Denis Thatcher

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Streep Set to Play Thatcher

Actress in talks to star in Falklands-era biopic

(Newser) - Meryl Streep is set to team up with Mamma Mia! director Phyllida Lloyd again for a movie with considerably less singing and dancing. Producers have confirmed that the actress is in talks to play Margaret Thatcher in a biopic focusing on the tense 17 days leading up to the 1982... More »

Margaret Thatcher Suffering From Dementia: Daughter

Multiple strokes, dementia taking their toll on former 'Iron lady' of Great Britain

(Newser) - Britain’s Iron Lady is succumbing to the effects of multiple small strokes and progressive dementia, reports the Telegraph. Margaret Thatcher's daughter, Carol, writes in a memoir to be published in September and now being serialized in a British newspaper that the former prime minister, now 82, has struggled for... More »

Thatcher Leaves Hospital

Former British PM said to be doing fine after precautionary stay

(Newser) - Margaret Thatcher is back home after an overnight stay in a London hospital triggered by a "fainting episode," a spokesman says. Tests showed nothing more serious than that for the former British PM, the Guardian reports. Thatcher, 82, who suffered multiple strokes in 2005, smiled and waved to... More »

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