Reagan
Himself Himself   See fewer
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Henry Richardson
Himself - General Secretary, Notts NUM 1984 Himself - General Secretary, Notts NUM 1984   See fewer
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George Shultz
Himself - US Secretary of State, 1982-1989 Himself - US Secretary of State, 1982-1989   See fewer
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David Young
Himself - Employment Secretary, 1985-1987 Himself - Employment Secretary, 1985-1987   See fewer
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8.2 / 10 | 39 votes