A Very British Coup

A Very British Coup

A former Sheffield steelworker from a family of committed communists is elected prime minister, but his controversial views on nuclear disarmament and the openness of government arouse powerful opposition. Backed by the media and foreign governments, the civil service begins a covert coup, hoping to wrest back power by stealth and cunning. Award-winning drama, starring Ray McAnally, Keith Allen and Philip Madoc

Episode Guide

  • A Very British Coup - EPISODE: 3 (Season 1 Episode 3)
    Season 1 Episode 3:

    EPISODE: 3

    Perkins (Ray McAnally) decides to remove nuclear warheads and U.S. bases from Britain.

  • A Very British Coup - EPISODE: 2 (Season 1 Episode 2)
    Season 1 Episode 2:

    EPISODE: 2

    Powerful factions disapprove of Perkins' (Ray McAnally) enactment of non-establishment policies.

  • A Very British Coup - EPISODE: 1 (Season 1 Episode 1)
    Season 1 Episode 1:

    EPISODE: 1

    Newly elected Prime Minister Harry Perkins (Ray McAnally) faces opposition from many corners.