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58 minutes
First broadcast:
Friday 27 November 2009

By Gregory Evans.

A tragic comedy about hubris and political manipulation, depicting the principal events of Shirley Porter's time as 'The Westminster Whirlwind' in the 1980s.

Leader ..... Tracy Ann Oberman
Wet ..... Maggie Steed
Senior Council official ..... Joseph Cohen-Cole
Exec Director ..... Piers Wehner
Deputy ..... Stephen Hogan
The Doctor ..... Sagar Arya
District Auditor ..... Bruce Alexander
QC, Father ..... Ewan Hooper
Chairman, Tesco ..... Philip Fox
Labour Councillor ..... John Biggins
Female interviewer ..... Tessa Nicholson

Directed by Marc Beeby.


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