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First Among Equals

First Among Equals

Based on the novel by Jeffrey Archer, best-selling British author and former politician, this tense drama follows the careers of four members of Parliament, each determined to become prime minister. Spanning more than...more.
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Overview
Based on the novel by Jeffrey Archer, best-selling British author and former politician, this tense drama follows the careers of four members of Parliament, each determined to become prime minister. Spanning more than 20 years of alliances and betrayals, triumphs and reversals, it's an insider's look at the wood-paneled clubs, well-appointed drawing rooms, and secret love nests where deals are done and lives undone. Tom Wilkinson, James Faulkner, David Robb, and Jeremy Child star. 10 episodes; approx. 494 min. on 3 DVDs.
Episodes
Disc 1
Episode One
Four newly elected MPs take their seats in the government: Andrew Fraser, Scottish Labour member, whose father was a Conservative MP; Raymond Gould, middle class lawyer and Labour representative; Charles Seymour, wealth
DVD Extras
  • Biography of Jeffrey Archer
  • Cast filmographies
Details
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 494 minutes
Format: Full screen
Number of discs: 3
Language: English
Subtitles: N/A
Color or B&W: Color
CC: No
SDH: No
Press
"Brilliant British import"--Film Intuition

"The ring of authenticity is genuine"--The New York Times

"The political intrigue (even if the details of British electoral maneuvering are sometimes baffling) is engrossing."-
Awards
BAFTA TV Award Nomination for Best Sound Supervisor (1987)

BAFTA TV Award Nomination for Best Video Cameraman (1987)

BAFTA TV Award Nomination for Best Video Lighting (1987)
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