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Churchill

Synopsis

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A four-part series in I which historian
Martin Gilbert , who has spent 25 years researching and writing the life of Churchill, presents the first complete television biography of Britain's wartime leader.
Over 100 interviews have been recorded and 53 hours of historic newsreel film acquired from all over the world. Special scenes were shot in the Kremlin and the White House.
Renegade and Turncoat. This first film covers Churchill's early life and political career up to 1940 when he became Prime
Minister. It explains the events which molded the ambitious young politician, led him to change parties twice, and transformed him from political failure in 1915afterthe disaster in the Dardanelles.
His staff recall his marriage to Clementine and life at
Chartwell in the wilderness years. A portrait of Churchill emerges as a maverick politician, and yet the choice of the majority as the only leader who would stand up to Hitter. Parts 2 and 3 follow Churchill through the Second World War and the final programme looks at his career from the end of the war until his death 20 years later. Director Marisa Appugliese
Series producer Jeremy Bennett
● TELETEXT SUBTITLES: page 888 ● FEATURE: page 24

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Unknown: Martin Gilbert
Director: Marisa Appugliese
Producer: Jeremy Bennett

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