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.

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20150912 (BBC7)"

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

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20150912/13 (BBC7)"

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

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