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House of Cards: Episode 1

Tory Party Chief Whip Francis Urquhart decides to become Prime Minister of Great Britain and begins as campaign of weakening the incumbent as well as potential rivals for the position.

Episode Info  

Episode number: 1x1
Airdate: Sunday November 18th, 1990

Director: Paul Seed
Writer: Andrew Davies
Story: Michael Dobbs


 
Guest Stars
Miles AndersonMiles Anderson
As Roger O'Neill
Recurring
Miles AndersonMiles Anderson
As Roger O'Neill
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Christopher OwenChristopher Owen
As McKenzie
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Christopher OwenChristopher Owen
As McKenzie
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David Lyon (1)David Lyon (1)
As Henry Collingridge
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David Lyon (1)David Lyon (1)
As Henry Collingridge
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Alphonsia EmmanuelAlphonsia Emmanuel
As Penny Guy
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Alphonsia EmmanuelAlphonsia Emmanuel
As Penny Guy
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Nicholas SelbyNicholas Selby
As Lord Billsborough
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Nicholas SelbyNicholas Selby
As Lord Billsborough
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Diane FletcherDiane Fletcher
As Elizabeth Urquhart
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Diane FletcherDiane Fletcher
As Elizabeth Urquhart
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Isabelle AmyesIsabelle Amyes
As Anne Collingridge
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John Hartley (1)John Hartley (1)
As Greville Preston
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John Hartley (1)John Hartley (1)
As Greville Preston
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William ChubbWilliam Chubb
As John Krajewski
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William ChubbWilliam Chubb
As John Krajewski
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James VilliersJames Villiers
As Charles Collingridge
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James VilliersJames Villiers
As Charles Collingridge
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John ArnattJohn Arnatt
As Sir Jasper Grainger
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Kenny IrelandKenny Ireland
As Ben Landless
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Kenny IrelandKenny Ireland
As Ben Landless
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Angela RipponAngela Rippon
As Newscaster
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Angela RipponAngela Rippon
As Newscaster
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Kenneth Gilbert (2)Kenneth Gilbert (2)
As Harold Earle
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Kenneth Gilbert (2)Kenneth Gilbert (2)
As Harold Earle
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Sally FaulknerSally Faulkner
As Health Minister
Sally FaulknerSally Faulkner
As Health Minister
Tariq YunusTariq Yunus
As Jhabwala
Tariq YunusTariq Yunus
As Jhabwala
Colin DudleyColin Dudley
As Speaker
Colin DudleyColin Dudley
As Speaker
Henrietta VoigtsHenrietta Voigts
As Secretary
Nadim SawalhaNadim Sawalha
As Bank Manager
Nadim SawalhaNadim Sawalha
As Bank Manager
David Blake KellyDavid Blake Kelly
As Charles Goodman
David Blake KellyDavid Blake Kelly
As Charles Goodman
Jeff NuttallJeff Nuttall
As Biggman
Main Cast
Ian RichardsonIan Richardson
As Francis Urquhart
Susannah HarkerSusannah Harker
As Mattie Storin
Ian RichardsonIan Richardson
As Francis Urquhart
Other Episode Crew

ProducerKen Riddington
Associate ProducerJeremy Gwilt
Production DesignerKen Ledsham
EditorHoward Billingham
CastingHayley Murt
Costume DesignerRosalind Ebbutt
Make-upHelen Barrett
Story EditorDavid Silverman (2)  |  Ellen Fraser
 
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