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G.B.H.

G.B.H.

A politician calls a 24-hour strike, and the headmaster of a local school inadvertently sabotages it. So begins a power struggle of epic proportions. Robert Lindsay (Horatio Hornblower) is the corrupt Labour party...more.
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Overview
A politician calls a 24-hour strike, and the headmaster of a local school inadvertently sabotages it. So begins a power struggle of epic proportions. Robert Lindsay (Horatio Hornblower) is the corrupt Labour party leader, Michael Palin (Monty Python) his principled foe in this multi-award-winning British miniseries set in the Thatcher era. Written by Alan Bleasdale; BAFTA-winning soundtrack by Elvis Costello and Richard Harvey. "A classic tale of power and corruption"--Independent (UK). SDH subtitles; approx. 588 min. on 3 DVDs. For mature audiences.
Episodes
Disc 1
Episode 1: It Couldn't Happen Here
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DVD Extras
  • Episode 1 commentary by Robert Lindsay, Michael Palin, and Peter Ansorge
  • Interview with writer Alan Bleasdale
  • Biography of Elvis Costello
  • Cast filmographies
Details
Packaging: Boxed set
Run Time: 588 minutes
Format: Multiple
Number of Discs: 3
Language: English
Subtitles: No
Color or B&W: Color
CC: No
SDH: Yes
Region Code: Press
"A classic tale of power and corruption"--The Independent (UK)

"A triumph"--Daily Telegraph (UK)

"Thoroughly entertaining"--Daily Mail (UK)

"Blisteringly funny and painfully tragic"--The Scotsman Awards
BAFTA TV Award Winner for Best Actor (Robert Lindsay, 1992)

BAFTA TV Award Winner for Best Original Television Music (1992)

BAFTA TV Award Nomination for Best Actor (Michael Palin, 1992)

BAFTA TV Award Nomination for Best
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