William Pitt The Younger

William Hague reads from his eagerly awaited biography of Britain's youngest Prime Minister, who took office aged twenty four.

Abridged by Katrin Williams.

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0120040913

William Hague reads from his eagerly awaited biography of Britain's youngest Prime Minister, who took office aged twenty four.

Abridged by Katrin Williams.Pitt's political destiny and his march into the Commons.

0220040914

Who Was Pitt? A look at his friendships, homes, and wayward financial dealings.

0320040915

Pitt faces another political time bomb - the madness of King George III.

0420040916

In 1793, Pitt's hopes for a short war with the French fail to materialise.

05 LAST20040917

Even political powerhouses are seen to wane - the drama, the stress, the addiction to port.

And what was Pitt's legacy?