The Falklands Play (2002)





Director:     Michael Samuels.

Starring:     Patricia Hodge (Rt Hon Margaret Thatcher MP, Prime Minister),  James Fox (Rt Hon Peter, 6th Baron Carrington KCMG MC (Foreign Secretary),  John Standing (Rt Hon William Whitelaw CH MC MP, Home Secretary),  Michael Cochrane (Rt Hon Nicholas Ridley MP, Financial Secretary to the Treasury),  Jeremy Child (Rt Hon Francis Pym MC MP, Lord President of the Council / Foreign Secretary) ,  Rupert Vansittart (Sir Robert Armstrong, Cabinet Secretary),  Jonathan Coy (Richard Luce MP, Minister of State, Foreign Office) ,  Clive Merrison (Rt Hon John Nott MP, Secretary of State for Defence),  Peter Blythe (Rt Hon Sir Michael Havers QC MP, Attorney-General) ,  Jeremy Clyde (Sir Nicholas Henderson, HM Ambassador to the United States),  Colin Stinton (Alexander Haig, US Secretary of State),  Shaughan Seymour (Adm. Sir Henry Leach, First Sea Lord),  Anthony Calf (Robin Fearn, Head of Falkland Islands Department, Foreign Office),  Jasper Jacob (John Wilkinson MP, Parliamentary Private Secretary to John Nott),  Richard Cordery (Tom Enders, US Assistant Secretary of State for Inter-American Affairs).

Thatcher and the decision to take the Falklands back from Argentina


Spoiler Warning:  below is a summary of the entire film. 




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