Episodes

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Enoch Powell 's ministerial career ended spectacularly when he was sacked by Edward Heath after his 'Rivers of Blood' speech. In the third of a four-part series of informed historical speculation,

Christopher Andrew asks: What if Powell had stayed and taken his place two years later in a Conservative

Government? How would he have influenced immigration policy,

British entry into Europe, or relations with the Americans? As he enters his 80th year, Enoch Powell ponders the possibilities with Dr Patrick Seyd from

Sheffield University. Producer Ian Bell

Contributors

Unknown: Enoch Powell

Unknown: Edward Heath

Unknown: Christopher Andrew

Unknown: Enoch Powell

Unknown: Dr Patrick Seyd

Producer: Ian Bell

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Unknown: Enoch Powell

Unknown: Edward Heath

Unknown: Christopher Andrew

Unknown: Dr Patrick Seyd

Producer: Ian Bell

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In 1966, Harold Wilson led Labour to an election victory with a majority of nearly a hundred seats. Within weeks he imposed a pay freeze. What if that policy had not been introduced? Would Labour have become the natural party of government? Chris Andrew referees as Dennis Skinner , MP, and the former newspaper proprietor Eddie Shah clash over their visions of what might have been.

Producer Ian Bell

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Unknown: Harold Wilson

Unknown: Chris Andrew

Unknown: Dennis Skinner

Unknown: Eddie Shah

Producer: Ian Bell

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Over the last 30 years, Parliament has consistently voted against capital punishment. What if a referendum had decided the issue instead? Chris Andrew is joined by Michael Mansfield , QC, who presented the appeal of the Birmingham Six, and Alan Eastwood , a former chairman of the Police Federation, to rewrite history.

Producer Ian Bell

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Unknown: Chris Andrew

Unknown: Michael Mansfield

Unknown: Alan Eastwood

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In October 1962, the world held its breath as the US discovered Soviet nuclear missiles had been taken to Cuba. Within weeks, they were removed and the crisis was over. What if the Russians had refused to withdraw their arms? In the last of the series, Lawrence Freedman and Anton Surikov join Chris Andrew to re-write history. Producer Ian Bell

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Unknown: Lawrence Freedman

Unknown: Anton Surikov

Unknown: Chris Andrew

Producer: Ian Bell

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A four-part series that explores what might have happened if history had followed another course. In the first programme - what if the coup against Gorbachev had been successful? Professor Christopher Andrew rewrites history with Gorbachev's press spokesman Andrei Grachev and Professors Archie Brown and Stephen White. Producer Ian Bell Repeated tomorrow 8.30pm

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Unknown: Professor Christopher Andrew

Unknown: Andrei Grachev

Unknown: Archie Brown

Unknown: Stephen White.

Producer: Ian Bell

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Repeated from yesterday 4pm

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The second of four programmes.

1588: the Spanish Armada sails for England. Professor Christopher Andrew asks what might have happened if foreign troops had landed in Kent. Repeated from yesterday 4pm

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The final programme in the series that rewrites history. Professor Christopher Andrew asks what if Neil Kinnock had become prime minister in 1992. Roy Hattersley and John Biffin ponder how different things might be now.

Producer Ian Bell. Repeated tomorrow 8.30pm

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Unknown: Professor Christopher Andrew

Unknown: Neil Kinnock

Unknown: Roy Hattersley

Unknown: John Biffin

Producer: Ian Bell.

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Repeated from yesterday