- First broadcast 20050709 (Radio 4)
|Everyone thought the 1945 General Election, 50 years ago this month, was a shoe-in for Churchill.|
This play captures the drama of the events surrounding the election that shaped post-war Britain.
On the day of the count Labour are expecting to lose, but as the results swing their way and the Party smell power, Herbert Morrison tries to unseat his boss Clement Atlee.
In a bout of political infighting that makes Blair versus Brown look like a tea party, an unlikely victor emerges to lead Great Britain into a Socialist future.