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While three politicians try to reform Britain’s brutal prison system, the tabloid press publish exposés of their scandalous private lives, leaving their careers in peril.

Series Cast

  1. Joanne Pearce

    Brigid Walkland

    3 Episodes

  2. Michael Winner

    Michael Winner

    Sir Randolph Spence

    3 Episodes

  3. Roy Dotrice

    Roy Dotrice

    Charles Truman, MP

    3 Episodes

  4. Nicholas Jones

    Nicholas Jones

    Julian Brind

    3 Episodes

  5. Nicholas Woodeson

    Nicholas Woodeson

    Michael Parke-Walsh, MP

    3 Episodes

  6. Fiona Shaw

    Fiona Shaw

    Gillian Savage

    3 Episodes

  7. Julian Fellowes

    Julian Fellowes

    Neville Marsham

    3 Episodes

  8. Martin Shaw

    Martin Shaw

    Peter Balliol, MP

    3 Episodes

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Last Season


1991 | 3 Episodes

Season 1 of For the Greater Good premiered on March 20, 1991.

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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