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A01Battling For Britain20001016First of three programmes in which Peter Hennessy examines the challenges faced by prime ministers over half a century.
In this edition, how maintaining Britain's status as a world player has always been a major requirement of the job.
A02King Of Beasts20001023The second of three programmes in which Peter Hennessy examines the challenges faced by prime ministers over half a century.
As Tony Blair is discovering, no prime minister, however popular, can survive without the confidence of the Cabinet.
What is the recipe for taming the beasts and running a united team?
A03 LASTThe Messiah Complex20001030The last of three programmes in which Peter Hennessy examines the challenges faced by prime ministers over half a century.
Several premiers have started out with the burning mission to modernise Britain.
What are the practical limits on their power and how far can they go without overreaching themselves?

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