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Great Political Myths

on BBC Radio 4 FM

2/3. Did James Callaghan really ask "Crisis?
What crisis?" Simon Hoggart takes a humorous journey through politics to investigate the truth behind myths. Other famous examples of political urban mythology include Michael Foot turning up to the cenotaph on Remembrance Day in a donkey jacket.
Producer Mandy Baker Repeated from Sunday 10.45pm


James Callaghan
Simon Hoggart
Michael Foot
Mandy Baker

BBC Radio 4 FM

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