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Alan MacNaughtan ...
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Oscar Quitak ...
Michael Godley ...
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The Americans - Secretary of State
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3 July 1988 (UK)  »

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The ending is very significantly different from the original novel. In the novel when Browne confronts him with the fake Swiss bank accounts, Perkins agrees to resign on grounds of ill health, and then goes into obscurity. See more »

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The Cabinet - Harry Perkins: In South America, they'd call this a coup d'état.
The Public Servants - Browne: But no firing squad, no torture or retribution. No bloodshed. A very British coup, wouldn't you say?
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