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Conservative conference - John Wells impersonates Denis Thatcher

Title
Conservative conference - John Wells impersonates Denis Thatcher
Genre
News report; Interview; Music
TX Date
Oct 1980
Year of production
1980
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Duration
00:03:04
Description
Report on Conservative Party comedy evening, Blue Review (at the Conservative Party conference in Brighton?). Private Eye columnist John Wells impersonates Denis Thatcher (husband of Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher). Wells says Thatcher is a very appealing person to impersonate. Includes singing and musical satire (targets include Arts Minister, Norman St John-Stevas). Female reporter not identified.
Contributors
John Wells
Keywords
Comedy; Margaret Thatcher; Conservative Party; Political conferences; Political parties; Conferences; Satire; Political satire; Musical comedy; Private Eye; Denis Thatcher; Norman St John-Stevas

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