History Main / BritishConspiracyThriller

15th Aug '15 10:06:15 AM SilentHunterUK
Is there an issue? Send a Message


** In light of the current Labour leadership contest, this will likely
15th Aug '15 10:05:49 AM SilentHunterUK
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Series/AVeryBritishCoup'' (1988) - A very left-wing candidate is elected Prime Minister. Details his attempts to govern whilst the Security Services, the Americans and the establishment try to remove him. Based ''loosely'' on the events surrounding Harold Wilson's time in Downing Street in the late 1960s and mid 1970s.

to:

* ''Series/AVeryBritishCoup'' (1988) - An adaptation of the Chris Mullin novel of the same name from 1982; Mullin himself was a Labour MP between 1987 and his retirement in 2010. A very left-wing candidate is elected Prime Minister. Details his attempts to govern whilst the Security Services, the Americans and the establishment try to remove him. Based ''loosely'' on the events surrounding Harold Wilson's time in Downing Street in the late 1960s and mid 1970s. Remade with heavy changes as ''Secret State'' in 2012.
** In light of the current Labour leadership contest, this will likely
15th Feb '15 11:06:32 PM jormis29
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''TheStateWithin'' (2008) - Jason Isaacs stars as the British Ambassador to Washington, and is at ground zero when a terrorist attack takes place. It gets more complicated from there.

to:

* ''TheStateWithin'' ''Series/TheStateWithin'' (2008) - Jason Isaacs stars as the British Ambassador to Washington, and is at ground zero when a terrorist attack takes place. It gets more complicated from there.
8th Feb '14 8:22:33 AM korpse_man
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Spyship'' (1983) A British fishing trawler disappears in the North Sea and accusations that British Government used it for spying against the Soviets are raised. A journalist whose father was on board searches for the truth.



* ''Series/AVeryBritishCoup'' (1988) - A very left-wing candidate is elected Prime Minister. Details his attempts to govern whilst the Security Servies, the Americans and the establishment try to remove him. Based ''loosely'' on the events surrounding Harold Wilson's time in Downing Street in the late 1960s and mid 1970s.

to:

* ''Series/AVeryBritishCoup'' (1988) - A very left-wing candidate is elected Prime Minister. Details his attempts to govern whilst the Security Servies, Services, the Americans and the establishment try to remove him. Based ''loosely'' on the events surrounding Harold Wilson's time in Downing Street in the late 1960s and mid 1970s.
15th Jan '14 3:20:34 PM LongLiveHumour
Is there an issue? Send a Message


A rather common genre of British MiniSeries, which has its origins in the ColdWar paranoia of the 1980s, but has recently come back into vogue with TheWarOnTerror. These {{Thriller}}s, ranging from 3 to 6 parts of an hour each, usually involve someone (sometimes an IntrepidReporter) investigating a conspiracy.

to:

A rather common genre of British MiniSeries, which has its origins in the ColdWar UsefulNotes/ColdWar paranoia of the 1980s, but has recently come back into vogue with TheWarOnTerror. These {{Thriller}}s, ranging from 3 to 6 parts of an hour each, usually involve someone (sometimes an IntrepidReporter) investigating a conspiracy.
2nd Oct '13 11:37:26 AM CrypticMirror
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Series/AVeryBritishCoup'' (1988) - A very left-wing candidate is elected Prime Minister. Details his attempts to govern whilst the Security Servies, the Americans and the establishment try to remove him.

to:

* ''Series/AVeryBritishCoup'' (1988) - A very left-wing candidate is elected Prime Minister. Details his attempts to govern whilst the Security Servies, the Americans and the establishment try to remove him. Based ''loosely'' on the events surrounding Harold Wilson's time in Downing Street in the late 1960s and mid 1970s.
15th Aug '13 6:05:41 AM HarfynnTeuport
Is there an issue? Send a Message

Added DiffLines:

* ''Series/{{Utopia}}'' (2013) - Some members of a forum dedicated to a CultClassic graphic novel become dragged into a plan to create a SterilityPlague.
22nd Apr '13 9:12:17 AM korpse_man
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Rules of Engagement'' (1989) As NATO and the Warsaw Pact draw closer to war. A city commissioner of an island city (Totally not Portsmouth) in charge of civil defence commits a murder. A private-eye investigates. Shows how absolute civil defence powers could be used for good or bad.

to:

* ''Rules of Engagement'' (1989) As NATO and the Warsaw Pact draw closer to war. A city commissioner of an island city [[NoCommunitiesWereHarmed (Totally not Portsmouth) Portsmouth)]] in charge of civil defence commits a murder. A private-eye investigates. Shows how absolute civil defence powers could be used for good or bad.
22nd Apr '13 5:58:49 AM korpse_man
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Rules of Engagement'' (1989) As NATO and the Warsaw Pact draw closer to war. After city commissioner of an island city (Totally not Portsmouth) in charge of civil defence commits a murder. A private-eye investigates. Shows how absolute civil defence powers could be used for good or bad.

to:

* ''Rules of Engagement'' (1989) As NATO and the Warsaw Pact draw closer to war. After A city commissioner of an island city (Totally not Portsmouth) in charge of civil defence commits a murder. A private-eye investigates. Shows how absolute civil defence powers could be used for good or bad.
22nd Apr '13 5:58:08 AM korpse_man
Is there an issue? Send a Message


* ''Series/AVeryBritishCoup'' (1988) - A very left-wing candidate is elected Prime Minister. Details his attempts to govern whilst the Security Servies, the Americans and the establishment try to remove him.

to:

* ''Series/AVeryBritishCoup'' (1988) - A very left-wing candidate is elected Prime Minister. Details his attempts to govern whilst the Security Servies, the Americans and the establishment try to remove him. him.
* ''Rules of Engagement'' (1989) As NATO and the Warsaw Pact draw closer to war. After city commissioner of an island city (Totally not Portsmouth) in charge of civil defence commits a murder. A private-eye investigates. Shows how absolute civil defence powers could be used for good or bad.
This list shows the last 10 events of 23. Show all.
http://tvtropes.org/pmwiki/article_history.php?article=Main.BritishConspiracyThriller