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First Among Equals
     

First Among Equals

Director: John Gorrie, Sarah Harding, Brian Mills

Cast: Tom Wilkinson

 
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

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.

Product Details

Release Date:
09/16/2008
UPC:
0054961811595
Original Release:
1986
Rating:
NR
Source:
Acorn Media
Sound:
[Dolby Digital Stereo]
Time:
8:14:00

Special Features

Jeffrey Archer biography; Cast filmographies

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Cast & Crew

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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