The Iron Lady has been a great success with cinema audiences. It has also provoked much comment about what it says about Thatcher and Thatcherism and also provoked speculation about what impact it might have on current political attitudes.
As we don’t like to be left out of a heated debate, some of us at Nottingham have had our say over the last few weeks.
Steven Fielding put the film into context by looking at earlier dramatisations of the ex-Prime Minister.
Emily Robinson reflected on Mrs T’s own reflections on History.
Matthew Bailey suggested that if the film encourages audiences to sympathise with its protagonists that might be no bad thing.
Finally, Steven Fielding asked if it was, after all, a political bio-pic with the politics left out?