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First among equals

Author: Mervyn WatsonDerek MarloweJohn GorrieBrian MillsSarah HardingAll authors
Publisher: Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, 2008.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Beginning in 1964, this television drama follows the careers of four members of Parliament from their backbench days through 20-plus years of alliances and betrayals, triumphs and reversals. Each man aims to become prime minister-- but only one will succeed.
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Genre/Form: Foreign television programs
Drama
Fiction television programs
Political television programs
Television adaptations
Television melodramas
Television mini-series
Melodrama
Television serials
Political
Adaptation
Adaptations Drama
Named Person: Jeffrey Archer
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Mervyn Watson; Derek Marlowe; John Gorrie; Brian Mills; Sarah Harding; Jeremy Child; James Faulkner; David Robb; Tom Wilkinson; Jeffrey Archer; Granada Television.; Acorn Media (Firm)
OCLC Number: 238761073
Notes: Based on the novel by Jeffrey Archer.
Contains all 10 episodes from the British television mini-series.
Special features: Jeffrey Archer biography; cast filmographies.
Credits: Executive producer, Richard Everitt ; research, Lesley Beames ; videotape editors, John Booking, D.L. Heyes ; music, Richard Harvey.
Cast: Jeremy Child, James Faulkner, David Robb, Tom Wilkinson.
Event notes: Originally broadcast by ITV in 1986.
Description: 3 videodiscs (approximately 494 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Contents: Vol. 1. --
Episodes 1-4 --
Vol. 2. --
Episodes 5-7 --
Vol. 3. --
Episodes 8-10.
Responsibility: Granada Television ; producer, Mervyn Watson ; written by Derek Marlowe ; directed by John Gorrie, Brian Mills, and Sarah Harding.

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Beginning in 1964, this television drama follows the careers of four members of Parliament from their backbench days through 20-plus years of alliances and betrayals, triumphs and reversals. Each man aims to become prime minister-- but only one will succeed.

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