The Prince's Trousers

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Episode 2 of 3

Duration: 1 hour

Minor royal Prince Mark of Bath has been invited to Tazbekistan in his capacity as trade envoy to help the embassy win lucrative drilling licenses for AngloBrit Oil. With an unshakeable sense of entitlement and utter disregard for the sensitivities of others, Prince Mark soon makes himself unpopular with his exacting demands for luxurious accommodation and high-level service which far outstrip what Ambassador Davis and his wife Jennifer can provide at the embassy residence.

The prince's arrival coincides with the escape of one of Tazbekistan's most celebrated and outspoken dissidents, Amil Zarifi, who asks for sanctuary in the embassy. Unable to contact the ambassador, who is tied up managing Prince Mark, deputy head of mission Neil takes the decision to bring Zarifi into the compound - a decision which not only incenses his boss but also infuriates the Tazbeks who demand the British give up the dissident immediately.

With hopes of securing the oil licenses hanging by a thread, the embassy must rely on the man least likely to improve relations between Britain and Tazbekistan - Prince Mark of Bath. However, the prince's keynote speech in front of the president at a high-level dinner has a most surprising outcome.


Keith Davis
David Mitchell
Neil Tilly
Robert Webb
Keeley Hawes
The Prez
Igal Naor
Susan Lynch
Amara Karan
Natalia Tena
Shivani Ghai
Prince Mark
Tom Hollander
Matthew Macfadyen
French Ambassador
Oliver Dimsdale
Richard Katz
Mike Treasure
Julian Lewis Jones
Amil Zarifi
Krystian Godlewski
Andy Lucas
Debbie Chazen
Velibor Topic
US Ambassador
Lachele Carl
Tall surveillance man
George Lasha
Short surveillance man
Sevan Stephan
James Doherty
Edward Hibbert
Daniel Rabin
Mrs Petrova
Jenny Galloway
Ex-Pat Lady
Janet Spencer-Turner
Tazbek Journalist
Isobel Pravda
Jeremy Webb
Chris Carey
James Wood
Rupert Walters


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