Politician Peter Laurence's private life is falling apart. Shamelessly untroubled by guilt or remorse, he seeks to further his own agenda whilst others plot to bring him down. Can he out-run his own secrets to win the ultimate prize?
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Hugh Laurie ...  Peter Laurence 4 episodes, 2020
Helen McCrory ...  Dawn Ellison 4 episodes, 2020
Olivia Vinall ...  Julia Blythe 4 episodes, 2020
Jennifer Hennessy ...  Bryony Beckett 4 episodes, 2020
Iain De Caestecker ...  Duncan Knock 4 episodes, 2020
Shalom Brune-Franklin ...  Rose Dietl 4 episodes, 2020
Anna Francolini ...  H.J. Keane 4 episodes, 2020
Emma Cunniffe ...  Sydney 4 episodes, 2020
Danny Ashok ...  Luke Strand 4 episodes, 2020
Millie Brady ...  Lily Laurence 4 episodes, 2020
Tony Pitts ...  Mick 'The Mouth' Murray 4 episodes, 2020
Sidse Babett Knudsen ...  Madeleine Halle 4 episodes, 2020
Gbemisola Ikumelo ...  Steff Frost 3 episodes, 2020
Pippa Bennett-Warner ...  Rochelle Madeley 3 episodes, 2020
Kate Lamb ...  Lindsay Storm 3 episodes, 2020
Katie Leung ...  Margaret Moore 3 episodes, 2020
Yolanda Kettle ...  Joy Pelling 3 episodes, 2020
Nicholas Rowe ...  Adam De Banzie 3 episodes, 2020
Natalie Dew ...  Alisha Burman 3 episodes, 2020
Pip Torrens ...  Joe Lapidus 3 episodes, 2020
Saskia Reeves ...  Helen Laurence 3 episodes, 2020
Caroline Lee-Johnson ...  Bella Gayle 3 episodes, 2020
Alice McMillan ...  Charlotte Hedge 3 episodes, 2020
Sylvestra Le Touzel ...  Dame Vanessa Pollard 2 episodes, 2020
Amie Francis Amie Francis ...  Female Guard 2 episodes, 2020
Guy Henry ...  Trevor Quinn 2 episodes, 2020
Sarah Greene ...  Charmian Pepper 2 episodes, 2020
Patricia Hodge ...  Lady Roche 2 episodes, 2020
Teresa Banham Teresa Banham ...  Barbara Cooke 2 episodes, 2020
Adelle Leonce ...  Erika 2 episodes, 2020
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Politician Peter Laurence's private life is falling apart. Shamelessly untroubled by guilt or remorse, he seeks to further his own agenda whilst others plot to bring him down. Can he out-run his own secrets to win the ultimate prize?

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Featured in Jeremy Vine: Episode #3.212 (2020) See more »

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Corruption in government??
19 October 2020 | by johnniecavenSee all my reviews

It's evident that there has been a concerted move by far right anti-BBC reviewers to downgrade this drama, giving very low marks that are contrary to the majority of reviewers not related to the Daily Mail et al. In fact, after watching just one episode l think this appears to be an absorbing political drama, not wholly unconnected to events at the present time. l know the idea that certain politicians are nasty pieces of work who are strangers to truth upsets some people, but not the majority of people and I believe this is going to be a very good series based on what I've seen so far.


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