The Making of the Iron Lady

The Making of the Iron Lady

About this programme

In 1979 Margaret Thatcher became Britain's first female prime minister, 20 years after starting her political career as a Commons girl. Michael Cockerell documents the early years and reveals how individuals including Jimmy Savile and Laurence Olivier helped to shape the woman the world came to know as the Iron Lady.

Cast and crew


Executive Producer
Louise Norman
Michael Cockerell

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