TV Movie | | Biography, Drama
Follows the rise to power of Tony Blair, and his friendship and rivalry with his contemporary, Gordon Brown.
Michael Sheen would play Tony Blair once again in The Queen (2006) and in The Special Relationship (2010).
So do you think reticence like yours is a specifically Scottish trait? Because I've always thought there are broadly two kinds of Scot, the angry ginger kind and the brooding, intensely private saturnine kind.
Gordon Brown: You ask this as a Scot yourself, of ...
Tony Blair: ...
On the night of the 1992 election Brown speaks to Blair on his phone from his own constituency in Scotland. He tells him Peter (Mandelson) is with him. This is impossible as Mandelson will have been in Hartlepool (200 miles away) for his own election to parliament.