Attlee Confidential

A unique drama-documentary insight into the workings of the post war Labour Governments of Clement Attlee.

Journalist and broadcaster Charles Wheeler, together with a star cast, helps re-create the mood of those often highly divided Cabinet meetings, using the original notebooks of the then cabinet secretary Norman Brook.

We hear, in their own words, the disputes over nationalisation policy and the setting up of the NHS, the Atom bomb and Indian independence.

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A unique drama-documentary insight into the workings of the post war Labour Governments of Clement Attlee.

Journalist and broadcaster Charles Wheeler, together with a star cast, helps re-create the mood of those often highly divided Cabinet meetings, using the original notebooks of the then cabinet secretary Norman Brook.

We hear, in their own words, the disputes over nationalisation policy and the setting up of the NHS, the Atom bomb and Indian independence.