By Robin Glendinning.

On the day of the 1945 General Election Labour are expecting to lose, but the results swing their way and the party scents power.

Herbert Morrison instigates a vicious bout of political infighting before an unlikely victor emerges to lead Great Britain into a socialist future.

Clement Attlee....Bill Wallis

Ernest Bevin....David Calder

Herbert Morrison....Matthew Marsh

Harold Laski....Philip Franks

Vi Attlee....Diana Berriman

Flippy Attlee....Katherine Heath

Alison Attlee....Amy Clifton

Janet Shipton....Alison Reid

The Home Service....David Collins

Journalists....Chris Donnelly, Paul Mohan

Directed by Jeremy Howe


Series

Broadcast Details

  • First broadcast 20070915 (Radio 4)

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