TV Movie | TV-14 | | Drama, History
Margaret Thatcher's final days as the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom.
The real No. 10 Downing Street was decorated by Steve Hunt, his first job after leaving school. The entrance hall behind the famous No. 10 front door is blue in the film, but was really painted red, which Margaret Thatcher did not like, since it is the traditional colour for the opposition Labour Party. The main staircase was painted in a stippled yellow glaze, not beige-pink like in the film.
Were I to stand... I mean, were that eventuality to arise... could I, would I be able to count on your support?
Geoffrey Howe: Michael, I think my position is probably best left... uncluttered by commitments of that kind.
Michael Heseltine: Of course.
Geoffrey Howe: Although... Should I have any ...
Throughout the film any time a telephone rang a soft electronic warble ring was used. Yet all telephones seen throughout the production are BT/GPO standard issue (of the day) Type 706's which had a mechanical bell ringer.