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The Iron Lady: Meryl Streep’s On Course For Margaret Thatcher’s Oscar

by | 7th, July 2011

THE Irony Lady will tell the story of Margaret Thatcher’s rise to power in the manner of The King’s sepech. Maggie has speech issues. But she overcomes them with an iron fist and the mane of bullet hard hair – hair that, incidentally, that caused a young Marxist named Donald Trump to sit up and say to his comrades: “That’s the look for me. Whenever she drops a string of that thread – you go geddit!”

Maggie is played by Meryl Streep. An Oscar looms. But the reals tar will be Dennis Thatcher, played by both Harry Lloyd and Jim Broadbent. One star can play Maggie but it takes two to be Dennis – one the gin, the other the tonic…



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