Denis Healey: The Best Prime Minister Labour Never Had? (2015)

An intimate portrait of Labour politician Denis Healey by political journalist Michael Cockerill. Shown as an obituary and a tribute following his death at the age of 98 on 3 October 2015.

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Simon Lloyd

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Complete credited cast:
Michael Cockerell Michael Cockerell ... Himself - Reporter
Denis Healey Denis Healey ... Himself
Peter Hennessy Peter Hennessy ... Himself - Political Historian
Edna Healey Edna Healey ... Herself (archive footage)
Mike Yarwood Mike Yarwood ... Himself - Impressionist (archive footage)
James Callaghan James Callaghan ... Himself - Prime Minister, 1976-1979 (archive footage) (as Jim Callaghan)
Shirley Williams Shirley Williams ... Herself - Labour Cabinet Minister, 1974-1979
Edward Heath Edward Heath ... Himself (archive footage)
Tony Benn Tony Benn ... Himself (archive footage)
David Owen David Owen ... Himself - Shadow Cabinet Minister, 1980 (archive footage) (as Dr David Owen)
Neil Kinnock Neil Kinnock ... Himself - Foot's Campaign Manager, 1980
Michael Foot Michael Foot ... Himself - Labour Leader, 1980-1983 (archive footage)
Ken Livingstone ... Himself - Leader, Greater London Council, 1981-1986 (archive footage)
Michael Aspel Michael Aspel ... Himself - Presenter, 'This is Your Life' (archive footage)
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An intimate portrait of Labour politician Denis Healey by political journalist Michael Cockerill. Shown as an obituary and a tribute following his death at the age of 98 on 3 October 2015.

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Country:

UK

Language:

English

Release Date:

7 October 2015 (UK) See more »

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Quotes

Denis Healey: When I was a student communist, we often used to debate the question "Who will do the dirty work under Socialism?". And of course I found out in later life it was Denis Healey!
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Connections

Features This Is Your Life: Denis Healey (1989) See more »

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Dennis The Menace
Sung by Rosemary Clooney
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