To Play the King 1 Season 1993

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Season 1
(13)

1. To Play the King - Episode 1 AGES_15_AND_OVER

Although he has been installed as Prime Minister, Urquhart's past crimes haunt him, and he faces criticism from an unexpected source the electorate who agrees with the newly appointed liberal King.

Starring:
Ian Richardson,Michael Kitchen
Runtime:
53 minutes

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Product Details

Genres Drama
Director Paul Seed
Starring Ian Richardson, Michael Kitchen
Supporting actors Kitty Aldridge, Colin Jeavons, Diane Fletcher
Season year 1993
Network BBC Worldwide
Purchase rights Stream instantly and download to 2 locations Details
Format Amazon Instant Video (streaming online video and digital download)

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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful By A Customer on 3 Mar. 2001
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Ian Richardson is delicious as the wily and cynical PM battling the (thinly disguised) Prince Charles (heir to the throne please watch this). Richardson's periodic turning to the camera to let us in on the action is superb as it draws you in to the plot and makes you secretly like the old schemer. Still, there is a strong message under the humour, it is all a little too real for comfort!
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Gullible Traveller on 21 Sept. 2014
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I've been watching the USA version of House of Cards and, because I'd never seen the UK original, watched the first series, then, this. Brilliant.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By Shirley Stevens on 20 Jan. 2015
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Wonderful !! I loved it !!
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By Robert Mulholland on 23 May 2015
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Fabulous - and our brothers across the pond can't really abuse this one with a remake.
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6 of 9 people found the following review helpful By Mr. M. G. Tailby on 6 May 2001
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The triumphant return of Francis Urquart! A wonderful mix of black humour and unsubtle satire makes this series a wonderful addition for anyone who enjoyed House of Cards. Highly recommended.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful By toni on 31 July 2014
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excellent
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By nicky way on 4 Jun. 2015
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It wouldn't play as it was the wrong zone.
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