Allen Saddler - Man Of The People

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20150912 (BBC7)

Horatio Bottomley is something of what would nowadays be called a 'wide-boy'. But, in the jingoistic atmosphere of the First World War Britain, he found himself raised up as a super-patriot, even being voted in as a Member of Parliament. Even for lucky Horatio, however, all good things must come to an end....

Based on true events and written by Allen Saddler.

Horatio Bottomley was born: 23rd March 1860 and died: 26th May 1933.

Starring Patrick Mower as Horatio Bottomley. With Edward de Souza, David Garth and Maggie Tarver.

Producer: Brian Miller

First broadcast on BBC Radio 4 in January 1986.

20150912 (BBC7)

The true story of Horatio Bottomley, the WWI newspaper magnate, fraudster, bankrupt and MP

20150912 (BBC7)
20150913 (BBC7)

The true story of Horatio Bottomley, the WWI newspaper magnate, fraudster, bankrupt and MP