"You might think that, but I couldn't possibly
"Ian Richardson plays a superb
"Daddy" to Susannah Harker's Mattie Storrin!"
House Of Cards by Michael Dobbs with Ian
Richardson and Susannah Harker
A double pack featuring BBC TV's political drama. The Chief
Whip, Francis Urquhart, takes his revenge on members of the
Cabinet. Based on the novel by Michael Dobbs.
The BBC's superlative adaptation of Michael Dobbs' novel of
political backstabbing and murderous intent is here available in
all its seedy, Machiavellian glory.
Ian Richardson dominates proceedings with his portrayal of
chief whip, Francis Urquhart, a scheming wannabe who'll do
anything to get to the top and ends up doing just that. This is a
story that highlights the slimy, underhanded dealings at
Westminster and puts into the shade any revelations that Andrew
Rawnsley could possibly offer. Who needs real life when FU is on
the prowl? From the direct-to-camera addresses to the chilling and
memorable climax atop the roof gardens at the Palace of
Westminster, House of Cards delights at every turn. A real
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