A Very British Coup (1988– )
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Episode #1.3 

Not Rated | | Drama | Episode aired 3 July 1988
Harry is faced with political ruin, but bests his enemies in a way no-one can anticipate.

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Episode cast overview, first billed only:
... The Cabinet - Harry Perkins
Marjorie Yates ... The Cabinet - Cook
Geoffrey Beevers ... The Cabinet - Wainwright
... The Cabinet - Sampson
... The Staff - Thompson
... The Staff - Tweed
... The Staff - Inspector Page
... The Public Servants - Browne
... The Public Servants - Fiennes
Christine Kavanagh ... The Public Servants - Liz
David McKail ... The Public Servants - Robertson
Oscar Quitak ... The Public Servants - Kowalsky
Michael Godley ... The Public Servants - Gibbon
... The Americans - Secretary of State
... The Americans - President
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Harry is faced with political ruin, but bests his enemies in a way no-one can anticipate.

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3 July 1988 (UK)  »

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1.33 : 1
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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: To coin a phrase, I am going to tell you the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth.
The Media - Fison: [Watching on television] He can't do that, he's the Prime Minister!
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