David Suchet stars as the media tycoon in a dramatised account of how greed and ambition destroyed a man.
David Suchet stars as the media tycoon in a dramatised account of how greed and ambition destroyed a man and led him to commit one of the world's biggest ever frauds.
As Maxwell's world starts to collapse, his obsession with power and his great rival Rupert Murdoch begin to unravel his life. Cracks appear in his multi-billion business empire, his marriage enters troubled waters, and he becomes infatuated with his PA.
With time running out he retreats to the heart of his web at the offices of the Daily Mirror and sets about saving his skin. Trapped and paranoid, his attempts to stem the tide of debts culminate in him stealing a billion pounds from his companies and their pension funds.
|Robert Maxwell||David Suchet|
|Betty Maxwell||Patricia Hodge|
|Kevin Maxwell||Ben Caplan|
|Basil Brookes||Dan Stevens|
|Richard Baker||Duncan Bell|
|Ron Woods||Tony Turner|
|Peter Laister||Stuart Organ|
|Accountant Sordini||Mark Lockyer|
|Accountant Sordini||Paul Kemp|