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A Very British Coup

1 9 8 8 (UK)
3 x 60 minute episodes

A Very British Coup followed the destabilising of an elected Left-Wing British government by shadowy forces from the Right.


Alan Plater adapted it from the novel by former Tribune editor Chris Mullin, with Ray McAnally in BAFTA-winning form as working-class Labour PM, Harry Perkins.

Harry Perkins
Ray McAnally
Sir Percy Browne
Alan MacNaughton
Philip Madoc