The Project (2002)
3h 40min · Drama · 10 November 2002
In 1992 a group of labour activists, Paul, Maggie and Irène, are dismayed by yet another Labour defeat to a Conservative Government. They each wish to support Labour in different ways. Irène works for the BBC, Paul applies for a job in the Labour press office while Maggie volunteers for the party. Gradually the Labour party changes it's tactics to spin their appearance. Paul rises up in the ranks while Maggie stands for her hometown and Irène notices the changes in media tack. At the next election labour sweep to power with Paul part of the media team and Maggie winning her seat. However can the party maintain the approach desired by their grass root members or give in to the reality of politics as they have been playing it?
- Written by
bob the moo
Director(s): Peter KosminskyCast: Matthew Macfadyen, Naomie Harris, Paloma Baeza