A Compendium of Video and Audio Materials- Section4

Russell Haggar

Site Owner

Topics in this Section

Section 4 - Annual Political Reviews  2015-2019

Section 4 - Conservatives 1979-2020

Section 4 - Labour: 1979-2020

Section 4 - Liberal Democrats

Section 4 - The Financial Crisis

Section 4- British Government Institutions

Annual Political Reviews  2015-2019

BBC Political Review of the Year 2015

BBC Political Review of the Year 2016

BBC Political Review of 2017

BBC Political Review of 2018 

Sky News Review of 2019 

 Conservatives 1979-2020

The New Right and Thatcherism [ a longish document with several useful links]

The End of Margaret Thatcher [a docu-drama posted on YouTube]

The Downing Street Years [a detailed 4 Part BBC documentary {now posted on YouTube} on the Premiership of Margaret Thatcher]

Thatcher : A Very British Revolution {via BBC Iplayer]

The Major Years Part One [Follow subsequent links to parts 2-5]

David Cameron and the Conservative Party [A separate page containing links  mainly to written articles but also to some audio and video resources]

The Conservative- Lib Dem Coalition:  The Greenest Government Ever? [ Guardian interactive item]

Further Links on the Premiership of David Cameron.

Further Links on the Premiership of Theresa May

Further links on Premiership of Boris Johnson

Labour: 1979-2020

Labour1979-1997: The Wilderness Years  [4 part BBC documentary subdivided into 16 parts on You Tube]

The Deal [Channel 4 Dramatised Documentary on the Relationship between Tony Blair and Gordon Brown

The Blair Years : Episode OneEpisode TwoEpisode Three

The Rise and Fall of Tony Blair: Episode One; Episode Two; [Andrew Rawnsley’s Documentary for Channel 4..now via You Tube]

Tony Blair on 120 years of Labour Party History

Click here for Steve Richard's Radio 4 Series on the Premiership of Gordon Brown

LSE Podcast  by Anthony Seldon on the Premiership of Gordon Brown 

Gordon Brown’s First Year [Andrew Rawnsley for Channel 4 now via You Tube]

Further Links on the Labour Party under the Leadership of Ed Miliband and Jeremy Corbyn Respectively - Click Here

Steve Richards' 3 part Series on Jeremy Corbyn [2016]

Steve Richards' 3 part series on Jeremy Corbyn [2018]

Liberal Democrats

Nick Clegg: The Liberal who came to Power [2 Part Radio 4 series by Steve Richards]

The Financial Crisis

Gordon Brown and the Financial Crisis {Andrew Rawnsley for Channel 4.now via You tube]

Meltdown: The Global Financial Collapse:  OneTwoThree; Four

Global Financial Crisis Explained 

Global Financial Crisis: The Untold Story

The Bank that bust the World

British Government Institutions

Reflections: Peter Hennessy interviews long-serving British Politicians [Kinnock, Tebbit, Straw, Williams, Major and more], 

 BBC Coverage of long detailed House of Lords Debate on PM, Cabinet and related institutions

Prof. Vernon Bogdanor's wide ranging Politics Lectures for Gresham's College 

How Coalition Government Works { Video from The Constitution Unit of London University] 

The Cabinet Manual [Article and video from UCL: scroll down a little way for the video]

The Secret World of Whitehall[1] NEW here  December 2013 [Michael Cockerell: BBC First broadcast March 2011]

The Secret World of Whitehall [2 ]NEW here  December 2013 [Michael Cockerell: BBC First broadcast March 2011]

The Secret World of Whitehall [3] New here December 2013[Michael Cockerell: BBC  First Broadcast March 2011]

The following links to another 3 Part BBC Series by Michael Cockerell on The Great Offices of State provide detailed information on three specific government departments

The Dark Department [The Home Office] NEW here December 2013

The Palace of Dreams [The Foreign Office ] NEW here December 2013

The Secret Treasury [The Treasury] NEW here December 2013

Further Topics

Section 1 - Aspects of Politics: Theory and Practice 

Section 1 - Some Key Historical Topics

Section 2- The USSR and Russia

Section 2 - The Middle East

Section 2 - China

Section 2 - The History of Ireland

Section 2 - The Cold War [24 part series]

Section 3 - The Mass Media [NEW links added March 2014]

Section 3 - Recent Developments in Feminism

Section 3 - Welfare and Inequality

Section 5 - USA Presidents from J. F. Kennedy to Barak Obama

Section 5 - The USA In the Vietnam War 1962 -1975 

Section 5 - Recent Presidential Elections

Section 5 - The US Supreme Court