Politicians with Moral Purpose?

Radio 4 has a new show “Number 10” starting this Friday 7 (9.00pm) which is being billed as a sort of British West-Wing on the wireless. The publicity guff claims

Jonathan Myerson’s drama series about the daily struggles inside Downing Street, and the cut-and-thrust of opinion polls and spin, features characters who are united by their genuine drive to do something positive and their hope for a better future.

The show’s characters will be selfless politicians who are not power-crazed egoists. It is a work of fiction…




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