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10 Days to War: Failure Is Not An Option (S1EP7 BBC Two 18 Mar 2008, Harriet Walter)



Failure Is Not An Option: It’s the day of the Commons vote on war. Harriet Walter and Adrian Rawlins play MPs facing mutual crises of conscience in the face of intense lobbying and pressure from a Whip in the shape of Alex Jennings. A day of extreme emotions culminates in a vote that will not only decide whether we go to war, it will also seal the fate of the Prime Minister.

Harriet Walter (Anne Campbell), Adrian Rawlins (Paul Stinchcombe), Alex Jennings (Vincent), Lucinda Dryzek (Yasmin), Jessica Turner (Patricia Hewitt), Obi Abili (James), David Charles (Male MP), Karl Johnson (Robin Cook)

Writer: Ronan Bennett / Idea: Harshad Mistry / Director: David Belton

Airdate: 18 Mar 2008 on BBC Two

Series: 10 Days to War Season 1 Episode 7

Show Info: A series of short dramas about the countdown to war in Iraq.