On the eve of the election, Urquhart becomes increasingly ruthless about eliminating his rivals. With Ian Richardson, Susannah Harker, Diane Fletcher, Miles Anderson and Alphonsia Emmanuel.
The king (Michael Kitchen) reveals to the public his opinion about the prime minister's social policies.
While the party faithful gather at the Tory conference in Brighton, Urquhart forges ahead with his plan to bring down the new prime minister.
When the ambitious Chief Whip Francis Urquhart is passed over for promotion, he vows to ruin his colleagues. Based on Michael Dobb's novel.