Brighton Bomb

9:00pm Wednesday, May 4 on M4

On 12 October 1984, the IRA carried out the most audacious terrorist attack in its history. At 2:53am, a huge explosion ripped through the front of Brighton’s Grand Hotel, in an effort to kill Margaret Thatcher. The programme reveals just how close the IRA came to achieving their primary aim: the assassination of the Prime Minister. Exec Prod: John Bridcut; Prod/ Dir: Stephen Finnigan; Prod Co: Mentorn

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