Home Television Drama Challengers, The

Challengers, The

1 9 7 2 (UK)
6 x 60 minute episodes

Author Edmund Ward brought the world of local party politics to the screen in this Yorkshire Television Production.

It is election time in Andersley. The party faithful gather.

John Killane (Michael Gambon) becomes the new Conservative MP for Andersley West and fights a lost cause for reasons even he is not sure about.

Sam Brodie (Colin Blakely) – who has held the adjoining seat of Andersley East for Labour for 13 years – watches and bides his time.

Sam Brodie
Colin Blakely
John Killane
Michael Gambon
Cliff Lambert
Richard Hampton
Peter Chapman
William Gaunt
Joanna Van Gyseghem
Hilary Heath
Sir Joseph
Bill Owen
Alex Scott


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