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Party Games

Episode 3 of 4

Political documentary series. In the third episode, Michael Cockerell sees how the traditional three-party system appears to be falling apart at the seams.

In the third episode of this major four-part series, presenter Michael Cockerell sees how the traditional three-party system appears to be falling apart at the seams. Backbench MPs are becoming increasingly rebellious as they confront the dark arts of the whips - the shadowy figures who seek to impose party discipline. Michael follows Lib Dem MP Jenny Willott as she seeks to balance new parenthood with politics. And we follow the clockmakers whose job it is to ensure that all the Commons' 2,000 clocks, from Big Ben downwards, tell exactly the same time.

59 minutes

Last on

Sat 15 Oct 2016 18:00

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Michael Cockerell
Executive Producer Anthony Geffen
Series Producer Emma Whitlock
Director Sam Benstead
Camera Operator Sam Benstead
Executive Producer Darren Kemp
Participant David Blunkett
Participant Steve Rotheram
Participant Gavin Callaghan
Participant Jacob Rees-Mogg
Participant Thomas Docherty
Participant Peter Bone
Participant Jenny Bone
Participant Rosie Winterton
Participant Desmond Swayne
Participant Donald Foster
Participant Jenny Willott
Participant Ian Westworth
Participant Paul Roberson
Participant William Hague
Participant Penny Mordaunt
Participant Kate Emms
Participant John Paul Flaherty
Participant Douglas Carswell

Broadcasts

  • Tue 17 Feb 2015 21:00
  • Tue 17 Feb 2015 23:50
  • Wed 18 Feb 2015 23:20
  • Wed 18 Feb 2015 23:50
  • Thu 19 Feb 2015 00:00
  • Sat 21 Feb 2015 21:00
  • Tue 10 Mar 2015 00:20
  • Tue 10 Mar 2015 00:50
  • Sat 15 Oct 2016 17:30
  • Sat 15 Oct 2016 18:00

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