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Thatcher and Hatton Garden—the best television in May 2019

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By Chris Harvey   May 2019
Margaret Thatcher

Margaret Thatcher

 

Thatcher

BBC2, expected early May

This major five-part documentary marks 40 years since Britain’s first female prime minister came to power in 1979, with the largest swing from Labour to the Tories since the Second World War. Margaret Thatcher would go on to define her era. This film traces her rise and fall—from shopkeeper’s daughter to world leader. Revered by some, hated by many, she was ultimately brought down by her own party. The key figures of the age grapple with the woman…

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