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First Among Equals (1986–1986)

TV Mini-series | 60 min | Drama

Political drama about the parallel careers of four MPs who all join Parliament in the mid-1960s.
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Updated Sep 30, 1986

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Sep 30, 1986 (United Kingdom)

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179 cast members
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Tom Wilkinson
Raymond Gould Raymond Gould   See fewer
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James Faulkner
Simon Kerslake Simon Kerslake   See fewer
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David Robb
Andrew Fraser Andrew Fraser   See fewer
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Jeremy Child
Charles Seymour Charles Seymour   See fewer
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Joanna David
Elizabeth Kerslake Elizabeth Kerslake   See fewer
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Jane Booker
Fiona Seymour Fiona Seymour   See fewer
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Clive Swift
Alec Pimkin Alec Pimkin   See fewer
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Anita Carey
Joyce Gould Joyce Gould   See fewer
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Diana Hardcastle
Louise Fraser Louise Fraser   See fewer
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Basil Moss
Robert Atkinson Robert Atkinson   See fewer
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7
Linal Haft
Ronnie Nethercote Ronnie Nethercote   See fewer
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T.R. Bowen
Henry Lindsay Henry Lindsay   See fewer
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Paola Dionisotti
Hilary Turner Hilary Turner   See fewer
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Barry Lowe
Stan Fulton Stan Fulton   See fewer
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Toria Fuller
Kate Hamilton Kate Hamilton   See fewer
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Simon Williams
Alexander Dalglish Alexander Dalglish   See fewer
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Peter Cartwright
Christopher Morland Christopher Morland   See fewer
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David McKail
Douglas Stewart Douglas Stewart   See fewer
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Peter Ellis
Tom Gould Tom Gould   See fewer
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Roger Nott
Owen Jenkins Owen Jenkins   See fewer
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John Fortune
Clive Reynolds Clive Reynolds   See fewer
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Bert Parnaby
George Bainbridge George Bainbridge   See fewer
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Jonathan Adams
Kenneth Hollander Kenneth Hollander   See fewer
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Richard Colson
Mr. Speaker Mr. Speaker   See fewer
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Wilfred Harrison
Speaker Speaker   See fewer
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Harriet Bagnall
Amanda Wallace / Amanda Seymour Amanda Wallace / Amanda Seymour   See fewer
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Andrew Keir
Sir Duncan Fraser Sir Duncan Fraser   See fewer
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Tony Steedman
Leslie Anderson Leslie Anderson   See fewer
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Roger Rowland
Chairman of the 1922 Committee / Robin Oakley / Robin Oakley - Junior Minister Chairman of the 1922 Committee / Robin Oakley / Robin Oakley - Junior Minister   See fewer
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Alan Meadows
Denis Carson Denis Carson   See fewer
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Bernard Horsfall
Sir Nigel Hartwell Sir Nigel Hartwell   See fewer
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Annie Lambert
Stephanie Arnold Stephanie Arnold   See fewer
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Randal Herley
Conservative MP / First Whip Conservative MP / First Whip   See fewer
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Frank Williams
Mr. Speaker Mr. Speaker   See fewer
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Pavel Douglas
Rupert Seymour Rupert Seymour   See fewer
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Michael Stroud
Government Chief Whip Government Chief Whip   See fewer
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Romolo Bruni
Pasquale Pasquale   See fewer
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Tracy Harper
Carmelita Carmelita   See fewer
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Kaveh Javvi
Harry Seymour Harry Seymour   See fewer
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Brian Stephens
Norman Edwards Norman Edwards   See fewer
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Jonathan McKenna
Terry Ryan Terry Ryan   See fewer
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Oliver Tanner
Robert Fraser Robert Fraser   See fewer
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Michael Fleming
Tory Chief Whip Tory Chief Whip   See fewer
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Alan Cody
Jack Bayliss Jack Bayliss   See fewer
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Olive Pendleton
Joan Bainbridge Joan Bainbridge   See fewer
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Frank Windsor
Archie Millburn Archie Millburn   See fewer
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My Lan Ngo
Clare Fraser Clare Fraser   See fewer
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Alison McKenzie Alison McKenzie   See fewer
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Kim Bch Ngo
Clare Fraser Clare Fraser   See fewer
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Waiter Waiter   See fewer
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Robert Fuller Robert Fuller   See fewer
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Margie Hallam Margie Hallam   See fewer
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Ken Morgan
Dennis Thomas Dennis Thomas   See fewer
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Miles Thompson Miles Thompson   See fewer
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Bert Cox Bert Cox   See fewer
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Abbott Abbott   See fewer
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George Mills George Mills   See fewer
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Provost of Edinburgh Provost of Edinburgh   See fewer
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8.3 / 10 | 75 votes