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How to Be an Ex-Prime Minister

Michael Cockerell tells the story of how prime ministers have coped with life after Number Ten, after Tony Blair became the youngest member of the ex-PMs' club for a hundred years.

The film reveals who left office bankrupt, who did TV commercials for Cheshire cheese, who had his own chat show and who has never had a single happy day since leaving Number Ten.

Cockerell, who met the eight PMs prior to Blair, looks at what Tony planned do next and just how many millions he could make from being an ex-PM.

1 hour

Last on

Tue 25 May 2010 03:50


Role Contributor
PresenterMichael Cockerell
ProducerJeremy Monblat
Executive ProducerPaul Woolwich