Claret and Chips (4 Parts)

Synopsis
Part 4: Concentrates on the General Election of June 1983, seen from behind the scenes at Liberal and SDP headquarters and around the country with the leaders.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Medium
Video; Videocassette. VHS. col. 52, 52, 52, 78 min.
Year of production
1983
Availability
Out of Distribution
Uses
3rd-year politics students.*
Subjects
Politics & government
Keywords
political parties

Sections

Title
The launch
Synopsis
Part 1: Discusses the launch of the Social Democratic Party and the first four months before its real test - the Warrington by-election.

Title
Rise and fall
Synopsis
Part 2: Charts the rise and fall of the party's fortunes during its first year, beginning with the Crosby and Hillhead by-elections and going on to the 1982 local elections in a North London ward.

Title
The recovery
Synopsis
Part 3: Shows the party consolidating its position in preparation for the General Election still a year away. A picture emerges of democracy at work, the wrangling over party leadership, negotiations with the Liberals, and selecting prospective parliamen

Title
The verdict
Synopsis
Part 4: Concentrates on the General Election of June 1983, seen from behind the scenes at Liberal and SDP headquarters and around the country with the leaders.

Production Company

Name

Social Documents

Sponsor

Name

Channel Four Television

Phone
071-396 4444
Address
LONDON
SW1P 2TX

Distributor

Name

Nick Hart-Williams

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