Alan Bleasdale's Bafta-nominated drama, starring Robert Lindsay and Michael Palin. The epic - and sometimes hilarious - story of the madness of power, and how it affects the lives of two men.
Jim Nelson loves his job, his wife and his children. Michael Murray loves power, success, fame and other women. Their paths cross, and nothing is the same again.
When Jim Nelson and Michael Murray's paths cross, nothing will be the same again
Jim falls further into despair. Michael falls hopelessly in love with mysterious Barbara.
Barbara seems more interested in Michael's past than his persistant attempts at courtship
Barbara, having blown cold and cold for some time, has signalled a change in the weather
Michael Murray attempts to wrestle back control of his life and his city
Michael Murray and Jim Nelson begin to realise that they are both pawns in a very big game
Jim Nelson comes back to the city determined to stand up and be counted