A Family Affair by Michael Dobbs

bookshelves: autumn-2015, play-dramatisation, radio-4, historical-fiction, politics

Recommended to Bettie☯ by: Laura
Recommended for: BBC Radio Listeners
Read on November 24, 2015

 

http://www.bbc.co.uk/programmes/b00p1k88

Description: On 22nd November 1990, following dissention in the Conservative ranks and an equivocal leadership ballot, Margaret Thatcher made the dramatic decision to offer her resignation as prime minister. Michael Dobbs’ play follows Thatcher’s last traumatic days in power, seen from the perspective of her husband, Denis, and her family.

Margaret Thatcher …… Clare Higgins
Denis Thatcher …… Stephen Moore
Carol Thatcher …… Monica Dolan
Mark Thatcher …… William McGeogh
Bill …… Benjamin Whitrow
Sir Geoffrey Howe …… John McEnery
Anthony …… Kevin Doyle
Minister …… Sean Campion
Christine …… Sara Stewart

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