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For the Greater Good (1991– )

TV Series | 150 min | Drama

Three politicians try to reform Britain's brutal prison system. Before they can do so, the tabloid press destroys their careers by publishing exposés of their sex lives.
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Updated Mar 20, 1991

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Mar 20, 1991 (United Kingdom)

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57 cast members
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Martin Shaw
Peter Balliol, MP Peter Balliol, MP   See fewer
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Roy Dotrice
Charles Truman MP Charles Truman MP   See fewer
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Nicholas Jones
Julian Brind Julian Brind   See fewer
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Nicholas Woodeson
Michael Parke-Walsh MP Michael Parke-Walsh MP   See fewer
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Fiona Shaw
Gillian Savage Gillian Savage   See fewer
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Joanne Pearce
Brigid Walkland Brigid Walkland   See fewer
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Julian Fellowes
Neville Marsham Neville Marsham   See fewer
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Michael Winner
Sir Randolph Spence Sir Randolph Spence   See fewer
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John Shrapnel
Norman May-Boys MP Norman May-Boys MP   See fewer
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David Ryall
Jack Brooke Jack Brooke   See fewer
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Jonathan Cullen
George Roeves George Roeves   See fewer
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Ronnie Stevens
Committee Chairman Committee Chairman   See fewer
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Rachel Kempson
Dame Margaret Delysia Dame Margaret Delysia   See fewer
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Michael Culver
Sir Christopher St Place Sir Christopher St Place   See fewer
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David Henry
Chief Whip Chief Whip   See fewer
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Chas Bryer
P.O. Suckley P.O. Suckley   See fewer
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Connie Booth
Naomi Balliol Naomi Balliol   See fewer
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David Harewood
David West David West   See fewer
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Jodhi May
Rose Kellner Rose Kellner   See fewer
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Rudolph Walker
Dr. Lawrence James Dr. Lawrence James   See fewer
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Colin Welland
Sir David Whites Sir David Whites   See fewer
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Gabrielle Reidy
Sheila Weymouth Sheila Weymouth   See fewer
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Clive Russell
Terry Lynch MP Terry Lynch MP   See fewer
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Paul Williamson
Sir Tom Fawthrop Sir Tom Fawthrop   See fewer
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Robert Demeger
Graham Stebbings MP Graham Stebbings MP   See fewer
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Gavin Richards
DI Grove-White DI Grove-White   See fewer
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Peter Cellier
Clive Hough MP Clive Hough MP   See fewer
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Edwina Day
Mrs. Savage Mrs. Savage   See fewer
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Val McLane
Jill Gunn MP Jill Gunn MP   See fewer
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Bernard Horsfall
Prime Minister Prime Minister   See fewer
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Christine Lohr
Sir Christopher's secretary Sir Christopher's secretary   See fewer
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Frederick Treves
Lord Kellner Lord Kellner   See fewer
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Brian Hayes
Himself Himself   See fewer
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P.H. Moriarty
DAC Spittal DAC Spittal   See fewer
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Roger Llewellyn
Deputy Governor Deputy Governor   See fewer
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Jill Melford
Janice Kellner Janice Kellner   See fewer
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Richard Hawley
Denny Minford Denny Minford   See fewer
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Charles Collingwood
Lancer Lobbyist Lancer Lobbyist   See fewer
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Amanda Dickinson
Waitress Waitress   See fewer
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Ian Driver
Mark Balliol Mark Balliol   See fewer
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Ian Flintoff
Anthony Valentine Anthony Valentine   See fewer
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Roger Frost
Carrier Bag Man Carrier Bag Man   See fewer
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Ken Kitson
Medical Officer Medical Officer   See fewer
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Adrian Lester
Young Gay Man Young Gay Man   See fewer
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Clare McIntyre
Reporter 1 Reporter 1   See fewer
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Jeff Nuttall
Hospital Orderly Hospital Orderly   See fewer
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Roland Oliver
Thomas Felthouse M.P. Thomas Felthouse M.P.   See fewer
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Paul Sharples
Reporter 2 Reporter 2   See fewer
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Andrew Wilde
Unit Police Inspector Unit Police Inspector   See fewer
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John Arthur
Prison Officers' Spokesman Prison Officers' Spokesman   See fewer
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Eileen Benskin
Prison Psychologist Prison Psychologist   See fewer
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Jill Johnson
Truman's Secretary Truman's Secretary   See fewer
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Michael Mears
Truman's PPS Truman's PPS   See fewer
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June Watson
Chief Secretary to the Treasury Chief Secretary to the Treasury   See fewer
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Jeff Wayne
Truman's Detective Truman's Detective   See fewer
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7.5 / 10 | 27 votes