Item Details

First Among Equals

Granada Television ; producer, Mervyn Watson ; written by Derek Marlowe ; directed by John Gorrie, Brian Mills, and Sarah Harding
Format
Video; DVD
Summary
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.
Director
John Gorrie; Brian Mills; Sarah Harding
Performers
Jeremy Child, James Faulkner, David Robb, Tom Wilkinson.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
494 min.
Language
English
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.
Contents
  • Vol. 1.
  • Episodes 1-4
  • Vol. 2.
  • Episodes 5-7
  • Vol. 3.
  • Episodes 8-10.
ISBN
9786312302438, 6312302431
Credits
Executive producer, Richard Everitt ; research, Lesley Beames ; videotape editors, John Booking, D.L. Heyes ; music, Richard Harvey.
Published
Silver Spring, MD : Distributed by Acorn Media, 2008.
Recording Info
Originally broadcast by ITV in 1986.
Publisher no.
AMP-8115 Acorn Media
Description
3 videodiscs (approximately 494 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
DVD, full screen (4:3) presentation; Dolby Digital.
Technical Details
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