The Best Political Movies on BritBox
Finding a good Political movie to watch can be hard, so we've ranked the best ones and included where to watch them. Check out our list of the best Political movies of all time streaming on BritBox.
What it's about: A docudrama about the life of the former UK Secretary of state for Northern Ireland, Mo Mowlam.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox & Hoopla).
2. Suffragettes, with Lucy Worsley
What it's about: The story of the struggle for the women's vote is much more than just the account of the exploits of Emmeline Pankhurst or the tragic fate of Emily Davidson. Lucy Worsley puts herself at the heart of the drama, alongside a group of astonishing young working class suffragettes who decided to go against every rule and expectation that British Edwardian society (1901-1910) had about them…
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a subscription service (BritBox).
What it's about: A detailed and compelling portrait of one of the most formidable characters in British politics as she faces her final days in power. The year is 1990 and Margaret Thatcher's support within the government is wavering - her hold on the premiership hangs in the balance. Then, long-serving politician Sir Geoffrey Howe resigns over Thatcher's attitude to Europe. His resignation speech sparks a chain of events that leads to the overthrow of Britain's first woman prime minister. This modern dramatic tragedy illustrates the strengths and fatal flaws of this iconic woman more clearly than ever before and reveals how the very aspects of her character that helped her secure power are the ones that ensured her downfall. Drama starring Lindsay Duncan.
Where to Watch: Available to stream on a popular subscription service (Prime Video & BritBox).