BBC Parliament has released details of a series of special programmes to air this evening on the political life of Baroness Thatcher – who died today at the age of 87.
7pm – Talk In: Robin Day meets the new leader of Conservative Party, Margaret Thatcher after 100 days in the job.(from 16 May 1975)
7.40pm – Campaign 1979: Michael Cockerell follows Margaret Thatcher on the 1979 campaign trail.(from 30 April 1979)
8pm – 1980 Conservative Party conference speech: Margaret Thatcher’s famous “the lady’s not for turning” speech.(from 10 October 1980)
8.50pm – The Prime Minister: Robin Day interviews Prime Minister Margaret THATCHER in Downing Street.(from 9 April 1984)
9.40pm – 1984 Conservative Party conference speech: Margaret Thatcher’s conference speech in the aftermath of the Brighton bomb(from 12 October 1984)
10.40pm – Panorama: Robin Day interviews Mrs Thatcher on her record and party polices.(from 8 June 1987)
11.30pm – Prime minister Margaret Thatcher addresses a motion of no confidence in her final speech as leader in the Commons(from 22 November 1990)
0.05am – Baroness Thatcher makes her maiden speech to the House of Lords.(from 2 July 1992)
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