First Among Equals

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Adapted from the best-selling novel by British author and former politician Jeffrey Archer, the ten-part television series First Among Equals spans twenty years in the lives of four members of Parliament who are each intent on becoming Prime Minster. As the years pass and the rivalries intensify, the viewer gets a tantalizing glimpse into the wood paneled clubs and well-appointed drawing rooms where careers are made and broken in a series of highly clandestine back-room deals. James Faulkner, Tom Wilkinson, ...
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Overview

Adapted from the best-selling novel by British author and former politician Jeffrey Archer, the ten-part television series First Among Equals spans twenty years in the lives of four members of Parliament who are each intent on becoming Prime Minster. As the years pass and the rivalries intensify, the viewer gets a tantalizing glimpse into the wood paneled clubs and well-appointed drawing rooms where careers are made and broken in a series of highly clandestine back-room deals. James Faulkner, Tom Wilkinson, Jeremy Child, and David Robb star. Contains the complete U. K. broadcast edition.
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Special Features

Jeffrey Archer biography; Cast filmographies
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 9/16/2008
  • UPC: 054961811595
  • Original Release: 1986
  • Rating:

  • Source: Acorn Media
  • Language: English
  • Time: 8:14:00
  • Format: DVD
  • Sales rank: 34,704

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Tom Wilkinson
James Faulkner
David Robb
Jeremy Child
Technical Credits
John Gorrie Director
Sarah Harding Director
Brian Mills Director
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Scene Index

Disc #1 -- First Among Equals
1. Four Men [6:34]
2. New Acqaintances [5:25]
3. Life at Home [5:19]
4. Reception [5:42]
5. Seymour Bank [8:15]
6. Celebration [8:43]
7. Who Will Win? [5:14]
8. Loyalty [5:40]
1. Politics [4:56]
2. The Vote [8:54]
3. Marriage [3:58]
4. First Day [6:28]
5. Death [7:45]
6. Investing [4:02]
7. Trouble [7:20]
8. Moving [6:52]
1. The Letter [4:48]
2. Number 23 [7:23]
3. Trouble at Home [7:16]
4. Resignation [7:30]
5. Apology [3:33]
6. A New Position [5:48]
7. Polling [4:41]
8. Caught Off Guard [6:17]
1. A Change in Government [6:02]
2. An Important Task [8:28]
3. Stephanie Arnold [4:10]
4. The New Boundaries Commission [6:14]
5. Going Public [6:03]
6. Shady Deals [7:29]
7. A New Seat [7:09]
8. Good News [3:48]
Disc #2 -- First Among Equals
1. Affairs [6:14]
2. Finding a Seat [8:36]
3. Searching [4:58]
4. Setting the Election [7:55]
5. Results [4:23]
6. New Job [6:14]
7. An Open Seat [6:15]
8. Results, Again [3:48]
1. Happy Birthday [8:51]
2. Nobody's Fool [6:17]
3. Unions [6:58]
4. Confidence [3:38]
5. Bankruptcy [4:02]
6. Work Comes First [3:40]
7. Little Robert [7:18]
8. Proposal [3:02]
9. Saved [6:56]
1. Recovery [8:39]
2. Back From America [5:00]
3. Difficult Choices [5:59]
4. Infidelities [8:19]
5. Times Have Changed [5:45]
6. Surprise Visit [4:28]
7. New Beginnings [5:38]
8. First Female Prime Minister [4:37]
Disc #3 -- First Among Equals
1. Sitting In [8:38]
2. Goodbye [4:34]
3. Return [4:19]
4. Career Path [4:15]
5. New Positions [8:11]
6. Family Resemblance [5:32]
7. Recounts [5:10]
8. Priceless [9:53]
1. An Act of Piracy [6:54]
2. Seeking Answers [5:54]
3. Shoplifter [5:36]
4. Difficult Questions [5:38]
5. Moving Up [4:50]
6. Balance of Power [8:16]
7. Party Leadership [5:21]
8. Capital Gains [8:13]
1. Making a Deal [6:26]
2. Untimely Donation [7:42]
3. Speaker of the House [5:17]
4. No Confidence [9:11]
5. An Unprecedented Situation [4:57]
6. Campaigning [4:38]
7. Too Close [4:42]
8. 47 Votes [5:19]
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   Jeffrey Archer Biography
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