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Thatcher: A Very British Revolution (2019–2019)

TV Series | 60 min | Documentary, Biography

An in-depth examination of Margaret Thatcher, her rise to power, and the changes brought forth by her years in leadership. Told without narration, the story uses archive film and the testimonies of those who knew her personally, and most ...See moreAn in-depth examination of Margaret Thatcher, her rise to power, and the changes brought forth by her years in leadership. Told without narration, the story uses archive film and the testimonies of those who knew her personally, and most of all, politically. See less
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Katie Boxer (developed by) | Polly Greetham (developed by)
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Updated May 20, 2019

Release date (First episode)
May 20, 2019 (United Kingdom)

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55 cast members
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Norman Tebbit
Himself - Employment Secretary / Himself - Cabinet Minister / Himself - Conservative MP / Himself - Conservative Party Chairman Himself - Employment Secretary / Himself - Cabinet Minister / Himself - Conservative MP / Himself - Conservative Party Chairman   See fewer
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5
Michael Heseltine
Himself - Environment Secretary / Defence Secretary, 1983-1986 / Himself - Secretary of State for Defence, 1983-1986 / Himself - Shadow Secretary of State for Industry Himself - Environment Secretary / Defence Secretary, 1983-1986 / Himself - Secretary of State for Defence, 1983-1986 / Himself - Shadow Secretary of State for Industry   See fewer
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4
Bernard Ingham
Himself - Press Secretary / Himself - Chief Press Secretary Himself - Press Secretary / Himself - Chief Press Secretary   See fewer
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4
Jonathan Aitken
Former Boyfriend of Carol Thatcher / Himself - Backbench MP / Himself - Conservative MP / Himself - Conservative MP & Journalist Former Boyfriend of Carol Thatcher / Himself - Backbench MP / Himself - Conservative MP / Himself - Conservative MP & Journalist   See fewer
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3
Kenneth Baker
Himself - Backbench MP / Himself - Conservative MP / Himself - Party Chairman Himself - Backbench MP / Himself - Conservative MP / Himself - Party Chairman   See fewer
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3
Kenneth Clarke
Himself - Cabinet Minister / Himself - Government Whip / Himself - Minister of State for Health Himself - Cabinet Minister / Himself - Government Whip / Himself - Minister of State for Health   See fewer
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3
Cynthia Crawford
Herself - Margaret Thatcher's Personal Assistant / Herself - Personal Assistant to Margaret Thatcher Herself - Margaret Thatcher's Personal Assistant / Herself - Personal Assistant to Margaret Thatcher   See fewer
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3
Michael Dobbs
Author, House of Cards / Himself - Advisor to Margaret Thatcher / Himself - Chief of Staff, Conservative Central Office / Himself - Speech Writer Author, House of Cards / Himself - Advisor to Margaret Thatcher / Himself - Chief of Staff, Conservative Central Office / Himself - Speech Writer   See fewer
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3
Neil Kinnock
Himself - Labour Leader / Himself - Labour MP / Himself - Shadow Cabinet, Labour / Labour Party Leader Himself - Labour Leader / Himself - Labour MP / Himself - Shadow Cabinet, Labour / Labour Party Leader   See fewer
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3
Nigel Lawson
Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer / Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1983-1989 / Himself - Financial Secretary Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer / Himself - Chancellor of the Exchequer, 1983-1989 / Himself - Financial Secretary   See fewer
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3
Charles Powell
Himself - Private Secretary Himself - Private Secretary   See fewer
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3
Robin Butler
Himself - Principal Private Secretary / Himself - Private Secretary Himself - Principal Private Secretary / Himself - Private Secretary   See fewer
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2
John Coles
Himself - Private Secretary, Foreign Affairs Himself - Private Secretary, Foreign Affairs   See fewer
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2
Tim Lankester
Himself - Private Secretary / Himself - Private Secretary, Economic Affairs Himself - Private Secretary / Himself - Private Secretary, Economic Affairs   See fewer
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2
John Nott
Himself - Defence Secretary, 1981-1983 / Himself - Trade Secretary Himself - Defence Secretary, 1981-1983 / Himself - Trade Secretary   See fewer
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2
Chris Patten
Himself - Cabinet Minister / Himself - Director, Conservative Research Department Himself - Cabinet Minister / Himself - Director, Conservative Research Department   See fewer
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2
Janice Richards
Herself - Senior Personal Secretary, Downing Street Herself - Senior Personal Secretary, Downing Street   See fewer
