Andrew Marr’s History of Modern Britain – The Land of Lost Content, 1955-1964

Second episode of this 5 part series.

The 1950s were a period of apparent calm, order and prosperity for Britain, but much of the populace was hungry for change, many began to distrust the government and protestors and satirists led people to question and mock their rulers. In 1961, the liaison between working-class Christine Keeler and Secretary of State for War John Profumo brought the closed world of the British establishment together with the cocky new Britain growing up around it.

To be continued.

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