Mo Mowlam was one of those behind the great man and here is why
she thought Churchill is the Greatest Briton:
Mowlam fights the case for Winston Churchill.
do think that Winston saved this country and I'm very proud to fight
his case on the show.
had quite a tough upbringing eventhough he was in Blenheim Palace
- which isn't exactly a tough environment.
Palace in Oxfordshire, where Sir Winston Churchill grew up.
up where there was a lot of war symbols about him effected his thinking
of what he had to do.
from that period that he thought that he would be a fighter, that
he would be at war and that he would be a leader.
did a lot of filming at Blenheim to show his past and his history."
also outlined his strategic thinking and his ability to talk to
people and how he managed to bring the British people with him by
visiting the country and his brilliant oratory. He managed to get
people involved so that when the war came,they felt part of the
He wasn't one to attract people front-on but he gave away
his messages in other ways.
was that kind of humour and ability to relate to others that
made him what he was.
Mowlam talking about Winston Churchill
talk about his diplomatic skills with Roosevelt and Russia and we
try and be humorous."
was portrayed as a bit of nasty over the miners, over the women
voters and the blacks. But, he was first and foremost a democrat.
He did wonderful things for the working people of this country in
terms of hours, leisure time - which he fundamentally believed everyone
should be entilted to."