Dramatising Democracy: Michael Dobbs, James Graham, Paula Milne, Trudi-Ann Tierney
From the BBC Radio Theatre in London, Anne McElvoy chairs a debate asking if dramas like The West Wing or This House aid our understanding of the way governments operate.
Author Michael Dobbs, dramatists James Graham and Paula Milne and TV producer Trudi-Ann Tierney join Anne McElvoy in the BBC Radio Theatre as part of BBC Democracy Day. They debate whether dramas like The West Wing, Borgen or This House aid our understanding of the way governments operate or do they foster cynicism about democracy?
Producer: Harry Parker.