Dame Shirley Porter.

Shirleymander

BBC Radio 4 comedy drama. 1 episode in 2009. Stars Tracy Ann Oberman, Maggie Steed, Bruce Alexander, Joseph Cohen-Cole, Stephen Hogan, Sagar Arya, Ewan Hooper and others.

Shirleymander

A tragic comedy depicting the principal events of Shirley Porter's time as 'The Westminster Whirlwind' in the Eighties

Genre
Comedy Drama
Broadcast
2009
Channel
BBC Radio 4
Episodes
1
Starring
Tracy Ann Oberman, Maggie Steed, Bruce Alexander, Joseph Cohen-Cole, Stephen Hogan, Sagar Arya, Ewan Hooper, Philip Fox and others
Writer
Gregory Evans
Producer
Marc Beeby

Shirleymander explores the events that led to Tory MP Shirley Porter's fall from grace and, in doing so, dramatises how, in her two terms as Leader, Porter turned the Conservative flagship council into a mire of paranoia, fear and political corruption.

Production Details

Production company
Laugh track
None

Broadcast details

First broadcast
Friday 27th November 2009 on BBC Radio 4 at 9pm
Episode length
1 hour
Last repeat
Friday 14th October 2011 at 9:00pm