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First Among Equals

Episode #1.6 (Season 1, Episode 6)
TV Episode | 51 min | Drama

The Labour party wins the general election, and Simon accepts an offer to be the opposition's minister for education. However, Charles plots to bring financial ruin to the Kerslakes. Raymond and Andrew also receive ministerial appointments...See moreThe Labour party wins the general election, and Simon accepts an offer to be the opposition's minister for education. However, Charles plots to bring financial ruin to the Kerslakes. Raymond and Andrew also receive ministerial appointments, but the Frasers soon suffer a devastating loss. Written by Anonymous See less
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Writers
Jeffrey Archer (novel) | Derek Marlowe (screenplay)
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Status
Edit Released
Updated Nov 4, 1986

Release date
Nov 4, 1986 (United Kingdom)
Awards
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3 nominations

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30 cast members
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David Robb
Andrew Fraser Andrew Fraser   See fewer
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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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Jeremy Child
Charles Seymour Charles Seymour   See fewer
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Anita Carey
Joyce Gould Joyce Gould   See fewer
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Jane Booker
Fiona Seymour Fiona Seymour   See fewer
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Joanna David
Elizabeth Kerslake Elizabeth Kerslake   See fewer
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Diana Hardcastle
Louise Fraser Louise Fraser   See fewer
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T.R. Bowen
Henry Lindsay (as Trevor Bowen) Henry Lindsay (as Trevor Bowen)   See fewer
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Trevor Hyett
TV Interviewer (as Trevor Hyatt) TV Interviewer (as Trevor Hyatt)   See fewer
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Basil Moss
Robert Atkinson Robert Atkinson   See fewer
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Toria Fuller
Kate Hamilton Kate Hamilton   See fewer
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Peter Ellis
Tom Gould Tom Gould   See fewer
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John Fortune
Clive Reynolds Clive Reynolds   See fewer
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Tracy Harper
Carmelita Carmelita   See fewer
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Roger Rowland
Chairman of the 1922 Committee Chairman of the 1922 Committee   See fewer
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Clive Swift
Alec Pimkin Alec Pimkin   See fewer
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Paola Dionisotti
Hilary Turner Hilary Turner   See fewer
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Zall Anthony
Union Delegate Union Delegate   See fewer
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Frank Windsor
Archie Millburn Archie Millburn   See fewer
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Lottie Ward
Diana Millburn (as Lotte Ward) Diana Millburn (as Lotte Ward)   See fewer
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Oliver Tanner
Robert Fraser (as Oliver Henry Tanner) Robert Fraser (as Oliver Henry Tanner)   See fewer
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Linal Haft
Ronnie Nethercote Ronnie Nethercote   See fewer
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Allan Leas
Junior Barrister Junior Barrister   See fewer
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Andrew Keir
Sir Duncan Fraser Sir Duncan Fraser   See fewer
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David McKail
Douglas Stewart Douglas Stewart   See fewer
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Jim Fowler
Minister Minister   See fewer
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Ann Aris
Chief Whip's Secretary Chief Whip's Secretary   See fewer
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Michael Stroud
Government Chief Whip Government Chief Whip   See fewer
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Anthony Schaeffer
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