The Spirit of '45

The Spirit of '45

Ken Loach tracks how, in an age marked both by austerity and post-war optimism, the Labour Party of 1945 to 1951 created the welfare state, nationalised many business sectors and created a fairer society for all. However, since Margaret Thatcher came to power in 1979, virtually all of Attlee's innovations have been dismantled by successive governments. …

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Ken Loach

Ken Loach

British film director

Rebecca O'Brien

Rebecca O'Brien

Film producer

Kate Ogborn

Kate Ogborn

Film producer

Anna Higgs

Anna Higgs

Film producer

Katherine Butler

Katherine Butler

Irish nun

Clement Attlee

Clement Attlee

Former Prime Minister of the United Kingdom

John Rees

John Rees

British writer

Tony Mulhearn

Tony Mulhearn

British political campaigner

George Lansbury

George Lansbury

Former Leader of the Labour Party of the United Kingdom

Julian Tudor Hart

Julian Tudor Hart

British doctor