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Gathering Storms

Gathering Storms  by Stuart Millson In 2002, the late Albert Finney starred in a film for television, directed by Richard Loncraine, about the “wilderness years” of Winston Churchill. With Vanessa Redgrave co-starring as his devoted wife Clementine, The Gathering Storm … Continue reading

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The Darkest Hour

The Darkest Hour Main Cast: Gary Oldman as Winston Churchill Kristin Scott Thomas as Clementine Churchill Ben Mendelsohn as George VI Lily James as Elizabeth Layton Ronald Pickup as Neville Chamberlain Stephen Dillane as Edward Wood, 3rd Viscount Halifax Nicholas … Continue reading

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Trump’s Churchill Moment

Trump’s Churchill Moment Stephen Michael MacLean pursues an instructive parallel Donald Trump ‘explained’ Churchill to me. And, after the first Trump-Clinton presidential debate, Churchill reciprocated the favour. The fame of Sir Winston Churchill, who served in several Cabinet offices and … Continue reading

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Waving goodbye to Maggie

Waving goodbye to Maggie PAUL WOOD remembers the remarkable woman who shaped his generation I felt very old when I read an interview this morning with Margaret Thatcher’s nemesis, Michael Heseltine, and saw that “Tarzan” is now 80. And now, … Continue reading

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