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A fractured family at the heart of politics and power is pulled together under catastrophic circumstances.

US-born Max is at the heart of British politics and power, owner of a media empire that includes newspapers and television stations. His aristocratic ex-wife Kathryn has been frozen out of the family and spends her days working at a homeless shelter. Their son, Caden, is at the heart of Max's operation, editing broadsheet newspaper The National Reporter - but he's out of his depth and the strain is showing. When Caden suffers a catastrophic breakdown, the fragmented family is pulled back together.

59 minutes

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Wed 6 Mar 2019 21:00

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  • 00:31

    Thomas Newman

    Newman: Cold Meat Party


Role Contributor
Max Richard Gere
Kathryn Helen McCrory
Caden Billy Howle
Angela Howard Sarah Lancashire
Lauren Pippa Bennett-Warner
Maggie Sinead Cusack
Scott Joseph Mawle
Nick Paul Ready
Jahan Zakari Danny Sapani
Charlotte Diana Kent
Sarah Pippa Nixon
Lennox Tony Pitts
Charlie Darryl Dale
Dee Brigid Zengeni
Dee Bo Poraj
10-year-old Caden Orton O'Brien
Shadow Cabinet Member 1 Kirsty Dillon
Shadow Cabinet Member 2 Milo Twomey
Sophie White Katrine De Candole
7-year-old Caden Samuel Leakey
Producer Jonathan Rhodes
Producer Lisa Osborne
Writer Tom Rob Smith


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