In 1987, the BBC commissioned a play to mark the fifth anniversary of the Falklands conflict. But the play was never shown - until its screening tonight at 9pm. This documentary examines the political furore surrounding the decision not to show it and talks to the main players in the drama.
Ian Curteis's play, being shown for the first time since it was commissioned, about the political machinations of the Thatcher government as Britain tried to regain the Falklands. Starring Patricia Hodge as Margaret Thatcher and James Fox as Lord Carrington. For cast list see Saturday 2.30pm on Radio 4 (p119). Casualty of war: page 40
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