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Francis Urquhart's survival at the top is threatened by the new king's populist agenda.

  1. Andrew Davies


Series Cast

  1. Ian Richardson as Francis Urquhart

    Ian Richardson

    Francis Urquhart

    4 Episodes

  2. Kitty Aldridge as Sarah Harding

    Kitty Aldridge

    Sarah Harding

    4 Episodes

  3. Michael Kitchen as The King

    Michael Kitchen

    The King

    4 Episodes

  4. Colin Jeavons as Tim Stamper

    Colin Jeavons

    Tim Stamper

    4 Episodes

  5. Nicholas Farrell as David Mycroft

    Nicholas Farrell

    David Mycroft

    4 Episodes

  6. Rowena King as Chloe Carmichael

    Rowena King

    Chloe Carmichael

    4 Episodes

  7. Diane Fletcher as Elizabeth Urquhart

    Diane Fletcher

    Elizabeth Urquhart

    4 Episodes

  8. Erika Hoffman as The Lady

    Erika Hoffman

    The Lady

    4 Episodes

  9. David Ryall as Sir Bruce Bullerby

    David Ryall

    Sir Bruce Bullerby

    4 Episodes

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Last Season


1993 • 4 Episodes

Season 1 of To Play the King premiered on November 21, 1993.

Part 4

(1x4, December 12, 1993) Season Finale

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Status Ended


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Type Miniseries

Original Language English


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