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The Coup

Three new dramas imagine key moments in the Clintons’ lives together, closely based on the published accounts and opinions of those who’ve witnessed their enduring partnership.

Three entertaining new dramas imagine key moments in the Clintons’ personal and political lives together, closely based on the published accounts and opinions of those who’ve witnessed their enduring partnership.

1995, and President Bill Clinton's business dealings in the failed Whitewater property scheme are under investigation by the Independent Counsel, Kenneth Starr. When Susan McDougal, one of the partners in the scheme, is asked to implicate the Clintons in return for her own immunity, she refuses to lie.

1998, and the Independent Counsel is running out of time. When he receives tapes of an interview with an intern called Monica Lewinsky, the investigation takes a new turn to indict the President for perjury.

‘The Coup’ explores the nexus of truth and lies which threatened to undermine a Presidency.

Bill Clinton ..... Corey Johnson
Hillary Rodham Clinton ..... Fenella Woolgar
Susan McDougal ..... Samantha Dakin
Bobby McDaniel/Rahm Emanuel ..... Rhashan Stone
OIC Lawyer/Sidney Blumenthal ..... Joseph Balderrama
George Stephanopoulos ..... Tom Forrister
Jim McDougal ..... Brian Protheroe
Claudia Riley ..... Clare Perkins
Waitress ..... Kirsty Oswald
Judge ..... Sean Baker

Produced and directed by Jonquil Panting

44 minutes

Credits

Role Contributor
Bill Clinton Corey Johnson
Hillary Rodham Clinton Fenella Woolgar
Susan McDougal Samantha Dakin
Bobby McDaniel Rhashan Stone
Rahm Emanuel Rhashan Stone
OIC Lawyer Joseph Balderrama
Sidney Blumenthal Joseph Balderrama
George Stephanopoulos Tom Forrister
Jim McDougal Brian Protheroe
Claudia Riley Clare Perkins
Waitress Kirsty Oswald
Judge Sean Baker
Producer Jonquil Panting
Director Jonquil Panting

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