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The Mayfair Set, E1: Who Pays Wins

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Published on Sep 3, 2012

The Mayfair Set, subtitled Four Stories About the Rise of Business and the Decline of Political Power, is a series of programmes produced by Adam Curtis for the BBC, first broadcast in the summer of 1999.

The programme looks at how buccaneer capitalists of hot money were allowed to shape the climate of the Thatcher years, focusing on the rise of Colonel David Stirling, Jim Slater, James Goldsmith and Tiny Rowland, all members of London's Clermont Club in the 1960s. It received the BAFTA Award for Best Factual Series or Strand in 2000.


Who Pays Wins

The opening episode, Who Pays Wins, focuses on Colonel Sir Archibald David Stirling, who was a Scottish laird, mountaineer, World War II British Army officer and the founder of the Special Air Service.

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    • John Barry
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    • Great Film And TV Hits
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