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Val Meets the VIPs - Series 1 - Val Meets... Margaret Thatcher

Series in which Valerie Singleton meets some Very Important People. An audience of children join in and put their questions to this week's guest, the Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher MP. (R)

Valerie Singleton hosts a discussion between the Minister for Education, Margaret Thatcher, and an audience of children. Mrs Thatcher puts forward her own theories about why so few women enter politics and expresses doubt that she will see a female Prime Minister in her lifetime. A short film documents Thatcher's day, beginning with breakfast with her children and continuing with cabinet meetings at 10 Downing Street and a visit to a school. (R)

  • Broadcast on BBC One, 5:15PM Wed, 7 Mar 1973
  • Available until 12:00AM Fri, 1 Jan 2038
  • First broadcast BBC One, 5:15PM Wed, 7 Mar 1973
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  • Duration 24 minutes


  1. Key talent Valerie Singleton

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