House of Cards (1990)

Mini-Series | UK 1990 | 55' | OV

Always a sly smile on his face, Francis Urquhart (Ian Richardson) lets his audience in on each and every one of his trains of thought, and lets viewers share in his plans to destroy the careers of his political rivals. He seems unstoppable on his way to the office of Prime Minister. Only one person appears to see through his plans. The award-winning BBC mini-series is an exquisite tale of greed, corruption, and burning ambition. An adaptation of the eponymous novel by Michael Dobbs, House of Cards has been included in the British Film Institute’s list of the 100 best British productions of all time, and was also a featured program at the very first Cologne Conference in 1991.

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Ken Riddington
Paul Seed
Andrew Davies
Ian Punter, Jim Fyans
Howard Billingham
Barry Tharby
Jim Parker
Production Design
Ken Ledsham
Anne Henderson, Hayley Murt
Principal Cast
Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, David Lyon, Miles Anderson, Alphonsia Emmanuel, Diane Fletcher, Malcolm Tierney, Kenny Ireland
Production Companies
British Broadcasting Corporation

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