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2
Malcolm Rifkind
Himself - Cabinet Minister / Himself - Minister of State for Europe Himself - Cabinet Minister / Himself - Minister of State for Europe   See fewer
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2
Wendy Baron
Herself - Director, Government Art Collection Herself - Director, Government Art Collection   See fewer
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1
Archie Brown
Himself - Soviet Expert, Oxford University Himself - Soviet Expert, Oxford University   See fewer
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1
Michael Cockerell
Himself - Political Reporter, BBC Himself - Political Reporter, BBC   See fewer
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1
John Downing
Himself - Photographer Himself - Photographer   See fewer
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1
Norman Fowler
Himself - Transport Secretary Himself - Transport Secretary   See fewer
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1
Tristan Garel-Jones
Himself - Deputy Chief Whip Himself - Deputy Chief Whip   See fewer
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1
Alexander Gowrie
Himself - Employment Minister Himself - Employment Minister   See fewer
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1
John Hedger
Himself - Correspondence Secretary, Department of Education Himself - Correspondence Secretary, Department of Education   See fewer
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1
Elspeth Howe
Herself Herself   See fewer
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1
David Howell
Himself - Energy Secretary Himself - Energy Secretary   See fewer
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1
Simon Jenkins
Himself - Editor of The Times, 1990-1992 Himself - Editor of The Times, 1990-1992   See fewer
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1
Chris Kitchen
Himself - Miner Himself - Miner   See fewer
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1
Norman Lamont
Himself - Conservative MP Himself - Conservative MP   See fewer
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1
Peter Lilley
Himself - Cabinet Minister Himself - Cabinet Minister   See fewer
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1
David Owen
Himself - Leader, SDP Himself - Leader, SDP   See fewer
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1
Matthew Parris
Himself - Backbench Conservative MP Himself - Backbench Conservative MP   See fewer
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1
Joan Ruddock
Herself - Chair of CND Herself - Chair of CND   See fewer
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1
Maurice Saatchi
Himself Himself   See fewer
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1
Nick Sanders
Himself - Private Secretary, Home Affairs Himself - Private Secretary, Home Affairs   See fewer
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1
Stephen Sherbourne
Himself - Political Secretary Himself - Political Secretary   See fewer
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1
Jeremy Sinclair
Himself - Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi Himself - Creative Director, Saatchi & Saatchi   See fewer
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1
Caroline Slocock
Himself - Private Secretary Himself - Private Secretary   See fewer
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1
Nicholas Soames
Himself - Son of Lord Soames Himself - Son of Lord Soames   See fewer
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1
Miriam Stoppard
Herself - Broadcaster & Author Herself - Broadcaster & Author   See fewer
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1
Barry Strevens
Himself - Margaret Thatcher's Protection Officer Himself - Margaret Thatcher's Protection Officer   See fewer
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1
Julian Thompson
Himself - Brigadier 3 Commander Himself - Brigadier 3 Commander   See fewer
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1
Andrew Turnbull
Himself - Private Secretary Himself - Private Secretary   See fewer
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1
Shirley Williams
Herself - Shadow Health Secretary, Labour Herself - Shadow Health Secretary, Labour   See fewer
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1
David Young
Himself - Business Secretary Himself - Business Secretary   See fewer
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1
James Callaghan
Himself - Prime Minister (archive footage) Himself - Prime Minister (archive footage)   See fewer
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David Dimbleby
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Edward Heath
Himself - Prime Minister (archive footage) Himself - Prime Minister (archive footage)   See fewer
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Keith Joseph
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Ludovic Kennedy
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Cliff Michelmore
Himself (archive footage) Himself (archive footage)   See fewer
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Gordon Reece
Himself Himself   See fewer
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1
Margaret Thatcher
Herself (archive footage) Herself (archive footage)   See fewer
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8 / 10 | 108 votes