Rent The Ambassador (1999)

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9h 48min
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Synopsis:
Harriet Smith is the newly appointed British Ambassador to Ireland, and she has the unenviable task of quelling the mounting tensions between the two countries. Ambassador Harriet Smith (Pauline Collins), a sharp-witted, confident woman, holds one of Britain's most coveted and powerful Embassy posts. Recently widowed, Harriet must perform a delicate balancing act between raising her two teenage sons and the demands of her career. John Stone (Denis Lawson) is Harriet's determined commercial attache and main aide. But the ever-crafty Stone also works for another master - MI6.
As the UK's Ambassador to Ireland during a turbulent time for the two countries, Harriet finds herself in a sinister and dangerous world far removed from the cocktail parties of Downing Street. Entangled in a complicated web of half-truths and withheld information - rife both in and outside of the Embassy walls - Harriet is up against a host of people who would love nothing more than to see her fail. Harriet's personal life unavoidably spills over into her work, she faces seemingly insurmountable problems. As a mother, she's having difficulty relating to her children - and while she cares deeply about them, as the Ambassador, Britain must always come first...
Actors:
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Directors:
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Producers:
Louise Berridge, Stephen Smallwood
Creators:
Russell Lewis
Writers:
Russell Lewis, Julian Jones, Timothy Prager, Christopher Russell, Neil McKay, Hugh Costello
Studio:
Simply Media
Genres:
British TV, TV Dramas, TV Political, TV Thrillers
Countries:
UK
BBFC:
Release Date:
15/08/2016
Run Time:
588 minutes
Languages:
English
Subtitles:
None
DVD Regions:
Region 0 (All)
Formats:
Pal
Aspect Ratio:
Full Screen 1.33:1 / 4:3
Colour:
Colour
Disc 1:
This disc includes the following episodes from Series 1:
1. Innocent Passage
2. Refuge
3. Nine Tenths of the Law
Disc 2:
This disc includes the following episodes from Series 1:
4. Cluster of Betrayals
5. Trade
6. Playing God
Disc 3:
This disc includes the following episodes from Series 2:
1. The Road to Nowhere
2. Vacant Possession
3. Cost Price
Disc 4:
This disc includes the following episodes from Series 2:
4. Unholy Alliance
5. A Matter of Life and Death
6. Getting Away With Murder

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