Westminster Follies

show more detailshow less detail

Episodes

First
Broadcast
Comments
20080817
20080820

Michael White tells the story of the forgotten architectural disaster that constitued the original construction of the Palace of Westminster.

The project was many times over budget, took decades longer than it should have done, was hated by the architectural cognoscenti and was racked by strikes and furious rows.

20090102

Michael White recalls the fiasco of the original construction of the Palace of Westminster

Michael White tells the story of the forgotten architectural disaster that constitued the original construction of the Palace of Westminster.

The project was many times over budget, took decades longer than it should have done, was hated by the architectural cognoscenti and was racked by strikes and furious rows.