Two Swords' Lengths

Two swords' lengths is all that separates the opposition from the Government front bench in the House of Commons.

Few distances mean quite so much.

Anthony Howard presents three programmes on the art of opposition, charting its evolution from Churchill's weekly lunches to the media-savvy political machines of the nineties.

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011945 To 196319991118

Two swords' lengths is all that separates the opposition from the Government front bench in the House of Commons.

Few distances mean quite so much.

Anthony Howard presents three programmes on the art of opposition, charting its evolution from Churchill's weekly lunches to the media-savvy political machines of the nineties.Featuring interviews with Lord Callaghan, Edward Heath and Lord Healey.

021963 To 197519991125

Featuring interviews with Edward Heath, Lord Jenkins and Lady Williams.

03 LAST1975 To The Present Day19991202

Featuring interviews with Lord Callaghan, Neil Kinnock, Lord Tebbit and Lord Lawson.