Thatcher Factor Television Documentary

Scope and Content

This collection contains Betacam cassettes of interviews and transcripts of interviews with leading political figures and members of the public from Margaret Thatcher's Premiership, 1979-1990. The subject matter ranges from issues of social history during the 1980s to ideological commentary on the nature of Thatcherism. The interviews also cover the impact of Thatcherism after Mrs Thatcher's departure from office.

Administrative / Biographical History

The Thatcher Factor was produced by Brook Lapping and shown in 1991/1992.


The tapes remained numbered as they were received, though the interview transcripts have been alphabetically ordered in one main section.

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Acquisition Information

Deposited by Brook Lapping

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Detailed catalogue available online

Archivist's Note

Sources: Copied from LSE Archives CALM database by Anna Towlson

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