The ambitious journalist James Penfield has a handful of facts to freely interpret and display. Commissioned by the government, he writes a book about the Suez Crisis in 1956 to the controversial government policy during the Falklands crisis in a favorable light. In his private life james turns his talent for deception in order to win the heart of the attractive and wealthy Susie. He does everything for her and her parents to convince that he was a famous historian and a sympathetic man. Retrieves himself, something on the neck is not in its intended.
Director Richard Eyre
Actor s Charlie Dore, David de Keyser, Frank Finlay, Jonathan Pryce, Nat Jackley, Paul Jesson, Rosemary Garris, Tim Curry, William Maxwell