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A crisis in historical drama on film and TV?

Stephen Poliakoff's new film, Glorious 39, visits a now little talked about period in the run up to World War II, when members of the government wanted to avoid war and appeased Hitler, and members of the aristocracy and MI5 conspired to stifle voices calling for Britain to go to war.

The panel discuss the film, but first consider if there is a crisis in historical TV drama.

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