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Drama charting Margaret Thatcher 's astonishing fall from power in 1990. It took just 11 days for the long-serving prime minister to go from being one of the most powerful women in the world to a tearful figure in the back of a car. Geoffrey Howe's devastating resignation speech was just the beginning, as the Tory pack scented blood. Writer Richard Cottan
Simulcast in HD on the BBC HD channel The Making of the Iron Lady is at 11.40pm
Maggie to a "T": page 18; Moment of the week: page 45 The Inside Story: page 96


Writer: Richard Cottan
Director: James Kent
Producer: Sanne Wohlenberg
Margaret Thatcher: Lindsay Duncan
Denis Thatcher: Ian McDiarmid
Charles Powell: James Fox
Geoffrey Howe: John Sessions
Bernard Ingham: Philip Jackson
Michael Heseltine: Oliver Cotton
Willie Whitelaw: Robert Hardy
Kenneth Clarke: Kevin R McNally
Peter Morrison: Rupert Vansittart
Ted Heath: Nigel Le Vaillant
John Wakeham: Roger Allam
John Sergeant: Roger Ashton-Griffiths
Nigel Lawson: Martin Chamberlain
Alan Clark: Michael Cochrane
Gordon Reece: Alan Cox
Airey Neave: Dermot Crowley
Cranley Onslow: Nicholas Day
Norman Lamont: Julian Firth
Tristan Garel Jones: Guy Henry
John Gummer: Ian Hughes
Kenneth Baker: Paul Jesson
Tim Renton: Nicholas Jones
Douglas Hurd: Nicholas Le Provost
John Whittingdale: Christian MacKay
John Major: Michael Maloney
Norman Tebbit: Roy Marsden
William Waldegrave: Tim McMullan
John MacGregor: Mark Perry
Queen Elizabeth II: Rosemary Leach
Sue Mastriforte: Elizabeth Bennett
Cynthia Crawford: Jenny Howe
Caroline Stephens: Charlotte Asprey
Margaret King: Diana Kent
Mark Thatcher: Oliver Le Sueur
Carol Thatcher: Olivia Poulet
Malcolm Rifkind: Nicholas Rowe
Speaker of the Commons: George Pensotti

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