Based On A True Story

Peter Curran reflects on the fictional portrayal of real events. He discusses Howard Brenton's play Never So Good, which portrays the experiences of Harold Macmillan, with Brenton himself, Jeremy Irons, who played Macmillan, and Lord Alexander Stockton, Macmillan's grandson.

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The first production of Howard Brenton's play Never So Good brought to life on stage the experiences of Harold Macmillan. In this programme, which reflects on real life events set against their fictional portrayal, Peter Curran discusses the production with Brenton, Jeremy Irons, who played Macmillan, and Lord Alexander Stockton, the grandson of Macmillan and his close companion in later life.

Producer Kevin Dawson

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

Peter Curran discusses Howard Brenton's play Never So Good.

The first production of Howard Brenton's play Never So Good brought to life on stage the experiences of Harold Macmillan. In this programme, which reflects on real life events set against their fictional portrayal, Peter Curran discusses the production with Brenton, Jeremy Irons, who played Macmillan, and Lord Alexander Stockton, the grandson of Macmillan and his close companion in later life.

Producer Kevin Dawson

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

Peter Curran discusses Howard Brenton's play Never So Good.

2009010120100106

The first production of Howard Brenton's play Never So Good brought to life on stage the experiences of Harold Macmillan. In this programme, which reflects on real life events set against their fictional portrayal, Peter Curran discusses the production with Brenton, Jeremy Irons, who played Macmillan, and Lord Alexander Stockton, the grandson of Macmillan and his close companion in later life.

Producer Kevin Dawson

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

2009010120100106

The first production of Howard Brenton's play Never So Good brought to life on stage the experiences of Harold Macmillan. In this programme, which reflects on real life events set against their fictional portrayal, Peter Curran discusses the production with Brenton, Jeremy Irons, who played Macmillan, and Lord Alexander Stockton, the grandson of Macmillan and his close companion in later life.

Producer Kevin Dawson

A Whistledown production for BBC Radio 4.

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