A Very British Coup

A Very British Coup rating
Director: Mick Jackson
Release Date: 19 June 1988
Genre: Drama
Awards: 6 wins&4 nominations
Runtime: 148 min
IMDB Rating: 7.7


Socialists (like the fictional Harry Perkins) believe in promoting social change through the democratic system, whereas communism is opposed to democracy. Perkins is only referred to in the film as "communist" by some of those who oppose him, and the actual quote in the film is "Harry Perkins from Sheffield, steel worker and third generation socialist" When Harry Perkins, a third-generation socialist, becomes Britain's Prime Minister, he sends shockwaves through the government, both at home and abroad. Nuclear disarmament and open government... more



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Brilliant22 June 2015

This series although set in England or Great Britain is copied from what happened in a British Colony in the 1980s: New Zealand, when in 1984 the Lange Labour Govt was elected. They had to face the harsh realities of economics and many of their promises were broken but they also introduced... more





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