(2012 TV Mini-Series)

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Season 1

7 Nov. 2012
Episode #1.1
Whilst prime minister Charles Flyte is in America attending a conference at the headquarters of oil giant Petroflex there is a massive explosion at their refinery in the North East village of Scarrow with huge numbers of casualties. Then Flyte is killed when his plane crashes on the journey home. Deputy prime minister Tom Dawkins,a decent moderate,asks for party unity but foreign secretary Ros Yelland and home secretary Felix Durrell have no shame in declaring their ambitions to be leader. Tom is given evidence by journalist Ellis Kane,a woman of whom MI5 are ...
 
14 Nov. 2012
Episode #1.2
Tom is elected prime minister to the annoyance of his rivals. He tells Ellis he is determined to get the evidence from PetroFex denied Ashcroft though he believes his death was suicide. Tony Fossett tells Tom that Dermot Matthews,one of the blast victim's body was contaminated with a substance called PFX-44. In the meantime a link with the blowing up of the plane is made with Al-Quaeda chief Tamin Al-Ghamdi and Tom watches as an air strike kills Al-Ghamdi in Afghanistan. Agnes is unhappy with her spying role,believing Laura has it in for Tony,and tells Piers Jupp,who ...
 
21 Nov. 2012
Episode #1.3
With the situation regarding Iran still on a knife edge Tom learns that PetroFex are considering a move to Poland. He has their assets frozen at the Royal Caledonian bank,in the process falling fall of the bank's chairman Michael Rix,who counters by having the bank refuse to sanction Oyster card payments on public transport,causing huge chaos at the rush hour. Tom responds by having the government take over the bank with assurances from the Indian government as back-up. Agnes sends Tony documents,warning him that his flat is bugged,as well as a photograph of Iranian ...
 
28 Nov. 2012
Episode #1.4
Tom's stance on the Royal Caledonian bank is seen as a personal triumph though Tony's death is a personal tragedy. Ellis goes ahead with the story of how he inadvertently caused civilian deaths in Bosnia but this pales beside the news that the Iranians have arrested supposed British spies and are spoiling for aggression. Agnes wipes her files and comes to meet Tom with evidence of MI6 complicity in Tony's murder. She is arrested but Tom orders her release. He then learns from Paul Clark and Ellis that Samir Sharour was not a saboteur but a Petro-Fex employee and that ...
 

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