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The NHS at 60: Stuffing Their Mouths with Gold

Duration:
45 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 04 July 2008

By Jerome Vincent.

Following the Labour landslide victory in 1945, new Minister of Health Aneurin Bevan knows he has the chance to bring about a real revolution with the creation of a free health service. But can he get both the Royal College of Physicians and the dissenters in his own party on his side? Jerome Vincent's play marks the sixtieth anniversary of the founding of the NHS in July 1948.

Aneurin Bevan ...... Robert Pugh
Clement Attlee ...... Richard Attlee
Lord Moran ...... Nicholas Boulton
Herbert Morrison ...... Trevor Littledale
John Buchan ...... David Collings
Daisy ...... Jaimi Barbakoff
Madge ...... Jean Trend
Rene/Harry ...... Simon Treves
Passer-by ...... Lucie Fitchett

Directed by David Blount.

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