Well, it pays the rent, doesn’t it?

Andrea Riseborough (above) will star in Thursday night’s BBC4 drama, The Long Road to Finchley, a period drama about Margaret Thatcher’s rise to power. Andrea is a strange choice for the role (though I’m sure she’ll be good), especially since the last time we saw her she was playing the part of a Labour minister’s researcher in the awful Party Animals.

Makes you wonder who might be cast in future political dramas based on real life characters. David Mitchell as David Cameron, anyone?



Filed under Conservative Party, David Cameron, Media, Politics

4 responses to “Well, it pays the rent, doesn’t it?

  1. Too modest, Tom! Who do you want to play you?

  2. I would hope George Clooney, but I guess it’s only a matter of time before someone suggests John Gordon Sinclair…

  3. Shelldrake

    …and Clare Grogan for Mrs H? Or am I on thin ice?

  4. Thin ice doesn’t begin to describe it, mate

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